About me

I'm a lecturer at the University of Groningen, affiliated with both the Philosophy and Linguistics Departments. I received my PhD in Philosophy from the Radboud University Nijmegen in 2006 with a thesis on the semantics of de re and de se attitude ascriptions. After working as postdoctoral researcher in Linguistics (Nijmegen) and Philosophy (ILLC/Amsterdam), I led an ERC Starting Grant project (2011-2016) on quotation -- in particular the gray area between direct and indirect reported speech. I am currently leading an NWO VIDI project, investigating the semantics of imagination and fiction, again combining insights from philosophy (e.g. menta…

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