Epistemic Value

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Copenhagen Social Epistemology Conference

The Social Epistemology Research Group (SERG) at the University of Copenhagen is hosting a one-day epistemology workshop on Thursday September 17th. The workshop is part of a series of workshops and conferences to be held in connection with the research project The Epistemology of Liberal Democracy, funded by the Velux Foundation.

Venue: Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen (Amager), Room 14.2.50

10.00 – 10.30 Coffee and tea

10.30 – 12.00 Nikolaj Nottelmann (University of Southern Denmark): A Defense of modest a priori infallibilism

12.00 – 13.15 Lunch

13.15 – 14.45 Klemens Kappel (SERG, University of Copenhagen): The truth-conduciveness of free speech: How should we assess the arguments?

14.45 – 15.00 Break

15.00 – 16.30 Chris Kelp (K. U. Leuven): On the possibility of reasonable disagreement: a virtue-theoretic approach

16.30 – 16.45 Break

16.45 – 18.15 Patrick Greenough (University of St. Andrews): What is disagreement?

Registration and enquiries: There is no registration fee. However, if you would like to attend the workshop—or have any enquiries concerning the event—please contact Nikolaj Jang Lee Linding Pedersen (nikolaj@ucla.edu).

SERG webpage: http://epistemology.ku.dk


Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Epistemic Normativity Workshop: Fordham University, April 2010

Fordham University will be hosting a two-day workshop on Epistemic Normativity, on April 16th-17th, 2010. The keynote speakers will be John Greco, Tom Kelly, and Linda Martin-Alcoff, and the workshop will be held at Fordham’s Lincoln Center Campus in Manhattan. Here is a full list of speakers and chairs:


Jeremy Fantl (Calgary) & Matt McGrath (Missouri)
Richard Foley (NYU)
John Greco (St. Louis)
Thomas Kelly (Princeton)
Michael Lynch (Connecticut)
Linda Martin-Alcoff (CUNY)
Wayne Riggs (Oklahoma)
Dennis Whitcomb (Western Washington)


Joe Cruz (Williams)
Michael DePaul (Notre Dame)
Catherine Elgin (Harvard)
Miguel Angel Fernandez (UNAM)
Nishi Shah (Amherst)
Declan Smithies (Ohio State)
Asbjørn Steglich-Peterson (Aarhus)
Matt Weiner (Vermont)

Visitors to the workshop are welcome, and attendance is free. If you are interested in attending, please contact Stephen Grimm at sgrimm@fordham.edu. The website for the conference can be found here.