Reading Hume Today: A Conference in Honor of Elizabeth Radcliffe

September 22, 2023
Department of Philosophy, William & Mary

301 Washington Hall
Williamsburg 23187
United States


State University of New York, Albany
Portland State University
Brigham Young University
Yale University


College of William and Mary
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With the generous support of the Rachel and E.W. Thompson Philosophy Endowment and the Foradas Philosophy Department Speaker’s Series Endowment, the William & Mary Philosophy Department is hosting a one-day conference in honor of our colleague, Elizabeth Radcliffe.  The order of talks, with titles and commentators, is as follows.

Angela Coventry (Portland State), with comments by Miriam McCormick (University of Richmond)

     “The Advancement of Naturalized Epistemology: Hume, Quine, and Anderson”

Kenneth Winkler (Yale) with comments by Chuck Goldhaber (Haverford)

     “Causes and Causal Reasoning in Hume’s Enquiries.”

Katharina Paxman (Brigham Young) with comments by Margaret Watkins (Providence College)

     “Hume as an Affectivity Theorist”

Rachel Cohon (SUNY Albany) with comments by Lauren Kopajtic (Fordham)

     “The Role of Gossip in Hume’s Artificial Virtues.”

Elizabeth Radcliffe (William & Mary): Response

For more information, please contact Joshua Gert at [email protected].  Registration is free, but please let us know you'll be coming.

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