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Tuesday, November 26, 2013 — 4:00 PM EST

Philosophy Colloquium

Generics, Implicit Communication and Political Manipulation

Jennifer Saul, The University of Sheffield

Tuesday, November 26, 2013
4:00 p.m. – HH 334
 

Sally Haslanger has recently argued that generic utterances play a special role in transmitting racist, sexist and other oppressive ideologies. I argue against some of her specific claims and suggest that the use of generics she discusses needs to be situated in the broader context of implicit political communication, a greatly under-explored topic in philosophy.

For more information on Jennifer Saul please visit  http://www.shef.ac.uk/philosophy/staff/profiles/saul

A list of our upcoming talks can be found at  https://uwaterloo.ca/philosophy/events

Location 
HH - J.G. Hagey Hall of the Humanities
Room 334
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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