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Rutgers Epistemology Conference 2019
Rutgers Epistemology Conference 2019 @ Hyatt Regency, Conference rm. BC
May 3 – May 4 all-day
The REC is a pre-read conference. The papers will be made available on April 15. Friday, May 3, 2019 1:30 – 3:15 pm     Alex Byrne (MIT)     Chair: TBD Coffee Break 3:45 – 5:30 pm     Susanna Rinard (Harvard)     Chair: TBD Dinner 7:30 – 9:15 pm     Jonathan Kvanvig (Washington University St Louis)     Chair: TBD Reception 9:30 – 11:00 PM Saturday, May 4, 2019 9:30 – 11:15 am     Anil Gupta (University of Pittsburgh)     Chair: TBD Coffee Break 11:45 – 1:30 pm      Winner of the Young Epistemologist Prize     TBD     Chair: TBD Lunch 2:45 – 4:30 pm     Maria Lasonen-Aarnio (University of Helsinki)     Chair: …

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Hannah Arendt and Reiner Schurmann Annual Symposium in Political Philosophy “Varieties of Intentionality”
Hannah Arendt and Reiner Schurmann Annual Symposium in Political Philosophy “Varieties of Intentionality” @ Theresa Lang Center, I202, New School
May 10 – May 11 all-day
Conference Schedule Friday May 10 1pm: Rachel Goodman (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) Introductory Overview 1:30pm: Jake Quilty-Dunn (University of Oxford) On Elisabeth Camp’s “Putting Thoughts to Work” 4:30pm: John Kulvicki (Darmouth College) On Jacob Beck’s “Perception is Analog” Saturday May 11 1pm: Jacob Beck (York University) On Jake Quilty-Dunn’s “Perceptual Pluralism” 4pm: Elisabeth Camp (Rutgers University) On John Kulvicki’s “Modeling the Meanings of Pictures” The Five Essential Readings for the Conference The conference is predicated on the assumption that everyone in attendance will have read all five of these essays: John Haugeland, Representational Genera Elisabeth Camp, Putting Thoughts to Work Jacob Beck, Perception Is Analog Jake Quilty-Dunn, Perceptual Pluralism John Kulvicki, Modeling The Meanings of Pictures …

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Conference in Honor of Jerry Fodor
Conference in Honor of Jerry Fodor @ Academic Building, Room 1180, Rutgers
May 16 – May 17 all-day
Thursday, May 16th 9:00-9:30 am Breakfast (Provided) 9:30-9:45 am Opening Remarks, James Swenson, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs 9:45-10:45 am Session 1 – Tom Bever, “Foundational cognitive science themes that Jerry explored” 10:45-11:00 am Coffee Break 11:00 am – Noon Session 2 – Rochel Gelman, “Innate learning and beyond: The case of number” Noon – 2:30 pm Lunch (Not provided, see below for options) 2:30-3:30 pm Session 3 – Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini, “What Jerry and I got right about what Darwin got wrong” 3:30-3:45 pm Coffee Break 3:45-4:45 pm Session 4 – David Rosenthal, “Fodor’s Representationalism” 4:45-5:45 pm Session 5 – Terry Horgan, “Morphological content and chromatic illumination in belief fixation” 6:00 pm Dinner Reception …

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Humane Understanding Conference
Humane Understanding Conference @ Fordham Lincoln Center
May 31 – Jun 1 all-day
As work on the nature of understanding has expanded in recent years, there has been increasing interest in the question of what might be distinctive about our understanding of other people, or humane understanding. Our conference will explore this question, and consider how recent debates might be enriched by insights from areas such as epistemology, the philosophy of science, the philosophy of social science, the hermeneutical tradition, and the “verstehen” tradition in Continental philosophy. Confirmed Speakers: Olivia Bailey (Tulane) Kristin Gjesdal (Temple) Stephen R. Grimm (Fordham) Kareem Khalifa (Middlebury) Michael Strevens (NYU) Karsten Stueber (Holy Cross) Call for Abstracts: 3-4 spots on the program will be filled via a call …

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