Month: September 2015

ECOM Workshop on Expressive Language

The Expression, Communication, and the Origins of Meaning Research Group is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a workshop this November on “Expressive Language: Semantics, Pragmatics, and Origins”.
The workshop will explore theoretical analyses — offered from a variety of perspectives (such as metaethics, philosophy of language, psycho- and socio- linguistics, and cognitive psychology — of various systematic ways in which language is used to express emotions and other attitudes — through, e.g. slurs, pejoratives, laudatives, exclamatives, and evaluative terms.