The Emergence of Number: Philosophy, Semantics, Psychology

June 16-18

At the Edelstein Center, room 234, Levi building, E. Safra Campus, Givat Ram, Jerusalem.

Speakers: Aviv Keren, Keren Khrizman, Fred Landman, Øystein Linnebo, Suzi Oliveira de Lima, Lance Rips, Susan Rothstein, Richard Samuels, Stewart Shapiro, Eric Snyder

Sponsors: Ohio State University Discovery Theme, Edelstein Center, Bar Ilan University


Sunday, June 16

12:30-2:00 Øystein Linnebo- Reference and the criteria of identity
2:15-3:45 Aviv Keren- Ordinals vs. cardinals in ℕ and beyond
4:00-5:30 Lance Rips- Counting and countable Objects

Monday, June 17

9:30-11:00 Eric Snyder, Richard Samuels, Stewart Shapiro- The semantic and the conceptual: How does the semantics of natural language relate to number concepts?
11:15-12:45 Keren Khrizman- The cardinal/collective alternation in Russian numerals
2:00-3:30 Suzi Oliveira de Lima- Acquistion of numerals in Yudja: the role of count lists in the acquisition of numerals

Tuesday June 18

10:00-11:30 Fred Landman- Mess mass measure and neat mass measure