Reasoning and Agency

August 3, 2021 - August 5, 2021

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Sponsor(s):

  • Israel Science Foundation

All speakers:

University of Warwick
Cambridge University
King's College London (PhD)
Tel Aviv University
University of Pennsylvania
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
King's College London
Cornell University
Stanford University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Princeton University
King's College London
University of Southampton

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Tel Aviv University

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***UPDATE 20 MAY: The event is POSTPONED till the summer due to the eruption of violence in Israel and Gaza. New dates will be confirmed soon.***

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Reasoning and Agency


Tuesday 3rd Augist

Virtually and Drachlis Hall, Gilman building, Room 496


David Owens (KCL): “Reason, Agency, and Obligation”

08:00-09:15 (NY) :: 13:00-14:15 (LDN) :: 15:00-16:15 (TLV)


Jennifer Morton (North Carolina-Chapel Hill): “Resisting Pessimism Traps: The Limits of Epistemic Resilience

09:30-10:45 (NY) :: 14:30-15:45 (LDN) :: 16:30-17:45 (TLV)         


Matthew Soteriou (KCL): “Reasoning in Time”

11:15-12:30 (NY) :: 16:15-17:30 (LDN) :: 18:15-19:30 (TLV)


Antonia Peacocke (Stanford): “Inference and Responsibility in Complex Mental Action

12:45-14:00 (NY) :: 17:45-19:00 (LDN) :: 19:45-21:00 (TLV)


Wednesday 4th August

Virtually and Drachlis Hall, Gilman building, Room 496


Lucy Campbell (Warwick) & Alexander Greenberg (UCL): “Mental Agency: A Red Herring?

08:00-09:15 (NY) :: 13:00-14:15 (LDN) :: 15:00-16:15 (TLV)


Yair Levy (Tel Aviv): “What is Reasoning?”

09:30-10:45 (NY) :: 14:30-15:45 (LDN) :: 16:30-17:45 (TLV)         


Michael Smith (Princeton): “Three Conceptions of Agency

11:15-12:30 (NY) :: 16:15-17:30 (LDN) :: 18:15-19:30 (TLV)


Carlotta Pavese (Cornell): “The Place for Knowledge in a Theory of Action

12:45-14:00 (NY) :: 17:45-19:00 (LDN) :: 19:45-21:00 (TLV)


Thursday 5th August

Virtually and Drachlis Hall, Gilman building, Room 496


David Jenkins (Independent): “Reasoning and its Limits”

08:00-09:15 (NY) :: 13:00-14:15 (LDN) :: 15:00-16:15 (TLV)


Oded Na’aman (Hebrew University): “Narratives and Rational Heart Rates

09:30-10:45 (NY) :: 14:30-15:45 (LDN) :: 16:30-17:45 (TLV)         


Tamar Schapiro (MIT): “What Makes Weak-Willed Action Weak?

11:15-12:30 (NY) :: 16:15-17:30 (LDN) :: 18:15-19:30 (TLV)


Jonathan Way (Southampton): “Doxastic Enkratic Reasoning”

12:45-14:00 (NY) :: 17:45-19:00 (LDN) :: 19:45-21:00 (TLV)

Registration is required. To register, or for any questions, please contact the workshop organizer, Yair Levy: [email protected]

For further information, including abstracts for the talks, please visit: https://en-humanities.tau.ac.il/reasoning-agency

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