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Salvatore Florio (UNIVERSITY OF Birmingham)
On Type Distinctions and Expressivity

2022 | 2023


MONDAY, 20 February 2023

18.00 - 19.45



Salvatore Florio is a Reader in Philosophy at the University of Birmingham and a Professorial Fellow at the University of Oslo. Since 2019 he has been an editor of The Review of Symbolic Logic. Salvatore specialises in philosophy of language, philosophical logic, and philosophy of mathematics. His published work focuses on questions about the nature of logic and the foundations of semantics. He is the author of The Many and The One: A Philosophical Study of Plural Logic (Oxford University Press 2021), co-written with Øystein Linnebo.

Meeting Address

Senate House, University of London, Malet St, London WC1E 7HU.

meeting time

The Society’s philosophy talks take place every fortnight on Mondays throughout the academic year. Each talk starts at 18.00 and lasts for approximately an hour. The remainder of the time is dedicated to discussion, which ends at 19.45.


All of the Society’s philosophy talks are catered with fairtrade teas, coffees, and biscuits.


In line with the Society’s mission to make philosophy readily available to the general public, all talks are free and membership is not required.

Draft Papers

Following over a century of tradition, draft papers for all the talks are available in advance. Please note that draft papers can only be cited with the authors permission (see below for final publication and subscription details). The draft paper for a talk is available approximately one week prior to its schedule delivery.

Final Papers

For the past 142 years, the Proceedings has featured widely respected papers delivered by a range of prominent philosophers, such as Alfred North Whitehead, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Bertrand Russell, A.J. Ayer, P.F. Strawson, Karl Popper, Elizabeth Anscombe, Bernard Williams, Hubert Dreyfus, Alexander Nehamas, and Onora O’Neill. Final drafts of the papers – including discussion notes and exemplary graduate papers – are published in the Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society.


The venue at Senate House is wheelchair accessible and there are disabled toilet facilities on the ground floor. If you require a disabled parking space, or a hearing loop, please contact in advance, so that we can reserve these for you. Service animals are also welcome.