Perceptual Experience and Emipirical Reason

December 4, 2020 - December 6, 2020
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

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

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University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh
(unaffiliated)

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The University of Pittsburgh Department of Philosophy will host PEER 2020, 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.

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November 27, 2020, 11:00pm EST

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