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Third Annual Graduate Epistemology Conference

When
31 May – 1 Jun 2013
Start time
10:00
Where
Room 3.10/3.11, Dugald Stewart Building, 3 Charles Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9AD
Type of event
Conference
Description

We are pleased to announce that registration for the University of Edinburgh’s 3rd Annual Graduate Epistemology Conference is now open. The conference will comprise presentations on a range of epistemological issues from eight graduate speakers as well as two keynote addresses:

Keynote Speakers:

There is a £5 registration fee, which includes lunch and refreshments on both days. There will also be a conference dinner on Friday 31st for an additional £20.

Please register online (and select the appropriate option if you would like to join us for dinner).

Conference programme

Friday, May 31

  • 10:00 - 10:30 - Coffee and Registration
  • 10:30 - 11:30 - First Postgraduate Presentation
    Andy Yu (Oxford University): "Knowledge, Probability and Action"
  • 11:30 - 12:30 - Second Postgraduate Presentation
    Michael Hannon (University of Cambridge): "Is Knowledge True Belief Plus Adequate Information?"
  • 12:30 - 13:30 - LUNCH
  • 13:30 - 14:30 - Third Postgraduate Presentation
    Andrew Peet (Arché, University of St Andrews): "Testimony in Context"
  • 14:30 - 15:30 - Fourth Postgraduate Presentation
    Paul Poenicke (University at Buffalo, State University of New York): "A Genealogical Resolution of the Swamping Problem"
  • 15:30 - 16:00 - Coffee Break
  • 16:00 - 17:30 - Keynote Address and Annual Nature of Knowledge Lecture
    Linda Zagzebski (University of Oklahoma): "A Defense of Epistemic Authority"
  • 17:30 - Drinks and Dinner

Saturday, June 01

  • 10:00 - 10:30 - Coffee and Registration
  • 10:30 - 11:30 - First Postgraduate Presentation
    Nicholas Laskowski (University of Southern California): "Practical and Evidential Epistemic Reasons"
  • 11:30 - 12:30 - Second Postgraduate Presentation
    Daniel Fogal (New York University): "Rational Requirements and the Primacy of Pressure"
  • 12:30 - 13:30 - LUNCH
  • 13:30 - 14:30 - Third Postgraduate Presentation
    Elena Derksen (Ryerson University): "The Possibility of Believing at Will"
  • 14:30 - 15:30 - Fourth Postgraduate Presentation
    Nick Hughes (Arché/CSMN): "Consistency and Evidence"
  • 15:30 - 16:00 - Coffee Break
  • 16:00 - 17:30 - Keynote Address
    Jennifer Lackey (Northwestern University): "What is Justified Group Belief?"
  • 17:30 - Drinks and Dinner

Contact Details

Further Information

Further Information

For further information, including accessibility requirements, please email Lani Watson.

Organising committee:
Lani Watson, Natalie Ashton, Alan Wilson, Lee Whittington, Alfred Archer, Tim Kunke

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This conference is generously sponsored by the Scots Philosophical Association, the Analysis Trust, the Mind Association, and the Eidyn Research Centre and supported by the Edinburgh Women in Philosophy Group.