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Disagreement in Science and Beyond

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Sutherland School of Law

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Disagreement in Science and Beyond

A workshop organised by

When Experts Disagree Research Project (WEXD, Dublin)

and

Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER, Cambridge)

July 3 and 4

UCD Sutherland School of Law, Room L143

University College Dublin

Monday July 3

9.30-10.20 Paul Boghossian (New York University)

“Normative relativism and disagreement”

10.20-11.10 Adam Carter (University of Glasgow)

“Archimedean Metanorms”

11.10-11.30 Coffee Break

11.30-12.20 Nick Hughes (UCD School of Philosophy, IRC Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellow)

“A Dilemmic Approach to the Epistemology of Disagreement”

12.20-1.10 Huw Price (University of Cambridge and CSER)

“My Dinner with Andrea – Cold Fusion, Sane Science, and the Reputation Trap”

1.10- 2.30 Lunch

2.30-3.20 Helen De Cruz (Oxford Brookes University)

“Expert disagreement in Science and Religion”

3.20-4.10 Geert Keil (Humboldt-Universität Berlin)

“When experts disagree: A case study from academic philosophy”

4.10-4.30 Coffee Break


4.30-5.20 Maria Baghramian (UCD School of Philosophy)

and

Annalisa Coliva (University of California, Irvine).

“Disagreement and Relativism”


7.00 Dinner

Tuesday July 4

9.30-10.20 Adrian Currie (University of Cambridge and CSER)

“Disagreement and Productivity”


10.20-11.10
Michela Massimi (University of Edinburgh)

"Points of view: scientific evidence and perspectival knowledge"

11.10-11.30 Coffee Break


11.30 -12.20 Kirsten Walsh (University of Nottingham)

“How Many Colours?”


12.20-1.10 Mikio Akagi (Texas Christian University and WEXD)

"You Say Potato; I Say Parameterization: Modelling Conceptual Disagreement by Tracking Background Commitments"


1.20-2.30 Lunch


2.30-3.20 Finnur Dellsén (University College Dublin and WEXD)

"The Epistemic Value of Expert Autonomy"

3.20-3.40 Coffee Break

3.40-4.30 Anjan Chakravartty (University of Notre Dame)

“Scientific Evidence and the Uniqueness Thesis”

4.30 Round Table Discussion

6.00 Close of the workshop

When Experts Disagree Research Project (WEXD) is supported by the Irish Research Council

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