Alvin Goldman Retirement Conference

Alexander Library, Lecture Hall 403

Professor Alvin Goldman will be retiring from his position as Board of Governors Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers at the end of this year, and we are pleased to have the opportunity to celebrate his work and his legacy by bringing together various of Alvin's intellectual interlocutors and philosophers who have been influenced by his work. The conference will take place at the Alexander Library, Lecture Hall 403, in New Brunswick, NJ, from February 26 until February 27, 2018.


Monday, February 26

Block 1: Traditional and Naturalized Epistemology

9:00-9:30 am Coffee
9:30-10:30 am Tyler Burge (UCLA); Commentator: Hilary Kornblith (UMass Amherst)
10:30-10:45 am Break
10:45-11:45 am Thomas Kelly (Princeton); Commentator: Peter Graham (UC Riverside)
11:45 am-12:00 pm  Break
12:00-1:00 pm Robert Beddor (National University of Singapore); Commentator: Carlotta Pavese (Duke)
1:00-2:30 pm Lunch


Block 2: Social Epistemology

2:30-3:30 pm Jennifer Lackey (Northwestern); Commentator: Patrick Rysiew (Victoria)
3:30-3:45 pm Break
3:45-4:45 pm Christian List (LSE); Commentator: Thomas Blanchard (Illinois Wesleyan)
4:45-5:00 pm Break
5:00-5:50 pm Don Fallis (Arizona)
5:50-6:05 pm Break
6:05-7:00 pm Michael Stevens (NYU)
7:00 pm Dinner


Tuesday, February 27 

Block 3: Mind and Cognitive Science

9:00-9:15 am Coffee
9:15-10:05 am Luca Barlassina (Sheffield)
10:05-10:20 am Break
10:20-11:10 am Tania Lombrozo (Berkeley)
11:10-11:25 am Break
11:25 am -12:15 pm David Chalmers (NYU/ANU)
12:15-12:30 pm Break
12:30-1:30 pm Chaz Firestone (Johns Hopkins); Commentator: Jack Lyons (Arkansas)
1:30-3:00 pm Lunch
4:00 pm Chancellor's Professorship Lecture
Location TBA

Alvin Goldman, "Free Speech, Fake News, and Democracy"
Introduction: Philip Kitcher (Columbia)
6:00 pm Reception


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