Perceptual Experience and Emipirical Reason

December 3, 2021 - December 5, 2021
Department of Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh

Cathedral of Learning, 10th fl, room 1008
Cathedral of Learning
Pittsburgh 15213
United States

This will be an accessible event, including organized related activities


University of California, Irvine
University of Pittsburgh
University of Pennsylvania
Universität Leipzig
Columbia University
Ashoka University
Rutgers - New Brunswick
New York University and University of Stirling
University of Stirling


University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh

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The University of Pittsburgh Department of Philosophy will host PEER 2021, a conference on the role of experience in cognition. How does perception guide us to knowledge of a mind-independent reality? If perceptual experiences are the basis of empirical reasoning, how are we to understand the rational contribution of such experiences? The aim of the conference is to promote a conversation between proponents of different conceptions of experience and of its role in cognition. Participants will be expected to read ahead the principal contributions, which will be made available by late October. Conference sessions will be devoted mostly to discussion.

Note: The conference was originally scheduled for December, 2020 and has now been moved to December of 2021. The planned program will be kept the same.

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November 27, 2020, 6:00pm EST

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