Dimitris Xygalatas published an amazing book, Ritual: How Seemingly Senseless Acts Make Life Worth Living, from Hachette. Congratulations Dimitris!
Bill’s new paper “What Is It We Touch?,” will appear in Sensory Individuals (Oxford).
Drew Johnson started his new job at the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas, University of Oslo as a Postdoctoral Fellow. Congratulations Drew!
Mitch Green has three new papers!
-‘Dimensions of Commitment & the Abuse of Illocutionary Norms in Public Discourse,’ is forthcoming in Topoi.
– ‘Should Speech Act Theory Eschew Propositions?’ is forthcoming in L. Cepollaro and P. Labinaz (eds.) Sbisà on Speech as Action (Palgrave Macmillan).
– ‘What Might Machines Mean?’ (with J. Michel) Minds and Machines 32(2022), pp. 323-38. (This addresses the question whether machines can perform speech acts (and not just acts of speech)).
Our member Benjamin Winokur who received his PhD from York University in 2021, will be Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Ashoka University for the 2022-2023 academic year.