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

For further details, please see here.

Epistemology Reading Group: "Is Knowledge Contextual?" and "Solving the Skeptical Problem"

25 Jun 2009 10:00
25 Jun 2009 13:00
Europe/Rome

We will discuss contextualist positions with respect to knowledge ascriptions/attributions and contextualist solutions to scepticism. Readings:

 

DeRose "Solving the skeptical problem", The Philosophical Review 104 (1995): 1-52; reprinted in DeRose, Warfield (eds.), Skepticism: a Contemporary Reader, ch. 11, OUP 1999;

 

Earl Conee, Stuart Cohen: "Is Knowledge Contextual?", in Steup, Sosa (eds.): Contemporary Debates in Epistemology, Blackwell 2004.

 

Second SIFA Graduate Conference

29 Oct 2009 09:00
31 Oct 2009 19:00
Europe/Rome

Second SIFA Graduate Conference

http://cogito.lagado.org/sifagrad2

Skepticism: Crispin Wright II

21 May 2009 10:00
21 May 2009 13:00
Europe/Rome

We will discuss Wright's views on skepticism and transmission failure in "Warrant for Nothing"

Venue: Dipartimento di Discipline della comunicazione, Sala Rossa
Discussion leader: Sebastiano Moruzzi.

Skepticism: Crispin Wright I

15 May 2009 10:00
15 May 2009 13:00
Europe/Rome

We will discuss Wright's views on skepticism and transmission failure.

Venue: Dipartimento di Discipline della comunicazione, Sala Rossa

Discussion leader: Sebastiano Moruzzi.

Final session on immediate justifications

30 Apr 2009 10:00
30 Apr 2009 13:00
Europe/Rome

The session will be devoted to answering questions from Master an Phd students on the previous meetings on Immediate justification

Epistemology Reading Group

6 Apr 2009 10:01
6 Apr 2009 13:01
Europe/Rome

We will discuss Tyler Burge Discussion leader: Sara Neva Venue: Dipartimento di Discipline della Comunicazione, V. Azzo Gardino 23, Sala Rossa

Epistemology Reading Group

2 Apr 2009 10:00
2 Apr 2009 13:00
Europe/Rome

We will discuss Sellars' "Empiricism and the philosophy of mind" Especially parr. 1-38 The English version is available on-line at: http://www.ditext.com/sellars/epm.html Excerpts from the Italian version are attached at the end of this document Discussion leader: Wolfgang Huemer Venue: Dipartimento di Discipline della Comunicazione, V. Azzo Gardino 23, Sala Rossa

Philosophy of Language - Research Seminar - Elisabetta Lalumera "Irresistible Reasons"

25 Feb 2009 15:00
25 Feb 2009 18:00
Europe/Rome

Irresistible reasons
Elisabetta Lalumera
Università di Milano-Bicocca
abstract

Themes from Eva Picardi

2 Apr 2009 17:00
3 Apr 2009 18:00
Europe/Rome

ALMA MATER STUDIORUM
UNIVERSITÀ DI BOLOGNA

Temi da Eva Picardi
Themes from Eva Picardi

Bologna 2 e 3 aprile 2009
Bologna, April 2 and 3, 2009

giovedì 2 aprile 2009

Università di Bologna
Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia
via Zamboni 38, Sala Roveri

17.00
Saluto di Paola Monari, prorettore
e della Saluto di Carla Giovannini, Preside della Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia dell’Università di Bologna

17.30
Diego Marconi, Torino
Naturalizzare Eva Picardi

20.00
Cena

venerdì 3 aprile 2009

Università di Bologna
Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia

Epistemology reading group

19 Mar 2009 10:00
19 Mar 2009 13:00
Europe/Rome

Parleremo di Peacocke; il testo da leggere è "Explaining Perceptual entitlement". Il paper si trova qui:

http://www.columbia.edu/~cp2161/Online_Papers/

- a chi non avesse mai letto nulla di Peacocke consiglio (sulla stessa pagina web) "Rationale and Maxims in the study of Concepts"
- chi volesse invece approfondire può dare un'occhiata a "Perception, Content, and Rationality" (stessa pagina web)

Handout in attachment.

Epistemology reading group

12 Mar 2009 10:00
12 Mar 2009 13:00
Europe/Rome

We will discuss John McDowell's The Engaged Intellect, Harvard UP 2009, chs 13, 14, 16, 18(optional), 19 (optional). Annalisa Coliva will lead the discussion Venue: Aula Rossa, Dipartimento Scienze della Comunicazione, V. Azzo Gardino 23

Epistemology reading group

5 Mar 2009 10:00
5 Mar 2009 13:00
Europe/Rome

We will discuss Michael Williams' "There isn't immediate justification&quot

Giorgio Volpe will lead the discussion

Venue: Studio prof. Leonardi, Dipartimento Scienze della Comunicazione, V. Azzo Gardino 23

Crash course in epistemology

19 Feb 2009 10:30
19 Feb 2009 18:30
Europe/Rome

A whole day to take Master and PhD students up to speed.
Venue: Aula Rossa, Dipartimento Discipline della Comunicazione, V. Azzo Gardino 23
Reading list:
Coliva, A. 2007 "Lo scetticismo sull'esistenza del mondo esterno", in A. Coliva (ed) Filosofia analitica. Temi e problemi, Roma, Carocci, cap. 8.
Coliva, A. 2004/2006 I concetti, Roma, Carocci, cap. 6.
Vassallo, N. 2003 Teorie della conoscenza, Roma, Laterza, capp. 1-2.

Epistemology reading group

26 Feb 2009 10:00
26 Feb 2009 13:00
Europe/Rome

We will discuss Jim Pryor's "There is immediate justification" Elisabetta Lalumera will lead the discussion Venue: to be announced shortly http://www.jimpryor.net/research/papers/Noninferential.pdf

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