cognitive values

1st  boulder workshop


1st Boulder Cognitive Values Workshop

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

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