Truth Be Told 2011

Truth Be Told 2011: Conference Programme

Conference Programme

The conference programme consists of eleven invited lectures and five contributed talks. Invited talks will be followed by short commentaries. In addition, Prof. Hartry Field will deliver the E.W. Beth Lecture on the evening of Wednesday the 23rd March 2011.


12.00-13.00 Registration
13.00-13.10 Opening
Afternoon Session Chair: Michiel van Lambalgen
13.10-14.25 Invited talk: Hannes Leitgeb
A Theory of Truth for Propositions
Commentator: Markus Pantsar
14.30-15.45 Invited talk: Albert Visser
Full Satisfaction Classes for Sequential Models
Commentator: Volker Halbach
15.45-16.00 Break
16.00-17.15 Invited talk: Volker Halbach
The Elusiveness of Disquotationalism
Commentator: Riccardo Bruni
17.20-18.00 Contributed talk: Cezary Cieslinski
T-Equivalences for Positive Sentences
Evening Session Chair: Theo Kuipers
20.00-21.30 E.W. Beth lecture: Hartry Field
Property Theory and the Foundations of Mathematics


Morning Session Chair: Frank Veltman
9.30-10.45 Invited talk: Jaakko Hintikka
Who is afraid of Alfred Tarski?
Commentator: Sean Walsh
10.45-11.00 Break
11.00-12.15 Invited talk: Michael Sheard
Truth and Trustworthiness
Commentator: Theodora Achourioti
12.20-13.00 Contributed talk: Pablo Cobreros, Paul Egré, Dave Ripley, Robert van Rooij
Tolerant and Strict Truth
13.00-14.15 Lunch
Afternoon Session Chair: Stephen Read
14.15-15.30 Invited talk: Hartry Field
Naive Truth Theories
Commentator: Jönne Speck
15.35-16.15 Contributed talk: Jose Martinez Fernandez
Remarks on the Gupta-Belnap Fixed-Point Property for k-valued Clones
16.15-16.30 Break
16.30-18.00 Invited talk: Leon Horsten
Understanding the Revision Theory of Truth
Commentators: Kentaro Fujimoto & Henri Galinon


Morning Session Chair: Thomas Müller
9.30-10.45 Invited talk: Wolfram Hinzen
Deflationism, Truth, and Grammar
Commentator: Monika Gruber
10.45-11.00 Break
11.00-12.15 Invited talk: John Collins
Playing Old Harry with Truth (and Meaning)
Commentator: Ulrich Reichard
12.20-13.00 Contributed talk: Stefan Wintein
From Closure Games to Generalized Strong Kleene Theories of Truth
13.00-14.15 Lunch
Afternoon Session Chair: Martin Stokhof
14.15-15.30 Invited talk: Pascal Engel
Alethic Pluralism and the Norm of Truth
Commentator: Timothy Chan
15.35-16.15 Contributed talk: Douglas Edwards
Deflationism, Inflationism, Substantiveness, Sparseness
16.15-16.30 Break
16.30-18.00 Invited talk: Paul Horwich
An Undermining Diagnosis of Relativism about Truth
Commentators: David Liggins & Giulia Terzian