part of: Yale University Graduate Philosophy Conference 2015
April 25, 2015, 9:00am - 9:30am
Yale University

New Haven
United States

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Samuel Elgin
Yale University
Juan Piñeros
Yale University
Dylan Vollans
Yale University

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All talks will take place at WTS A15 (Watson Center, 60 Sachem Street).

Saturday, April 25

9:30-9:50am: Light breakfast (coffee, bagels, etc.).

9:50-10am: Welcome and introduction.

10-10:55: Peter van Elswyk (Rutgers University) “Beautiful for a Lump of Clay”.

Comments: Reier Helle.  

11-11:55: Cinzia Villanucci Smothers (Bowling Green State University) “The Knowability Constraint on Moral Truths”.

Comments: Yuan Yuan.

12-2pm: LUNCH (not provided).

2-2:55: Nader Shoaibi (University of Illinois-Chicago) “The Role of Art in Nietzsche’s Birth of Tragedy”.

Comments: Dylan Vollans.

3-3:55: Dylan Bianchi (MIT) “How Does Know-How Explain Skill?”

Comments: Juan S. Piñeros Sánchez.

4-4:25: Coffee and Light Snacks.

4:30-6:15: Faculty Speaker: Cian Dorr (NYU) Talk Title: TBA.

Comments: Sam Elgin, and Eric Guindon.

7pm: CONFERENCE DINNER (for speakers and commentators).


Sunday, April 26

9:30-10am: Light breakfast (coffee, bagels, etc.).

10-10:55: Daniel Murphy (Cornell University) “Qualitativism and the Identity of Indiscernibles”.

Comments: Will Ratoff.

11-11:55: Zoe Jenkin (Harvard University) “Perceptual Expectations and Epistemic Downgrade”.

Comments: Jessie Munton.

12-12:55: LUNCH (provided).

1-2:45: Faculty Speaker: Paul Franks (Yale) Talk Title: TBA.

Comments: Justin D’Ambrosio.

2:45-2:55: Closing Remarks.

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