CFP: Epistemic and Practical Normativity

Submission deadline: December 1, 2023

Conference date(s):
February 20, 2024 - February 21, 2024

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Conference Venue:

University of Sevilla, Complutense University of Madrid
Sevilla, Spain

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Call for Papers

Epistemic and Practical Normativity

In-person workshop

We are pleased to announce the third workshop of the research project The Nature and Normativity of Inquiry, funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities. The workshop will focus on epistemic and practical normativity.

We would like to invite philosophers working on the topics of the workshop to participate.

Keynote speakers:

Antti Kauppinen (Helsinki)

Miriam Schleifer McCormick (Richmond)


20th – 21st of February, 2024


Faculty of Philosophy, University of Seville, Spain

Potential list of topics:

-          What’s the relation, if any, between the epistemic and the practical?

-          Are norms of inquiry practical or epistemic?

-          Can there be practical reasons for belief?

-          Does the practical encroach on the epistemic?

-          Is there room for a distinctive form of doxastic morality?

-          Can we unify practical and epistemic reasons?

-          What’s the nature of moral inquiry?

-          How do phenomena such as epistemic injustice, group polarization, epistemic colonialism, and fake news affect the practical and epistemic lives of our communities?

-          What is cognitive injustice, and how does it change our practical and epistemic outlooks?

-          How do practical considerations affect ideal epistemology?

How to participate:

To participate please send an abstract of approximately 750-1000 words to [email protected] prepared for blind review. There will be no parallel sessions. Members of under-represented groups and PhD students are especially encouraged to apply!

Submission deadline:

1st of December 2023.

Notification of acceptance:

15th of December 2023.


For inquiries please contact [email protected]

Organizing committee:

Javier González de Prado Salas (UNED): [email protected]

Jesús Navarro (University of Seville): [email protected]

Michele Palmira: [email protected]


NANORIN Project: “The Nature and Normativity of Inquiry” (Ref: PID2021-123938NB-I00). Awarded by the Spanish Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades.


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