Inquiry and its Norms

June 13, 2022 - June 14, 2022

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Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia
University of Zürich
University of Colorado, Boulder
University of Southampton
Vanderbilt University
University of Edinburgh
King's College London


Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia
Complutense University of Madrid
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

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Workshop “Inquiry and its norms”


June 13, 2022 (all times are CET)

10am-11:20am - Anne Meylan (University of Zürich):

“What do we do when we suspend judgement?”

11:20am-12am: Coffee Break

12am-1:20pm - Kurt Sylvan (University of Southampton):

“A Kantian account of theoretical normativity”

Lunch: 1:20pm-2:50pm

2:50pm-4:10pm - Elise Woodard (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor):

“Epistemic norms on evidence-gathering”

4:10pm-4:30pm Small Break

4:30pm-5.50pm - Julia Staffel (University of Colorado, Boulder):

“Suspension in inquiry”

Dinner: 8pm at Mama Campo

June 14, 2022 (all times are CET)

10am-11:20am - Lani Watson (Oxford University):

“Questioning norms: a genealogical approach”

11:20am-12am - Coffee Break

12am-1:20pm - Javier González de Prado (UNED):

 “The (conflicting?) aims and rules of inquiry games”

Lunch: 1:20pm-2:50pm

2:50pm-4:10pm - David Thorstad (Oxford University):

 “The zetetic turn and the procedural turn”

Conference venue: The conference will take place at the Facultad de Humanidades (Humanities School) of UNED (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia). It is located on Paseo de Senda del rey 7, Madrid, besides the UNED Humanities library and next to the UNED Facultad de Ciencias (Science School). The conference room will be the Sala de Filosofía: Facultad de Humanidades, floor -1. From the entry hall, take the stairs down. It is the first room to the left. The room is also accessible via elevator.

Registration: The event will be held in a hybrid format. If you’d like to attend in person, please let  Javier González de Prado ([email protected]), or  Michele Palmira ([email protected]) know. If you’d like to receive the zoom link, please send an email to: [email protected].

Funding and organization: The workshop is organised by Javier González de Prado (UNED), Michele Palmira (Complutense University of Madrid) and Jesús Vega (Autonomous University of Madrid) and funded by the APPLY network (Spanish-government grant: RED2018-102695-T). 

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June 11, 2022, 9:00am CET

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