The 2018 Stanford/CSLI Philosophy of Language and Linguistics Workshop

Organizers: Justin Khoo, Dan Lassiter, and David Plunkett

Date: April 6-7, 2018

Location: CSLI, Cordura Hall, 220 Panama Street, Room 100 - Barwise conference Room

Register here

Papers here

This is a pre-read workshop. As such, the discussion will presuppose that everyone in the room has read the session paper in advance. If you would like to attend, please register in advance (see link above). We will distribute the papers only to registered participants.


Ray Briggs (Stanford)
Jennifer Carr (UCSD)
Cleo Condoravdi (Stanford)
Sunwoo Jeong (Stanford)
Justin Khoo (MIT)
Dan Lassiter (Stanford)
Beth Levin (Stanford)
John MacFarlane (Berkeley)
Eliot Michaelson (KCL)
Prerna Nadathur (Stanford)
David Plunkett (Dartmouth)
Ciyang Qing (Stanford)
Paolo Santorio (UCSD)
Adam Simon (Stanford)
Jack Spencer (MIT)
Una Stojnic (Columbia)
Tim Sundell (Auburn)
Seth Yalcin (Berkeley)

            Friday, April 6

11:00-12:30 Beth Levin Resultatives and causatives
Comments: Tim Sundell
Chair: Prerna Nadathur

12:30-2:00 Lunch
On own
2:00-3:30 Seth Yalcin Conditional belief and conditional assertion
Comments: Justin Khoo
Chair: Adam Simon

3:30-4:00 Break

4:00-5:30 Cleo Condoravdi Conditional imperatives and endorsement
Comments: Ray Briggs
Chair: Paolo Santorio

6:00pm Dinner TBD

Saturday, April 7

11:00-12:30 Dan Lassiter Probabilistic language in indicative and counterfactual conditionals
Comments: Jennifer Carr
Chair: Ciyang Qing

12:30-2:00 Lunch
On own
2:00-3:30 Jack Spencer Relative truth, absolute correctness
Comments: John MacFarlane
Chair: Sunwoo Jeong

3:30-4:00 Break

4:00-5:30 Una Stojnic Discourse and argument
Comments: David Plunkett
Chair: Eliot Michaelson

6:00pm Dinner TBD