Our speaker on Tuesday, December 6th will be Yu Guo, a PhD student in NYU’s philosophy department. You may remember that Yu’s talk was originally scheduled for about a month ago, but was cancelled because Yu had lost his voice. We’re very glad that we’ve been able to reschedule.
Yu will talk about some work he’s doing on expressivism. He’s provided this abstract:
>I consider a type of expressvism that differs from traditional expressivism in targeting a broader range of discourse, and in associating with the targeted discourse a different kind of psychological attitude. I shall discuss the intuitive and linguistic evidence for this type of expressivism, how it may be better positioned than traditional expressivism to deal with the Frege-Geach problem, and how it may also shed light on the Sorites paradox.
As usual, our meeting will take place at 7:30 in the third floor seminar room at NYU’s philosophy building. This will be our last meeting of this semester. Expect a schedule for the spring of 2012 soon!