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

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Epistemology Reading Seminar. The 'Factive Turn' in Epistemology. 6

28 Jan 2021 09:00
28 Jan 2021 11:00
Europe/Rome

The 'Factive Turn' in Epistemology. 6

Venue: Microsoft Teams

https://teams.microsoft.com/l/team/19%3af78aa0fd48ec4fb09defe71ff77ab562...
Time: 9.00 a.m.

Reading: T. Williamson, “Justifications, Excuses, and Sceptical Scenarios”, forthcoming in The New Evil Demon, edited by J. Dutant and F. Dorsch, Oxford University Press.

Discussion leader: Neri Marsili

Epistemology Reading Seminar. The 'Factive Turn' in Epistemology. 5

10 Dec 2020 09:00
10 Dec 2020 11:00
Europe/Rome

The 'Factive Turn' in Epistemology. 5

Venue: Microsoft Teams

https://teams.microsoft.com/l/team/19%3af78aa0fd48ec4fb09defe71ff77ab562...
Time: 9.00 a.m.

Reading:

McGlynn, Aidan. 2014. Knowledge First? Palgrave MacMillan, chap. 8 (Is Knowledge a Mental State?).

Discussion leader: Neri Marsili

Epistemology Reading Seminar. The 'Factive Turn' in Epistemology. 4

26 Nov 2020 09:00
26 Nov 2020 11:00
Europe/Rome

The 'Factive Turn' in Epistemology. 4

Venue: Microsoft Teams

https://teams.microsoft.com/l/team/19%3af78aa0fd48ec4fb09defe71ff77ab562...

Time: 9.00 a.m.

Reading:

McGlynn, Aidan. 2014. Knowledge First? Palgrave MacMillan, chap. 7 (Luminosity).

Discussion leader: Neri Marsili

Epistemology Reading Seminar. The 'Factive Turn' in Epistemology. 3

12 Nov 2020 09:00
12 Nov 2020 11:30
Europe/Rome

The 'Factive Turn' in Epistemology. 3

Venue: Microsoft Teams

https://teams.microsoft.com/l/team/19%3af78aa0fd48ec4fb09defe71ff77ab562...
Time: 9.00 a.m.

Reading:

McGlynn, Aidan. 2014. Knowledge First? Palgrave MacMillan, chap. 4 (Evidence).

Discussion leader: Neri Marsili

Epistemology Reading Seminar. The 'Factive Turn' in Epistemology (online)

23 Oct 2020 09:00
23 Oct 2020 11:30
Europe/Rome

The 'Factive Turn' in Epistemology. Introductory Meeting.

Venue: Microsoft Teams

https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_N2MwNTk1OTYtZDczM...

Time: 9.00 a.m.

Readings:

McGlynn, Aidan. 2014. Knowledge First? Palgrave MacMillan, pp. 1-14

Mitova, Veli. Ed. 2018. The Factive Turn in Epistemology. Cambridge University Press, pp. 1-4 (sez. 0.1)

Further reading:

Michele Palmira (Barcelona). Philosophy With Hypothesis

5 Feb 2020 09:00
5 Feb 2020 10:45
Europe/Rome

Resarch Seminar

Michele Palmira (University of Barcelona) will give a talk on:

Philosophy With Hypothesis

Annalisa Coliva (UCI). Are there mathematical hinges?

19 Dec 2019 15:00
19 Dec 2019 18:00
Europe/Rome

Resarch Seminar

Annalisa Coliva (University of Califormnia, Irvine) will give a talk on:

Are There Mathematical Hinges?

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

Time: 3 pm

Epistemology Reading Seminar. Gifford and McKain on Vogel's Explanationist Strategy against Scepticism

16 May 2019 14:30
16 May 2019 17:30
Europe/Rome

Matthew Gifford and Kevin McCain on Vogel's Explanationist Strategy against Scepticism

Venue: Sala Rossa, via Azzo Gardino 23, 3rd floor.

Time: 2.30 p.m.

Readings:

M. B. Gifford, ‘Skepticism and Elegance. Problems for the Abductivist Reply to Cartesian Skepticism’, Philosophical Studies 164, 2013, 685-704.

K. McCain, ‘Skepticism and Elegance: An explanationist rejoinder’, International Journal for the Study of Skepticism, 6, 2016, 30-43.

Discussion leader: Giorgio Volpe

Cogito International Workshop: Normativity and Metaphysics

11 Apr 2019 09:30
11 Apr 2019 18:15
Europe/Rome

Venue: University of Bologna, Department of Philosophy and Communication Studies, Sala Rossa, via Azzo Gardino 23, 40122 Bologna.

9.30-10.30 Sebastiano Moruzzi (Unibo) "Diaphonic Pluralism - How to Be Pluralist About Disagreement"

10.30-11.30 Filippo Ferrari (Bonn University) "Disagreement and Suspended Judgement"

11:30-11:45 Coffee break

11:45-12:45 Elena Tassoni (Unibo) "On the normativity and plurality of logical consequence"

12:45-13:45 Lunch break (buffet)

Epistemology Reading Seminar. Kevin McCain on Predictivism and Explanationism

18 Apr 2019 09:30
18 Apr 2019 11:30
Europe/Rome

Epistemology Reading Seminar

Kevin McCain on Predictivism and Explanationism

Venue: Sala Rossa, via Azzo Gardino 23, 3rd floor.

Time: 9.30 a.m.

Readings:

K. McCain, ‘A Predictivist Argument against Scepticism’, Analysis 72, 2012, 660-665.

K. McCain, ‘In Defense of the Explanationist Response to Skepticism’, Journal for the Study of Skepticism, 9, 2019, 38-50.

Discussion leader: Francesco Zaccarini

Epistemology Reading Seminar. J.R. Beebe on the Abductivist Reply to Scepticism

14 Mar 2019 09:30
14 Mar 2019 12:00
Europe/Rome

Epistemology Reading Seminar

James Beebe on the Abductivist Reply to Scepticism

Venue: Sala Rossa, via Azzo Gardino 23, 3rd floor.

Time: 9.30 a.m.

Readings:

J.R. Beebe, ‘The Abductivist Reply to Skepticism’, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 79, 2009, 605-636.

Discussion leader: Giorgio Volpe

Epistemology Reading Seminar. Jonathan Vogel and the Refutation of Skepticism

7 Feb 2019 09:30
7 Feb 2019 12:00
Europe/Rome

Epistemology Reading Seminar

Jonathan Vogel on the Refutation of Skepticism

Venue: Sala Rossa, via Azzo Gardino 23, 3rd floor.

Time: 9.30 a.m.

Readings:

J. Vogel, ‘Cartesian Scepticism and Inference to the Best Explanation’, Journal of Philosophy 87, 1990, 658-666.

J. Vogel, ‘The Refutation of Skepticism’, in E. Sosa & M. Steup (eds.), Contemporary Debates in Epistemology, Oxford: Blackwell 2005, 72-84.

J. Vogel, ‘Internalist Responses to Skepticism’, in J. Greco (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Skepticism, Oxford: OUP 2008, 533-556, esp. 544-549.

Research Seminar: Giorgio Volpe on Gerken's arguments against contrastivism

31 Jan 2019 10:30
31 Jan 2019 13:00
Europe/Rome

Research Seminar

Giorgio Volpe, Knowing that Peter, Rather than Anyone Else, Stole the Rubies: A Contrastivist Response to Gerken’s Arguments for False Positives

Venue: Aula Mondolfo, v. Zamboni 38

Time: 10.30 a.m.

Research Seminar: Ferrari, Moruzzi, Volpe and Zanetti on epistemology, truth and the philosophy for children

3 Sep 2018 08:30
3 Sep 2018 11:00
Europe/Rome

Filippo Ferrari, Sebastiano Moruzzi, Giorgio Volpe and Luca Zanetti will present their work in progress in epistemology and the philosophy for children.

Time: 8.30 a.m.

Venue: Aula Mondolfo, via Zamboni 38

Research Seminar: Daniele Sgaravatti, "Dogmatismo e circolarità: cosa fare della prova di Moore"

1 Dec 2017 15:00
1 Dec 2017 17:00
Europe/Rome

Daniele Sgaravatti will give a talk on: "Dogmatismo e circolarità: cosa fare della prova di Moore".

Attached is an abstract useful for discussion.

Venue: Sala Rossa, via Azzo Gardino 23

It is possible to connect with Skype (cogitoskype).

Tommaso Piazza, "On What A Defeater Is"

26 Jan 2018 14:30
26 Jan 2018 16:30
Europe/Rome

Tommaso Piazza (Pavia) will present his paper: "On what a defeater is" (see attachment).

The session is pre-read.

Venue: Sala rossa, via Azzo Gardino 23 (Bologna).

Gregory Currie on "Fiction as belief transmission"

24 Oct 2017 16:00
24 Oct 2017 19:00
Europe/Rome

Gregory Currie (York) will give a talk on "Fiction as belief transmission".

Venue: Sala Rossa, via Azzo Gardino 23, 40126, Bologna.

ABSTRACT

"Fiction as belief transmission"

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, Disagreeing with Myself, 'American Philosophical Quarterly, forthcoming.

A. Coliva, Extended Rationality. A Hinge Epistemology, Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke, chap. 5.3 (The extended rationality view, testimony and other minds)

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.

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