The Problem of the De Se: Perspectives from Linguistics and Philosophy

Thursday 9 March

  • 9.00-9.30 Coffee, Welcome.
  • 9.30-10.50 Dilip Ninan (Tufts University) "Attitudes and the Self"
  • 11.00-12.20 Stephan Torre (University of Aberdeen) and Clas Weber (University of Oslo)  "De Se Puzzles and Frege Puzzles"
  • 14.00-15.20 Hazel Pearson (Queen Mary University of London) "Predicates of personal taste and the de se: commonalities and differences"
  • 15.30-16.50 Minyao Huang (University of Cambridge) "Aspects of the self in de se communication and Beyond"


Friday 10 March

  • 9.30-10.50 Olav Gjelsvik (University of Oslo) "The Cogito, Frege, and the Import of Intentional Agency for De Se"
  • 11.00-12.20 Daniel Morgan (Universitat de Barcelona) "Luck and the de se"
  • 14.00-15.20 Elizabeth Coppock and Stephen Wechsler (University of Gothenburg/ Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study, University of Texas, Austin) "Egophoricity and Centered Intensions"
  • 15.30-16.50 Kasia M. Jaszczolt and Minyao Huang (University of Cambridge) "First-Person Indexical in Mixed Quotation: A Case for Radical Contextualism?"


We gratefully acknowledge the funding given for the workshop from the Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature at the University of Oslo and, at the University of Cambridge, the Leverhulme Trust funded research project grant ‘Expressing the Self: Cultural Diversity and Cognitive Universals’ (RPG-2014-017).


Clas Weber, IFIKK and Dr. Minyao Huang, University of Cambridge
Published Jan. 18, 2017 8:46 PM - Last modified Mar. 3, 2017 9:09 AM