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”.
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.
Metasemantics and Empty Names
Andreas Stokke, Uppsala University, Sweden
The “I” in Logic
Gillian Russell, Australian Catholic University, Australia
End of Prize Symposium
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