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CONF: St Andrews-Rutgers Evidence Conference

Date: 29 May, 2010 – 30 May, 2010
Location: Parliament Hall, St Andrews

The philosophy departments at St Andrews and Rutgers are holding what looks to be a very interesting joint conference [1]to examine philosophical questions about the nature and epistemic role of evidence.

Programme
Saturday 29th May
10.30–12.30 Ram Neta (UNC, Chapel Hill)
“Easy Knowledge, Bootstrapping, and Higher-Order Reasons”
13.30–15.30 Alvin Goldman (Rutgers)
“Toward a Synthesis of Reliabilism and Evidentialism”,
16.00–18.00 Susanna Siegel (Harvard)
“Cognitive Penetration as an Undercutter”

Sunday 30th May
10.30–12.30 Jonathan Vogel (Amherst)
“Misleading Evidence”
13.30–15.30 Jim Joyce (Michigan)
“Do Imprecise Credences Make Sense? ”
16.00–18.00 Barry Loewer (Rutgers)
“Statistical Mechanical Probabilities and Epistemology”

Practical Information
Day delegate rates are £33 per day and for the conference dinner at Zizzi Restaurant, £26.

To Apply:
To submit an application to attend the conference, please apply here [2]

Organiser:
Any enquiries please contact Yuri Cath, email: ywc4 (at) st-andrews.ac.uk