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.)

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

FRIDAY OCTOBER 17TH
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)

SATURDAY OCTOBER 18TH
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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