Elisabeth Camp

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Elisabeth Camp is a Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers. She obtained her PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, did a post-doc at the Harvard Society of Fellows, and taught at the University of Pennsylvania before coming to Rutgers in 2013. Her research focuses on thoughts and utterances that don’t fit within the standard philosophical model of the human mind as a propositional operator. In the realm of communication, this includes phenomena like metaphor, sarcasm, and slurs. In the realm of minds, it extends to maps, non-human animal cognition, imagination, and emotion. Recent publications include “Perspectives in Imaginative Engagement with Fiction,” (Philosophical Perspectives 2017), “Why Metaphors Make Good Insults : Perspectives, Presupposition, and Pragmatics”(Philosophical Studies2017), and “Conventions’ Revenge : Davidson, Derangement, and Dormativity” (Inquiry2016).

Conferences

Representations, Vehicles and Structures

  • 13 juin, 13h -15h — EHESS, 105 Bd Raspail, salle 2

Propositions, Predicates and Maps

  • 13 juin, 15h -17h — EHESS, 105 Bd Raspail, salle 2

Continuous Cartographic Compositionality

  • 20 juin, 13h -15h — EHESS, 105 Bd Raspail, salle 2

Agency in understanding: Perspectives, Complicity and Complacency

  • 21 juin, 14h -15h30 — ENS, 29 rue d'ULM, Pavillon Jardin