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Eva Picardi

Retired Professor

Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna

Academic discipline: M-FIL/05 Philosophy and Theory of Language

Research

Keywords: American Pragmatism context dependence realism and antirealism foundational semantics history of analytical philosophy Conceptions of truth ontology and semantics the philosophy of mathematics abstract objects

1. The relationship between semantics and pragmatics with special attention to semantic underdetermination, vagueness, and colouring or tone.

2. Predication and the unity of the proposition. Frege, Russell, Davidson and eraly Wittgenstein.

3. The Context Principle in Frege and Wittgenstein.

4.  Primitive language games and their extensions.