Practical Information

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a) Dates:
Monday 13 - Friday 17 June 2022

b) Location:
A12, Red Building, West Campus USI
Via Buffi, 13
Lugano, Switzerland

c) How to apply:
It is necessary to send a copy of the CV, a one-page motivation letter and a reference letter from a supervisor or colleague to [email protected].
The deadline for applications is January 15, 2022.

d) Who can attend?
Application is open to both graduate and post-graduate.

e) Fees:
400 CHF. Bursaries for those who do not have personal funding or are travelling long distance will be made available depending on the availability.

f) Certificate of participation:
Every student will be given an evaluation based on the daily assignments and a certificate of participation.

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  • Titles of the sessions

    Monday 13 Varieties of Truth-conditional semantics compared: possible worlds semantics; situation semantics; truthmaker semantics.

    Tuesday 14 Basic framework of truthmaker semantics: state space; truth-maker clauses; notions of entailment.

    Wednesday 15 Application to counterfactuals.

    Thursday 16 Applications to deontic logic and deontic revision.

    Friday 17 Some linguistic applications: scalar implicature; free choice; negation.

  • Schedule of the Summer School

    The following is a provisional schedule still subject to changes.

     

    MONDAY 13

    Varieties of T-cond compared

    3.15pm-4pm Welcome & Introduction
    4pm-5.30pm Class by Kit Fine

    TUESDAY 14

    Basic Framework of TM Semantics

    9.30am-11am Exercise and discussion session with Kit Fine
    11am-11.15am Coffee break
    11.15am-12.30pm Class by Kit Fine
    12.30pm-13.30pm Lunch break
    1.30pm-2.15pm Class by Kit Fine
    2.15pm-4pm Time for individual study
    4pm-8pm Hike
    8.30pm Social Apero

    WEDNESDAY 15

    Application to Counterfactuals

    9.30am-11am Exercise and discussion session with Kit Fine
    11.00am-11.15am Coffee break
    11.15am-12.30pm Class by Kit Fine
    12.30pm-1.30pm Lunch break
    1.30pm-2.15pm Class by Kit Fine
    2.15pm-4pm Time for individual study
    7pm Social Apero

    THURSDAY 16

    Linguistic and Deontic Logic Applications

    9.30am-11am Exercise and discussion session with Mark Jago
    11am-11.15am Coffee break
    11.15am-12.30pm Class by Kit Fine
    12.30pm-1.30pm Lunch break
    1.30pm-2.15pm Class by Kit Fine
    2.15pm-4pm Time for individual study
    4pm-5.30pm + 5.45pm-7.15pm SUP

    FRIDAY 17

    Graduate Sessions

    9.30am-11am Exercise and discussion with Mark Jago
    11am-11.45am Antonio Freiles A truthmaker approach to ontological dependence
    11.45am-12.30pm Niccolò Rossi Refining truthmaker semantics for epistemic logic
    12.30-13.30 Lunch break
    13.30-14.15 Vita Saitta Truthmakers and knowledge
    14.15-15.00 Francisca Silva Knowledge relative to a question
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