The nature of the normative - ontology, semantics, logic

organized by the

Institute of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Sciences

October 16-17 2017, Villa Lanna, Prague, Czech Republic



The discussion at the workshop will centre around the following topics:

- the nature of norms/rules
- the normativity of meaning/content – interpretations, controversies
- the inferentialist framework and its limitations
- the role of normativity in human phylo/ontogenesis

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS (in alphabetical order):

Pavel Arazim (Prague)
Ondřej Beran (Pardubice)
Bartosz Brożek (Kracow)
Hans-Johann Glock (Zürich)
Paweł Grabarczyk (Lodz)
Paul Horwich (New York)
Vojtěch Kolman (Prague)
Ladislav Koreň (Hradec Králové)
Jaroslav Peregrin (Prague)
Krzysztof Poslajko (Krakow)
Paul Roth (Santa Cruz)
Severin Schröder (Reading)
Preston Stovall (Hradec Králové)
Vladimír Svoboda (Prague)


A limited number of contributed papers on the workshop’s topic will be accepted for presentation. If you are interested to participate at the workshop please send an abstract (500-1000 words) by September 10, 2017 to the address: svobodav [@]
Decisions will be communicated by September 15, 2017.

Part of the workshop should be round table discussing a possible establishing of an international network stimulating a research on the normativity of meaning.



There is no fee for the workshop. Participants presenting a contribution will be accommodated at Villa Lanna. The accommodation for up to four days will be covered by the organizer.


institutional organizer:
Institute of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Sciences, Jilská 1, 110 00 Prague

Vladimír Svoboda      svobodav [@]
Hanjo Glock
Jaroslav Peregrin

workshop secretary:
Olga Bažantová        bazantova [@]

       The workshop is supported by Czech Science Foundation 

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