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Fordham Epistemic Normativity Workshop

A workshop on epistemic normativity [1] will be held at Fordham’s Lincoln Center campus in Manhattan, on April 16th and 17th, 2010.

Visitors to the workshop are welcome, and attendance is free. If you are interested in attending, please contact Stephen Grimm at sgrimm (at) fordham.edu. The website for the workshop can be found here. [1] I’ll be attending this fantastic workshop, and I hope to see you there!

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Schedule:

April 16th (location = Law School, Room 430BC)

9:00: welcome and coffee

9:30-10:50
Thomas Kelly (Princeton)
“Following the Argument Where it Leads”
chair: Michael DePaul (Notre Dame)

10:55-12:15
Michael Lynch (Connecticut)
“Skepticism and Epistemic Disagreement”
chair: Nishi Shah (Amherst)

12:30-2:30 lunch break

2:30-3:50
Dennis Whitcomb (Western Washington)
“Wisdom in Mind and Action”
chair: Miguel Fernandez (UNAM)

3:55-5:15
Richard Foley (NYU)
“Knowledge as Adequate Information”
chair: Catherine Elgin (Harvard)

6:30 dinner

April 17th (location = Lowenstein, 12th Floor lounge)

9:30-10:50
Wayne Riggs (Oklahoma)
“What is Epistemic Value, Anyway?”
chair: Asbjørn Steglich-Peterson (Aarhus)

10:55-12:15
Jeremy Fantl (Calgary) & Matt McGrath (Missouri)
“Knowledge and Reasons”
chair: Selim Berker

12:30-2:30 lunch break

2:30-3:50
Linda Martin-Alcoff (CUNY)
“Horkheimer, Habermas, Foucault, and the Epistemic Criterion”
chair: Matt Weiner (Vermont)

3:55-5:15
John Greco (St. Louis)
“How to Think about Testimonial Knowledge”
chair: Joe Cruz (Williams)

6:30 dinner

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More information on locations:

April 16th Location (Law School, Room 430BC): Enter at 140 West 62 Street, between Amsterdam and Columbus.

April 17th Location (Lowenstein, 12th Floor lounge): Enter at corner of Columbus Ave. and 60th Street. Take escalator up one level to bank of elevators on Plaza Level. Elevators 5 and 6 go directly to the 12th floor; the other elevators go to the 11th floor and then you have to walk up one flight.