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June 9 2016: Robin Jeshion: The Social Dimension of Slurs

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Seminars of Philosophy of Language and Mind

 

Robin Jeshion (University of Southern California)

The Social Dimension of Slurs

 

June 9, 2016: h. 14.00-16.00.

Room Enzo Paci, Directorate of Department of Philosophy.

Via Festa del Perdono 7, Milano

 

The talk will be held in English.

Participation is strongly recommended to students of the Doctoral School in Philosophy and Human Sciences.

Attendance is free. All welcome.

Abstract: I will present my expressivist view of slurs emphasizing how it can account for numerous types of social phenomena, and do so more successfully than certain purely pragmatic views like Nunberg’s.

 

09 June 2016
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