2007 CONFERENCE: TESTIMONY
EPISTEME held its fourth annual conference at Rutgers University on June 29-30, 2007.
Top, L-R: Alvin Goldman, Jennifer Lackey, Dennis Whitcomb, Patrick Rysiew
2nd row: John Greco, Marc Moffett, Roger Koppl
3rd row: Melissa Koenig, Peter Lipton, Al Casullo and Miriam Solomon, Sandy Goldberg
Bottom: Arnon Keren, Jonathan Adler, Paul Faulkner
We were sorry that Linda Zagzebski couldn’t attend – severe weather conditions affected her flight. Roger Koppl very kindly stepped in at the last minute to complete the program.
Friday, June 29th
9:15-10:30 John Greco, “Reliable Testimony”
10:45-12:00 Marc Moffett, “A Paradox Concerning Ideal Rational Inquiry”
1:15-2:30 Melissa Koenig, “Children’s Trust in Testimony: The Roles of Inductive Inference and Social Cognition”
2:30-3:45 Peter Lipton, “Alien Abduction: Inference to the Best Explanation and the Evaluation of Testimony”
4:00-5:15 Al Casullo, “Testimony and A Priori Knowledge”
Saturday, June 30th
9:00-10:15 Linda Zagzebski, “Ethical and Epistemic Egoism and the Goal of Autonomy”
10:30-11:45 Arnon Keren, “Epistemic Authority, Testimony and the Transmission of Knowledge”
1:00-2:15 Jonathan Adler, “Distortion, Argument, and Excluded Middles”
2:15-3:30 Paul Faulkner, “Cooperation and Trust in Conversational Exchanges”
3:45-5:00 Patrick Rysiew, “Beyond Words: Linguistic Communication, Truthfulness, and the Epistemology of Testimony”
Conference organizers are:
Alvin Goldman (Rutgers University) and Jennifer Lackey (Northern Illinois University).