Tartu Graduate Conference in The Epistemology of Disagreement

On the 25th and 26th March 2017 the Department of Philosophy at the University of Tartu will host a graduate conference on the epistemology of disagreement. The keynote speaker will be Jonathan Matheson (University of North Florida). The aim of the conference is to bring together MA and PhD level students who are working on this area and other related topics.
Saturday, March 25
Jakobi 2, room – 336

11:00 – Registration and coffee

11:30–11:50 – Welcome remarks

11:50–13:00 Sophia Arbeiter (University of Vienna / Pantheon-Sorbonne University)
“An Epistemology of Agreement”

13:00–14:00 Lunch break

14:00–15:10 Daniel Mayerhoffer (University of Surrey /University of Bamberg / University of Erlangen-Nuremberg)
“Is Plurality in Scientific Debates Valuable?”

15:10–15:40 Coffee Break

15:40–16:50 Enrico Postiglione (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia)
“Disagreement, Deception and Truth”
Sunday, March 26
Jakobi 2, room – 336

11:50–13:00 Alice Monypenny (University of Bristol)
“Respectful Discussion, Expertise and Experience”

13:00–13:30 Coffee break

13:30–14:40 Geoff Keeling (University of Bristol)
“Reliability, Indifference and Disagreement: The Case Against the Variably Equal Weight View”

14:40–15:40 Lunch break

15:40–16:50 Prof. Jonathan Matheson (University of North Florida)
“Deep Disagreements and Rational Resolution”
Conference coordinator: Triinu Eesmaa, triinu.eesmaa@gmail.com
Conference is organised by the The Graduate School of Culture Studies and Arts, supported by the University of Tartu’s ASTRA project, PER ASPERA (European Union, European Regional Development Fund).