XPrag.de at the “Fourth Philosophy of Language and Mind Conference (PLM4)” in Bochum

There will be several presentations by XPrag.de members at the “Fourth Philosophy of Language and Mind Conference (PLM4)”, which is organized among others by XPrag.de Principal Investigator Markus Werning from project “BayesPrag@EEG” at Ruhr Universität Bochum and which will take place from September 21st to September 23rd, 2017.

On September 21st at 12:00 pm, XPrag.de member Matthias Unterhuber from project “BayesPrag@EEG” in Bochum will talk on “A Mechanistic Take on the Theory Theory of Concepts”. At the same time XPrag.de Principal Investigator Maria Spychalska from project “ImpliPer” in Cologne will give a talk together with Viviana Haase, J. Kontinen and Markus Werning with the title “Processing of affirmation and negation in contexts with unique and multiple alternatives: Evidence from event-related potentials”.

In the afternoon at 16:35 pm, XPrag.de associate Salvatore Pistoia-Reda and XPrag.de coordinator Uli Sauerland (ZAS Berlin) will talk on “Degrees of Analyticity”.

At 18:15 pm, Markus Werning and Erica Cosentino will give the keynote talk on “The Interaction of Bayesian Pragmatics and Lexical Semantics in Sentence Meaning Composition”.

On September 23rd at 13:05 pm, Maria Spychalska will give another talk on “Neurocognitive evidence in the semantics-pragmatics interface debate: the case of implicatures”.