KCL-UNC Philosophy Conference 2023

May 25, 2023 - May 26, 2023
Department of Philosophy, King's College London

Bush House
King's College London, Strand
London WC2R 2LS
United Kingdom


University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
King's College London

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The KCL-UNC Philosophy Conference is a joint annual conference hosted by King's College London (UK) and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (US). The topic of this year's conference is Knowing and Doing, broadly construed. 

Keynote speakers:

  • Tom Dougherty (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  • Julien Dutant (King's College London)

Date & Venue:

  • 25-26 May, 2023
  • Bush House (SE) 1.02, King's College Loncon, Strand, London WC2R 2LS

Conference schedule:


10:30 – 11:00 Breakfast, Bush House (SE) 1.04               

11:00 – 12:00 Zhengxi Jin:

  • Understanding Our Competence in Knowing

12:05 – 13:05 Ripley Stroud:

  • Moral Norms on Disagreement

13:05 – 14:30 Lunch, Bush House (SE) 1.04

14:30 – 15:30 Amadeo Robiolio:

  • Intensionality, Intentionality, and Intentions

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break, Bush House (SE) 1.04

16:00 – 17:00 Tom Dougherty, UNC Keynote:

  • Social Scripts and Sexual Agency


10:30 – 11:00 Breakfast, Bush House (SE) 1.04

11:00 – 12:00 Thomas Mattessich: 

  • Belief in Experience

12:05 – 13:05 Rivkah Hatchwell:

  • What did the doctor say? The distinction between rational believing and telling in bio-medical sciences

13:05 – 14:30 Lunch, Bush House (SE) 1.04

14:30 – 15:30 Kyle Cessna: 

  • An Argument for a Risk Weighted Standard of Proof

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break, Bush House (SE) 1.04

16:00 – 17:00 Julien Dutant, KCL Keynote:

  • What is Rational Belief?


Registration is required for all non-KCL attendees to gain access to the conference venue. Please submit your details through the registration link: https://forms.gle/4XxUe2ohutijXSYa7

For further enquiries, please contact the conference organisers at: [email protected] 

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