Like everyone else who knew Horacio, I too was deeply saddened to learn of his passing. He was one of the kindest, most thoughtful people I knew in philosophy. I knew him primarily through having gone to graduate school with … Continue reading
We have all been shocked and saddened by Horacio Arló-Costa’s untimely passing. To honor his memory and influence on all of us in the community, we (Jeffrey Helzner, Vincent F. Hendricks, Paul Pedersen and Gregory Wheeler) will be editing a book … Continue reading
I wonder whether it would work well or decently to have discussion groups of current work through the hangout feature of Google +. Any ideas?
The book is Perception as a Capacity for Knowledge, and the review is here. … Continue reading
Dani Rabinowicz sent me this idea finding a precursor in Locke of the Williamsonian idea that E=K, asking it to be posted if it would interest readers here: Many have balked at some of the central claims Timothy Williamson defends … Continue reading
Most of the literature on the “norm of assertion” assumes the following two controversial theses: Speech acts fall into various different natural kinds, one of which is assertion. Each of these natural kinds of speech act is subject to a … Continue reading
The Epistemology Research Group here in Edinburgh will be hosting a conference next May on ‘The Aims of Inquiry and Cognition’. Invited speakers include Ted Sider (Cornell), Carolyn Price (Open University), Asbjørn Steglich-Pedersen (Aarhus), Stephen Grimm (Fordham) & Kristoffer Ahlstrom (Copenhagen). There’s a call for papers here. There’s also … Continue reading
Philosophy of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence An ESF Workshop September 7-10, 2011 Ponta Delgada, São Miguel Island, Portugal … Continue reading