2008 Francois Recanati
Recenati is Directeur de recherche (professor) at Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) in Paris since 1979 and has worked at Berkeley, Harvard and S:t Andrews, among others. Publications include Meaning and Force (CUP 1987), Direct Reference: From Language to Thought (Blackwell 1993), Oratio Obliqua, Oratio Recta (MITPress / Bradford Books 2000), Literal Meaning (CUP2004) and Perspectival Thought (OUP, 2007). Recanati is one of the founders and former chair of the European Society for Analytical Philosophy.
2 – 5 June 2008.
- Contextualism and compositionality.
- Circumstance-relativity: what it is and why it matters.
- The implicit self.
- The (Generalized) Reflexive Constraint.