### Programs of the Meetings

##### 2016 Coral Gables, Florida < top >

University of Miami, May 6-8, 2016

Host: Otavio Bueno, Peter Lewis, Amie Thomasson.
<Conference Web Page>

##### 2015 Hamilton, Ontario < top >

McMaster University, May 22-24, 2015

Host: Sandra Lapointe.
<Conference Web Page>

##### 2014 Pasadena, CA < top >

California Institute of Technology, June 22-24, 2014

Host: Christopher Hitchcock

*Held in conjunction with the Formal Epistemology Workshop* (USC); organizer: Kenny Easwaran.
<Conference Web Page>

##### 2013 Montréal, QC < top >

Université of Montréal & Université du Québec á Montréal, May 24-26, 2013

Hosts: Karine Fradet, François Lepage, & Mathieu Marion
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##### 2012 Columbus, OH < top >

The Ohio State University, Columbus, Oct 11-13, 2012

Hosts: Teresa Kouri & Stewart Shapiro
<Conference Web Page>

**Fatema Amijee**, Austin: Symmetrical Relations Revisited: A Defense of Positionalism.**Michael Ashfield**, USC: Paradox Lost: Anti-realism, Theism, Fitch's Paradox, and the Conditional Fallacy.**Emil Badici**, Texas A&M, Kingsville: Semantic and Logical Paradoxes: no Uniform Explanation.**Jonathan Bain**, NYU Polytech: Emergence in Effective Field Theories.**Rima Basu**, USC: The Inescapability of Diachronic Dilemmas.**J.C. Beall**, Connecticut: On Freedom From Attachment.**James Beebe**, SUNY Buffalo: The Centrality of Belief and Reflection in Knobe Effect Cases: A Unified Account of the Data.**Max Bialek**, Maryland: A Humean-Classical Account of Objective Chance.**Katalin Bimbo**, Alberta: Predicate functors replaced.**Bryson Brown and Andrew Tedder**, Lethbridge/Alberta: Multiple conclusions: towards a more symmetric view of logic.**Michael Caie**, Syracuse: Rational Probabilistic Incoherence.**Matt Carlson**, Indiana: What's Basic About Basic Logical Principles?.**Eric Carter**, North Carolina: The Semantics of Because.**Hsiang-Yun Chen**, Austin: On the Proportion Problem and its Solution.**Sam Cowling**, Western Michigan: Properties as Places.**Wesley Cray**, Ohio State: Taking Inconstancy Seriously.**Irena Cronin**, UCLA: On Aristotelian Universals and Individuals: The 'Vink' That is in Body and May Be in Me.**Gary Ebbs**, Indiana: Can one define first-order logical truth in purely extensional terms?.**Philip Ehrlich**, Ohio U: The Absolute Arithmetic Continuum and its Peircean Counterpart.**Salvatore Florio and Øystein Linnebo**, Kansas State/Birkbeck: The Semantics of Plurals: A Neglected Alternative.**Scott Forschler**, St. Cloud: A General Theory of Reasons.**Sergio Gallegos**, Denison: Externalism, Privileged Self-Knowledge and Slow Switching.**Jay Geyer**, Boulder: Overdetermination and Redundant Causal Sufficiency.**Michael Glanzberg**, Northwestern: Quantifiers, Operators, and Binding**Matthew Gorski**, Notre Dame: Defending universalism against relativistic outlaws.**Steven Gross**, Johns Hopkins: Does 'True's Expressive Role Preclude Deflationary Davidsonian Semantics?.**Alex Grzankowski**, Austin: Attitudes Towards Objects.**Tyler William Hildebrand**, U Washington: An Empirical Argument Against Humeanism.**Glen Hoffmann**, York: Infallibility and Self-Knowledge.**Jesse Houchens**, Ohio U: Qualia of Continua.**Marija Jankovic**, Indiana: Collective Intentions behind Communication.**Robin Jeshion**, USC: Are Names Predicates?**Kent Johnson**, UC Irvine: Maps, Languages, and Manguages: Rival Cognitive Architectures?.**Tim Kenyon**, Waterloo: Phoning the Phone Company: The construction of testimonial justification.**Teresa Kouri**, Ohio State: Indistinguishably in Physics and Math.**Sandra Lapointe**, McMaster: Bolzano, Quine and Logical Truth.**François Lepage**, Montreal: The probability of intuitionistic conditional is conditional probability (and why Lewis's triviality result is wrong).**Øystein Linnebo**, Birkbeck: Absolute Generality and Higher-Order Logic.**Kirk Ludwig**, Indiana: Is Knowledge a Natural Kind?.**Aidan Lyon and Fiona Fidler and Mark Burgman**, Maryland/Melbourne: Mitigating Overconfidence by Eliciting Imprecise Probabilities.**Storrs McCall**, McGill: A Refutation of Determinism.**Matthew McKeon**, Michigan State: Logical Possibility and Semantic Possibility.**Michael P. Morreau**, Maryland: Mr. Fit, Mr. Simplicity and Mr. Scope: from social choice to theory choice.**Ioan Muntean**, Indiana/Purdue: Different is better: possibility in metaphysics and science.**Peter Murphy**, Indianapolis: Justified Belief from Unjustified Belief.**E.J. Pacuit**, Maryland: Modeling Deliberation in Games.**Anastasia Panagopoulos**, Minnesota: The Independence Approach to Mindreading: Shared Experiential-Knowledge, High-Level Simulation, and Theorizing.**Kent Peacock and Andrew Tedder**, Lethbridge/Alberta: Identity, Haecceity, and the Godzilla Problem.**Daniel Pearlberg and Richard Samuels**, Ohio State: The Empirical Inadequacy of the Interventionist Account of Causation.**Jeff Pelletier**, Alberta: On Representing Fundamental Grounds of Vagueness.**Caleb Perl**, USC: How Russellians can resist the dynamic turn.**Christopher Pynes**, Western Illinois: If Monty Hall Falls or Crawls.**Alexandru Radulescu**, UCLA: The Logic of Indexicals.**Gurpreet Rattan**, Toronto: On the Sense and Reference of the Explicit Conceptualization of the Norm of Truth.**Greg Ray**, U Florida: Analytic Satisfaction.**Kate Ritchie**, Auston: The Shifty Behavior of Collective Nouns.**Marcus Rossberg**, Connecticut: Non-Conservativeness in Higher-Order Logic.**Brock Rough**, Maryland: The Incompatibility of Chance and Determinism (even via Contextualism).**Noel Saenz**, Boulder: Arguing for Truthmakers.**Kevin Scharp & Stewart Shapiro**, Ohio State / Ohio State & St. Andrews: Revising inconsistent concepts.**James S Schwartz**, Wayne State: Shapiro, Ante Rem Structuralism, and the Coherence Principle.**Hartley Slater**, Western Australia: Logic is not Mathematical.**Eric Snyder**, Ohio State: Quantification and Binding within Relativistic Semantics.**Maria Svedberg**, Stockholm: David Lewis's Local Miracle Compatibilism.**Neil Tennant**, Ohio State: A Formal Theory of Cognitive Signifcance.**Chris Tillman and Ben Caplan**, Ohio State/Manitoba: King and Soames on Propositions.**Dana Tulodziecki**, Missouri-KC: Epistemic virtues and the success of science.**Chad D Vance**, Boulder: The Necessity of Origin and a Solution to the Recycling Problem.**Joseph Vidal-Rosset**, U Lorraine/Archives Poincaré: The Paradox of Tennant's Core Logic.**Max Weiss**, UBC: Logic without Constants.**Gregory Wheeler**, Carnegie Mellon: The B schema and epistemic logics do not mix.**Bruno Whittle**, Yale: Hierarchical Propositions.**Nicole Wyatt**, CAlgary: Uttering Empty Names.**Byeong-uk Yi**, Toronto: Coercion and the mass/count distinction.**Kevin Zollman and Simon Huttegger**, UC Irvine/Carnegie Mellon: Methodology in biological game theory.

##### 2011 Winnipeg, MB < top >

University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, May 26-28, 2011

Hosts: Esa Diaz Leon & Chris Tillman
<Conference Web Page>

**Mark Barber**, Syracuse: Analysing Grounding.**William A. Bauer**, North Carolina State: Pure Powers and Dispositional Essentialism.**Saba Bazargan**, UC San Diego: Varieties of Contingent Pacifism in War.**John Bengson and Marc Moffett**, Wisconsin-Madison and Wyoming: Conceptions.**Patrick Bondy**, McMaster: Against Epistemic Circularity.**Adam Bowen**, Illinois, Urbana-Champaign: Dissolving Le Poidevin's Epistemological Puzzle of Time Perception.**Jason Bowers**, Bowdoin College: Priority Platonism and Ontology.**Matthew C. Braddock**, Duke: From Insensitivity to Moral Skepticism.**Aaron Bronfman**, Nebraska-Lincoln: Conditionalization and Not Knowing that One Knows.**Bryson Brown**, Lethbridge: Retrospective Attribution and Positive Freedom.**Joshua Brown**, Houston: Natural Objects.**Douglas Cannon**, Puget Sound College: Laplacian Determinism is a Fantasy.**Si Chen**, Manitoba: A Comparative Assessment of Levin's and Tye's Account of Phenomenal Concepts.**Nevin Climenhaga**, Western Michigan: Disagreement, Epistemic Norm Uncertainty, and Self-Refutation.**Steve Coyne**, UBC: Do Referential Intentions Solve the Moral Naturalism's Twin Earth Problem.**Justin M. Dallmann**, USC: Naïve Confirmation Theory.**Patrick Dieveney and Anne Steadman**, Cal State, Long Beach: Speaking of Stages: Four-Dimensionalism and Indexicals.**Andreas Elpidorou**, Boston: Why Seeing is Not Deducing: The Knowledge Argument and The Phenomenal Concept Strategy.**Jeff Engelhardt**, Georgetown: Synchronic Causal Preemption.**Greg Fowler**, [independent scholar]: Simplicity or Priority.**Alex Grzankowski**, UT Austin: The Contents of Pictures and The Contents of Experience.**Tyler Hildebrand**, Colorado: Can bare dispositions explain observed regularities.**Robin Jeshion**, USC: Dehumanizing Slurs.**Masashi Kasaki and Gillman Payette**, Calgary: Epistemic Closure, Contextualism and the Truth Matching Account of Knowledge.**Curtis Kehler**, Manitoba: Against the Argument from Experience to Presentism.**François Lepage and Charles Morgan**, Montreal and Victoria: Revision with Conditional Probability Functions: Two impossibility Results.**Storrs McCall**, McGill: Laws of Nature and Branching Spacetime.**Rhys McKinnon**, Waterloo: Responding to Prompts and Challenges.**Michaela M. McSweeney**, Colorado: Against Generalism: Problems for the Revisionary Metaphysician.**Christopher Menzel**, Texas A&M: Haecceities and Mathematical Structuralism.**Thomas Nelson Metcalf**, Colorado: Prospects for an Empirical Normative Realism.**Seyed N. Mousavian**, Alberta: Millianism, Empty Names, and Pragmatics.**Terence Parsons**, UCLA: Is There a Hierarchy of Indirect Senses and References?**Kent Peacock**, Lethbridge: Dynamic Entanglement: A Challenge to Peaceful Coexistence?**Judy Pelham**, York: The Multiple Relation Theory and Truth.**Caleb Perl**, Notre Dame: On the Apparent Subjectivity of Indicative Conditionals.**Daniel Rabinoff**, Toronto: Relative Identity.**Katherine Ritchie**, UT Austin: What the Externalist Cannot Say about Slow Switching Cases.**Brendan Ritchie**, Harvard: The Blind-Spot of Consciousness.**Teresa Robertson**, Kansas: A Puzzle about Kinds.**Noël B. Saenz**, Colorado, Boulder: Truthmaker Theorists Need Not Be Truthmaker Maximalists.**Nathan Salmon**, UC Santa Barbara: Recurrence.**Justin Snedegar**, USC: Contrastive Reasons and Withholding.**Joshua Spencer**, Syracuse: Priority Ensemblism.**Julia Staffel**, USC: Can there be reasoning with degrees of belief?**Richard Vallée**, Moncton: A Multi-propositionalist Perspective On Taste Predicates.**Jessica Wilson**, Toronto: Fundamental Determinables.**Aaron Wolf**, Syracuse: Giving Up Hume's Guillotine.

##### 2010 Kansas City, MO < top >

Kansas State University, Kansas City, March 19-21, 2010

Host: Sandra Lapointe
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**Santiago Amaya**, Washington University in St. Louis: Slips, Preferences and Reasoning by Default.**Bradley Armour-Garb**, Albany: The Monotonicity of 'No' and the No-Proposition View.**Emil Badici**, Texas A&M: Excluding Exclusion Negation.**Roberta Ballarin**, UBC: The Double Life of Singular Propositions: Between Formal Semantics and Metaphysics.**David Beisecker**, University of Nevada, Las Vegas: Uniting 'Hard-to-Classify' Responses to the Conceivability Argument against Materialism.**Anne Bezuidenhout**, South Carolina: Conversational Principles and the Constraints on Pragmatic Presupposition.**Julie Brumberg-Chaumont**, CNRS & Paris: Logical form and logical matter in Late Ancient and Medieval logic.**Fabrizio Cariani**, Northwestern: Aggregation Rules and Epistemic Norms.**Ray E. Jennings & Y. Chen**, Simon Fraser: Articular models for materiality and necessity.**Patrick Dieveney**, Cal State Long Beach: Anything and Everything.**Jeff Engelhardt**, Georgetown: Twin Cause.**Chris Tillman & Gregory Fowler**, University of Manitoba & Indiana University South Bend: Propositions and Parthood: The Universe and Anti-Symmetry.**Michael Glanzberg**, UC Davis: Semantics, Truth, and Truth-in-a-Mode.**Bruce Glymour & Scott Tanona**, Kansas State: A structuralist account of methodological naturalism.**Mitch Green**, Virginia: Knowledge-That Reduces to Knowledge-How.**Steven Gross**, Johns Hopkins: Davidson, First Person Authority, and the Evidence for Semantic.**Alex Grzankowski**, University of Texas, Austin: Unavoidable Antonymy in the Attitudes.**Patrick Hawley**, Hong Kong: Inertia, Optimism and Beauty.**Benj Hellie**, University of Toronto: Experience as action.**Jeffrey Helzner**, Columbia University: Rationalizing Two-Tiered Choice Functions Through Conditional Choice.**Tyler Hildebrand**, Boulder: The Explanatory Weakness of Humeanism.**Christopher Hitchcock & Joseph Halpern**, Cal Tech & Cornell: Actual Causation, Models, and Default.**Phil Kremer**, Toronto: Truth, Reference and Vicious Paradox.**Charlie Kurth**, UC San Diego: Unity Relations and the Metaphysics of Color.**Barry Lam**, Vassar College: Calibrated Probabilities and the Epistemology of Disagreement.**Sandra Lapointe**, Kansas State: Objective Justification in Bolzano's Theory of Science.**François Lepage**, Montreal: A Solution to Kripke's Puzzle in Partial Logic.**Peter Lewis**, University of Miami: Doom and Gloom: The Doomsday Argument and the Pessimistic Induction.**Bernard Linsky**, Alberta: The Paradox in Russell's Letter to Frege of June 16, 1902.**Joao Marcos**, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte: Finding an Adequate Locus for Compositionality.**Claudio Mazzola**, University of Cagliari: Reichenbachian Common Cause Systems Revisited.**Michael McGlone**, SUNY, Buffalo: Essentialist Arguments Against Descriptivism.**Patrick Monaghan**, University of Iowa: The Largest Proper Parts of a Whole: a mereological reason why the thesis of composition as identity is false.**Robert Northcott**, Missouri-St. Louis: Experimental Philosophy and Metaphysics - a case from the literature on causation.**Elisa Paganini**, Universitŕ degli Studi di Milano: Vague existence, why not?**Anastasia Panagopoulos**, Minnesota: 'What It's Like' Is Not 'Knowing How': A Rejection of David Lewis' Ability Hypothesis.**Terence Parsons**, UCLA: Medieval Logicians' use of Natural Language for Logical Notation.**Douglas Patterson**, Kansas State: On Tarski's So-Called 'Material Adequacy' Condition.**Paul Pietroski**, Maryland: Languages and Conceptual Reanalysis.**Christopher Pincock**, Purdue: Mathematical Contributions to Scientific Explanation.**Gurpreet S. Rattan**, Toronto: Truth. Inc.**Antonio Rauti**, University of Madison-Wisconsin: Multiple Grounding and Deference.**Greg Ray**, U Florida: Meaning and Truth.**Collin Rice**, University of Missouri, Columbia: Concept Empiricism, Content, and Compositionality.**Philip Robbins**, University of Missouri, Columbia: The Self and Its Social Body.**Travis Rodgers**, Florida State: Intentional Action, Contrary Reasons, and Folk Attribution.**Paul Saka**, University of Texas, Pan Am: Tensions in the Theory of Truth.**Stewart Shapiro**, Ohio State: An 'I' for an I: Singular Terms, Uniqueness, and Reference.**Roy Sorensen**, Wash U: Novice Thought Experiment.**Andrew Spear**, Grand Valley State University: A Priori Justification and the Challenge of the Necessary A Posteriori.**Anne Steadman**, Arizona: The Immediacy of Phenomenal Concept.**Amie Thomasson**, University of Miami: Easy Ontology and Serious Commitment.**Paul Thorn**, Düsseldorf: Cognitivist Probabilism.**Dana Tulodziecki**, U Missouri, Kansas City: The Varieties of Epistemic Equivalence.**Richard Vallée**, Université de Moncton: On Local Bars and Imported Beer.**Joseph Vidal-Rosset**, Nancy: Epicurus versus Diodorus: Revisiting Prior's Proof of the Master Argument from the Intuitionistic Point of View.**Gerard Vong**, Princeton/Oxford: Weighing up Weighted Lotteries.**Charles Wallis**, Cal State Long Beach: Gavagai Redox.**Paul Weirich**, Missouri-Columbia: Calibration.**Cory D. Wright**, Cal State Long Beach: Is pluralism about truth inherently unstable?

##### 2009 Edmonton, AB < top >

University of Alberta, Edmonton, May 7-9, 2009

Host: Bernard Linsky & Jeff Pelletier
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**Martin W. Allen**, U Mass: One View of Logical Preservation and Negation.**Prasanta S. Bandyopadhyay, Davin Nelson, Gordon Britten and Jesse Berwald**, Montana State: The Logic of Simpson’s Paradox.**Katalin Bimbó**, Alberta: FOL Simplified.**Tomas Bogardus**, Austin: A New Argument for Dualism.**David Boutillier**, Western Ontario: Rationalism and Logic.**Bryson Brown**, From Inference to Connectives.**Derek Brown**, Brandon: On a Rational Reconstruction of Intensionalism Debates.**Ben Caplan (OSU), Chris Tillman (Manitoba), and Patrick Reeder (OSU)**: Parts of Singletons.**Roger Clarke**, UBC: ‘The Ravens Paradox’ is a Misnomer.**Murray Clarke**, Concordia: Does Error Evolve?.**Anthony Coleman**, Willamette: An Analysis of the Obvious.**Kenneth Easwaran**, USC: Infinitesimal Probabilities.**Eric Hiddleston**, Wayne State: Reductionism and the Micro-Macro Mirroring Thesis.**Glen Hoffman**, Ryerson: Rationalist Infallibilism.**Octavian Ion**, Alberta: Two Problems with the Direct Reference Theory of Belief Reports.**Ray E. Jennings and Yue Chen**, Simon Fraser: Articular Logic.**Richard Johns**, UBC: Self-Organisation in Dynamical Systems: A Limiting Result.**Nicholaos Jones**, Alabama Huntsville: Approximation and Inconsistency.**Herbert Korté**, Regina: Naturalizing Natural Deduction.**Kirk Ludwig**, U Florida: Ontology and Collective Action.**Genoveva Martí**, Barcelona: General Terms and Universals: The Question of Rigidity.**Paul McNamara**, New Hampshire: Praise, Blame, Obligation and Beyond: Toward a Framework for Classical Supererogation.**Marc A. Moffett**, Wyoming: Purposive Knowledge.**Michael Morreau**, Maryland: Comparative Overall Similarity.**Adam Morton**, Alberta: Visibility Logic.**Seyed Mousavian**, Alberta: Neo-Meinongian Neo-Russellians.**Ioan Muntean**, UCSD: A Nascent Work on Universals: T. Maudlin’s Fiber Bundle Metaphysics.**Kent Peacock**, Lethbridge: Quantum Mechanics and the de-Booleanization of Time.**Greg Ray**, U Florida: How the Problem of Negative Existentials was Solved.**Peter Schotch & Gillman Payette**, Dalhousie & Calgary: Worlds and Times.**Gila Sher**, UC San Diego: Is Logic in the Mind or in the World?.**Giacomo Sillari**, Penn: Rule Following as Coordination: A Game-Theoretic Approach.**Gregory R. Wheeler**, CENTRIA: Counterfactual Evidential Probability.**Michel-Antoine Xhignesse**, Queens U: Stuff and Coincident Objects.**Marshall Abrams**, Alabama-Birmingham: Toward a Mechanistic Interpretation of Probability.**Ken Akiba**, Virginia Commonwealth: The Coherence and Significance of Conjunctive, Disjunctive and Negative Objects.**Roberta Ballarin**, UBC: Disjunctive Effects.**William Bauer**, Nebraska-Lincoln: The Being of Pure Powers.**Ingo Brigandt**, Alberta: Scientific Reasoning is Material Inference.**Bryson Brown**, Lethbridge: From Inference to Connectives.**Charles Chihara**, UC Berkeley: Two Nominalistic Accounts of Mathematics.**Yvon Gauthier**, Montreal: The Foundational Significance of Applied Proof Theory.**Sam Hillier**, Montreal: Mathematics in Science Carnap vs. Quine.**Christopher Hitchcock**, Cal Tech: Trumping and Contrastive Causation.**Robert Hudson**, Saskatchewan: Realism and the Bullet Cluster.**François Lepage**, Montreal: Lesniewski’s Ontology and Naďve Set Theory.**Aaron Lercher**, Louisiana State: Integration, Ergodic Theory and Inference to the Best Explanation.**Brian Pickel**, Austin: Generalizing Soames’ Argument Against Rigidified Descriptivism.**John L. Pollock**, Arizona: Probable Probabilities.**Barry Hartley Slater**, West Australia: A Perfect Language.**Rachel Sterken**, St. Andrews & Oslo: Generics, Semantic Blindness and Mosquitoes.**Allessandro Torza**, Boston U: 'Identity'' Without Identity.**Byeong-Uk Yi**, Toronto: Two Envelope Paradox and Causal Dependence.**Alasdair Urquhart**, Toronto: Counting types of Boolean functions -- from Jevons to Polya.**Edward N. Zalta**, CSLI: A (Computational) System of the World.**Susan Vineberg**, Wayne State: Two Kinds of Mathematical Explanation.**Michael Katz & Olga Semyonov**, Haifa: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About the Feminist Bank Teller Linda But Didn't Know You Could Ask.

##### 2008 Laramie, WY < top >

University of Wyoming, Laramie, May 13 - 18, 2008

Host: Marc Moffett
<Conference Web Page>

- Emil Badici, LSU: On Truth, the T-schema and Definiendum-Sensitive Definitions.
- Joseph Baltimore, West Virginia: Non-reductive physicalism, substance dualism, and the piggyback argument.
- Prasanta S. Bandyopadhyay & Mark Taper, Montana State University: The belief/evidence distinction: A fresh look at epistemology.
- James Beebe, University of Buffalo: A priori skepticism.
- Bryson Brown, University of Lethbridge: Freedom w/out metaphysics.
- Mark A Brown, Syracuse University: Acts and actions in branching time.
- Eric Carter, Ohio State: Realism, objectivity, and communication.
- Sara Rachel Chant, University of Missouri: Anscombe's 'knowledge without observation' in collective intention.
- Charles Cross, University of Georgia: Causal independence, the identity of indiscernibles, and the essentiality of origins.
- Anthony Dardis, Hofstra University: Supervenience, properties and mental causation.
- Walter Dean & Hidenori Kurokawa, CUNY: From the Knowability Paradox to the existence of proofs.
- Imogen Dickie, University of Toronto: How proper names refer.
- Patrick Dieveney, California State University, Long Beach: Everything is not enough.
- Joshua Earlenbaugh and Bernard Molyneux, University of California, Davis: Intuitions: Just inclinations to believe?.
- David Etlin, MIT: The problem of noncounterfactual conditionals.
- Markus Glodek, University of Texas: A new conception of nonexistent objects.
- Chris Hitchcock & Joshua Knobe, Cal Tech/University of North Carolina: Norms and causation.
- David Jehle, Rutgers University: Epistemic closure and Bayesian evidentialism.
- Michael Katz, Haifa: Infinity logic.
- Joshua Knobe & Chris Hitchcock, Cal Tech/University of North Carolina: Norms and causation.
- Dan Korman, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champagne: Strange kinds, arbitrariness, and the case for robust particularism.
- Steven T Kuhn, Georgetown: Morality, social pressure and advocacy games.
- Hidenori Kurokawa & Walter Dean, CUNY: From the Knowability Paradox to the existence of proofs.
- Francois Lepage & Charles Morgan, University of Montreal/University of Victoria: Counterfactuals and conditional probabilities.
- Dustin Locke, University of Michigan: Ramsification and knowledge-which.
- Kirk Ludwig, University of Florida: Constitutive rules and institutions.
- Frederick Maier & Donald Nute, West Florida University/University of Georgia: Soundness and completeness results for the defeasible logic NDL.
- Charles Morgan & Francois Lepage, University of Montreal/University of Victoria: Counterfactuals and conditional probabilities.
- Michael Nelson, University of California, Riverside: Problems with contingent existents.
- Darko Sarenac, Colorado State University: The logic of dynamic positivism: On making knowledge public.
- Giacomo Sillari, University of Pennsylvania: Quantified logic of awareness and impossible possible worlds.
- Mark Taper & Prasanta S. Bandyopadhyay, Montana State University: The belief/evidence distinction: A fresh look at epistemology.
- Chris Tillman, University of Manitoba: Necessarily, everything necessarily exists.
- Michael Tooley, University of Colorado: The probability of God.
- Nick Treanor, University of Toronto: The measure of knowledge.
- Jean-Paul Vessel, New Mexico State University: Supererogation for utilitarianism.
- Michael Walsh Pelczar, National University of Singapore: Must an appearance of succession involve a succession of appearances?.
- Paul Weirich, University of Missouri: Utility and framing.
- Malte Willer, University of Texas: New surprises for the Ramsey test.
- Nicole Wyatt, University of Calgary: Conventions for illocutionary silencing.

##### 2007 Vancouver, BC < top >

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, May 17 - 20, 2007

Host: Paul Bartha
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- Peter Apostoli & Akira Kanda, University of Pretoria/Omega Mathematics Institute: The scope and limits of empiricism: on the logical inconsistency of physical theories.
- Emil Badici, University of Florida: The Inexpressibility of Truth.
- Roberta Ballarin, University of British Columbia: Prior on the Logic and the Metaphysics of Time.
- Prasanta Bandyopadhyay, Montana State University: The Duhem-Quine Thesis: A Bayesian Perspective.
- Sorin Bangu, University of Toronto: On Numbers and Insects: Applying Mathematics to Evolutionary Biology.
- Bryson Brown, University of Lethbridge: Ambiguity Games and Preserving Ambiguity Measures.
- Douglas Cannon, University of Puget Sound: Digital Pictures.
- Fabrizio Cariani, University of California, Berkeley: Truth in a Corpus.
- Mark Colyvan, University of Sydney: What is the principle of uniform solution and why should we buy it?
- John Cook, St. Francis Xavier University: A Davidsonian Approach to Kripke's Puzzle.
- Phil Corkum, University of Alberta: Apriority and Logical Constancy.
- Joshua Earlenbaugh, University of Missouri, Kansas City: Sorting Things Out: Occasional Identity Between Different Sorts of Things.
- Justin Fisher, University of British Columbia: The Challenge of Syntactic Typing.
- Sergio Gallegos, CUNY-Graduate Centre: Reducing modality, reducing time?
- Brendan Gillon, McGill University: The paradox of implicit arguments.
- Lou Goble, Willamette University: Preemption, Future Mistakes and the Logic of 'Ought'.
- Richard Healey, University of Arizona: Empirical Symmetries.
- Christopher Hitchcock, California Institute of Technology: The Conserved Quantity Theory: Between Circularity and Redundancy.
- Jeff Horty, University of Maryland, College Park: Reasons as Defaults.
- Robert Hudson, University of Saskatchewan: Non-Disjunctivism and Visual Awareness.
- Mike Huemer, University of Colorado: Absolute Deontology and the Problem of Risk.
- Dale Jacquette, Penn State University: Burleigh's Paradox.
- David Jehle, Cornell University: The Logic and Epistemology of Implicit and Explicit Knowledge.
- Ray Jennings & Kam Sing Leung, Simon Fraser University: The logic of deontic residuation.
- Richard Johns, University of British Columbia: An Epistemic Theory of Objective Chance.
- Michael Katz, Haifa University: Approximately Exact Philosophy.
- Andrey Kuznetsov, University of Alberta: Matrix Modal Logic.
- Bernie Linsky, University of Alberta: Appendix B of the Second Edition of
*Principia Mathematica*. - Kirk Ludwig, University of Florida: Sententialism and Higher-order Attitude Attributions.
- Federico Marulanda, Columbia University: Future contingents and external negation.
- Storrs McCall, McGill University: New Foundations for Connexive Logic.
- Paul McCallion, University of St. Andrews: Has the Caesar Problem Gone Away?
- Mark Moffet, University of Wyoming: Epistemic Conservatism, Stability, and Self-Trust.
- Michael Nelson, University of California, Riverside: Temporary Truths.
- Dorian Nicholson, Simon Fraser University: The Logic of (In)Vacuity.
- Kent Peacock, University of Lethbridge: Definite and Indefinite Articles in Elementary Predicate Logic.
- Gurpreet Rattan, University of Toronto: Thinking about Demonstrative Thoughts".
- Greg Ray, University of Florida: The Significance of Tarski-Gödel for Truth.
- Jeff Russell, Rutgers University: The Structure of Gunk.
- Darko Sarenac, Stanford University: The Geometry of Knowledge.
- John Simpson, University of Alberta: Redeeming Sunk Cost Counting: Recasting an Old Fallacy as a New Heuristic.
- Jan Sprenger, London School of Economics: Falsificationist Confirmation: A New Account of Deductive Confirmation.
- Daniel Steel, Michigan State University: What if the Principle of Induction is Normative? Means-End Epistemology and Hume's Problem.
- John Symons, University of Texas, El Paso: Inquiry and Minimal Functionalism.
- Heidi Tiedke, University of Maryland, College Park: Fiction and the Character of Proper Names.
- Mike Titelbaum, University of California, Berkeley: The Relevance of Self-Locating Beliefs.
- Rafal Urbaniak, University of Calgary: Conditional Logics and Tooley's Example.
- Susan Vineberg, Wayne State University: The Success of Ramsay's Dutch Book Argument.
- Michael Walsh Pelczar, National University of Singapore: The Knowledge Argument, the Open Question Argument, and the Moral Problem.
- Steve Weinstein, University of Waterloo: Relativity and Backward Causation.
- Max Weiss, University of British Columbia: The Word Problem.
- Malte Willer, University of Texas, Austin: Negative Existentials and DRT.
- John Woods, University of British Columbia: Ignorance, Inference and Proof: Abductive Logic meets the Criminal Law.
- Audrey Yap, University of Victoria: Predicativity and Determinateness in Dedekind's Construction of the Reals.

##### 2006 La Jolla, CA < top >

University of California, San Diego, May 18 - 21, 2006

Hosts: Craig Callendar & Jonathan Cohen
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- Robert Axtell & Steve Kimbrough, The Brookings Institute & University of Pennsylvania: On Concepts of Rationality in Games.
- Andrew M. Bailey, Biola University: Some Unsound Arguments for Incompatibilism.
- Jonathan Bain, Humanities & Social Sciences Polytechnic University: Emergent Spacetime and Structural Realism.
- Derek Ball, University of Texas, Austin: Bound Variables and Monstrous Semantics.
- Bryson Brown, University of Lethbridge: Achilles, Van Fraassen and the Laws of Nature.
- Otávio Bueno, University of South Carolina: An Anti-Realist Account of the Application of Mathematics.
- Charles S. Chihara, University of California, Berkeley: Burgess' Scientific Arguments for the Existence of Mathematical Objects.
- Murray Clarke, Concordia University: A Solution to the Radical Concept Nativism Puzzle.
- Mark Colyvan, University of Queensland: Relative Expectation Theory.
- Gabriel Uzquiano Cruz, Ohio State University: What's in a Receptacle.
- Max Deutsch, East Carolina University: The One and Only Argument for Radical Millianism.
- Fred Dretske, Duke University: What Change Blindness Teaches About Conscious Experience.
- Branden Fitelson, University of California, Berkeley: Kim's Argument for the Unconfirmability of Disjunctive Laws.
- Roman Frigg & Carl Hoefer, London School of Economics & London School of Economics: Probability in Spontaneous Localisation Approaches to Quantum Mechanics.
- Nicholas Georgalis, East Carolina University: Before Twin Earth.
- Alan Hájek, Australian National University: A Puzzle About Degree of Belief.
- Charles M. Hermes , Florida State University: Defending Weak Centering.
- Carl Hoefer & Roman Frigg, London School of Economics & London School of Economics: Probability in Spontaneous Localisation Approaches to Quantum Mechanics.
- Sarah Hoffman, University of Saskatchewan: You Can't Mean That: Yablo's Figuralist Account of Mathematics.
- Franz Huber, California Institute of Technology: The Consistency Argument for Ranking Functions.
- Michael Huemer, University of Colorado: Weak Bayesian Coherentism.
- Steve Kimbrough & Robert Axtell, University of Pennsylvania & The Brookings Institute: On Concepts of Rationality in Games.
- Boris Kment, University of Michigan: The Similarity Account of Counterfactuals.
- François Lepage & Serge Lapierre, Université de Montréal & Collčge de Bois-de-Boulogne: A Generalized Kleene 3-value Logic.
- Kirk Ludwig & Susan Schneider, University of Florida & Moravian College: Fodor's Challenge to the Classical Computational Theory of Mind.
- P.D. Magnus, University at Albany, SUNY: Eliminating Induction.
- Edwin Mares, Victoria University of Wellington: The Fact Semantics for Ramified Type Theory and the Axiom of Reducibility.
- Patricia Marino, University of Waterloo: Toward a Modest Correspondence Theory of Truth: Predicates and Properties.
- Robert K Meyer, Australian National University: AI, ME & LEWIS (Abelian implication, Material equivalence & C I Lewis 1920).
- Martin Montminy, University of Ottawa: Two Contextualist Fallacies.
- Michael Nelson, University of California, Riverside: Actuality and Counterparts.
- Shaun Nichols, University of Utah: Intuitions and Individual Differences: The Knobe Effect Revisited.
- Dilip Ninan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Illusions of Influence in Newcomb's Problem.
- Robert Northcott, University of Missouri, St. Louis: Natural-born determinists: Ex post versus ex ante judgments of probabilistic causation.
- Kenneth A. Presting, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill: The Valuation of Choices.
- Gurpreet S. Rattan, University of Toronto: Sense, Analyticity, and Anti-Individualism: a New Choreography.
- Greg Ray, University of Florida: On the Independence of What Our Thoughts are About.
- Steven Savitt (Keynote), University of British Columbia: Time in the Special Theory of Relativity.
- Susan Schneider & Kirk Ludwig, Moravian College & University of Florida: Fodor's Challenge to the Classical Computational Theory of Mind.
- Brian Skyrms, Univeristy of California, Irvine: Signals: Evolution and Learning.
- Paul D. Thorn, University of Arizona: Rationality and Inconsistent Beliefs.
- Susan Vineberg, Wayne State University: Proof and Explanation in Mathematics.
- Charles Wallis, California State University, Long Beach: The Proper Role of Know How in Epistemology.
- Sarah Wright, University of Georgia: Epistemic Virtues and Reasoning about Probability.

##### 2005 Toronto, ON < top >

University of Toronto, May 19 - 22, 2005

Host: Philip Kremer
<Conference Web Page Link>

- Marshall Abrams, Duke University: Biological Fitness as a Function of Interval-Valued Mechanistic Probabilities.
- David Boutillier, University of Western Ontario: Logic and Entitlement.
- Jason Brennan, University of Arizona: Free Will in the Block Universe.
- Bryson Brown, University of Lethbridge: Wild-Card Valuations.
- Ariel Cohen, Ben-Gurion University: Vagueness and Indiscriminability by Failure.
- Charles B. Cross, University of Georgia: Tooley and Noordhof on Stalnaker-Lewis Conditionals.
- Imogen Dickie, University of Toronto: Reference and Generality.
- Patrick Dieveney, University of Arizona: Dispensability in the Indispensability Argument.
- Justin C. Fisher, University of Arizona: On Higher-Order and Free-Floating Chances.
- Michael Glanzberg, UC Davis: Context and Unrestricted Quantification.
- Lou Goble, Williamette University: Natural Deduction for Substructural Logics.
- Alan H‡jek, Australian National University: Symmetry is the Very Guide of Life.
- Stephan Hartmann & Luc Bovens, London School of Economics and Political Science: Why There Cannot Be a Single Probabilistic Measure of Coherence?
- Jussi Haukioja, University of Turku: Martians and Methods: Is Linguistics a Subfield of Psychology?
- Jesse Hughes, Peter Kroes and Sjoerd Zwart, Technical University of Eindhoven, Technical Univ. of Delft, & Technical Univ. of Eindhoven: A Semantics for Means-End Relations.
- Dale Jacquette, Pennsylvania State University: Truth-breakers.
- R.E. Jennings and Tara Nicholson, Simon Fraser University: The Mathematics of Family Resemblance.
- Sandra Lapointe, Concordia University: Individuating lexical types and ascribing mental states: Frege and Husserl.
- FranŤois Lepage and Charles Morgan, UniversitŽ de MontrŽal and University of Victoria: There is no Non-trivial Conditional Probabilistic Interpretation of Counterfactuals by Imaging.
- Ernie Lepore, Rutgers University: Shared Content.
- Martin Lin, University of Toronto: Against Wide Causation.
- Bernard Linsky, University of Alberta: Bertrand Russell's Notes on Frege's Grundgesetze.
- Luca Moretti (presenting) and Ken Akiba, University of Konstanz and Virginia Commonwealth University: Probabilistic Measures of Coherence and the Problem of Belief Individuation.
- Charles Morgan, Alex Hertel, & Philipp Hertel, University of Victoria; University of Toronto; U of Toronto: A Sound and Complete Proof Theory for Logical Contingencies in the Propositional Calculus.
- Peter Murphy, University of Tennessee-Knoxville: Epistemic Closure Failures
- David Nicolas, Institut Jean Nicod (CNRS/EHESS/ENS): The Semantics of Mass Expressions Derived from Gradable Verbal Expressions.
- Douglas Patterson, Kansas State University: Understanding the Liar.
- Kent Peacock, University of Lethbridge: AristotleŐs Sea Battle and the Kochen-Specker Theorem.
- Jeff Pelletier, Simon Fraser University: A Step Towards Making It Work.
- Chris Pincock, Purdue University: An Investigation of the Derivation and Application Conditions of the One-Dimensional Heat Equation.
- Ken Presting and Christopher A. Pynes, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of Tennessee at Knoxville: Non-Trivial Conditional Probability.
- Alex Radulescu, University and Toronto: Blue Ink and Compositionality.
- Greg Ray and Ivana Simic, University of Florida: A Decisive Refutation of Epistemicism.
- Elka Shortsleeve, University of Florida: Knowledge and Certainty: A Speech-Act Contextualist Account.
- Jason Stanley, Rutgers University: Semantics in Context.
- Katie Steele, University of Queensland: Attitudes Towards Risky Probabilities.
- Kelly Trogdon, Ohio State University: BonJour on Consciousness and Direct Apprehension.
- Richard VallŽe, UniversitŽ de Moncton: Conventional Implicature Revisited.
- Susan Vineberg, Wayne State University: Beauty's Cautionary Tale.
- Roger Wertheimer, Agnes Scott College: Signs of Speech.
- James A. Woodbridge & Bradley Armour-Garb, University of Michigan & The University at Albany (SUNY): The Pathology of Validity.
- Sarah Wright, University of Arizona: In Defense of an Interpretivist Theory of Mindreading.
- Byeong-Uk Yi, University of Minnesota: On Priest's Version of Zeno's Paradox.
- Richard Zach, University of Calgary: Algebraic Semantics for Logics of Vagueness.

#### 2004 College Park, MD < top >

##### University of Maryland, May 13 - 16, 2004

##### Host: Michael Morreau

- Jamie Alexandre, Ray E. Jennings, and Tara Nicholson, Simon Fraser University: The Emergence of the Insufficiency 'If'
- Nicholas Asher, University of Texas at Austin: Might, Would and Could.
- Sorin Bangu, University of Toronto: Realism and the Common Cause Principle.
- Bryson Brown, University of Lethbridge: What's in a Law?
- Josh Dever, University of Texas at Austin: Unconditionals.
- Kit Fine, New York University: Necessity and Non-existence.
- Justin Fisher, University of Arizona: In Defence of A Disposition-Based Alternative To Causal Decision Theory.
- Anthony Gillies, Harvard: Conditionals.
- Stu Gluck, Philosophy Department, Johns Hopkins University: The Interpretation of Probability In Bohmian Quantum Mechanics.
- Lou Goble, Willamette University: Dilemmas in Deontic Logic.
- Alexander Guay, History and Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh: Geometric Aspects of Local Gauge Symmetry.
- Andrew Hartline, Simon Fraser University: The Very Last Remnants of Meaning.
- Franz Huber, University of Constance: Confirmation and Theory Assessment: Their Logic.
- Ray E. Jennings and J. Maclean, Simon Fraser University: A Curious Thing About Cause.
- Kent Johnson, University of California, Irvine: Gold's Theorem and Cognitive Science.
- Hans Kamp, University of Stuttgart: Context and Fiction.
- Ruth Kastner, Philosophy Department, University of Maryland at College Park: Weak Values and Consistent Histories.
- Steven Kimbrough, University of Pennsylvania: A Note on Exploring Rationality in Games.
- Jeremy Kirby, Florida State University: Aristotle's Biology and the Ontology of Somatic Material.
- Jeremy Koons, American University of Beirut: Reduction Fails in Morality and Epistemology.
- Sotirios Kotsanis, University of Maryland at College Park: Counting and the Mass/Count Distinction.
- Francois Lepage, University of Montreal: The Functional Completeness of the Finitary Theory of Types.
- James Mattingly, Department of Philosophy, Georgetown University: Two Blind Demons: Fluctuations and Entropy, Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics.
- Timothy Maudlin, Rutgers University: Suggestions from Physics for Deep Metaphysics.
- Robert K. Meyer, Australian National University, J. Michael Dunn, Indiana University, Chris Mortensen, University of Adelaide, and Graham Priest, University of Melbourne: Must Arithmetic Be Consistent? Or, Little Green Numbers.
- Zac Myers, Philosophy Department, University of Maryland at College Park: How are Werner states to be understood in the context of quantum information theory.
- Charles Morgan, University of Victoria: Probability Theory and Infinite Valued Logic.
- Jay Newhard, University of Oklahoma: The Chrysippus Intuition and Contextual Theories of Truth.
- Tara Nicholson, Ray E. Jennings, and Jamie Alexandre, Simon Fraser University: The Biology of Hypergraphs
- Rohit Parikh, Eric Pacuit and Eva Cogan, CUNY: Knowledge-Based Obligation.
- Dan Parker, Philosophy Department, University of Maryland at College Park: Thermodynamic Irreversibility: Does the Big Bang Explain What it Purports to Explain?
- Jeff Pelletier and Bernard Linsky, Simon Fraser University and University of Alberta: What is FregeŐs Theory of Descriptions?
- Kenneth Presting, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Computability and NewcombŐs Problem.
- Rob Rynasiewicz, Johns Hopkins University: The Locus of Collective Reason: Premise- vs. Conclusion-Based Group Aggregation.
- Peter Schotch, Dalhousie University: What is the Logic of Necessity?
- Stewart Shapiro, Ohio State University and University of St. Andrews: Where in the (Word Wide) Web is the Law of Non-Contradiction?
- Scott Soames, Princeton University: The Rise and Fall of Ambitious Two-Dimensionalism.
- Paul Thorn, University of Arizona: Projectability and the Problem of the Reference Class.
- Kelly Trogdon, Ohio State University: Moral Imaginative Resistance.
- Dave Truncellito, George Washington University: An Epistemological Argument for Realism about Truth.
- Orlin Vakarelov, University of Arizona: Towards a Better Understanding of the Representational Role of Mathematics in the Physical Sciences..
- Linton Wang, University of Texas at Austin: Dynamics in Plurals.
- Paul Weirich, University of Missouri: Probabilities in Decision Rules.
- Sarah Wright, University of Arizona: Regret and Decision Making.

#### 2003 Vancouver, BC < top >

##### Simon-Fraser University, May 23 - 26, 2003

##### Host: Ray Jennings

- Ana Maria Andrei, University of Florida: A New Account of Unbound Anaphora.
- Emil Badici, University of Florida: Logical Truth: A Defense of the Standard Account.
- Paul Bartha, University of British Columbia: Taking Stock of Infinite Value: Pascal's Wager and Relative Utilities.
- Jean Yves BÉziau, UniversitÉ de Neuchatel: New Light on the Square of Opposition and its Nameless Corner.
- Bryson Brown, University of Lethbridge: Refining Preservation.
- Otavio Bueno, University of South Carolina: Dissolving the Realism Issue in the Philosophy of Mathematics.
- William H. Calvin, University of Washington: The Evolution of Structured Thought.
- C. J. Cole [so-called], University of Arizona: Paradox, and the fictional philosophical composition: a helpful little solution to the paradox of reference and existence.
- Jim Delgrande, Simon Fraser University: Weak Conditional Logics of Normality.
- Raffaella de Rosa, University of South Carolina: Descartes on Sensory Misrepresentation.
- Vladan Djordjevic, University of Alberta: Similarity, Cotenability.
- Matti Eklund, University of Colorado at Boulder: Objects.
- Justin C. Fisher, University of Arizona: Does Simulation Theory Really Involve Simulation.
- Graeme Forbes, Tulane University: Depiction Verbs: The 'Languages of Art' Semantics.
- Steve Giambrone, University of Southwestern Louisiana: On Ordinality.
- Paul Gilmore, University of British Columbia: Logicism Renewed: Logical Foundations for Mathematics and Computer Science.
- Lou Goble, Willamette University: The Combination of the Universe - or Combinatory Logic and the Semantics of Substructural Logic.
- Francisco Gomez-Holtved, University of Toronto at Mississauga: Russell's Theory of Descriptions.
- Arvind Gupta, Simon Fraser University: Computational Phylogeny.
- Alan Hajek, California Institute of Technology: Scotching Dutch Books.
- Christopher Hitchcock, California Institute of Technology and Elliot Sober, University of Wisconsin: Prediction versus Accommodation and the Risk of Overrating.
- Franz Huber, University of Konstanz: Assessing Theories: the Problem of a Quantitative Theory of Confirmation.
- Kent Johnson, University of California, Irvine: Do We Actually Understand the Meaning of Our Own Sentences.
- David K. Johnston, University of Victoria: Propositions Ingurgitate by Pressure Differential.
- François LePage, UniversitÉ de MontrÉal and Charles G. Morgan, University of Victoria: A Probabilistic Semantics for Counterfactuals.
- Christopher Lepock, University of Alberta: Algebraic Tableaux for Prepositional Fuzzy Logic.
- Kam Sing Leung, Simon Fraser University: Proto-Accessibility and Deontic Logics in the Region of S1.
- Iain Martel, University of Konstanz: Indeterminism and the Causal Markov Connection.
- Genoveva Marti, Universitat de Barcelona: Substitution and Identity.
- Robert Maydole, Davidson College: On What is Really Possible.
- Storrs McCall, McGill University: How to make a decision.
- Casey N. McGinnis, University of Minnesota: Quandaries and Alethic-Deontic Logic.
- Charles G. Morgan, University of Victoria: How to Change Your Mind.
- Michael Morreau, University of Maryland: Good Arguments, Bad Ones, and Far-Fetched Possibilities.
- Michael Morreau, University of Maryland, symposiast: [In Defense of Vague Objects]
- Douglas Patterson, Kansas State University: Tarski on the Necessity Reading of Convention T.
- Jeff Pelletier, University of Alberta, and Robert Stainton, Carleton University: On "The denial of bivalence is absurd".
- Jeff Pelletier, University of Alberta, symposiast: [Against Vague Objects]
- Kenneth A. Presting, University of North Carolina, Cary: On the Representation of Decision Problems.
- Nathalie PrŽvost, Simon Fraser University: The Physics of Language Change: Toward a Phase-Transitional Account of Functionalization.
- Geoffrey Pullum, University of California, Santa Cruz: A New Look at What Languages Really Are.
- Diana Raffman, Ohio State University: Is Perceptual Indiscriminability Non-Transitive.
- Gurpreet Rattan, University of Toronto: An Argument Against Deflationism.
- Greg Ray, University of Florida: Chihara on Modality Without Worlds.
- Greg Ray, University of Florida, symposiast: Nothing Like the Sun.
- Victor Rodych, University of Lethbridge: Are Platonism and Pragmatism Compatible.
- Teresa Robertson, University of Kansas: Internalism,, Super) Fragile Reasons and the Conditional Fallacy.
- Darko Sarenac, Stanford University: Modal Logics for Product Topologies.
- Barbara C. Scholz, San JosŽ State University: Conceptions of Innateness in Cognitive Psychology and Linguistics.
- Peter Schotch, Dalhousie University: 3-Valued Logic: The Awful Truth.
- Oliver Schulte, Simon Fraser University: If you think that I think that you think that I wouldÉA Solution to Some Problems in Interactive Rationality.
- Charlie Silver, Memphis, Tennessee: Whatever-has-F-has-F.
- Rob Sinclair, Simon Fraser University: When Naturalized Epistemology Turns Normative: Quine.s Fragmentation of Epistemic Normativity.
- Jonathan Strand, Concordia University College of Alberta: Indicative Conditionals and the Principle of Charity.
- Eugenia Ternovska, Simon Fraser University: Modularity Theories for Non-Monotone Induction.
- Mariam Thalos, SUNY, Buffalo and University of Utah: The Natural History of Knowledge.
- Paul Thorn, University of Arizona and University of Konstanz: A Theory of Competing Reasons.
- Mary Tiles, University of Hawaii: Kant and Incompleteness: the Significance of the Move from General to Transcendental Logic.
- Brian van den Broek, McGill University: Brandom's inferentialism and the Account of Logical Validity.
- Susan Vineberg, Wayne State University: Remnants of the Indispensability Argument.
- Cory Wright, University of California, San Diego: On the Functionalization of Pluralist Approaches to the Nature of Truth.
- Sarah Wright, University of Arizona: Defending Anti-Humeanism about Motivation.
- Byeong-Uk Yi, University of Minnesota: Newcomb's Paradox and Priest's Principle of Rational Choice.
- Paul Weirich, University of Missouri: Intrinsic Utility.

#### 2002 St.Louis, MO < top >

##### Washington University, May 23 - 26, 2002

##### Host: Ronald P. Loui

- Rani Lill Anjum, University of Tromsoe and Simon Fraser University: A Solution to the Paradox of Indicative Conditionals.
- Otavio Bueno, Cal State Fresno: An Easy Road to Nominalism.
- Max Deutsch, University of Hong Kong: A Reductio of Millianism.
- Vladan Djordjevic, University of Alberta: Similarity, Cotenability.
- Graeme Forbes, Tulane University: Disjunctive Attitudes.
- R. E. Jennings, Simon Fraser University: Function and Pleiotropy.
- Kent Johnson, UC Irvine: How Systematic are Language and Thought.
- Takayuki Dan Kimura, Washington University, [Comments on Teaching the Riles of Exponents].
- Jeremy Koons, American University of Beirut: Reconciling Internalism and Externalism in Epistemology.
- Henry Kyburg, University of Rochester: Probabilistic Epistemology.
- Francois Lepage, Universite de Montreal: What is a Feasible Act.
- Bernard Linsky, University of Alberta: Classes of Classes and Classes of Functions in Principia Mathematica.
- Sherry May, Memorial University of Newfoundland: Teaching the Rules of Exponents: A Resource Based Approach.
- Michael Morreau, University of Maryland: What Vague Objects are Like.
- Tara Nicholson, Simon Fraser University: Cooperation and Defection in a Generalized Modal Setting.
- Donald Nute, University of Georgia: An Epistemology for Defeasible Reasoners.
- Timothy O'Connor, Indiana University: The Metaphysics of Emergence.
- Diana Raffman, Ohio State University: Borderline Cases and Classical Logic.
- Greg Ray, University of Florida: On the Matter of Essential Richness.
- Peter K. Schotch, Dalhousie University: Background to the Logic of Rules.
- Todd M. Stewart, University of Arizona: Ethical Disagreement: The Epistemological Problem.
- Jonathan Strand, Concordia University College of Alberta: On Behalf of a Non-Transitive Consequence Relation.
- Kelly Trogdon, University of Florida: A Defense of the Principle of Identity of Indiscernibles and the Principle of Sufficient Reason.
- Alasdair Urquhart, University of Toronto: The Complexity of Propositional Proofs with the Substitution Rule.
- Hong Yu Wong, Rutgers University: Epiphenomenal Emergents.

#### 2001 Montreal, Quebec < top >

##### University of Montreal, May 11 - 14, 2001

##### Host: François Lepage

- M. Allen, Pittsburgh & Simon Fraser: Preservationist Logics and Nonmonotonic Logics.
- Peter Alward, Lethbridge: A Neo-Hintikkan Solution to Kripke's Puzzle.
- Nuel Belnap, Pittsburgh: Double Time References: Speech Acts in an Indeterminist Setting.
- Jean-Yves Béziau, Stanford: Sentence, Proposition and Identity.
- Luc Bovens, Boulder) & S Hartmann, Pittsburgh: The Import of Auxiliary Theories of the Instrument: A Bayesian-Network Approach.
- Brian van den Broek, McGill: How to Save Frege from Dummett.
- Bryson Brown, Lethbridge) & Graham Priest, Melbourne: Chunk and Permeate.
- Otávio Bueno, Calif State, Fresno) & J.C. Beall, Connecticut: Truth, the Liar Paradox, and the Operator 'Solution'.
- Otávio Bueno, CSU, Fresno: The Truth about Truth.
- Mario Bunge, McGill: Possibility and Likelihood, Probability and Frequency, Plausibility and Partial Truth.
- Ben Caplan, UCLA: Empty Names and Gappy Propositions.
- Marc Colyvan, Tasmania: Mathematics and Aesthetic Considerations in Science.
- Charles B. Cross, Georgia: Nonmonotonic Inconsistency.
- Vanderveken Daniel, Québec à Trois-Rivières: The Basic Logic of Action.
- Charles B. Daniels: Ought We Prevent Preventable Evils.
- Steven Davis, Simon Fraser: Conversation, Epistemology and Norms.
- Stephen Fagan, Simon Fraser: Ray E. Jennings, Simon Fraser: The Deontology of Inference.
- Yvon Gauthier, Montréal: Modular Logic. A Unified Calculus for all Logics.
- Michael Glanzberg, MIT: The Theory of Truth and the Theory of Sets.
- Alexandre Guay, Montréal: To be or not to be a gauge field.
- R.D. Gumb, U Mass, Lowell: An Extended Joint Consistency Theorem for a Nonconstructive Logic of Partial Terms with Definite Descriptions.
- Allen Habib, Arizona: Troubles with deflationism: Self-Referential Sentences and the Truth Schema.
- Alan Hájek, CIT: Conditional Probability is the Guide to Life.
- Benoît Hardy-Vallée, UQAM: Representation and Dynamical Cognition.
- Stephan Hartmann, Pittsburgh) & L. Bovens, Boulder: Solving the Riddle of Coherence.
- James Hawthorne, Oklahoma: Degree of Belief and Degree of Support: Why Bayesians Need Both Notions.
- Christopher Hitchcock, CIT: Beauty and the Bets.
- Ólafur Páll Jónsson, MIT: Vagueness and the Problem of the Many.
- Daniel Laurier, Montréal: Pragmatics, Pittsburgh Style : Between Phenomenalism and Objectivism.
- Ernest Lepore, Rutgers) & Herman Cappelen: Radical and Moderate Pragmatics: Does Meaning Determine Truth Conditions.
- Kirk Ludwig, Florida) & Ernest Lepore, Rutgers: Ontology and the Theory of Meaning.
- Edwin D. Mares, Victoria, Wellington: A Paraconsistent Theory of Belief Revision.
- Jean-Pierre Marquis, Montréal: Categories, Sets and the Nature of Mathematical entities.
- Robert Maydole, Davidson: Metaphysical Misuses of Bayes's Theorem.
- Storrs McCall, McGill: A True but Unprovable Sentence.
- Matthew McKeon, Michigan State: Field vs. Kripke on Logical Truth in Modal Logic.
- Robert K. Meyer, Australian National),Viviana Bono, & Yoko Motohama, Torino: Truth Translations of Basic Relevant Logics.
- Martin Montminy, Ottawa: Meaning Scepticism and Norms.
- Charles Morgan, Victoria: Higher Order Probability Theory and Defeasible Reasoning.
- Tara Nicholson, Simon Fraser: Chromatic-Number Preserving Contractions of Hypergraphs.
- Donald Nute & Sam Donnely, Georgia: Thin, Compliant Heads.
- Sandra Lapointe, UQAM: Analycity, Universality and Quantification in Bolzano.
- Kent A. Peacock, Lethbridge: Are There Really Any Laws of Nature.
- Diana Raffman, Ohio State: A New 'Hard Problem' about Consciousness.
- Greg Ray, Florida: An Unresolved Tension in Tarski.
- Paul D. Raymont, Calgary: Kim on Closure, Exclusion, and Nonreductive Physicalism.
- Victor Rodych, Lethbridge: Gödel's 'Disproof' of the Syntactical Viewpoint.
- Peter Roeper, Australian National: Paradox and the Definition of Truth.
- Darko Sarenac, Stanford) & Ray E. Jennings, Simon Fraser: The Preservation of Truth.
- Darko Sarenac, Stanford: The Preservation of Relevance.
- Peter Schotch, Dalhousie) & Mary MacLeod, Colgate: Remarks on the Modal Logic of Henry Bradford Smith.
- Oliver Schulte, Alberta: How do the Harper and Levi Identities constrain Belief Change.
- Gila Sher, UC San Diego: The Formal-Structural View of Logical Consequence.
- Jonathan Strand, Concordia: If a Contradiction Were True.
- Arthur Sullivan, Queen's: Shareability and Objectivity.
- Mariam Thalos, SUNY Buffalo: Judgment and Distinction.
- Alasdair Urquhart, Toronto) & F.J. Pelletier, Alberta: Synonymous Logics.
- Susan Vineberg, Wayne State: Nominalism and Naturalism in the Philosophy of Mathematics.

#### 2000 Gainesville, Florida < top >

##### University of Florida, March 9 - 12, 2000

##### Host: Greg Ray

- Martin Allen, Pittsburgh: Logical Preservation and Models of Reasoning.
- Peter Apostoli, Toronto: Approximation spaces of type-free sets.
- Paul Bartha, British Columbia: Infinitesimals and Experimental Realism in Mathematics; or, Do We See through a Mathematical Microscope?
- Daniel Boisvert, Florida: Pragmatics and Semantics of Mixed Sentential Mood Sentences.
- Bryson Brown, Lethbridge: Consequences, Inference and Rationality.
- André Chapuis, Indiana: Rational Decisions and the Liar.
- Charles B. Cross, Georgia: The Paradox of the Knower Without Epistemic Closure.
- Anthony Dardis, Hofstra: Levels and Causation.
- Harry Deutsch, Illinois State: Fiction and Make Believe.
- Max Deutsch, Rutgers: Subjective Physical Facts.
- Curtis Franks, Rice: Incompleteness and Mathematical Truth.
- Steve Giambrone, Louisiana: A Full Logic of Inference Tickets and its Intensional Fragments.
- Anil Gupta, Indiana: The Concept of Rational Choice.
- Christopher Hitchcock, CIT: Intransitivity of Causation Revealed in Equations and Graphs.
- Henry Jackman, York: Indeterminacy and Assertion.
- Ray E.Jennings, Simon Fraser: Language, Truth and, Paraconsistent) Logic.
- Fred Johnson, Colorado State: Shefferizable Post Systems.
- Kathrin Koslicki, Florida: Constitution, Parthood and Dependence.
- Henry Kyburg, Rochester: Probability as a Guide to Life.
- J. Karel Lambert, Irvine: A Slogan, an Intuition, and a Revelation.
- Noa Latham, Rutgers: Can Local Reduction or Identity Save Mental Causation?
- Francois LePage, Montreal) & Charles Morgan, Victoria: Probabilistic Canonical Models for Partial Logics.
- Chuang Liu & Gerard Emch, Florida: On Microreduction and the Constitution of Matter.
- Christopher M. Lubbers, Florida: A Challenge to Contemporary Theories of Meaning from Russell's Gray's Elegy Argument.
- Kirk Ludwig, Florida: A conservative modal semantics with applications to de re necessities and arguments for coincident entities.
- Bob Maydole, Davidson College: A Temporal Contingency Proof of God.
- Vann McGee, MIT: Ramsey's Dialethism.
- Matthew McKeon, North Dakota: Truth Simpliciter and Logical Consequence.
- Paul McNamara, New Hampshire: Toward an Integrated Agential and Aretaic Framework.
- Chris Menzel, Texas A&M: Modal Particularism and the Ground of Modal Truth.
- T. Nicholson, Simon Fraser: Dualizing chromaticity: an application to Hadwiger's conjecture.
- J. Piers Rawling, U Missouri-St.Louis: Decision Theory and Semantic Structure.
- Darko Sarenac, Simon Fraser: Modal logics of n-ary relational frames: a new axiomatization.
- Peter K. Schotch, Dalhousie: Remarks on 'Copenhagen Semantics'.
- Charles Siewert, Miami: Blindsight, Consciousness Neglect, and Indexical Belief.
- Quentin Smith, Western Michigan: Tense Logic and Truth as Corresponence.
- Howard Sobel, Toronto: Money Pumps.
- Jonathan Strand, Concordia: Conditional Modality.
- Alasdair Urquhart, Toronto: Four Variables Suffice.
- Gabriel Uzquiano, Rochester) & Agustin Rayo, MIT: Toward a theory of second-order validity and logical consequence.
- Susan Vineberg, Wayne State: Bayesianism Versus Mayo: Searching for Objectivity in Theory Confirmation.
- Roger Wertheimer, Irvine: Sentence Meaning.
- D. Gene Witmer, Florida: From Supervenience to Law Entailment: An Argument for Reductionism.
- Byeong-Uk Yi, Glasgow: Burge on Truth and Paradox.

#### 1999 Lethbridge, Alberta < top >

##### University of Lethbridge, May 27 - 30, 1999

##### Host: Bryson Brown

- Peter J. Apostoli, Toronto: The Square of Opposition.
- Pransanta S. Bandyopadhyay & Gordon Brittan Jr.,, Montana State: Logical Consequence and Beyond.
- Charles B. Daniels, Victoria: Does Truth Exist?
- Scott DeVito, SUNY Buffalo: Underdetermining Anti-Realism.
- Dov Gabbay, King's College: [title data missing]
- Steve Giambrone, SW Louisiana: Ticket Entailment: A New, and Better) Approach.
- Lou Goble, Willamette: The Andersonian Reduction in Relevant Deontic Logic.
- Veronica Gventsadze, Chicago: Two Approaches to Mind and Will in Epicurean Atomism.
- Gary Hardegree, Massachusetts: Completeness and Supervaluations.
- Christopher Hitchcock, CIT: Contrastive Explanation and the Demons of Determinism.
- Ray E. Jennings & C. Batty, Simon Fraser: A Stoically Plausible Semantics for Connexivist Inference on Preservationist Principles.
- James King, Lethbridge: A Proof that P.
- Igal Kvart, Hebrew Univ: Causal Independence.
- Henry Kyburg, Rochester: Choosing Among Approaches to Probability.
- François Lepage, Montréal: A Problem for Jeffrey's Approach to Bayesianism.
- Kirk Ludwig, U Florida) & Ernest Lepore, Rutgers: Logical Form.
- Jean-Pierre Marquis & Professeur Agrégé, Montréal: Three Kinds of Universals in Mathematics.
- Storrs McCall, McGill: Can a Turing Machine Know that the Godel Sentence is True.
- Matthew McKeon, North Dakota: Models, Validity and Possible Worlds.
- Robert K. Meyer, Australian National U: The Key to the Universe.
- Charles Morgan, U Victoria: Paraconsistent Probability.
- Kent Peacock, U Lethbridge: Begging the Signaling Question: A Critical Examination of No-Signaling Proofs.
- F.J.Pelletier, U Alberta: A Brief History of Natural Deduction.
- John Peoples, U Florida: A New Theory of Counterfactual Conditionals.
- R.Dennis Potter, U Notre Dame: The Standard Argument Against Diagrams.
- Graham Priest, Queensland: [title data missing]
- Greg Ray & Kirk Ludwig, U Florida: Is There a Problem About Vagueness.
- Greg Restall, Macquarie) & J.C. Beall, Tasmania: Logical Pluralism.
- D. Sarenac, Simon Fraser: The Preservation of Meta-valuational Properties and the Meta-valuational Properties of Implication.
- Peter K. Schotch, Dalhousie: Social Choice and Individual Values.
- O. Schulte, Alberta: Minimum Theory Change and the Pareto Principle.
- Gila Sher, UC San Diego: Is Logic a Theory of the Obvious?
- Charles Silver, Smith: Making Existential Instantiation Valid.
- Jonathan Strand, Concordia U Alberta: Arguing for English Conditionals.
- Mariam Thalos, SUNY Buffalo: Paradox and Its Undoing.
- Richmond H. Thomason, Pittsburgh: The Logic of Defeasible Action.
- Paul Thorn, Arizona: Epistemic Applications for Paraconsistent Consequence Relations.
- Alasdair Urquhart, Toronto: The Complexity of Decision Procedures in Relevance Logic II.
- Bas C. van Fraassen, Princeton: [title data missing]
- André Vellino, Nortel Networks: Toward a Methodology of Rational System Design.
- Paul Viminitz, Lethbridge: Simultaneous Invasion in Artificial Prudence.
- Susan Vineberg, Wayne State: The Representational Use of Mathematics and Indispensability Arguments.
- Greg Wheeler, Rochester: The Partition Problem: A reply to Mayo.
- John Woods, Lethbridge: Resolving Conflict Over Logical Consequence.

#### 1998 Athens, Georgia < top >

##### University of Georgia, May 14-16, 1998

##### Host: Donald Nute

- P. Bandyopadhyay, Montana: Many Faces of Epistemology: From Logical Reliability to Bayesian Rationality.
- P. Bartha and C. Hitchcock, Rice: The Shooting-Room Paradox and Conditionalizing on 'Measurably Challenged' Sets.
- D. Boisvert, U Florida) and Chris Lubbers, U Florida: Frege's Commitment to an Infinite Heirarchy of Senses.
- B. Brown, Lethbridge: Yes, Virgina, there really are paraconsistent logics.
- H. Deutsch, Illinois State: Williamson's Margin for Error Principles.
- S. Giambrone, SW Louisiana: Inference Tickets and Relevance.
- L. Goble, Willamette: An Incomplete Relevant Modal Logic.
- G. M. Hardegree, Amherst: An Axiomatic Theory of Truth.
- P. Hayes, West Florida: The Irish Problem.
- R. Jennings, Simon Fraser: The Evolution of Connective Vocabulary in Natural Language.
- R. C. Koons, Austin: A Causal Theory of Logical and Mathematical Knowledge.
- K. Koslicki, New Orleans: The Semantics of Mass Predicates.
- H. E. Kyburg, Rochester: Induction and Consistency.
- E. Lepore, Rutgers) and Kirk Ludwig, U Florida: Compex Demonstratives.
- K. J. Lambert, UC Irvine: From Predication to Programming.
- F. Lepage, Montreal) and S. Lapierre, Montreal: Partial Logic and the Dynamics of Epistemic States.
- W. MacCaull, Francis Xavier: Grammar Logics and Deduction.
- S. May, Memorial U: Bridging the Gap: An Individualized Mathematics Intervention Program for Post-Secondary Bound Individuals.
- C. Morgan, Victoria: The Nature of Nonmonotonic Reasoning.
- R. Loui, Washington University: Some Philosophical Reflections on The Foundations of Computing.
- S. McCall, McGill: Individual Outcomes in Quantum Mechanics.
- J. Pelham, York: Carnap and Analyticity.
- P. Rawling, U Missouri - St. Louis: O. J. Simpson and the Presumption of Innocence: The Case of the Bayesian Juror.
- G. Ray, U Florida: Tarski's Lost Theory of Truth.
- E. Saidel: Teleosemantics from an Evolutionary Point of View.
- K. Segerberg, Uppsala: Belief dynamics and dynamic doxastic logic.
- S. Shapiro, Ohio State: Incompleteness, Mechanism, and Optimism.
- I. Berkeley, SW Louisiana: Connectionism Reconsidered: Minds, Machines, and Models.
- M. Thalos, SUNY - Buffalo: Physical Explanation.
- J. Vidal-Rosset, Bourgogne: Is God an Ultimate Class.
- S. Vineberg, Wayne State: Indispensibility and Scientific Reasoning.
- G-Q. Zhang, Georgia: Domain Theory, Logic Programming, and Nonmonotonic Reasoning.

#### 1997 Montreal, Quebec < top >

##### McGill University, May 16-18, 1997

##### Host: Storrs McCall

- P. Apostoli, Toronto) & A. Kanda: Regaining the lost paradise.
- P. Bandyopadhyay, Montana State) & J. Bennett, Rochester: Pragmatic bayesianism and underdetermination.
- P. Bartha, British Columbia: Moral preference, contrary-to-duty obligation and defeasible oughts.
- I. Berkeley, Southwest Louisiana: What the #$*%! is a subsymbol.
- P. Blanchette, Notre Dame: Models and modality.
- L. Bovens, Boulder: Sequential counterfactuals, cotenability and temporal becoming.
- B. Brown, Lethbridge: How to avoid getting the run-around from decision theory.
- P. Churchland, San Diego: Measuring conceptual similarity across sensory and neural diversity: The Fodor/Lepore challenge answered.
- C. B. Daniels, Victoria: A caution to the anti-realist.
- S. DeVito, Pittsburgh: Probabilistic causality without propensities.
- M. Dunn, Indiana: Is existence a, relevant) predicate.
- S. Giambrone, Southwestern Louisiana: On the equivalence of two substructural relevant logics.
- L. Goble, Willamete: Making deontic logic relevant.
- R. Gumb, U Massachusetts) Lambert, UC Irvine: Definitions in nonstrict positive free logic.
- C. Hitchcock, Rice: Exactness and pseudoexactness in historical linguistics.
- R. C. Koons, Austin: A mereological theory of causation.
- K. Ludwig, U Florida: The truth about moods.
- R. K. Meyer, Austr National) & M. Dezani-Ciancaglini, Torino: The semantics of entailment omega.
- C. Morgan, Victoria: Conditionals, comparative probability, and triviality.
- J. Pelham, York: Russell, Frege, and the nature of implication.
- G. Priest, Queensland: Sylvan's box: a short story and 10 morals.
- G. Ray, U Florida: Williamson's master argument on vagueness.
- P. Schotch, Dalhousie: A reconsideration of the model-theoretic approach to modal semantics.
- G. Sher, UC San Diego: On the possibility of a substantive theory of truth.
- H. Sobel, Toronto: Blackburn's problem: On its not insignificant residue.
- R. Sorensen, NYU: Reason demands belief in infinitely many inconsistencies.
- K. Tanaka, Queensland: To be something and something else: Dialetheic tense logic.
- P. Thom, Austr National: How to base apodeictic syllogistic on essentialist theory, and how not to).
- S. K. Thomason, Simon Fraser: Relational models for the modal syllogistic, continued).
- B. van Fraassen, Princeton: Conditionalization, new argument for.
- S. Vineberg, Wayne State: The notion of consistency for partial belief.

#### 1996 Johnston City, Tennessee < top >

##### East Tennessee State University, Oct 10-13, 1996

##### Host: Niall Shanks

- M. Lance, Georgetown: The Significance of Anaphoric Theories of Reference.
- F. Lepage, Montreal: A Many-Valued Probabilistic Conditional Logic.
- G. Ray, Florida: Fodor and the Insrutability Problem.
- A. Dardis, Hofstra: A 'No Causal Rivalry' Solution to the Problem of Mental Causation.
- S. May, K. Larson, and M. Rabinowitz, Memorial: The Role of Automaticity in Learning.
- D. Mayo, Virginia Polytechnic: Science, Error Statistics, and Learning from Error.
- F. Kronz, Austin: Nonseparability and Quantum Chaos.
- K. Ludwig and G. Ray, Florida: Semantics for Opaque Contexts.
- P. McNamara, New Hampshire: Andersonian DWE-ish Logics.
- A. Kyburg, Wisconsin: Vague Utterances and Context Change.
- D. Nute, Georgia: Defeasible Deontic Logic: Part II.
- S. Vineberg, Wayne State: The Logical Status of Conditionalization and its Role in Confirmation.
- C. Morgan, Victoria: Canonical Models and Probabilistic Semantics.
- P. Smets, Bruxelles: The Normative Representation of Quantified Beliefs by Belief Functions.
- P. Johnson, Auburn: Another Look at Group Selection.
- R. Gardner, East Tenn State: Conditional Probability and the Reconstruction of Genealogies.
- D. Bonevac, Austin: Against Conditional Obligation.
- J. Pelham, York: Conditionals, Probability and Triviality.
- C. Juhl, Austin: Teleosemantics, Kripkenstein and Paradox.
- P. Schotch, Dalhousie: Scepticism and Epistemic Logic.
- F. J. Pelletier, Alberta: Was Frege a Fregean.
- M. Morreau, Maryland) and S. Kraus, Bar-Ilan: Syntactical Treatements of Ideal Propositional Attitudes.
- P. Rawling, Missouri, St. Louis: Perspectives on a Pair of Envelopes.

#### 1995 Calgary, Alberta < top >

##### University of Calgary, May 25-28, 1995

##### Host: Brian Chellas

- S. Dimock and P. Schotch: The Moral Ought.
- M. Morreau: Allowed Arguments.
- S. Giambrone and A. Maida: Recovery from Referent Misidentification Without an Explicit Theory of Belief.
- R. Beard: Oughts and Prohibitions.
- S. Thomason: Relational Models for the Modal Syllogistic.
- B. Meyer: [horeshoe]E is admissible in 'true' relevent arithmetic.
- D. Nute: Defeasible Deontic Logic.
- R. Gumb: Free higher-Order Logics and Definition Theory.
- B. Ware: Individualizing with Collective Interpretations.
- M. Bunge: On Pseudoexactness in Social Science.
- P. Apostoli: Logic, Truth, and Number: the Elementary Genesis of Arithmetic.
- L. Bovens: 'P and I will believe that not-P'.
- L. Weitzman: Is Possibility of Massive Error Ruled out by Semantic Holism.
- C. Hitchcock: Causal Decision Theory and Decision-Theoretic Causation.
- G. Sher: Semantics and Logic.
- H. LeBlanc: Of A and B Being Logically Independent of Each Other, and of Their Having No Common Factual Content.
- A. Kyburg: Truth Value Intuitions for Vague Sentences.
- G. Ray: The Surface Logic of Conditional Necessity.
- N. Belnap: An Austere Theory of Strategies.
- D. Jacquette: Lloyd on Intrinsic Natural Representation.
- C. McCurdy: A Propensity Interpretation of Chance.
- G. Marti: Is a Semantics for Modal Contexts Really Possible.
- R. Thomason: Logicism: Exact Philosophy, Linguistics, and Artificial Intelligence.
- P. Blanchette: Frege, Hilbert and Ordinary Consistency.
- J. Horty: Agency and Obligation.
- R. Manor: Demarcating the Bald: a Solution to the Heap Paradox.
- B. Linsky: Russell's Logical Constructions.
- M. Brown: A Logic of Comparative Obligation.

#### 1994 Austin, Texas < top >

##### University of Texas, May 12-15, 1994

##### Host: Daniel Bonevac

- H-G. Kim, Georgia: Theory-Based Conceptualization in Perspectives.
- A. Schwartz, Austin: Default Reasoning.
- M. Morreau, Maryland: Nested Inference Tickets.
- D. Nute, Georgia: Possible Worlds Without Possibilia.
- J. H. Sobel, Toronto: On the Possibility of Omniscience.
- C. Liu, Florida: Of Arguments against Metaphysical Realism and Manifold Substantivalism.
- C. Hitchcock, Rice: Disjunctive Factors and Other Causal Conundrums.
- S. L. Zabell, Northwestern: The Continuum of Inductive Methods Revisited.
- D. Jacquette, Penn State: A Meinongian Theory of Definite Description.
- R. Jennings, Simon Fraser: The Representation of Meaning.
- C. Juhl, Austin: Paradoxical Specifications.
- M. Lance, Georgetown: Quantification, Substitution, and Conceptual Content.
- C. Cross, Georgia: A Characterization of Imaging in Terms of Conditionalization.
- B. Brown, Lethbridge: The Logic and Mathematics of Aggregation.
- G. Ray, Florida: Logical Consequence: A Defense of Tarski.
- C. Daniels, Victoria: Wittgenstein and the General Form of a Proposition.
- N. Asher, Austin) [title unknown]
- J. Hawthorne, Oklahoma: Mathematical Instrumentalism Meets the Conjunction Objection.
- B. Yi, UCLA: Sets and 'Any Number of Ordinary Things'.
- D. Bonevac, Austin: Another Philosophical Basis for Intuitionistic Logic.
- S. Dimock, York) and P. Schotch, Dalhousie: Elements of Goal Theory.
- P. McNamara, New Hampshire: Must I Do What I Ought.
- L. Goble, Williamette: The Good Samaritan Again.
- M. Belzer, Bowling Green) and B. Loewer, Rutgers: Deontic Detachment.
- R. Koons, Austin) and T. K. Seung, Austin: Defeasible Reasoning and Ethical Dilemmas.
- R. Hilpinen, Miami: The Analysis of Action and Deontic Logic.

#### 1993 Toronto, Ontario < top >

##### York University, May 13-15, 1993

##### Host: Susan Dimock

- B. Linsky and E. Zalta: In Defense of the Simplest Quantified Modal Logic.
- G. Ray: Ontology-Free Modal Semantics.
- J. Pelham: A Reconstruction of Russell's Substitution Theory.
- B. Brown and P. Apostoli: The Metamathematics pf Paraconsistency.
- C. Silver: Pascal for Deontic Logic.
- S. Kuhn: Pure and Impure Prisoner's Dilemmas.
- R. Koons and T.K. Seung: Paraconsistent, Defeasible Reasoning.
- G. H. Moore: The Evolution of Russell's Logical Symbolism.
- N. Griffin: Denoting Concepts in the
*Principles of Mathematics* - G. Landini: A Comparison of Church's Russellian Intensional Logic with Russell's 1906 Intensional Logic of Propositions.
- W. Goldfarb: Russell's Metaphysics and the Ramified Theory of Types.
- P. McNamara: Doing Well Enough: A Logical Framework for Common Sense Morality.
- C. Daniels: 'Good' Defined in Terms of 'Better'.
- M. Belzer and B. Loewer: Logics of Defeasible Normative Reasoning.
- H. Deutsch: Relative Identity Revisited.
- D. Jacquette: Many-Valued Deontic Predictions.
- D. Bonevac and N. Asher: Two Theories of
*Prima Facie*Obligation. - A. Vellino and W. Older: Computing Time Intervals Logically.
- R. Butrick: A Sound A-Propositional System of Higher Oreder Logic.
- E. Mares and C. Morgan: Conditionals, Probability and Non-triviality.
- M. Morreau: Intuitive Moral Reasoning.
- H. West: Act Utilitarianism and Randomization.
- P. Schotch: Advice on Deontic Logic.

#### 1992 Lafayette, LA < top >

##### Univ. Louisiana at Lafayette, May 1992

##### Host: Steve Giambrone

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#### 1991 Victoria, B.C. < top >

##### Univ. Victoria, 23-26 May 1991

##### Host: Charles Morgan

- J. Pelletier, University of Alberta, University of Rochester: Automated Modal Logic Theorem Proving in Thinker.
- S. Thomason, Simon Fraser University: Semantic Analysis of the Modal Syllogistic.
- D. Jacquette, Penn State University: The Valdsty Paradox in Modal S5.
- R. Butrick, Ohio University: The Implementation of Property Abstracts in PROLOG.
- M. Fitting, City Univ. of New York: Predicate Abstraction in Modal Logic.
- I. Gevt, University of Warwick: Theory Matrices for Modal Logic.
- E. Orlowska, Polish Acad. Sci.: Relational of Proof Systems for Relevant Logics.
- G. Beavers, Indiana University: Automated Theorem Proving for Lukasiewicz Logics.
- Z. Stachniak, New York University: Au Essay on Resolution Logics.
- A. Urquhart, Toronto University: Why are Some Tautologies Harder to Prove than Others .
- A. Vellino, Bell Northern Research: The Relative Complexity Analytic Tableaux and sl-Resolution for the Propositional Calculus.
- F. Johnson, Colorado St. Univ.: Counting Functions.

#### 1990 Tallahassee, Florida < top >

##### Florida State Univ., 30 May-2 June 1990

##### Host: Bob Beard

- T. Parsons, University of Calif., Irvine: A Theory of Applied Logic.
- D. Nute, University of Georgia: What Inference Rules Mean.
- S. May, Memorial U. of Newfoundland: The Algebra Factory.
- J. Pollock, University of Arizona: The Structure of Defeasible Reasoning.
- H. Leblanc, Temple University: Probability Functions, the Matter of their Recursiveness.
- B. Wolfson, Syracuse University: Applying a Constructional Definition Schema for the Social Sciences to Cooperative Game Theory.
- P. Rawling, University of Georgia: Truth Conditions and Oratio Obliqua.
- B. Chellas, University of Calgary: Time, Modality and Agency.
- S. Thomason, Simon Fraser University: Logic of Action and Ability.
- R. Jeffrey, Princeton University: Truth and Probability.
- H. Kyburg, University of Rochester: Objectivity and Probability.
- J. Pelletier, University of Alberta: Genericity.
- P. Oppenheimer, Thinking Machines Corp.: The Logic of the Ontological Argument [not presented, but distributed]
- D. Holdsworth: Approaches to the Categorical Foundations of Quantum Logic: Do Sets Precede Logic.
- G. Hellman, University of Minnesota: Never say 'Never'.
- S. McCall, McGill University: The Branched Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics.

#### 1989 Edmonton, Alberta < top >

##### Univ. Alberta, 17-19 Aug. 1989

##### Hosts: T. Pelletier & B. Linsky

- M. Dunn, Indiana University: Relevant Predication II: Intrinsic Properties and Internal Relations Formalized.
- H. Leblanc, Temple University: Identity and Indiscernibility in Probability Theory
- S. Savitt, UBC: Epistemological Time Asymmetry.
- H. Korte & R. Coleman, Univ. Regina: An Empirical, Purely Spatial Criterion for the Planes of F-Simultaneity.
- M. Rabinowitz, Memorial U. of Nfld.: Class Inclusion and Working Memory.
- H. Kyburg, University of Rochester) ``A Two-Level System of Epistemic Acceptance.
- D. Jacquette, Penn. State: Intentional Relations in Zalta's Intensional Logic.
- N. Asher, University of Texas: Some Problems in the Semantics of Sentential Nominals.
- R. Clark, University of Western Ontario: Names, Indexicals and Definite Descriptions.
- M. Schmidt, CSU, San Jose: On Some Neglected Paradoxes of Modern Logic.
- S. Giambrone, Southwestern Lousiana St. University: Orlowska's Relevant Implications, Relevant Logics and Analytic Implication.
- T. Parsons, Univ. Cal., Irvine: Definitions of Truth and Meaning in Fregean Semantics.
- S. Cumming, Simon Fraser University: A Non-Normal Semantics for Programs that Fail.
- P. Schotch, Dalhousie University: Choice, Perfect Information and Deontic Logic.
- A. Urquhart, Univ. Toronto: Translation Problems in Modal Logic.

#### 1988 Rochester, N.Y. < top >

##### Rochester University, 3-5 August, 1988

##### Host: Henry Kyburg

- D. Nute, Univ. Georgia: Defeasible Logic and the Frame Problem.
- B. Gillon, Univ. Toronto: Bare Plurals as Indefinite Noun Phrases.
- C. Cross, Reed College: Belief Revision, Non-Monotonic Reasoning, and the Ramsey Test.
- D. Perlis, Univ. Maryland: Thing and Thought.
- R. Thomason, Univ. Pittsburgh: Inheritance and Logic.
- M. Krifka, Univ. Tubingen: A Treatment of Aspectual Classes in Terms of Event Lattices.
- L. Schubert, Univ. Alberta: Solving the Original Frame Problem without Frame Axioms of Nonmontonicity.
- N. Belnap, Univ. Pittsburgh: Declaratives are not Enough.
- A. McCafferty, LSU: Speaker Plans, Linguistic Context, and Indirect Speech Acts.
- J. Pearl, UCLA: Jeffrey's Rule, Pathways of Experience, and Neo-Bayesianism.
- T. Seidenfeld, CMU: Two Perspectives on Consensus for, Bayesian) Inference and Decisions.
- R. Giles, Queen's University: A Utility-Valued Logic for Decision-Making.
- H. Leblanc, Temper University: Conditionals and Conditional Probabilities: Three Trivialization Theorems.
- R. Aleliunas, Simon Fraser Univ.: A New Normative Theory of Probabilistic Logic.
- R. Loui, Washington Univ.: Defeasible Reasoning about Utilities and Decision Trees.
- M. Dunn, Indiana Univ.: The Relevance of Relevance Logic in AI.
- H. Geffner, UCLA: A Framework for Reasoning with Defaults.
- J. Pelletier, Univ. Alberta: Post's Functional Completeness Theorem.

#### 1987 St. John's, Newfoundland < top >

##### Memorial U. of Newfoundland, 27-29 August, 1987

##### Host: Sherry May

- C. Morgan, Victoria University: The Probabilistic Foundations of Logic.
- S. Thomason, Simon Fraser University: Dagstack Prolog.
- R. Giles, Queen's University: Generalized Probability and Utility.
- J. Pollock, University of Arizona: Interest-Driven Reasoning.
- W. Harper, University of Western Ontario: Direct Inference and Conditionalization.
- S. Zabell, Northwestern University: Confidence vs. Probability.
- D. Mayo, University of Virginia: Did Pearson Reject the Neyman-Pearson Philosophy of Statistics.
- R. B. Angell, Wayne State University: Conditional Probability and Nicod's Conditional.
- H. Leblanc, Temple University: On Relativizing Kolmogorov's Absolute Probability Functions.
- J. H. Sobel, University of Toronto: A Problem for Utility Theory.
- R. Jeffrey, Princeton University: Reading de Finetti's Probabilismo.
- J. Pelletier, University of Alberta: Varieties of Vagueness: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly.
- C. Genest, University of Laval: Conditionalization and Likelihood Dominance in Group Belief Formation.
- H. Kyburg, University of Rochester: Getting Fancy with Uncertainty.

#### 1986 Honolulu, Hawaii < top >

##### Univ. Hawaii & Manoa, 20-22 February, 1986

##### Hosts: Copi, Rudebusch & Hawthorne

- D. Nute, University of Georgia: A Non-Monotonic Logic Based on Conditional Logic.
- R. Jennings, Simon Fraser University: An Eddy in the Theory of Conditionals.
- G. Hellman, Indiana University: Toward a Modal Interpretation of Mathematics.
- J. Hawthorn, University of Hawaii: Truth and the Liar.
- R. Arthur, Middlebury College: Combinatorial Topology and Leibniz's Theory of Space.
- H. Korte & R. Coleman, University of Regina: The Universality of Free Fall.
- R. Manor, San Jose St. University: Durations: Temporal Intervals with Gaps and Undetermined Edges.
- N. Cartwright, Stanford University: Putting Causes to the Test of Nature.
- G. Rudebusch, University of Hawaii: Identity, Ostension, and the Possible.
- R. Beard, Florida St. University: Modality, Quantification and Extensionality.
- E. LePore, Rutgers University: Absolute Truth Theories for Modal Languages as Theories of Interpretation.
- J. Carroll, University of Arizona: Terminating the Iterated Prisoner's Dilemma.
- R. Tuomela, Helsinki University: Other-Regarding Intentions and Social Motivation.
- H. Kyburg, University of Rochester: Powers.

#### 1985 Toronto, Ontario < top >

##### U. of Toronto, 16-18 May, 1985

##### Hosts: Alasdair Urquhart & Calvin Normore

- J. Pelletier, University of Alberta: Automatic Theorem Proving.
- S. Thomason, Simon Fraser University: A Free Construction of Time from Events.
- R. Jennings, Simon Fraser University: Aspects of the Analysis of Entailment.
- D. Nute, University of Georgia: Artificial Intelligence and Conditional Logic.
- H. Leblanc, Temple U.) and P. Roeper, Australia National University: Absolute Probability Functions.
- S. Cook, University of Toronto: The Theory of Large Scale Computation.
- C. Parsons, Columbia University: The Structuralist View of Mathematical Objects.
- K. Okruhlik, University of Western Ontario: A Locus of Value in Science.
- B. Gillon, University of Alberta: The Semantics of Plural Noun Phrases in English.
- S. May, Memorial U. of Newfoundland: A Catastrophe Model of Negotiation.
- B. Linsky, University of Alberta: Factives, Blind Spots, and Some Paradoxes.
- M. Bergmann, Smith College: Categorial Grammars and Natural Language Parsing.

#### 1984 Athens, Georgia < top >

##### U. Georgia, May 3-5, 1984

##### Host: Don Nute

- D. Jacquette, Franklin & Marshall College: Intentionality & Intentional Connections.
- R. Wachbroit, University of Penn: Realism & Its Epistemological Problem.
- J. McGrath, Inc. U., South Bend: Deontic Tense Logic & Chisholm's Paradox.
- R. M. Martin, Dalhousie University: How Scientific Laws can be about Individuals.
- B. Linsky, University of Alberta: General Terms as Rigid Designators.
- H. Leblanc, Temple University: Some of the Things I Don't Know about Probabilistic Semantics.
- M. Dunn, Indiana University: Relevant Predication.
- S. Thomason, Simon Fraser University: A Free Construction of Time From Events.
- J. Post, Vanderbilt University: On the Determinacy of Truth & Translation.
- W. Lycan, University of North Carolina: The Paradox of Naming.
- J. Fetzer, University of South Florida: Probabilistic Metaphysics.
- B. Chellas, University of Calgary: Magical Moments in Modal Logic.
- J. Pelletier, University of Alberta: Six Problems in: Translational Equivalence.
- B. Mundy, University of Oklahoma: Relational Theory of Euclidean Space & Classical Forces.
- R. Jennings, Simon Fraser University: A Report on Leibniz Ian Semantics.
- G. Ross, Franklin & Marshall College: Counterfactuals in the Infinite Case.
- K. Johnson Wu, University of Alabama: Three Uses of 'It'.

#### 1983 Vancouver, B.C. < top >

##### Simon Fraser U., 21-23 April, 1983

##### Host: Ray Jennings

##### Proceedings: Topoi 3:1, 1984

- P. Williams, University of Sussex: Changing Expectations from a Bayesian Viewpoint.
- K. Segerberg, University of Auckland: Actions and Their Logic.
- A. Fine, Northwestern University: What is Einstein's Statistical Interpretation, Or, Is It Einstein For Whom Bell's Theorem Tolls.
- M. Katz, University of Haifa: An Exact Philosophy of Inexactness.
- R. Manor, San Jose St. University: Formalizing Dialogue.
- M. Bunge, McGill University: Toposes in Logic and Logic in Toposes.
- P. Schotch, Dalhousie University: Truth, Relevance and Conditionality.
- H. Leblanc, Temple University: A New Semantics for First-Order Logic, Multivalent and Mostly Intensional.
- R. Goldblatt, Victoria U. of Wellington: An Abstract Setting for Henkin Proofs.
- W. Blok, University of Illinois at Chicago: The Algebraization of Logic.

#### 1982 Tempe, Arizona < top >

##### Arizona State U., February 1982

##### Hosts: R. Creath & T. Stone

- B. Mundy, Stanford: Derivation of the Lorentz Transformations from the Constancy of the Speed of Light.
- N. Cartwright, Stanford: Four Phenomenological Laws.
- A. Stairs, Minnesota: Quantum Logic and Interpretation.
- P. Schotch, Dalhousie) & R. Jennings, Simon Fraser: Speak of the Level.
- H. Herzberger, Toronto: Notes on Naive Semantics.
- K. Lehrer, Arizona) & C. Wagner, Tennessee: Evaluation of Higher-Order Probabilities.
- H. Leblanc, Temple: Tree-Making: Its Scope and Limits.
- M. Salmon, Pittsburgh: Functions, Latent Functions, and Style.
- D. Baird, Arizona: How to Commit. the Gambler's Fallacy and Get Away With It.
- M. Wilson, California & San Diego: What is This Thing Called 'Pain'.
- D. Holdsworth, Toronto: Quantum Topoi of Quantum Sets.
- C. McIntosh, Utah: Putnam on Realism.

#### 1981 Halifax, Nova Scotia < top >

##### Dalhousie U., 25-27 May 1981

##### Host: Peter Schotch

- R. Campbell & T. Vinci, Dalhousie: Why are Novel Predictions Important.
- C. Daniels, University of Victoria) [title unknown]
- G. Hardegree, University of Mass.: Note on the Logic of Natural Kinds.
- R. Jennings, SFU: The Subjunctive in Conditionals and Elsewhere.
- J. van Benthem, Groningen: The Logic of Time.
- S. Thomason, SFU: Euclidean Infinitesimals.
- R. Arthur, University of Western Ontario: Exacting a Philosophy of Becoming from Modern Physics.
- R. McArthur, Colby College: Defeasible Obligation.
- S. Kuhn, Georgetown University: Logic, Theory and Modality.
- A. Urquhart, University of Toronto: Intensional Logics via Denominalization.
- B. van Fraassen, University of Toronto/USC: Probability in Semantics.
- H. Leblanc, Temple University: Popper's 1955 Axiomatisation of Absolute Probability: A New Approach to Logical Truth.
- R. Hilpinen, University of Turku: On the Logic of Permission.
- R. Coleman & H. Korte, University of Regina: A Realist Field Ontology of the Causal-Inertia] Structure.
- V. Huber-Dyson, University of Calgary: To Formalize or not to Formalize.
- K. Fine, University of Michigan: Events, Acts and Things.

#### 1980 Los Angeles, Calif. < top >

##### Univ. Southern California, 13-15 June 1980

##### Hosts: S. Schiffer & P. Dao

##### Proceedings: Philosophical Studies 40:1, 1981

- P. S. Churchland, University of Manitoba: On the Alleged Backwards Referral of Experiences and the Mind-Body Problem.
- M. Hanen, University of Calgary: Probability and Evidence.
- L. Wessels, Indiana University: Einstein-Podolski-Rosen and Modalities.
- Z. Domotor, Pennsylvania: Higher Order Probabilities and Conditionals.
- A. ter Meulen, University of Washington: Formal Semantics for Mass Terms.
- [author and affiliation unknown]: On the Decidability of Mathematics and Physics.
- J. Pollock, University of Arizona: Statements and Propositions.
- C. Chihara, University of Calif., Berkeley: Quine and the Confirmational Paradoxes.
- S. Haack, University of Warwick: Dummett's Justification of Deduction.
- D. Harrah, University of Calif., Riverside: On Reducing Questions to Commands.
- P. Schotch, Dalhousie) & R. Jennings, SFU: Epistemic Logic, Skepticism, and non-Normal Modal Logic.
- W. Harper, University of Western Ontario) & R. Giles, McGill University: An Infinitesimal Probability Representation of Popper Function Belief Models.
- H. Field, USC: Science Without Numbers.
- D. Grover, Chicago Circle: Truth.
- T. Burge, UCLA: Epistemic Paradox.

#### 1979 Montreal, Quebec < top >

##### McGill Univ., 4-5 June 1979

##### Host: Mario Bunge

- D. Braybrooke, Dalhousie: Formal Aspects of Reconciling Attention to Needs with Attention to Preferences.
- E. Bulygin, La Plata: Permissions and Permissive Norms.
- M. Bunge, McGill: A Formalization of the Concept of Mind.
- N. Cartwright, Stanford: How Classical are Decay Rates.
- L. Chiaraviglio & A. Badre, Georgia Tech: Action and Behaviour.
- L. J. Cohen, Oxford: Assessing the Reliability of Medical Diagnoses.
- Z. Domotor, Pennsylvania: Relationships between Macro-Theories and Micro-Theories.
- W. Hatcher, Laval: Platonism and Pragmatism.
- L. Kruger & W. Gaertner, Bielefeld: Self-Consistent Liberatarianism.
- J. Lambek, McGill: Intuitionist Type Theory in Foundations.
- K. Szaniawski, Warsaw: Science as an Information-Seeking Process.
- R. Torretti, Puerto Rico: Mathematics and Ontology.
- B. van Fraassen, Toronto & USC: Belief and Context.
- P. Weingartner, Salzburg: On the Distinction between Logic and Mathematics.

#### 1978 Pittsburgh, Penn. < top >

##### Univ. Pittsburgh, 4-6 June, 1978

##### Host: Nuel Belnap

##### Proceedings: Philosophia 9:2, 1980

- E. Bencivenga, University of California, Irvine: Truth, Correspondence, and Non-Denoting Singular Terms.
- P. Schotch, Dalhousie U.) & R. Jennings, Simon Fraser University: Modal Logic and The Theory of Modal Aggregation.
- A. Chernavska, UBC: Impossibility of Bivalent, Truth-Functional Semantics for Non-Boolean Propositional Structures of Quantum Mechanics.
- A. Gupta, McGill University: Sortal Quantification, Modality and Truth.
- R. Thomason, University of Pittsburgh: Multiple Quantification, Questions, and Bach-Peters Sentences.
- R. Hausser, University of Texas: Surface Compositionality and the Semantics of Mood.
- J. McCawley, University of Chicago: An Analysis of Definite Descriptions to End All Analyses of Definite Descriptions.
- B. Chellas, University of Calgary: Another Proof of the Decidability of Some Normal Modal Logics Containing the S5 Axiom.
- H. Kamp, University of London: The Paradox of the Heap.
- H. Leblanc, Temple University: On Carnap and Popper Probability Functions.
- R. Wolf, Southern Illinois University: Studies in Paraconsistent Logic I.
- W. Harper, University of Western Ontario: Minimal Revision of Bodies of Knowledge.

#### 1977 Victoria, B.C. < top >

##### Univ. Victoria, 25-27 May, 1977

##### Host: Charles Morgan

- J. Heintz, University of Calgary: Reflections on Second-Order Logic: What is it? Who needs it.
- M. Dunn, Indiana University: Inconsistent Models, Ambiguous Information, and Relevant Logic.
- S. Thomason, SFU: Possible Worlds and Many Truth Values.
- K. Fine, University of Calif., Irvine: Modal Theories.
- D. Grover, Chicago Circle: The Liar Sentence, Ungrounded Proforms, and Other Inheritors.
- G. Miller, [affiliation unknown]: On General Relativity, Topology and Quantum Description.
- H. Leblanc, Temple University: Open Problems in Quantification Theory.
- J. Pelletier & C. Lupart, University of Alberta: Some Remarks on the Formal Properties of Rule Orderings in Linguistics.
- I. Hacking, Stanford) & Levy, UBC: Why Orthomodular Quantum Logic is Logic.
- R. Gumb, Temple: An Explication of the Notion of a Consistent Evolving Theory.
- J. McGrath, [affiliation unknown]: A Formal Statement of the Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen Argument.
- J. Bub, University of Western Ontario: How to Kill Schrodinger's Cat.

#### 1976 Detroit, Michigan < top >

##### Wayne State U., 20-22 May, 1976

##### Host: Brad Angell

##### Proceedings: Philosophia 7:2, 1978

- K. Arrow, Harvard University: Equality and Justice in a Democratic Society: I.
- J. Narveson, University of Waterloo: Rawls on Equal Distribution of Wealth.
- J. Sterba, University of Notre Dame: A Defense of Rawls against Arrow and Nozick.
- K. Arrow, Harvard University: Equality and Justice in a Democratic Society: II.
- D. Gauthier, University of Toronto: Social Choice and Distributive Justice.
- A. Gibbard, University of Pittsburgh: Preference Strength and Two Kinds of Ordinalism.
- H. Leblanc, Temple University: Truth Value Assignments and their Cardinality.
- M. Pastin, Indiana University: Perceptual Relativity.
- W. Harper, University of Western Ontario: Conditional Probability and Conceptual Change.
- D. Nute, University of Georgia: Simplification and Substitution of Counterfactual Antecedents.
- R. Wolf, Southern Illinois University: Are Relevance Logics Deviant.

#### 1975 *No meeting.*

- SEP funds were used to support the IEEE meeting on many-valued logic.

#### 1974 Edmonton, Alberta < top >

##### Univ. Alberta, 9-11 May, 1974

##### Hosts: R. Shiner & C. Morgan

- K. Lambert, University of California, Irvine: On the Extensions of Singular Terms.
- M. Hanen, University of Calgary: Confirmation and Explanation.
- C. Hooker, University of Western Ontario: Systematic Ontology and the Mathematical Structure of Physical Theory.
- H. Leblanc, Temple University: Queries on Truth Conditions.
- N. Belnap, University of Pittsburgh: Functions that Really Depend on their Arguments.
- D. Kaplan, UCLA: On Old Foundations for Intensional Logic.
- H-N. Castaneda, Indiana University: Individuation and Non-Identity.
- C. Morgan, University of Alberta: Some Recent Results in Automated Hypothesis Generation.
- D. Grover, University of Illinois, Chicago Circle: A Prosentential Theory of Truth.
- J. Woods, University of Victoria: Aquarian Implication: The Relevance of a Relevance Logic.

#### 1972 Toronto, Ontario < top >

##### U. Toronto, 16-18 March, 1972

##### Host: Bas van Fraassen

- M. Bunge, McGill University: The Concept of a Thing.
- D. Miller, John Abbott College: On Agency, Choosing, and Trying.
- S. McCall, University of Pittsburgh: The Strong Future Tense.
- G. Reyes, University of Montreal: Logica More Geometrico Demonstrata.
- Y. Gauthier, University of Toronto: Logica Geometrica sive Geometria Logica.
- R. Giere, Indiana University: Statistical Inference and the Theory of Knowledge.
- H. Tennessen, University of Alberta: Scientists in Vain Want of World Views.
- R. Thomason, University of Pittsburgh: Montague Grammar.
- H. Beatty, McGill University: Opacity in Adverbs.
- R. Meyer, University of Toronto: New Axiomatics for Relevant Logics.
- C. Hooker, University Western Ontario: Global Theories.
- B. van Fraassen, University of Toronto: Global Purport.
- N. Cartwright, University of Maryland: Covariance Without Joint Distributions in Quantum Mechanics.
- E. Levy, University of British Columbia: Quantum Logic Without Quantum Mechanics - Well, Almost.

#### 1971 Montreal, Quebec < top >

*Founding Meeting*

##### McGill Univ., 4-5 November, 1971

##### Host: Mario Bunge

##### Proceedings: J Philosophical Logic 1:3-4, 1972

- H. Leblanc, Temple Uuniversity: Matters of Relevance.
- B. Chellas, University of Pennsylvania: Notions of Relevance: Comments on Leblanc's Paper.
- L. Svenonius, University of Maryland: Translation and Reduction.
- M. Bunge, McGill U.: A Program for the Semantics of Science.
- N. Belnap, University of Pittsburgh: S-P Interrogatives.
- W. Hatcher, University of Laval: Foundations as a Branch of Mathematics.
- C. Castonguay, University of Ottawa: Naturalism in Mathematics: Comments on Hatcher's Paper.
- R. Tuomela, Helsinki University: Deductive Explanation of Scientific Laws.
- P. Kirschenmann, Wayne State University: Concepts of Randomness.
- B. van Fraassen, University Toronto: The Logic of Conditional Obligation.
- H. Beatty, McGill University: On Evaluating Deontic Logics: Comments on van Fraassen's Paper.
- C. Alchourron, Buenos Aires University: The Intuitive Background of Normative Legal Discourse and Its Formalization.
- H-N. Castaneda, Indiana University: Plato's Phaedo Theory of Relations.

#### PEOPLE PRESENT AT FOUNDATION OF SEP (NOV. 4, 1971)

*And their 1971 affiliations; philosophy departments except where noted.*

- Carlos Alchourron, Guido 1953, Buenos Aires
- Roger B. Angel , Sir George Williams U., Montreal, P. Q.
- Harry Beatty, McGill U., Montreal, P.Q.
- Nuel D. Belnap, U. Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.
- Mario Bunge , McGill U., Montreal P.Q.
- Hector-Neri Castaneda , Indiana U., Bloomington, Ind.
- Charles Castonguay , U. Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
- Brian F. Chellas , U. Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa.
- E. G. K. Lopez Escobar , Dep. Math., U. Maryland, College Park, Md.
- Bas van Fraassen, U. Toronto, Toronto, Ont.
- Ronald N. Giere, Indiana U., Bloomington, Ind.
- Dorothy Grover, U. Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisc.
- William S. Hatcher, Dept. Math., Laval U., Quebec, P.Q.
- Arnold Johanson, U. Toledo, Toledo, Ohio
- Peter Kirschenmann, Vreje Univ., Amsterdam
- Jim Lambek, Math Dept., McGill Univ., Montreal
- Hugues Leblanc, Temple U., Philadelphia
- Dilip B. Madan, Economics Dept., U. Maryland, College Park, Md.
- James Claggett Owings , Math. Dept., U. Maryland, College Park, Md.
- Hector C. Sabelli, Chicago Medical School, Chicago, Ill.
- Tom Settle, U. Guelph, Ont.
- Lars Svenonius, U. Maryland, College Park, Md.
- M. E. Szabo, Dept. Math., Sir George Williams U., Montreal, P.Q.
- Raimo Tuomela, Univ. Helsinki, Helsinki

** Data on meetings prior to 1992 drawn from F. J. Pelletier,
"The Society for Exact Philosophy", Ruch Filozoficzny 48 (1991): 107-118.*