CFP: Truth and Politics: A Political Epistemology Conference
Submission deadline: April 30, 2022
August 18, 2022 - August 19, 2022
Philosophy Department, University of Bamberg, Germany
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
We invite submissions of abstracts (700-1000 words) on any topic on the theme of the conference.
Please anonymize your submission and upload it via this easychair link: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=tap2022
The deadline for submissions is APRIL 30, 2022.
This will be an in-person event. We cannot accommodate virtual presentations. Please keep this in mind when decided whether to submit an abstract.
We expect to provide 3 nights accommodation and dinner for speakers selected through our open call. Speakers are responsible for making their own travel arrangements.
Potential topics include but are not limited to
The role of truth in politics
Democracy and collective intelligence
Deliberative democracy and its challenges, both conceptual and empirical
The problem of deep disagreement
The epistemology and politics of trust
The epistemology of ignorance
The epistemology of propaganda
Cognitive biases and politics
Formal models of democratic processes
Epistemic Democracy and its flaws
We also invite submissions that address new or underexplored topics or bring together insights from different sub-topics, including interdisciplinary works.