Epistemology After Sextus Empiricus

Epistemology After Sextus Empiricus
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 1:30pm to Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 10:00pm

Organizer: 

Justin Vlasits and Katja Maria Vogt

Place: 

Philosophy Hall 716, Columbia University

Sponsors: 

Columbia University Philosophy Department, Columbia University Classical Studies Graduate Program, Columbia University Heyman Center, Lodge Fund, UC Berkeley Philosophy Department, UC Berkeley Rhetoric Department, UC Berkeley Townsend Center, UC Berkeley Graduate Assembly

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

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

 

* 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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