Barwise and Situation Semantics
Thursday, 26 June 2003
A workshop co-located with
The late Jon Barwise was, among many other things, the first director of the Center for the Study of Language
and Information at Stanford. His book with John Perry,
Situations and Attitudes, appeared some twenty years
ago (in 1983), launching situation semantics, a semantic framework
that analyzes context in terms of situations.
This workshop provides a forum for works addressing the following question: What problems, issues and/or
insights connected with situation semantics and Barwise motivate your research today? And how?
A special issue of Research on Language and Computation and/or
Journal of Applied Logic is projected, based on the
Attending the workshop?
The workshop registration fee is 35$.
Anyone interested in attending the workshop is asked to email
(to give us an idea of the numbers to expect).
Tentative Schedule (Cordura 100, CSLI)
|Varol Akman, Bilkent
||Jonathan Ginzburg, London
|Keith Devlin, Stanford
||Alice ter Meulen, Groningen
|Tim Fernando, Dublin
||Jerry Seligman, Auckland
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