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Rutgers Epistemology Conference 2019 @ Hyatt Regency, Conference rm. BC
Rutgers Epistemology Conference 2019 @ Hyatt Regency, Conference rm. BC
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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The Ethics of Donor Conception @ Kimmel Center, Room 802
The Ethics of Donor Conception @ Kimmel Center, Room 802
May 4 all-day
There are no reliable statistics on how many children are created in the United States from donated gametes. The CDC, which collects statistics on in vitro fertilization, reported that roughly 9,000 children were born from IVF with donated eggs in 2015. But according to the Donor Sibling, Registry, a survey of such parents found that 40% of those responding were never asked to report the birth of their child. And most births from donated sperm do not require IVF and are therefore not counted at all. Journalists writing about donor conception tend to rely on an outdated report of the Office of Technology Assessment, which estimated 30,000 births from donor …

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Workshop on Consciousness, Memory, and the Freudian Unconscious @ NYU Philosophy Dept. rm 202
Workshop on Consciousness, Memory, and the Freudian Unconscious @ NYU Philosophy Dept. rm 202
May 4 all-day
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