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Andreas Stokke: Modal Metarepresentation

When:We 21-02-2018 15:15 - 17:00
Where:room Omega

Lecture by Andreas Stokke (Uppsala), organized by the Department of Theoretical Philosophy

A key feature of language use is representation of states of affairs in the world. But we also use language to represent representations, that is, to report on the thought and talk of others, or indeed ourselves. This kind of metarepresentation comes in many forms, and has been widely studied. In this paper I draw attention to a so far under-explored kind of metarepresentation. Modal metarepresentation occurs when...(continue reading...)