Arche is active during semesters: (18 September – 16 December 2017, 2nd April – 29th June 2018).
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This is the second of two Arche/Eidyn workshops on the metaphysics of knowledge and justification. Schedule Sat 2nd December 09:30-10:00 Morning Coffee 10:00-11:30 Mona Simion: Knowledge First: Normative Credentials 11:30-12:00 Coffee Break 12:00-13.30 Patrick Greenough: Stengthened Sceptical Paradoxes and the Nature of Knowledge 13:30-16:30 Lunch 14:30-16:00 Marvin Backes: Justification Pluralism 16:00-16:30 Coffee Break 16:30-18:00 Sven Rosenkranz: The Structure of Justification 18:00-19:30 Wine and Whisky Reception in Edgecliffe Sun 3rd December 10:00-10:30 Morning Coffee 10:30-12:00 Jesper Kallestrup: From Epistemic Basing to Epistemic…Find out more »
Edgecliffe: the Philosophy Department George Santayana once observed that those who do not remember the past are doomed to repeat it. Of course, history can be studied for many reasons, even for its own sake. But studying medieval logic, in particular, can make us aware of the consequences of certain ideas in at least two ways. First, the problems that medieval logicians were tackling are in many cases still with us today and still unresolved,…Find out more »
Plato’s Theatetus identified knowledge with perception. While this identity claim may go too far, the two notions are intimately related. At the very least, perceiving that something is the case is a paradigm explanation of how one is positioned to know it is the case. We invoke this sort of paradigm not only in sense perception proper but in connection with domains traditionally taken to be far removed from the sensible, such as mathematics and linguistic comprehension. For almost any…Find out more »
We will be hosting a memorial conference at Arché, St Andrews, to celebrate the life and work of Josh Parsons. Speakers include: Elisabeth Barnes, Ross Cameron, Roy Cook, Joe Diekemper, Patrick Greenough, Bob Hale, Katherine Hawley, Carrie Ichikawa Jenkins, Dan Loper De Sa, Jodie Kerper, Daniel Nolan, Simon Prosser, Agustin Rayo, Robbie Williams, Crispin Wright and Elia Zardini. It is going to be a proper celebration: full of philosophy (done in Josh's style), laughter, great memories, a little whisky (of which Josh was a bit of an expert), and experimental…Find out more »