The Rolf Schock Prize Symposium in Logic and Philosophy 2022

Date: 2022-10-25

Time: 10:00 - 17:30

Address: The Royal Swedish Academy Of Sciences, 4 A, Lilla Frescativägen, 114 18 Stockholm, Sverige

Venue: Beijer Hall

Last date for registration: 2022-10-16 23:55

The Rolf Schock Prize Symposium in Logic and Philosophy 2022

In his will, Dr. Rolf Schock, who died in 1986, specified that half of his estate should be used to fund four prizes in the fields of Logic and Philosophy, Mathematics, the Visual arts and Music. The prizes in Logic and Philosophy and in Mathematics is awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and those in the Visual arts and Music by the Royal Academy of Fine Arts and the Royal Swedish Academy of Music respectively. 

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the 2022 Rolf Schock Prize in Logic and Philosophy to David Kaplan, University of California, Los Angeles, USA, “for his contributions to the understanding of the role played by the extra-linguistic context for the semantics of natural language, for the logic of natural language sentences, and for the nature of belief”.


Morning coffee

The meaning of Ouch and Oops. Explorations in the theory of Meaning as Use

The Rolf Shock Prize Laureate David Kaplan, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Lunch, not included

Whisper Words of Wisdom: Asides, Appositives, and Interjections in Kaplan’s Logic of Indexicals

Stefano Predelli, University of Nottingham, UK. The lecture will be read by Andrea Raimondi, University of Nottingham, UK.

Coffee break

Metasemantics and Empty Names

Andreas Stokke, Uppsala University, Sweden

The “I” in Logic

Gillian Russell, Australian Catholic University, Australia

End of Prize Symposium

The event is free of charge and open to the public, but registration is required for all participants. If you have any food restrictions, please let us know when you register. 

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