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The project in Epistemology will focus on the notion of immediate justification.

For further details, please see here.

No Epistemology Seminar on 17th March

14 Mar 2017
Europe/Rome

Please note that the meetings of the Epistemology seminar scheduled for 17th and 31st March have been canceled, as many people who usually take part in it would be unable to attend. Meetings will resume after Easter.

Indeterminacy and Fundamentality Seminar II - Taylor & Burgess ”What in the World is Semantic Indeterminacy?”

9 Mar 2017 11:00
9 Mar 2017 13:00
Europe/Rome

It will be also possible to join online to the seminar.

Date: March 9th
Time: 11a-1pm
Venue: via Azzo Gardino 23, Bologna
Skype webconference: cogitoskype

Seminar leaders: Tobias Alexius and Sebastiano Moruzzi

Main reading: Taylor D., Burgess A. (2015) ”What in the World is Semantic Indeterminacy?”, Analytic Philosophy, Vol. 56, Issue 4, Dec 2015, pp 298-317.

A calendar page of the seminar is here:

http://cogito.lagado.org/indeterminacy-fundamentality

No Epistemology Seminar on 3rd March

1 Mar 2017
Europe/Rome

Please note that the 3rd March meeting of the Epistemology seminar has been canceled, as many people who usually take part in it would be unable to attend. Meetings will resume regularly on 17th March.

Epistemology Seminar. Contrastivism and Closure (part I)

17 Feb 2017 16:15
17 Feb 2017 18:45
Europe/Rome

Issues for Epistemological Contrastivism Reading Seminar

Contrastivism and Closure (I)

Texts:

Schaffer J. 2004, ‘From Contextualism to Contrastivism’, Philosophical Studies 119, 90-94.

Schaffer J. 2005, ‘Contrastive Knowledge’, in T.S. Gendler and J. Hawthorne (eds.), Oxford Studies in Epistemology 1, 262-265.

Schaffer J. 2007, ‘Closure, Contrast, and Answer’, Philosophical Studies 133, 233-255.

Discussion leader: Giorgio Volpe.

Venue: Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione, Sala Rossa, via Azzo Gardino 23.

Time: 4.15 p.m.

Round table with Mariafranca Spallanzani on her book "Descartes. La règle de la raison"

22 Feb 2017 15:30
22 Feb 2017 18:30
Europe/Rome

Round table with Mariafranca Spallanzani on her book "Descartes. La règle de la raison" (Vrin, 2015).

http://www.magazine.unibo.it/archivio/2016/05/17/descartes-la-regle-de-l...

Venue: sala rossa, via Azzo Gardino 23, Bologna.

Bologna Third Pluralism Workshop - Schedule

The format of the event is meant to give the opportunity to present your work in progress in a very informal and collaborative environment. Each speaker will have one-hour slot for presentation and Q&A.

As part of the research network activities we have decided to the give opportunity to network PhD students to present their dissertation drafts once they are in an advanced stage of the writing process. This time we will dedicate some of the slots to Will Gamester for presenting his PhD dissertation on truth pluralism (provisional title Pluralistic Engineered Alethiology).

PhD-Net Workshop

7 Apr 2017 10:00
8 Apr 2017 18:00
Europe/Rome

Pluralism workshop 3

19 Dec 2016 10:00
21 Dec 2016 18:00
Europe/Rome

The third Bologna Pluralism workshop involves a research network made by the universities of Bologna, Bonn, Uconn and Yonsei (previous workshops: pluralism workshop 1 and pluralism workshop 2).

Confirmed participants:

Elke Brendel (Bonn)
Laura Celani (Macerata)
Filippo Ferrari (Bonn)
William Gamester (Leeds)
Nathan Kellen (Uconn)
Jiwon Kim (St. Andrews)

Planning Session

5 Oct 2016 10:00
5 Oct 2016 12:00
Europe/Rome

Planning session for the research seminars from October to December 2016.

Online webconference conference available at http://webconference.unibo.it/cogito (if you are interested to connect please write one day in advance to sebastianoDOTmoruzziATuniboDOTit )

Epistemology Seminar. Pritchard's Epistemological Disjunctivism (part I)

6 May 2016 15:00
6 May 2016 18:00
Europe/Rome

Reading Seminar.

Duncan Pritchard on epistemological disjunctivism

Text: D. Pritchard, Epistemological Disjunctivism, OUP 2012, Parts One and Two.

Discussion leader: Gianluca Ciullo.

Venue: Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione, Sala Rossa, via Azzo Gardino 23.

Time: 3 p.m.

Epistemology Seminar. Williamson and Hossack on Knowledge and Belief

22 Apr 2016 10:00
22 Apr 2016 13:30
Europe/Rome

Reading Seminar.

Williamson and Hossack on knowledge and belief.

Texts:

T. Williamson, Knowledge and its Limits, OUP 2000, ch. 1.
K. Hossack, The Metaphysics of Knowledge, OUP 2007, ch. 1.

Discussion leaders: Eugenio Orlandelli (Williamson) and Luca Zanetti (Hossack).

Venue: Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione, Sala Rossa, via Azzo Gardino 23

Time: 10 a.m.

Epistemology Seminary. Parsons on Denoting Propositions and Facts

8 Apr 2016 10:00
8 Apr 2016 13:00
Europe/Rome

Reading Seminar.

Terence Parsons on denoting propositions and facts

Text: T. Parsons, 'On Denoting Propositions and Facts', Philosophical Perspectives 7, 1993, pp. 441-460.

Discussion leader: Francesco Spada.

Venue: Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione, Sala Rossa, via Azzo Gardino 23

Time: 10 a.m.

Epistemology Seminar. Paul Kiparsky and Carol Kiparsky on Factivity

1 Apr 2016 10:00
1 Apr 2016 13:00
Europe/Rome

Reading Seminar.

Paul Kiparsky abd Carol Kiparsky on Factivity

Text: P. Kiparsky, C. Kiparsky, 'Fact', in M. Bierwisch and K.E. Heidolph (eds.), Progress in Linguistics, Mouton 1970, pp. 143-173.

Discussion leader: Giorgio Volpe.

Venue: Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione, Sala Rossa, via Azzo Gardino 23

Time: 10 a.m.

PhD work in progress presentations - Elena Tassoni & Luca Zanetti

30 Mar 2016 10:00
30 Mar 2016 14:00
Europe/Rome

PhD students Elena Tassoni (Bologna) and Luca Zanetti (Bologna) will present their work in progress.

Papers attached below.

Titles:

Elena Tassoni "Logical Pluralism and the Objection of Mixed Inferences"

Luca Zanetti "Certainty and the Problem of the Criterion"

Venue: sala rossa, Via Azzo Gardino 23, Bologna.

Epistemology Seminar. Vendler on Events, Facts and Propositions

11 Mar 2016 10:00
11 Mar 2016 13:00
Europe/Rome

Reading Seminar.

Zeno Vendler on Events, Facts and Propositions

Text:

Z. Vendler, Res Cogitans, Cornell University Press 1972, ch. 5 ("On What One Knows")

Background reading:

Z. Vendler, Linguistics in Philosophy, Cornell University Press 1967, ch. 4 ("Facts and Events")

Z. Vendler, Res Cogitans, Cornell University Press 1972, ch. 4 ("Propositions")

Discussion leader: Elena Tassoni.

Venue: Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione, Sala Rossa, via Azzo Gardino 23

Time: 10 a.m.

Epistemology Seminar. Stanley and Williamson on Knowing How and Knowing That

4 Mar 2016 10:00
4 Mar 2016 13:00
Europe/Rome

Reading Seminar.

Jason Stanley and Timothy Williamson on Knowing How and Knowing That

Texts:

J. Stanley, T. Williamson, ‘Knowing How’, Journal of Philosophy 98, 2001, pp. 411-444

J. Stanley, Know How, OUP 2011, ch. 5 ("Knowledge How")

Discussion leader: Stefano Pugnaghi.

Venue: Dipatimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione, Sala Rossa, via Azzo Gardino 23

Time: 10 a.m.

Epistemology Seminar. Ryle on Knowing How and Knowing That

19 Feb 2016 10:00
19 Feb 2016 13:00
Europe/Rome

Reading seminar.

Gilbert Ryle on knowing how and knowing that

Texts:

G. Ryle, The Concept of Mind, Hutchinson 1949, ch. 2

[G. Ryle, ‘Knowing How and Knowing That’, Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, n.s., 46, 1945-1946, pp. 1-16]

Discussion leader: Francesco Spada

Venue: Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione, Sala Rossa, via Azzo Gardino 23

Time: 10 a.m.

Epistemology Seminar. Annalisa Coliva - Conoscenza pratica e competenza linguistica

12 Feb 2016 10:00
12 Feb 2016 13:00
Europe/Rome

Annalisa Coliva opens the 2015-2016 Epistemology seminar with a talk on 'Conoscenza pratica e competenza linguistica'

Venue: Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione, Aula Mondolfo, via Zamboni 38

Time: 10 a.m.

Logged in users can download a handout by clicking on the link below.

Tripodi - Storia della filosofia analitica

16 Feb 2016 15:00
16 Feb 2016 17:00
Europe/Rome

Discussione con Paolo Tripodi (Università di Torino) del suo recente libro Storia della filosofia analitica (Carocci 2015). Ne discuteranno con l'autore Annalisa Coliva, Paolo Leonardi ed Eva Picardi (http://www.carocci.it/index.php?option=com_carocci&task=schedalibro&Item...).

Martedì 16 febbraio 2015, ore 15, Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione. aula rossa, via Azzo Gardino 23, Bologna.

Planning session

22 Dec 2015 11:30
22 Dec 2015 13:30
Europe/Rome

Planning session for the Cogito acttivities during the second academic semester 2015-2016:

1. next pluralism seminars (possible integrations with the units involved in the pluralism PRIN 2015 project proposal);

2. next epistemology seminars;

3. work in progress seminars;

4. invited speakers proposals;

5. Cogito day (especially for PhDs and post-docs);

6. possible proposal for a next workshop (pehaps co-organized with different units);

7. other proposals/ideas.

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