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Graduate Epistemology Conference

When
8 – 9 Jun 2012
Start time
10:00
Where
Rooms 3.10/3.11, Dugald Stewart Building, 3 Charles Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9AD
Type of event
Conference
Description

2nd Annual Graduate Epistemology Conference

Keynote Speakers:

A distinguishing feature of this graduate conference is that all graduate presentations will have respondents from the faculty at Edinburgh and other neighbouring universities.

Provisional programme

Friday, 8th June
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee and Registration
10:30 – 11:30 First Postgraduate Presentation
Joe Cunningham (UCL) "Perceptual Knowledge: Access Without Evidence"
11:30 – 12:30 Second Postgraduate Presentation
Josh Thorpe (St Andrews) "Discontent and the Vat Argument"
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:30 Third Postgraduate Presentation
Alex Worsnip (Yale) "Two Kinds of Stakes"
14:30 – 15:30 Fourth Postgraduate Presentation
Stephanie Leary (Rutgers) "A Role for Reasons in Epistemology"
15:30 – 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 – 17:15 Keynote Address
Crispin Wright (NYU/Northern Institute of Philosophy)
17:30 Drinks and Dinner
Saturday, 9th June
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee and Registration
10:30 – 11:30 First Postgraduate Presentation
Spyros-Orestis Palermos (Edinburgh) "Could Reliability Imply Safety?"
11:30 – 12:30 Second Postgraduate Presentation
Fatema Amijee (UT Austin) "Understanding-Assent Links"
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:30 Third Postgraduate Presentation
Jeremy Goodman (Oxford) "Introspection and Inference"
14:30 – 15:30 Fourth Postgraduate Presentation
Sander Verhaegh (Groningen) "Holism and the Epistemology of Disagreement"
15:30 – 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 – 17:15 Keynote Address
John Greco (Saint Louis)
17:30 Drinks and (unofficial) Dinner

This conference is sponsored by the Scots Philosophical Association, the Mind Association and the School of Philosophy, Psychology, and Language Sciences (PPLS) at the University of Edinburgh (other sponsors TBA).

Contact Details

Phone
0131 650 3654

Further Information

Further Information

You must register for this event.

For further information, please visit our conference page or email Robin McKenna.