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2018 Formal Epistemology Workshop (FEW)

Tuesday June 12, 2018 - Thursday June 14, 2018

The 2018 Formal Epistemology Workshop will present papers in formal epistemology, broadly construed to include related areas of philosophy as well as cognate disciplines like statistics, psychology, economics, computer science, and mathematics.

This year’s FEW will feature two keynote addresses, by Lara Buchak and Mike Titelbaum, as well as 10 submitted papers.


Tuesday, June 12th

9:30 am – “An Objection of Varying Importance to Epistemic Utility Theory”, by Ben Levinstein

11:15 am – “Ungrounded Payoffs. A Tale of Unconditional Love and Unrepentant Hate”, by Eleonora Cresto

12:30 pm – Lunch

2:00 pm – Keynote Address (Title TBD), by Mike Titelbaum

3:45 pm – “Knowability as Learning”, by Ivan Verano

Wednesday, June 13th

9:30 am – “Modes of Convergence to the Truth: Steps toward a Better Epistemology of Induction”, by Hanti Lin

11:15 am – “Reducing Contrastive Knowledge”, by Michael Cohen

12:30 pm – Lunch

2:00 pm – Keynote Address (Title TBD), by Lara Buchak

3:45 pm – “‘Ramseyfying’ Probabilistic Comparativism”, by Edward Elliott

Thursday, June 14th

9:30 am – “Fragmentation, Mathematical Ignorance, and the Metalinguistic Reply”, by Adam Elga & Agustin Rayo

11:15 am – “Can Accuracy Motivate Modesty?”, by Jennifer Carr

12:30 pm – Lunch

2:00 pm – “Hindsight Bias is not a Bias”, by Brian Hedden

3:45 pm – “Concept Utility”, by Paul Egre & Cathal O’Madagain


Tuesday June 12, 2018
Thursday June 14, 2018
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Jackman Humanities Building, Room 100 (Main Floor Lecture Hall)
170 St. George Street
Toronto, Ontario M5R 2M8 Canada
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