cognitive values

1st  boulder value theory workshop


Morris Colloquium:  Cognitive Values

March 6th - March 7th, 2015

Jointly sponsored by:

The Committee for the History and Philosophy of Science

The Center for Values and Social Policy

The Department of Philosophy's Morris Colloquium fund

Graduate Committee for Humanties and the Arts

Friday, March 6th

1:00      Richard Pettigrew (University of Bristol)

          How Should we Measure the Accuracy of Credences?

          Calibration, Truth-Directedness and Propriety

2:45     Julia Staffel (Washington University St Louis)

          Attitudes in Active Reasoning

4:30     Luc Bovens (London School of Economics and Political Science)

          Selection under Uncertainty: Affirmative Action at Shortlisting

Saturday March 7th

Talks in HUMN 135

9:00     Matt Kopec (North Western University)

          A Pluralistic Account of Epistemic Rationality

10:45     Miriam Schoenfield  (University of Texas at Austin)

          The Accuracy and Rationality of Imprecise Credences

1:30      Brian Talbot (Washington University St Louis)

          Normative Force and Epistemic Consequentialism

3:00     David Etlin (LMU, Munich )

          Affective Beliefs, Cognitive Desires

4:45      Branden Fitelson (Rutgers) and Ted Shear (UC Davis)

          Two Approaches to Belief Revision