Rutgers Epistemology Conference

2017

 

Program

All sessions will be held in the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick, Conference Rooms BC and JK


Friday, May 5, 2017



1:30 - 3:15 pm

    Juan Comesaña (University of Arizona): “A Plea for Falsehood”

    Chair: John Bengson (University of Wisconsin-Madison)


Coffee Break


3:45 - 5:30 pm

    Roger White (MIT): “Wondering Why

    Chair: Tamar Lando (Columbia)


Dinner


7:30 - 9:15 pm

    Jennifer Lackey (Northwestern University): “The Duty to Object”

    Chair: Kate Nolfi (University of Vermont)


Reception 9:30 - 11:00 PM





Saturday, May 6, 2017


10:00 - 11:45 am

    Robert Audi (University of Notre Dame): “Understanding, Self-Evidence, and Justification”

    Chair: Magdalena Balcerak Jackson (University of Miami)


Lunch


1:30 - 3:15 pm      Winners of the Young Epistemologist Prize


    Christoph Kelp (KU Leuven): “Inquiry and the Transmission of Knowledge”

    Chair: Susanna Rinard (Harvard)


    Miriam Schoenfield (NYU/MIT): “Permissivism and the Value of Rationality”

    Chair: Nico Silins (Cornell)

   

Coffee Break


3:45 - 5:30 pm

    Gillian Russell (UNC): TBD

    Chair: Sandy Goldberg (Northwestern University)

Discussants

Alex Byrne (MIT)

Jane Friedman (NYU)

Kathrin Glüer-Pagin (Stockholms Universitet)

Peter Graham (University of California, Riverside)


Participants

Fred Adams, Robert Almeder, John Barker, David Barnett, Zach Barnett, Peter Baumann, Mathias Birrer, David Black, Cherie Braden, David Builes, Laura Callahan, Sam Carter, Esteban Céspedes, Vick Abhishek Choudhury, David Christensen, Stewart Cohen, Annalisa Coliva, Earl Conee, Charles Côté-Bouchard, Joseph Cruz, Santiago Echeverri, Andy Egan, Nadja El Kassar, Adam Elga, Hongqing Fang, Megan Feeney, Will Fleisher, Carolina Flores, Danny Forman, Elizabeth Fricker, Chris Frugé , Josh Fry, Kelly Gaus, Thony Gillies, Alvin Goldman, Verónica Gómez, Chris Hauser, Ting Ho, Eric Hubble, Ralph Kennedy, Peter Klein, Ting-An Lin, Errol Lord, Lisa Miracchi, Chad Mohler, Andrew Moon, Ram Neta, Paul Silva, Carlotta Pavese, Tom Paxson, Jim Pryor, Blake Roeber, Kelley Ross, Susanna Schellenberg, Joe Shieber, Eli Shupe, Wes Skolits, David Sosa, Ernest Sosa, Kurt Sylvan, Marco Tiozzo, Greg Tomaini, Jonathan Vogel, Matthew Weiner, Isaac Wilhelm, Chris Willard-Kyle, Dean Zimmerman






The REC is a pre-read conference, so papers are to be read in advance. There is no registration fee for the conference, but please notify Megan Feeney, the conference manager, if you plan to attend by sending an email to rutgersepistemologyconference@gmail.com. If you wish to participate in the meals, please send a check of $70 made out to "Rutgers University" to Megan Feeney by April 20 (Megan Feeney; Rutgers Epistemology Conference; 106 Somerset St, 5th Floor; New Brunswick, NJ 08901).