Perspectives on Language
Robert Stainton, The University of Western Ontario
This is a Distinguished University Professorship Award Public Lecture delivered at The University of Western Ontario on April 25, 2011. Robert Stainton is one of the leading international figures in the new philosophy of language, combining traditional issues in philosophy of language with cutting-edge empirical work in the cognitive sciences. Stainton received the Distinguished University Professorship Western's highest award for faculty. This award acknowledges sustained excellence in scholarship over a career, taking into consideration the full breadth of academics including research, teaching and service to the community.