Workshop: Vagueness in Language, Reasoning and Cognition, Amsterdam, January 27-28

Posted: 30 de October de 2011 by Fernando Furtado in Event

We are pleased to announce the closing workshop of the NWO project On vagueness – and how to be precise enough (2008-2012): “Vagueness in Language, Reasoning and Cognition”. The workshop will bring together philosophers, semanticists, and psychologists working on the topic. 

Time:       January 27-28, 2012.
Location:  de Doelenzaal (University Library, UvA), Singel 425, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 

Institute:  The Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC), University of Amsterdam.

The invited speakers will be:

Louise McNally (Pompeu Fabra University)
Chris Barker (New York University)
Sigrid Beck (University of Tübingen)
Yael Greenberg (Bar-Ilan University)
Tamina Stephenson (Yale University)
Peter Pagin (Stockholm University)
Agustín Rayo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Pablo Cobreros (University of Navarra)
Raquel Fernández (University of Amsterdam)
Gerhard Jäger (University of Tübingen)
Gert Storms (University of Leuven)

The project adviser:

Ewan Klein (University of Edinburgh)

More details on the workshop will be provided on the official site in due time ( We hope to see you there!

Best wishes,
The organizers,
Galit Sassoon
Harald Bastiaanse
Robert van Rooij
Frank Veltman


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