Monday, June 05, 2006

Seminar: Relative Truth and the Language of Value

Seminar: Relative Truth and the Language of Value. Org.: Friederike Moltmann (IHPST).
"What is the semantics of evaluative sentences such as 'Walking in the park is nice'? Recently philosophers have argued that such sentences (and others, especially epistemic ones) express a proposition that needs to be further relativized to an agent or standard of evaluation in order to be true or false. In this seminar we will discuss some of the most important philosophical literature on relative truth and evaluative sentences as well as a range of linguistic data relating to it. The seminar will be a preparation for the workshop 'Meaning, Value, and Relative Truth' on June 26 ."
Session 1: June 6, 11-13, ENS, salle Langevin, 29 rue d'Ulm, 1er étage, gauche.
Relative Truth: The Intuitions and the Standard Account readings by MacFarlane, Koelbel, Lasersohn.
Voir aussi le le message du 17 mai sur cette page.