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Research Project

Subjectivity in Language and Thought

Project Team:

2014 – 2017

Project Summary

Linguists and philosophers collaborated to investigate the nature of subjective language and thought, with the goal of overcoming the limitations of the prevailing view of linguistic and mental content as essentially descriptive.

Research Team

Chris Kennedy

Chris Kennedy

William H. Colvin Professor of Linguistics

University of Chicago

Dr. Chris Kennedy's work is geared towards discovering and describing the principles that are involved in relating linguistic forms to meanings; determining how this mapping is achieved through the interaction of properties of the linguistic system, properties of cognition more generally, and...

Malte Willer

Portrait of Malte Willer

Malte Willer

Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy and the College

University of Chicago

Malte Willer is Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy and the College. He received his graduate training at the University of Texas at Austin, where he wrote his dissertation, Modality in Flux, under the direction of Nicholas Asher and Josh Dever. Before that, he studied...

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