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

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Work in Progress Seminar - Annalisa Coliva

29 Jun 2017 10:15
29 Jun 2017 17:30
Europe/Rome

Annalisa Coliva will present her work in progress on 'Disagreeing with myself. Doxastic commitments, Moore’s paradox and belief revision' and on 'Social hinge epistemology'.

Background reading:
A. Coliva, How to Commit Moore's Paradox, 'Journal of Philosophy', 112, 2015: 169-192.
A. Coliva, Extended Rationality. A Hinge Epistemology, Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke, chap. 5.3 (The extended rationality view, testimony and other minds)

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

Time:
10.15 a.m. ('Disagreeing with myself')

Epistemology Seminar. Contrastivism and Scepticism (part II)

9 Jun 2017 16:15
9 Jun 2017 18:45
Europe/Rome

Contrastivism and Scepticism (part II)

Texts:

Pritchard D. 2008, ‘Contrastivism, Evidence, and Scepticism’, Social Epistemology 22, 305-323.

Becker K. 2009, ‘Contrastivism and Lucky Questions’, Philosophia 37, 245-260.

Discussion leader: Luca Zanetti

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

Time: 4.15 p.m.

Epistemology Seminar. Contrastivism and Scepticism (part I)

26 May 2017 16:15
26 May 2017 18:45
Europe/Rome

Issues for Epistemological Contrastivism Reading Seminar

Contrastivism and Scepticism (part 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, 259-265.

Sinnott-Armstrong W. 2008, ‘A Contrastivist Manifesto’, Social Epistemology 22, 257-270.

Discussion leader: Luca Zanetti

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

Time: 4.15 p.m.

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, Relevant Alternatives and the Problem of the 'Giveaway Question'

19 May 2017 15:30
19 May 2017 17:30
Europe/Rome

Issues for Epistemological Contrastivism Reading Seminar

Contrastivism, Relevant Alternatives and the Problem of the 'Giveaway Question'

Texts:

Schaffer J. 2005, ‘Contrastive Knowledge’, in T.S. Gendler and J. Hawthorne (eds.), Oxford Studies in Epistemology 1, 257-258.

Becker K. 2009, ‘Contrastivism and Lucky Questions’, Philosophia 37, 245-260.

Sinnott-Armstrong W. 2008, ‘A Contrastivist Manifesto’, Social Epistemology 22, 257-270.

Discussion leader: Elena Tassoni

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

Time: 3.30 p.m.

Epistemology Seminar. Contrastivism and Closure (part III)

5 May 2017 16:15
5 May 2017 18:45
Europe/Rome

Issues for Epistemological Contrastivism Reading Seminar

Contrastivism and Closure (III)

Texts:

Kelp C. 2011, ‘A Problem for Contrastivist Accounts of Knowledge’, Philosophical Studies 152, 287-292.

Morton A. 2012, ‘Contrastive Knowledge’, in M. Blaauw (ed.), Contrastivism in Philosophy, New York-London: Routledge, 110-112.

Discussion leader: Luca Zanetti

Venue: Sala Rossa, third floor, via Azzo Gardino 23.

Time: 4.15 p.m.

It is possible to connect via skype. Cogito skype account is: cogitoskype

Epistemology Seminar. Contrastivism and Closure (part II)

21 Apr 2017 16:15
21 Apr 2017 18:45
Europe/Rome

Issues for Epistemological Contrastivism Reading Seminar

Contrastivism and Closure (II)

Texts:

Kvanvig J. 2007, ‘Contextualism, Contrastivism, Relevant Alternatives, and Closure’, Philosophical Studies 134, 131-140.

Kvanvig J. 2008, ‘Contrastivism and Closure’, Social Epistemology 22, 247-256.

Discussion leader: Antonio Scarafone

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

Time: 4.15 p.m.

It is possible to connect via skype. Cogito skype account is: cogitoskype. Or just click on this link: https://join.skype.com/e3lsDXSUqBcV

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

The European PhD Net in Philosophy
Fourth Seminar
Bologna, Italy, 7–8 April, 2017

FRIDAY, 7 April 2017 (Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione, via Zamboni 38, III floor, Aula Mondolfo)

09: 45
Welcome (Gabriel Sandu/ Raffaella Campaner/ Sebastiano Moruzzi)

10:00
Student presentations I
(Each student has 45 minutes for the general discussion on the basis of the paper s/he has sent in beforehand)

Moderator: Sorin Bangu
Keeping minutes: Elena Tassoni, Andreea Popescu, Tuomas Vesterinen

Luca Zanetti – Certainty from a Transcendental Point of View

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.

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