Book: Pavel Materna, Marie Duzi and Bjørn Jespersen finished rcently the book Procedural Semantics for Hyperintensional Logic (Foundations and Applications of TIL) which has been already accepted for publication in Springer. It is
The book attempts both to update TIL in the light
of the latest developments in logical semantics and to make the theory more
accessible to uninitiated readers. TIL is a theory without a textbook, and
although the book won't be a regular textbook containing exercises and so
on, the idea is that the careful reader should, after finishing the book, be
able to solve semantic and logical puzzles in a TIL fashion. The book contents is available here.
Book II: Tichý's Collected Papers in Logic and Philosophy, co-edited by
Colin Cheyne (Otago), Bjørn Jespersen (Leiden), Vladimir Svoboda (Prague),
to be co-published by the university press of the University of Otago and
Filosofia, pending funding from the Czech Academy of Sciences (2004). The one-volume book will contain 46 papers and run to
around 800 pages. It contains every paper Tichý authored and co-authored,
including English translations of his Czech and German papers. The book also contains a brief biography and a brief overview of TIL written by the
Book III: Pavel Materna has recentl new published book,
Conceptual Systems (Berlin: Logos Verlag). It is a continuation of his "Concepts and Objects" (1998) further developing the procedural
theory of concepts. It attempts to show the significance of defining conceptual systems as generators of the set of complex concepts on
the base of the set of simple ('primitive') concepts. Such events as acquiring concepts, developing language (without developing concepts),
comparing various conceptual systems concerning one and the same area etc. are rationally reconstructed preserving the logical character
of concepts. The study stays in opposition to wide-spread trends that try to pragmaticize semantics.
Marie Duzí has many activites (than mentioned above):
Bjørn Jespersen is teaching epistemology at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Leiden, during the spring term of
2005. Furthermore, Børn has been hired by the Philosophy Section of the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management of the
Delft University of Technology (Bjørn's photo), so far from February through September 2005. He will be working as a postdoc on a project
devoted to socio-technical systems. His recent publications include:
Jiri Raclavsky is teaching at the Faculty of Arts, Masaryk Univerisity, Brno. Btw. among his courses there is one called "The Philosophy of Pavel Tichý". He is currently working on semantical paradoxes and semantical definition of truth within the framework of Tichý's TIL. For preprintsof his papers follow this link..
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