Who I am

I'm a philosopher based in Tartu, Estonia, a university town to the south east of the capital, Tallinn (https://sites.google.com/view/alexdavies/). I work on issues related to the use of language in context. A matter that allows me to engage with the following themes: (1) miscommunication, (2) the politics of speech, (3) context-sensitivity, (4) disagreement, and (5) some epistemology. A further interest of mine is university management: (6) adapted preferences in the university.

(1) Miscommunication

Several of my papers explore how the context-sensitivity of linguistic content can create difficulties for communication. The "How …

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