CEPPA Talk (in person) – Jules Holroyd (Sheffield)

Edgecliffe G03 The Scores, St Salvator's Quad

Location: Edgecliffe G03 Title: Proleptic Praise Abstract: What is praise? I argue that we can make progress by examining what praise does. Functionalist views of praise are emerging, but I here argue that by foregrounding cases in which expressions of praise are rejected by their direct target, we see that praise has a wider, and ... Read more

CEPPA Talk (online only) – Catherine Elgin (Harvard)

Location: Teams (online only) Title: Epistemic Dynamics Abstract: Epistemic agents are finite and fallible.  Our range is limited and some of what we accept is, no doubt, flawed.  To achieve our epistemic and practical objectives, we devise methods and practices that foster correction, refinement, and expansion of our current epistemic commitments. Traditional epistemology maintains that epistemic ... Read more