Speech Acts, Scientific Discoveries, and Linguistic Etiolation

A One-Day Workshop Speech Acts, Scientific Discoveries, and Linguistic Etiolation, Szczecin, 27th October 2022


  • Jan G. Michel (Department of Philosophy/DCLPS, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf),
  • Maciej Witek (Institute of Philosophy and Cognitive Science/CCRG, University of Szczecin).

Venue: Institute of Philosophy and Cognitive Science, University of Szczecin, Krakowska Street 71-79, Szczecin, room 091. If you are interested in participating in the workshop, you are kindly asked to register before 26th October, 4.00 pm by writing to mateusz.wlodarczyk@usz.edu.pl. 


  • 09.15-10.15, Jan G. Michel, From Surprise and Confoundment to New Knowledge. Speech Acts between Imagination, Narrative Fiction, and Scientific Discourse [abstract] [presentation]
  • 10.15-10.45, coffee break
  • 10.45-11.45, Maciej Witek, Linguistic Etiolation in Irony, Insinuation, and Audience-Indirection [abstract] [presentation]

Suggested readings: