On Testimony: A Workshop with Professor Elizabeth Fricker

Friday, 31 March 2017

Organised by When Experts Disagree Research Project and UCD School of Philosophy

March 31, 2017
10.00 am – 5.30 pm
UCD Humanities Institute
Belfield, Dublin 4
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PROGRAMME

10.00-11.15 Elizabeth Fricker (Magdalen College, Oxford)
“Norms, Constitutive and Social, and Assertion”

11.15.11.30 Coffee Break

11.30- 12.30 Edward Nettel (UCD School of Philosophy, IRC WEXD Research Project)
“Reasons for Telling: Elizabeth Fricker on Giving One’s Word”

12.30-2.00 Lunch Break

2.00- 3.00 Thomas Hodgson (UCD School of Philosophy, IRC Postdoctoral Fellow)
“Linguistic meaning, semantic content, and testimony”

3.00 - 4.00 Finnur Dellsén (UCD School of Philosophy, IRC WEXD Research Project)
"Two False Principles of Testimonial Justification"

4.00-4.30 Coffee Break

4.30-5.30 Elmar Unnsteinsson (UCD School of Philosophy, IRC Postdoctoral Fellow)
"Insincerity, Consciousness, and Self-Deception"

The workshop is made possible through generous funding from the Irish Research Council.

Background reading material is below:
How to make invidious distinctions amongst reliable testifiers (Elizabeth Fricker, Episteme special issue 10th anniversary)
Inference to the Best Explanation and the Receipt of Testimony: Testimonial Reductionism Vindicated (Elizabeth Fricker)