Epistemology at the Central Meeting

Below the fold is information about epistemology at the Central meeting. Not quite as much as at the Pacific, but still a good amount.

Thursday, April 19
I-G. Colloquium: Assertion and Testimony
1:30-4:30 p.m.
1:30-2:30 p.m.
Chair: Greg Sax (University of Michigan–Ann Arbor)
Speaker: E. J. Coffman (University of Notre Dame)
“Assertion, Knowledge, and Justification”
Commentator: Otávio A. Bueno (University of Miami)
2:30-3:30 p.m.
Chair: Mark Criley (Illinois Wesleyan University)
Speaker: Edward S. Hinchman (University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee)
“Assertion, Judgment, and Knowledge”
Commentator: Henry Jackman (York University)
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Chair: Ronald Loeffler (Grand Valley State University)
Speaker: Jennifer Lackey (Northern Illinois University)
“Why Reliable Testimony Is Necessary for Testimonial Knowledge”
Commentator: Scott C. Hendricks (Clark University)

Friday, April 20
II-G. Colloquium: Agency and Rationality
9:00 a.m.-Noon
9:00-10:00 a.m.
Chair: Ted A. Warfield (University of Notre Dame)
Speaker: Juan M. Comesana (University of Wisconsin–Madison)
“Neo-Pyrrhonism, Contrastivism, and Normativity”
Commentator: Walter Sinnott-Armstrong (Dartmouth College)
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Chair: Brie Gertler (University of Virginia)
Speaker: Baron Reed (Northern Illinois University)
“Self-Knowledge and Rationality”
Commentator: Gurpreet Rattan (University of Toronto)
11:00 a.m.-Noon
Chair: Josh Brown (University of Michigan–Ann Arbor)
Speaker: Jennifer Nagel (University of Toronto)
“Practical Interests and Need for Closure in Belief Formation”
Commentator: Jason Stanley (Rutgers University)

III-E. Symposium: The Value Turn in Epistemology
1:45-4:45 p.m.
Chair: Jonathan Weinberg (Indiana University–Bloomington)
Speakers: Jonathan L. Kvanvig (Baylor University)
“Further Thoughts on the Swamping Problem”
Wayne D. Riggs (University of Oklahoma)
Title TBA
John Greco (Saint Louis University)
“The Nature of Ability and the Purpose of Knowledge”

III-H. Colloquium: Philosophy of Science
1:45-4:45 p.m.
2:45-3:45 p.m.
Chair: Stephen Leeds (University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee)
Speaker: Nicholaos Jones (The Ohio State University)
“Resolving the Bayesian Problem of Idealization”
**Graduate Student Travel Stipend Winner**
Commentator: Susan Vineberg (Wayne State University)

Saturday, April 21
IV-J. Colloquium: Justification
9:00 a.m.-Noon
9:00-10:00 a.m.
Chair: Joe R. Salerno (Saint Louis University)
Speaker: Marc A. Alspector-Kelly (Western Michigan University)
“Avoiding Accidents: Justification Internalism and Knowledge Externalism”
Commentator: Sanford Goldberg (University of Kentucky)
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Chair: Joshua Alexander (Indiana University)
Speaker: Joshua Thurow (University of Wisconsin–Madison)
“The A Priori Defended: A Defense of the Generality Argument”
**Graduate Student Travel Stipend Winner**
Commentator: David Henderson (University of Memphis)
11:00 a.m.-Noon
Chair: Gerald Vision (Temple University)
Speaker: Peter Murphy (University of Indianapolis)
“The Justification Scale”
Commentator: Jared G. Bates (Hanover College)

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