Originalism Center Lecturer: Professor Scott Soames

Originalism Center Lecturer: Professor Scott Soames

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  • Monday, October 8, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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Warren Hall, Faculty Reading Room

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110

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Scott Soames
University of Southern California
Distinguished Professor of Philosophy

Scott Soames specializes in the philosophy of language and the history of analytic philosophy. He has published extensively on truth, reference, meaning, the relationship between semantics and pragmatics, and the nature of syntactic and semantic theories of natural languages. Specific topics of his scholarly interest include names, natural kind terms, descriptions, pronominal anaphora, propositions and propositional attitudes, vagueness, presupposition, partially defined predicates, the so-called rule following paradox, and the indeterminacy of translation.

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