Saturday 15 Dec 2012
Senate House, WC1

The Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature and the Institute of Philosophy will be hosting a one-day conference on themes from Herman Cappelen’s lastest book, Philosophy Without Intuitions, Oxford University Press.

John Bengson (Wisconsin-Madison)
Paul Boghossian (NYU)
Berit Brogard (Missouri-St Louis)
Herman Cappelen (Arché)
David Chalmers (NYU and ANU)

REGISTRATION (essential)

Registration will open on Monday 17th September, please check the website for further details:

University of Leeds
9-10 November 2012

This workshop will bring together metaethicists interested in moral disagreement and philosophers of language interested in disagreement generally to improve our understanding of the phenomenon of normative disagreement and its implications for the meaning of normative language, nature of normative judgment, the pragmatics and resolution of disagreements and more. The speakers will be:

Carl Baker (Northern Institute of Philosophy, Aberdeen)
Teresa Marques (Lisbon)
Michael Ridge (Edinburgh)
Karl Schafer (Pittsburgh)
Isidora Stojanovic (Institut Jean-Nicod, Paris)
Tim Sundell (Kentucky)

More detailed information, including workshop programme, registration and location, can be found here.

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

Special Issue on The Nature of the Enkratic Requirement of Rationality
Organon F – International Journal of Analytic Philosophy
Guest Editor: Julian Fink (University of Vienna)
Submission deadline: October 1st 2012

Confirmed contributors:
John Broome (Oxford)
John Brunero (Missouri-St Louis)
Herlinde Pauer-Studer (Vienna)
Christian Piller (York)
Andrew Reisner (McGill)
Jonathan Way (Southampton)
Ralph Wedgwood (USC)

Invited contributors:
Robert Audi (Notre Dame)
Olav Gjelsvik (Oslo)
Pamela Hieronymi (UCLA)

October 7-8, 2010
Institut Jean-Nicod (Paris)

Salle Dussane
Ecole Normale Supérieure
45, rue d’Ulm

10h30: Georgy Gergely (Budapest): Psychological Essentialism: The origins of representing artifact kinds.

11h45: Beate Sodian (Munich): Development of epistemic norm sensitivity in children.

13h00: lunch

14h30: Asher Koriat (HaÏfa): Subjective convictions and social consensus: Evidence from research on social attitudes and social beliefs.

15h45: Jennifer Nagel (Toronto): Epistemic anxiety.

17h00: coffee break

17h15: Joëlle Proust (IJN): On the nature of epistemic norms.

18h30: end

19h30: conference dinner


47th Cincinnati Philosophy Colloquium
21-23 October 2010
425 Tangeman University Center
University of Cincinnati

• Owen Flanagan, Duke University
• Hilary Kornblith, University of Massachusetts
• Michael Lynch, University of Connecticut
• Penelope Maddy, University of California
• David Papineau, King’s College London
• L. A. Paul, University of North Carolina
• Thomas Polger, University of Cincinnati
• Elliott Sober, University of Wisconsin

Free and open to the public. For more information or to RSVP please contact thomas.polger (at)

At the Centre for Ethics and Metaethics (CEM), University of Leeds


24th June
2-3:30 Daniel Elstein: ‘Can We Do Without Epistemic Value?’

3:30-3:45 Coffee break

3:45-6:30 Symposium on Reasons and Evidence: Daniel Star, Stephen Kearns and Kieran Setiya

3:45-4:30 Daniel Star & Stephen Kearns: ‘Weighing Reasons’
4:30-5:15 Kieran Setiya: ‘What Is A Reason to Act?’
5:15-6:30 Discussion

from 7pm Drinks and Dinner

25th June
9:30-11 Anna-Sara Malmgren: ‘Sub-Personal Reasons’

11-11:15 Coffee break

11:15-12:45 Selim Berker: ‘Epistemic Teleology and the Separateness of Propositions’

12:45-2 Lunch

The first St. Louis Annual Conference on Reasons and Rationality (SLACRR) will take place May 23-25, 2010 at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. The conference is designed to provide a forum for new work on practical and theoretical reason, broadly construed. Please submit an abstract of 500-1000 words by December 31, 2009 to SLACRR (at) (In writing your abstract, please bear in mind that full papers should suitable for a 30 minute presentation.) We are also interested in finding commentators for papers, so please let us know if you would have an interest
in commenting.

Date: October 29, 2009
Venue: Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen (Amager), Room 14.2.50

10.30-12.00: Adam Carter (Edinburgh/Geneva):
Knowledge, Testimony and Philosophical Expertise

13.15-14.45 S. Matthew Liao (Oxford):
Disagreeing with Peers

15.00-16.30: Peter Graham (UC Riverside):
Reliability and Entitlement

16.45-18.15: Mikkel Gerken (SERG, Copenhagen):
Univocal Reasoning and Inferential Presuppositions

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 (at)

The Social Epistemology Research Group (SERG) at the University of Copenhagen is hosting a one-day epistemology workshop. 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: Truth, Free Speech, and Disagreement,” funded by the Velux Foundation.

The details are as follows.

September 17, 2009
University of Copenhagen, Denmark

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