What If: The Semantics, Pragmatics, & Psychology of Counterfactuals
One-Day Workshop: May 20, 2017
Sponsored by the Jackman Humanities Institute's Working Group Fund, University of Toronto
Patricia Ganea (Psychology, Toronto/OISE)
Karen Lewis (Philosophy, Barnard/Columbia)
Kyle Rawlins (Cognitive Science, Johns Hopkins)
If you are planning to attend, please email to register by May 10. There is no registration fee.
Jackman Humanities Building (Room 100)
10:00am // COFFEE
12:00 – 2:00pm // LUNCH
2:00 – 3:30pm // Patricia Ganea, "What if reality matters? Children’s representation of reality affects their ability to reason counterfactually" (joint work with Angela Nyhout). Commentator: Brian Leahy (Linguistics, Konstanz).
4:00 – 5:30pm // Karen Lewis, "Counterfactual Contextualism and Embedded Counterfactuals". Commentator: Michela Ippolito.
7:00pm // DINNER (TBA)