Cornell Workshop on Mind & Value: Acquaintance

May 13, 2022 - May 15, 2022
Ethics and Public Life; Sage School of Philosophy, Cornell University

United States


Cornell University
University of California, Berkeley
Rutgers University - Newark
University of Rochester
Rhode Island College
University of Virginia
University of Liège
Rice University
University of Washington
Washington University in St. Louis
Princeton University (PhD)
Yale University
Brown University
Cornell University
Rutgers University - New Brunswick
Brandeis University
Cornell University


Cornell University
Rhode Island College
Cornell University

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There has been a resurgence of interest, recently, in the idea that in perceptual experience, subjects bear a relation of acquaintance to the objects of perception that grounds non-propositional knowledge of things. Some recent work has explored the implications of this view for ethics and evaluative reasoning more broadly. We hope to generate interest in this research program by inviting senior and junior scholars working in the philosophy of mind, epistemology, and value theory to Cornell University for talks and discussion held in-person on May 13 - 15, 2022. 

Scholars participating include: 

Earl Conee (University of Rochester), Brie Gertler (University of Virginia), Matt Duncan (Rhode Island College), Anna Giustina (University of Liege), Uriah Kriegel (Rice University), Emad Atiq (Cornell University), Colin Marshal (University of Washington), Matthew McGrath (Washington University in St. Louis), Olivia Bailey (University of California, Berkeley), L.A. Paul (Yale University), Carlotta Pavese (Cornell Univeristy), Adam Pautz (Brown University), Nico Silins (Cornell University), Susanna Schellenberg (Rutgers University), Umrao Sethi (Brandeis University), and Katalin Balog (Rutgers University).

For further details including on how to register, please consult the conference website. 

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April 1, 2022, 11:45pm EST

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