Bayesian Theories of Perception and Epistemology
Moshe Bar (Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan), Jonathan Vance (Northern Arizona University), Cat Wade (Harvard), Dr. John Morrison (Columbia University), Sarah Moss (University of Michigan), Jessie Munton (Yale University), Michael Rescorla (University of California at Santa Barbara), Susanna Siegel (Harvard University), Briana Toole (University of Texas at Austin), Farid Masrour (University of Wisconsin), Matthew McGrath (University of Missouri, Columbia), Lu Teng (Cornell University), Eric Mandelbaum (CUNY), Zoe Jenkin (Harvard University)

part of: Bayesianism in perception and epistemology
July 26, 2015, 5:30am - 11:30am
Harvard University

Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
United States

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July 26th-July 28th

Physical Science Building, Room 401

Cornell University



Sunday, July 26th

9:30am –Introduction


Moshe Bar “Exploration vs. Exploitation in the Proactive Brain”

11-11:15 Break

11:15-12:45pm Michael Rescorla. Title: “An Interventionist Analysis of Bayesian Perceptual Psychology”

12:45pm-2pm Lunch

2pm-3:15 Eric Mandelbaum. Title: Why I'm not a (descriptive) Bayesian"

3:15-3:30 Break

3:30-5:30 Jessie Munton. Title: ““Bayesian perception and social structures”

Commentator: Zoe Jenkin

Dinner and Drinks – 515 W Clinton St

Monday, July 27th

9:15-10:30 Jona Vance. Title: "Personal-level Perceptual Priors"

10:30-10:45am Break

10:45-12:45 John Morrisson. Title: Perceptual Confidence

Commentator: Farid Masrour

12:45-1:45 lunch

1:45-3:45 Sarah Moss - “A Defense of Probabilistic Knowledge”

Commentator: Susanna Siegel

3:45-4pm Break

4-6pm Lu Teng “Bayesianism and Perceptual Justification”

Commentator: Matt McGrath

Dinner  and Drinks: 515 W. Clinton St

Tuesday, July 28th

10-12 Cat Wade Title: “Bayesian justice: what predictive coding can tell us about politics and perception”

Commentator: Briana Toole

Lake Party with lunch at Myers Point, Lansing New York

Participants at Large:

Anya Farennikova 

Steven Yamamoto

David Chalmers

Claudia Passos

Chris Hill 

Nico Silins

Scott Sturgeon

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