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CF: Intuition and Evidence – Naturalistic or Anti-Naturalistic

June 12 -14, 2012
Location: MSH Lorraine, Campus of the University of Lorraine, Nancy, France 91, av. de la Libération, 3rd floor.

This conference is about intuitions and their epistemic role as evidence. Is there any epistemological explanation justifying the appeal to intuition in philosophy? How can different models of intuitions explain their possible roles? Which role does imagination and conceiving play?

Tuesday, 12 June, 2012
14h15-15h45 Frank Hofmann, Luxemburg : Intuition and evidence about possibilities
16h15-17h45 Paul Boghossian, New York : Intuitions and the A Priori

Wednesday, 13 June, 2012
9h00-10h30 Thomas Grundmann, Köln : Which role can experience play in a priori knowledge?
10h45-12h15 Gerhard Heinzmann, Nancy : A dialogical account of epistemic intuition
14h00-15h30 Hilary Kornblith, Massachusetts, Amherst : Naturalistic Defenses of intuition
15h30-17h00 Luc Schneider, Saarbrücken : Intuition in Economic Reasoning: the Praxeological A Priori

Thursday, 14 June, 2012
9h00-10h30 Roger Pouivet, Nancy : Revealed Knowledge and an Ethics of Intuition
10h45-12h15 Jessica Brown, St Andrews : Experimental Philosophy and Epistemic Norms
14h00-15h30 Oliver Petersen, Saarbrücken : Williamson’s Argument for the Need of Counterfactual Reasoning
15h30-17h00 Ernest Sosa, Rutgers Newark : An Epistemology of Intuition

Organizers: Gerhard Heinzmann (Université de Lorraine, Nancy, France), Frank Hofmann (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg), Luc Schneider (Universitaet des Saarlandes, Germany)

Inscriptions: 20 € (10 € for students and unemployed). Registration: Anny.Begard@univ-nancy2.fr

A philosophical event within the “Denkraum” Sarre-Lor-Lux.

Co-organzied by the departement of philosophy, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, the departement of philosophy, University of the Saarland, Saarbruecken, Germany, le Laboratoire d’Histoire des Sciences et de Philosophie – Archives Henri Poincaré (UMR 7117), Université de Lorraine/CNRS.