Events

Our research group cordially invites you to its upcoming conference on

The Value of Truth

Date: 22-23rd November 2018
Venue: 1097 Budapest, 4. Tóth Kálmán st.

Program:

November 22:

Chair: Akos Gyarmathy (Budapest University of Technology)

09.00-10.00: Jeffrey Dunn (De Pauw University): Accuracy as Similarity

10.00-11.00: Clayton Littlejohn (King's): An Accuracy Argument Against Credal Reductivism

11.00-11.20: Break

Chair: Peter Hartl (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)

11.20-12.20: Michael P. Lynch [via Skype] (University of Connecticut): Fake news and the Politics of truth

12.20-13.20: Akos Gyarmathy (Budapest University of Technology and Economics): Three kinds of veritism and epistemically useful false beliefs

13.20-15.00: Lunch

Chair: Akos Gyarmathy (Budapest University of Technology and Economics)

15.00-16.00: Kate Nolfi (University of Vermont): Epistemic Norms all Things considered

16.00-16.30: László Kocsis (University of Pecs): The value of truth-making: truth-groundedness and the truth as an epistemic goal

16.30-16.50: Break

Chair: Peter Hartl (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)

16.50-17.50: Miriam McCormick (University of Richmond): Value Beyond True Value

17.50-18.50: Tihamer Margitay (Eotvos Lorand University): The Epistemic Value of Moral and Other Values

Dinner

November 23:

Chair: Peter Hartl (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)

09.00-10.00: Anna Maria-Eder (University of Cologne): No Commitment to the Truth

10.00-11.00: Filippo Ferrari (University of Bonn): Alethic Pluralism and the Value of Truth

11.00-11.20: Break

Chair: Laszlo Kocsis (University of Pecs)

11.20-12.20: Andrew D. Chignell (Princeton): The Value of Truth versus The Value of Believing True

12.20-13.20: Brian Pollex (University of Texas at Austin): Understanding The Swamping Problem: Two Competing Theories of the Value of True Belief

13.20-15.00: Lunch

Chair: Laszlo Kocsis (University of Pecs)

15.00-16.00: Peter Hartl (Hungarian Academy of Sciences): Truth and Morality in Rational Argumentation

16.00-16.20: Break

Chair: Akos Gyarmathy (Budapest University of Technology and Economics)

16.20-17.20: Mihály Héder (Budapest University of Technology and Economics): When truth is not the final epistemic value: the case of the epistemology of engineering

17.20-18.20: Duncan Pritchard [via Skype] (University of Irvine, California): Intellectual Virtues, Ignorance and the Truth Goal

Dinner

Our research group cordially invites you to its upcoming workshop:

Social Ontology Meets Social Science

Date: 1st-2nd October 2018
Venue: 1097 Budapest, 4. Tóth Kálmán st.

Program:

October 1:
10:00 – 12:00 Keynote lecture:

John Searle: Social Ontology, Social Science and Political Power


12:00 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:30 Josef Moural: Social Ontology and Historiography
14:30 – 15:00 Coffee break
15:00 – 16:00 Rastko Jovanov: Social Ontology and Collective Engagement
16:00 – 17:00 Akos Sivado: Can There Be a Science of Collective Intentions?

October 2:
10:00 – 12:00 Keynote lecture:

Raimo Tuomela: Social Corporations as Social Institutions

12:00 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:30 Petar Bojanic: What is an Engagement Act? Commitment, Joint Commitment and Engagement
14:30 – 15:00 Coffee break
15:00 – 16:00 Hans Bernhard Schmid: Aristotle on Joint Activity and Common Sense
16:00 – 17:00 Brian Epstein: Social Ontology and the Design of Institutions