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Eros Corazza – Millian Names

December 2, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

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[English follows.]
Eros Corazza (Ikerbasque / Carleton)
« Millian Names »
Jeudi 8 décembre, 14h
Local 422, 2910 boul. Édouard-Montpetit
. (Indications pour s’y rendre : http://bit.ly/philoudem)
Cette conférence aura lieu en anglais.

Résumé : I challenge Mill’s well-celebrated claim that all there is to names is their bearers, viz. that names denote but don’t connote. I’ll defend the view that there is more to names and that, curiously enough, Mill himself hinted at that. Although I’ll have close to nothing to say about the way names relate to their bearers, I’ll end up arguing that names denote and connote. I’ll argue that on top of being tools of direct reference (being tags), names play an important cognitive role in helping to organize our mental and social life.

Vous êtes cordialement invité-e à assister à cet événement organisé par le département de philosophie de l’Université de Montréal.
Ouvert à tous et à toutes. Merci de faire suivre ce message aux étudiant-e-s / collègues potentiellement intéressé-e-s.
Nous vous invitons également à consulter notre programmation d’événements : http://bit.ly/confudem2
Pour tout autre renseignement sur les conférences en philosophie à l’Université de Montréal, veuillez contacter Christian Nadeau (christian.nadeau@umontreal.ca). Pour modifier votre inscription à cette liste, veuillez contacter Iain Macdonald (iain.macdonald@umontreal.ca).

Au plaisir !
You are cordially invited to the above-mentioned event organized by the Department of Philosophy of the Université de Montréal.
This talk will take place in English.
All are welcome! Please feel free to forward this message to interested students and colleagues.
Directions are available here: http://bit.ly/philoudem.
Also, please have a look at our calendar of events to see what’s coming up: http://bit.ly/confudem2
If you have questions regarding this or other philosophical events at the Université de Montréal, please contact Prof. Christian Nadeau (christian.nadeau@umontreal.ca). To add or remove a name from this list, please contact Prof. Iain Macdonald (iain.macdonald@umontreal.ca).
Hope to see you there!

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