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Meanings and Other Things:
A Conference Celebrating the Work of Stephen Schiffer

New York Institute of Philosophy Event

Saturday, April 22, 9:00 a.m.

NYU Department of Philosophy
5 Washington Place, Auditorium 101
(Ground Floor)


Ray Buchanan (University of Texas at Austin)
Hartry Field (NYU)
Una Stojnić (NYU/Columbia)
Karen Lewis (Barnard)
Gary Ostertag (The Graduate Center, CUNY/Nassau Community College)
Ian Rumfitt (Oxford University)
Crispin Wright (NYU)

Saturday, April 22
9:00-9:30 Coffee and Pastries
9:30-10:00 Opening Remarks: Paul Boghossian (NYU); Gary Ostertag (The Graduate Center, CUNY, and Nassau Community College): “Schiffer on Meaning: A Brief History”
10:00-11:30 Una Stojnić (NYU/Columbia): “Reference, Context and Grammar.”
11:30-11:45 Coffee
11:45-1:30 Roundtable: Schiffer on Vagueness. Hartry Field (NYU), Stephen Schiffer (NYU), and Crispin Wright (NYU)
1:30-3:00 Lunch Break
3:00-4:30 Ian Rumfitt (All Souls College, Oxford University): “A Paradox of Propositional Quantification.”
4:30-4:45 Coffee
4:45-6:30 Roundtable: Speaker Meaning and the Things We Mean. Ray Buchanan (UT-Austin) and Karen Lewis (Barnard/Columbia)

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