Thanks to all who participated in the second EPISTEME conference. A special thanks to our host Hilary Kornblith.
From left to right:
Richard Foley, Harvey Siegel, Helen Longino, Todd Stewart, Simon Evnine (front), Christian List (back), Miriam Solomon, Hilary Kornblith, Leslie Marsh, Chris Onof and Alvin Goldman.
EPISTEME held its second annual conference at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst on June 24-25, 2005. The conference was sponsored by the consortium of Amherst College, Department of Philosophy; UMass, Department of Philosophy; UMass College of Humanities and Fine Arts; UMass Vice-Chancellor for Research.
The theme of the conference was “rationality” and a special issue of EPISTEME, containing a selection of the conference papers, was released in conjunction with the conference. Miriam Solomon (Temple) is the Guest Editor of the journal issue and Hilary Kornblith (Massachusetts, Amherst) hosted the conference.
Date: Friday, June 24th
Chair: Alvin Goldman (Rutgers)
1:00pm – 1:15pm
Welcome, Leslie Marsh (New England Institute for Cognitive Science and Evolutionary Studies)
1:15pm – 2:45pm
Richard Foley (NYU) – “Universal Intellectual Trust”
Chair: Miriam Solomon (Temple)
3:00pm – 4:30pm
Michael Bishop (Northern Illinois) – “The Autonomy of Social Epistemology”
Chair: Joseph Moore (Amherst College)
4:45pm – 6:15pm
Christian List (LSE) – title TBA
8:30pm Reception at Hilary Kornblith’s house
Saturday, June 25th
9:30am – 11:00am
Don Fallis (Arizona) – “Epistemic Value Theory and Judgment Agregation”
11:15am – 12:45pm
Simon Evnine (Miami) – “Persons, Groups and Expertise”
1:00pm – 2:00pm
2:15pm – 3:45pm
Chair: David Christensen (Vermont)
2:15pm – 3:45pm
Helen Longino (Minnesota) – “Circles of Reason”
4:00pm – 5:30pm
Todd Stewart (Illinois State) – “The Competing Social Practices Argument and Self- Defeat”