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4th Annual Midwest Epistemology Workshop Friday, Oct. 8-Saturday, Oct. 9 2010

Friday, October 8


8:30-8:50 Continental Breakfast

8:50 Greetings and Announcements

Session I: 9:00-10:30

"Mentalism and Epistemic Transparency"
Speaker: Declan Smithies (Ohio)
Chair: Omar Mirza (St. Cloud State)

Session II: 11:00-12:30

"Epistemological Egoism and Agent-Centered Norms"
Speaker: Michael Huemer (Colorado)
Chair: Wayne Riggs (Oklahoma)

Lunch: 12:30-2:00

Session III: 2:00-3:30

"Constraining Credences in Counterfactuals"
Speaker: Sarah Moss (Michigan)
Chair: Michael DePaul (Notre Dame)

Session IV: 3:00-5:00

Keynote Address

"Epistemic Relativism"
Jason Stanley (Rutgers)
Chair: Jennifer Lackey (Northwestern)

6:00-7:00
Cash Bar, Hors d’oeuvres

7:00-9:00
Workshop Banquet

Saturday, October 9


9:00-10:00 Continental Breakfast

Session V: 10:00-11:30

"Appearance, Acquaintance, and the Subject's Perspective Objection"
Speaker: Ali Hasan (Iowa)
Chair: Peter Baumann (Swathmore)

Lunch: 11:30-1:30

Session VI: 1:30-3:00

"Reliabilism, Epistemic Luck, and the Generality Problem"
Speaker: Mylan Engel (Northwern Illinois)
Chair: Richard Fumerton (Iowa)

Session VII: 3:30-5:00

"Dealing with Disagreement from the First Person Perspective: A Probabilist Approach"
Speaker: Trent Dougherty (Baylor)
Chair: Lisa Warenski (Union College)

Reception: 8:00
Location TBA

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