The second CCC conference will revolve around issues of representing contexts and context-dependence, the theory of concepts and the theory of abstract objects. We invite papers related to these topics, falling in the areas of philosophy of language, metaphysics and ontology, philosophy of action, philosophy of mind, epistemology, natural language semantics and pragmatics, cognitive science, theoretical linguistics, semiotics (as understood in the Morris-Carnap tradition), formal philosophy and philosophical logic.
The purpose of the conference is, first, to enhance dialogue between philosophers working in different areas of philosophy, logicians, linguists and cognitive scientists, and, second, to discuss as many aspects of the phenomenon of context dependence, the theory of abstract objects and the theory of concepts as possible. The topics may include, but are not limited to, the issue of formal representations of context and conversational dynamics, topics in logic and semantics of indexicals and demonstratives, the theory of abstract objects, the theory of abstract concepts, the theory of conceptual spaces, the analysis of the concept of background knowledge, the problem of the roles of context in pragmatic inferences, the motivations for classical and non-classical approaches to mental and linguistic contents, the impact of contexts on propositional attitude attributions.
We are especially interested in foundational philosophical questions and issues.
The second CCC conference will take place at the Institute of Philosophy, University of Warsaw June 16-19, 2018. On the 20th of June 2018 a special post-conference workshop devoted to the theory of abstract objects and the philosophy of Edward Zalta will be held.
We invite submissions for 45 minute talks and/or for the poster session. A one-page abstract of maximum 500 words should be sent by email (to: firstname.lastname@example.org) by the 1st of February 2018. The abstract, in the pdf format, should be prepared for a blind peer review.
The authors are also kindly asked to fill out and attach the FOLLOWING FORM: RTF FORMAT, ODT FORMAT, TEX FORMAT. The authors are kindly asked to indicate (in the form) if they are applying for the regular session only, poster session only or for either.
After the conference, the authors of the accepted papers will be invited to submit extended versions of the conference papers to a special monograph or journal issue (details to be announced in the upcoming months).