λ x. x (Kristina Liefke)
Above: presenting single-type se- mantics at the 13th International Symposium of Cognition, Logic, & Communication (Riga, Dec. 2018)
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Starting January 2021, I will be a Junior Professor for Philosophy of Information and Communication at Ruhr University Bochum.
My research lies in the intersection of philosophy of language, formal semantics/pragmatics, and logic.
In particular, I am working on a formal, empirically motivated account of how lexical meaning, communi-cative context, and agents' information interact in the determination of attitude content. This account addresses core issues at the philosophical interface of information and communication, e.g. intensionality, compositionality, and aboutness.
I have previously worked on the type-theoretic found-ations of formal semantics. I have recently developed an interest in computable interpretation and in the semantics of imagination and depiction reports.
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10/12/2020: I will be giving two talks at LENLS 17: Modelling Selectional Super-Flexibility (solo talk) & Parasitic Imagination and the Inside/Outside-Distinction (jww Markus Werning)
08/31/2020: I have written a com-ment on F. Moltmann's new paper "Truthmaker semantics for natural language" (paper & comment t.a. in Theoretical Linguistics 46.3-4)
02/20/2020: My paper Reasoning with an (Experiential) Attitude has been accepted in a volume of the series New Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence
09/07/2019: Ede Zimmermann and I will be teaching a course on Propositionalism at ESSLLI 2021!