8th Annual Midwest Epistemology Workshop

October 17-18, 2014; Ann Arbor, MI; Location: Assembly Hall, Rackham Building

On October 17-18 the University of Michigan Philosophy Department will be hosting the 8th Annual Midwest Epistemology Workshop. The featured speakers will be Deborah Tollefsen, Memphis; Chris Pincock, Ohio State; Ishani Maitra, Michigan; John Bengson, Wisconsin; Eileen Nutting, Kansas; Susanna Rinard, Missouri-KC/Harvard; Jeremy Fantl, Calgary; and the keynote speaker David Christensen, Brown. (See the full schedule below the fold.)

8th Annual Midwest Epistemology Workshop
Assembly Hall, Rackham Building, Ann Arbor, MI

Continental Breakfast: 8:30-9:15am
Session I: 9:15-10:45am
Speaker: Susanna Rinard, University of Missouri-K.C./Harvard
Title: No Exception for Belief
Session II: 11:00am-12:30pm
Speaker: Chris Pincock, Ohio State University
Title: Inference to the Best Explanation: A Modest Proposal
Session III: 2:00-3:30pm
Speaker: Ishani Maitra, University of Michigan
Title: Trust and Reliance in Testimony
Session IV: 4:00-5:30pm
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: David Christensen, Brown University
Title: From Disagreement to Drugs and Beyond: Rational Requirements
on Irrational Agents
Reception and Banquet: 6:00-9:00 (The Kelsey Museum)

Continental Breakfast: 8:30-9:15
Session V: 9:15-10:45am
Speaker: John Bengson, University of Wisconsin
Title: The Unity of Understanding
Session VI: 11:00am-12:30pm
Speaker: Deborah Tollefsen, University of Memphis
Title: Learning from Groups
Session VII: 2:00-3:30pm
Speaker: Eileen Nutting, University of Kansas
Title: Three Problems of (Mathematical) Knowledge

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