Workshop on the Ethics of Belief

November 15, 2014 - November 16, 2014
Sage School of Philosophy, Cornell University

United States

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Main speakers:

Andrew Reisner
McGill University
Sharon Ryan
West Virginia University
University of Waterloo

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This is a workshop on the ethics of belief, which will take place at Cornell University, 15-16 November. Attendance is free; please drop me (Pat Bondy) a line at [email protected] if you plan to attend.

The schedule for the workshop is:

Coffee & Lunch, 119 Stimson Hall

Sessions, 206 Stimson Hall

Saturday, November 15:

10:30   Coffee & Registration

11:00   Dustin Olson (Rochester), "A Case for Epistemic Agency"

12:00   Steve Steward (Syracuse), "Anti-Luck Epistemology Has a Control Problem"

1:00     Lunch

2:30     Paul Marcucilli (Harvard), "Two Kinds of Pragmatism"

3:30     Sharon Ryan (West Virginia), "In Defense of Doxastic Obligations"

5:00     End

Sunday, November 16

10:00   Coffee

10:30   Kate Nolfi (Vermont), "Why Practical Considerations Cannot Justify or Rationalize Belief"

11:30   Jason D'Cruz (Albany), "Rationalization, Evidence, and Pretense"

12:30   John Turri (Waterloo), "Choosing and Refusing: Doxastic Voluntarism and Folk Psychology"

2:00     End

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