Epistemology After Sextus Empiricus

This is a book project* accompanied by two conferences at Columbia University and UC Berkeley, edited and organized by Justin Vlasits (UC Berkeley) and Katja Maria Vogt (Columbia University). For a web page with the full program for both conferences as well as further information please follow this link.

Epistemology after Sextus

Epistemology after Sextus

Time: October 28/29 2016

Place: Philosophy Hall 716, Columbia University

Organizer: Justin Vlasits and Katja Maria Vogt

Speakers: Don Garrett NYU, Kathryn Tabb Columbia, MGF Martin University College London/Berkeley, Kathrin Glüer-Pagin University of Stockholm, John Morrison Barnard/Columbia, Susanna Schellenberg Rutgers New Brunswick, Peter Pagin University of Stockholm, Richard Bett Johns Hopkins, Jessica Berry Georgia State, Marko Malink NYU, Justin Vlasits Berkeley, Katja Vogt Columbia, Sergio Tenenbaum University of Toronto, Duncan Pritchard University of Edinburgh

Commentators-at large: Lorenzo Corti Université de Lorraine, Melissa Fusco Columbia, Christiana Olfert Tufts, Simon Shogry Princeton, Justin Vlasits Berkeley, Lara Buchak Berkeley, Nick Gooding Berkeley, Ian McCready-Flora University of Virginia, Katy Meadows Stanford, Barry Stroud Berkeley

Co-sponsored by: Columbia University Philosophy Department, Columbia University Classical Studies Program, Columbia University Heyman Center, Lodge Fund, UC Berkeley Philosophy Department, UC Berkeley Rhetoric Department, UC Berkeley Townsend Center, UC Berkeley Graduate Assembly

* Epistemology After Sextus Empiricus covers themes from Sextus Empiricus that have greatly shaped the history of epistemology. Relevant topics include the nature of investigation, perception and illusion, perceptual relativism, ignorance, belief-formation, induction, infinite regress, assertion, disagreement and conflicting appearances.

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