Forthcoming events

Timothy Williamson: Solving scepticism with cornerstone beliefs
10/09/13
Edgecliffe
Epistemologists tend to neglect the crucial normative distinction between justifications and excuses. Are the beliefs of victims of deceptions, including sceptical scenarios, justified or only excusable? What implications has the answer for the dispute (to be explained) between internalism and externalism in epistemology?
Speaker
Prof. Timothy Williamson is the Wykeham Professor of Logic at the University of Oxford. He is the author of Knowledge and Its Limits and The Philosophy of Philosophy.
Patrick Greenough: Minimalistic epistemology
30/09/13
Edgecliffe
Epistemologists tend to neglect the crucial normative distinction between justifications and excuses. Are the beliefs of victims of deceptions, including sceptical scenarios, justified or only excusable? What implications has the answer for the dispute (to be explained) between internalism and externalism in epistemology?
Speaker
Dr. Patrick Greenough is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy and Associate Fellow of the Arche Research Centre. He is the editor of Williamson on Knowledge and Truth and Realism.