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Formal and Empirical Methods in Philosophy

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Formal and Empirical Methods in Philosophy

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Anno accademico 2021/2022

Codice dell'attività didattica
FIL0413
Docente
Peter Pagin (Titolare del corso)
Corso di studi
laurea magistrale in Filosofia
Philosophy International Curriculum M.A.
Anno
1° anno
Periodo didattico
Secondo semestre
Tipologia
Affine o integrativo
Crediti/Valenza
6
SSD dell'attività didattica
M-FIL/02 - logica e filosofia della scienza
Modalità di erogazione
Tradizionale
Lingua di insegnamento
Inglese
Modalità di frequenza
Facoltativa
Tipologia d'esame
Scritto
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Sommario insegnamento

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Obiettivi formativi

"In line with the overall learning objectives of the MA program in Philosophy and the Philosophy International Curriculum, this course will provide an overview of main current multi-intensional semantic systems.

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Risultati dell'apprendimento attesi

Students are expected to know the basics of Fregean semantics, DRT, Kaplanian semantics, Two-dimensionalism, Postsemantics, Switcher semantics, and perhaps also Montague Grammar and Inquisitive semantics.

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Modalità di insegnamento

online lectures and discussions

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Modalità di verifica dell'apprendimento

Short essay, around 10 pages, on a topic covered during the course or on work closely
related to it.

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Programma

Course on multi-intensional semantic frameworks
Peter Pagin

1. Outline
1–3. Introduction. Compositionality
Pagin and Westerståhl 2010a;Pagin and Westerståhl 2010b; Pagin and Westerståhl
2010c.
4. Possible-worlds semantics, Carnap
Menzel 2017; Leitgeb and Carus 2021, sections 4-6.
5–6. Frege
Menzel 2017; Leitgeb and Carus 2021, sections 4-6.
7. Church: Sense and denotation
Benzmüller and Andrews 2019, sections 1.1-2, 2.
8-9. Montague grammar.
Janssen and Zimmermann 2021.
10-11. Kaplan, Logic of Demonstratives
Kaplan 1989a, Kaplan 1989b.
12. Lewis and Postsemantics
Lewis 1980, Rabern 2012.
13-14. Two-dimensionalism
Chalmers 2006.
15. Switcher Semantics I
Glüer and Pagin 2022, chapters 1, 3–4, section 9.1-2.
16-17. DRT
Kamp, von Genabit, and Reyle 2011, chapters 1-3.2.
18. Switcher Semantics II
Glüer and Pagin 2022, chapters 2, 6, section 9.3.

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Testi consigliati e bibliografia



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Libro
Titolo:  
Switcher Semantics. From Propositions to Ingredient Sense
Anno pubblicazione:  
2022
Editore:  
Oxford University Press
Autore:  
Kathrin Glüer
Capitoli:  
1, 3–4.
Obbligatorio:  
Si
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Required reading
1. Peter Pagin and Dag Westerståhl (2010a). ‘Compositionality I: Definitions and Variants’.
In: Philosophy Compass 5, pp. 250–64
Peter Pagin and DagWesterståhl (2010b). ‘Compositionality II: Arguments and Problems’.
In: Philosophy Compass 5, pp. 265–82.
2. Christopher Menzel (2017). ‘Possible Worlds’. In: The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Ed. by Edward N. Zalta. Winter 2017. Metaphysics Research Lab, Stanford
University.
3. Gottlob Frege (1948). ‘Sense and Reference’. In: Philosophical Review 57, pp. 209–30.
Translated byMax Black. Also published in Frege 1960.
Edward N. Zalta (2020). ‘Gottlob Frege’. In: The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Ed. by Edward N. Zalta. Fall 2020. Metaphysics Research Lab, Stanford University.
4. David Kaplan (1989a). ‘Demonstratives’. In: Themes from Kaplan. Ed. by J Almog,
J Perry, and HWettstein. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 481–563.
5. David Lewis (1980). ‘Index, Context, and Content’. In: Philosophy and Grammar.
Ed. by Stig Kanger and Sven Öhman. Dordrecht: Reidel, pp. 79–100. URL: http :
//www.andrewmbailey.com/dkl/Index_Context_Content.pdf. Available at
AndewMBailey’s page.
6. David Chalmers (2006). ‘The Foundations of Two-Dimensional Semantics’. In: Two-
Dimensional Semantics. Ed. by Manuel García-Carpintero and Josep Macià. Oxford:
Oxford University Press, pp. 55–140.
7. Kathrin Glüer and Peter Pagin (2022). Switcher Semantics. From Propositions to Ingredient
Sense. Oxford University Press, chapters 1, 3–4.

Optional reading
1. Peter Pagin and DagWesterståhl (2010c). ‘Pure Quotation and General Compositionality’.
In: Linguistics and Philosophy 33, pp. 381–415.
2. Hannes Leitgeb and André Carus (2021). ‘Rudolf Carnap’. In: The Stanford Encyclopedia
of Philosophy. Ed. by Edward N. Zalta. Summer 2021. Metaphysics Research
Lab, Stanford University, sections 4-6.
3. Christoph Benzmüller and Peter Andrews (2019). ‘Church’s Type Theory’. In: The
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Ed. by Edward N. Zalta. Summer 2019. Metaphysics
Research Lab, Stanford University, sections 1.1-2, 2.
4. Theo M. V. Janssen and Thomas Ede Zimmermann (2021). ‘Montague Semantics’.
In: The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Ed. by Edward N. Zalta. Summer 2021.
Metaphysics Research Lab, Stanford University.
5. David Kaplan (1989b). ‘Afterthoughts’. In: Themes from Kaplan. Ed. by J Almog, J
Perry, and HWettstein. Oxford: Oxford University Press
6. Brian Rabern (2012). ‘Against the Identification of Assertoric Content with Compositional
Value’. In: Synthese 189, pp. 75–96.
7. Hans Kamp, Josef von Genabit, and Uwe Reyle (2011). ‘Discourse Representation
Theory’. In: Handbook of Philosophical Logic. Ed. by D. M. Gabbay and F. Guenthner.
2nd ed. Vol. 15. Springer, pp. 125–394, chapters 1-3.2.
8. Kathrin Glüer and Peter Pagin (2022). Switcher Semantics. From Propositions to Ingredient
Sense. Oxford University Press, chapters 2, 6, 9

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Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of semantics within analytic philosophy of language, including Frege,
early Russell, and of work within possible-world semantics from the past 50 years, such
as Kripke.

The course will start on May 2, 2022, on prof. Pagin's zoom platform: https://stockholmuniversity.zoom.us/j/4269182223?pwd=cFl1Zm0rSHp5b05KUWkxNUtaOUpYQT09

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