Central Division Epistemology

I goofed and deleted the last entry on epistemology at the Central Division. So here it is again, below the fold. CD’er’s are in bold, and if I leave something out, add it to the comments.

I-A. Symposium: Empirical Psychology and Epistemology
1:30-4:30 p.m., Crystal Room (Third Floor)
Chair: Michael Depaul (University of Notre Dame)
Speakers: J. D. Trout (Loyola University Chicago)
Michael Bishop (Northern Illinois University)
Ram Neta (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)
David Sosa (University of Texas-Austin)

II-D. Invited Session: Evidence and Epistemology
9:00 a.m.-Noon, Private Dining Room 17 (Fifth Floor)
Chair: Jonathan L. Kvanvig (University of Missouri-Columbia)
Speaker: Thomas Kelly (Princeton University)
“Evidence, Dogmatism, and Belief Polarization”
Commentator: Marian David (University of Notre Dame)
Speakers: Earl Conee (University of Rochester)
Richard Feldman (University of Rochester)
“Some Virtues of Evidentialism”
Commentator: Michael Bergmann (Purdue University)

III-A. Symposium: Intellectual Virtues
1:45-4:45 p.m., Crystal Room (Third Floor)
Chair: Juli Eflin (Ball State University)
Speakers: Robert C. Roberts (Baylor University)
Jay Wood (Wheaton College)
“Personal Virtues Epistemology: Courage and Caution”
Robert Audi (University of Notre Dame)
Christine McKinnon (Trent University)
“Varieties of Insincerity”

III-F. Colloquium: Knowledge, Understanding, and Intentionality
1:45-4:45 p.m., Private Dining Room 5 (Third Floor)
2:45-3:45 p.m.
Chair: Erica L. Neely (University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)
Speaker: Stephen R. Grimm (University of Notre Dame)
“Is Understanding a Species of Knowledge”
**Winner of a Graduate Student Travel Stipend**
Commentator: Mark Silcox (Auburn University)
3:45-4:45 p.m.
Chair: Baron Reed (Northern Illinois University)
Speaker: Matthew C. Weiner (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
“The Practical Importance of Knowledge (Such as It Is)”
Commentator: Mylan Engel, Jr. (Northern Illinois University)

IV-E. Colloquium: Foundationalism and Basic Beliefs
9:00 a.m.-Noon, Private Dining Room 16 (Fifth Floor)
9:00-10:00 a.m.
Chair: Thomas D. Senor (University of Arkansas)
Speaker: John Turri (Brown University)
“Kvanvig on the Basing Relation”
Commentator: Jonathan L. Kvanvig (University of Missouri-Columbia)
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Chair: James F. Sennett (Lincoln Christian College and Seminary)
Speaker: Adam J. Leite (Indiana University-Bloomington)
“A Reconsideration of Foundationalism’s `Basic Beliefs'”
Commentator: Jack C. Lyons (University of Arkansas)
11:00 a.m.-Noon
Chair: Stefanie Rocknak (Hartwick College)
Speaker: Tomoji Shogenji (Rhode Island College)
“Infallibility of Reflective Beliefs about the Contents of One’s Own Sensory Experiences”
Commentator: Gerald Vision (Temple University)

V-G. Colloquium: Knowledge, Belief, and Desire
2:30-5:30 p.m., Private Dining Room 6 (Third Floor)
2:30-3:30 p.m.
Chair: Patrick Kain (Purdue University)
Speaker: Jennifer Nagel (University of Toronto)
“Broadly Kantian Epistemology and the Limits of Mind-Independence”
Commentator: Bill Brewer (University of Warwick)
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Chair: Matthew C. Eshleman (Duquesne University)
Speaker: Joshua W. Rayman (Fordham University)
“The Two Towers: Foucault, Barthes, and Epistemology”
Commentator: Herman E. Stark (South Suburban College)
4:30-5:30 p.m.
Chair: Ashley McDowell (Kalamazoo College)
Speaker: Jason R. Kawall (Colgate University)
“Beliefs and Desires, Epistemology and Ethics”
Commentator: Zachary Silver (University of Western Ontario)

V-K. Colloquium: Rationality
2:30-5:30 p.m., Private Dining Room 9 (Third Floor)
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Chair: Morgan Wallhagen (University of Pennsylvania)
Speaker: Chase B. Wrenn (University of Alabama)
“Rationality for Ostriches, Wishful Thinkers, and Other Deviants”
Commentator: Nancy A. Lawrence (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill)
4:30-5:30 p.m.
Chair: William Cornwell (United States Military Academy)
Speaker: David Sobel (Bowling Green State University)
“Subjectivism and Going Haywire”
Commentator: Mary Clayton Coleman (Bard College)


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