Past Activities (2008-2014) – University of Copenhagen

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Past Activities (2008-2014)

See below a list of past conferences and workshops organized by SERG. For a list of past seminars click here.

  • 21 November - 22 November 2013

    The Special Role of Science in Liberal Democracy

    International Conference on The Special Role of Science in Liberal Democracy. Plenary Speakers: James Bohman (Saint Louis University), Heather Douglas (University of Waterloo), Harold Kincaid (University of Cape Town), Martin Kusch (Vienna University), Eleonora Montuschi (London School of Economics) and Erik Weber (Ghent University). » Read more

  • 6 March 2013, 09:00-16:30

    Deference, Testimony and Diversity

    Workshop with Miranda Fricker and Kristoffer Ahlström-Vij. » Read more

  • 14 December 2012,

    Democratizing Science

    The general topic of the workshop is the democratization of science and the social sciences in particular: To what extent, and in what ways, should science, and in particular the social sciences, be democratized so that it is not only the scientists who make all the decisions? » Read more

  • 28 March - 30 March 2012

    The Role of Science in Democratic Societies

    Main speakers: Klemens Kappel, Anders Blok, Kristoffer Kropp, David Budtz Pedersen. » Read more

  • 16 February - 17 February 2012

    Epistemic Circularity

    The topic of this workshop is epistemic circularity. Speakers: Annalisa Coliva (Modena), Jesper Kallestrup (Edinburgh), Pat Bondy (McMaster),  Kristoffer Ahlström-Vij (Copenhagen), Mikkel Gerken (Copenhagen). » Read more

  • 15 August - 17 August 2011

    3rd Copenhagen Conference in Epistemology: Epistemic Trust and Inclusiveness

    Speakers: Mikkel Gerken, Arnon Keren, Nikolaj J.L.L. Pedersen, Kristoffer Ahlstrom-Vij, Kirk Michaelian, Duncan Pritchard, Chris Thompson, Precious Ighoroje, Erik J. Olsson, Paul Faulkner, Ronald De Sousa, Alving Goldman, Thomas Atchison, Shane Gavin Ryan, Katherine Hawley, Rachael Briggs, Klemens Kappel. » Read more

  • 13 April - 14 April 2011

    The Epistemology of Inclusiveness

    Spekaers: Kristina Rolin (Aalto), Jesper Kallestrup (Edinburgh), Sanford Goldberg (Northwestern), Karin Johch-Clausen (Copenhagen), Klemens Kappel (Copenhagen), Miranda Fricker (Birkbeck). » Read more

  • 10 February - 11 February 2011

    Disagreement and Legitimacy: Value Questions and Factual Questions

    The workshop will focus on whether views on reasonable disagreement in political philosophy depend on epistemological assumptions that have recently been uncovered in the epistemological debate on disagreement. Reasonable disagreement in political philosophy usually concerns value questions. But we evidently disagree about politically important factual questions, such as those involved in the global warming debate. Do views about reasonable disagreement carry over to factual questions?  » Read more

  • 9 December - 10 December 2010

    Rational Trust

    Speakers: Paul Faulkner (Sheffield),  Nikolaj Jang Lee Linding Pedersen (Copenhagen),  Erik Olsson (Lund), Kristoffer Ahlström (Copenhagen),  Gloria Origgi (Jean Nicod), David Owens (Sheffield),  Klemens Kappel (Copenhagen). » Read more

  • 16 October - 17 October 2010

    Knowledge Ascriptions

    Confirmed Speakers: Michael Blome-Tillmann (McGill), Stewart Cohen (Arizona), Jennifer Nagel (Toronto), Jennifer Lackey (Northwestern), Patrick Rysiew (Victoria), Brian Weatherson (Rutgers), Mikkel Gerken (SERG), and Jessica Brown (St. Andrews). Visit the workshop webpage for further information. » Read more

  • 19 August - 20 August 2010

    2nd Copenhagen Conference in Epistemology: The Epistemology of Liberal Democracy

    Plenary Speakers: David Christensen, Erik J. Olsson, Rainer Hegselmann, Michael Lynch, Gerald Gaus, David Estlund, Stephan Hartmann, Vincent F. Hendricks.  » Read more

  • 11 May - 12 May 2010

    Disagreement, Testimony, and Epistemic Trust

    Speakers: Paul Faulkner (Sheffield), Nikolaj Jang Lee Linding Pedersen (Copenhagen), Jennifer Lackey (Northwestern), Mikkel Gerken (Copenhagen), Baron Reed (Northwestern), Klemens Kappel (Copenhagen), Elia Zardini (Northern Institute of Philosophy, Aberdeen),  Peter Graham (University of California, Riverside), Conor McHugh (Jean-Nicod). » Read more

  • 5 May 2010, 12:00-13:15

    Guest Lecture: Elia Zardani

    Speaker: Elia Zardini (Northern Institute of Philosophy, University of Aberdeen). Title: Learning the Less Likely: Dogmatism, Transmission and Probability Lowering.  » Read more

  • 10 December - 11 December 2009

    The Epistemic Benefits of Free Speech and Openness

    Speakers: Anne Meylan (Geneva, Piers Turner (Ohio State),  Kristoffer Ahlström (SERG), Michael Fuerstein (Rutgers/CCA), Erik J. Olsson (Lund), Klemens Kappel (SERG), Robert Talisse (Vanderbilt), Michael Lynch (UConn), Frank Zenker (Lund). » Read more

  • 29 October 2009,

    Workshop in Epistemology (III)

    Speakers: Adam Carter (Edinburgh/Geneva),  Matthew S. Liao (Oxford), Peter Graham (UC Riverside), Mikkel Gerken (SERG, Copenhagen). » Read more

  • 17 October 2009,

    Workshop in Epistemology (II)

    Speakers: Mikkel Gerken (SERG), Stewart Cohen (Arizona), Thor Grünbaum (Copenhagen), Derek Ball (Arché). » Read more

  • 17 September 2009,

    Workshop on Disagreement (II)

    Speakers: Nikolaj Nottelmann (University of Southern Denmark), Klemens Kappel (SERG, University of Copenhagen), Chris Kelp (KU Leuven), Patrick Greenough (University of St. Andrews). » Read more

  • 14 August 2009,

    Workshop on Disagreement (I)

    Speakers: Berit Brogaard, Richard Feldman, Jesper Kallestrup, Mikkel Gerken, Klemens Kappel and Nikolaj Jang Pedersen, Kristoffer Ahlström. » Read more

  • 16 June 2009,

    Workshop in Epistemology (I)

    Confirmed Speakers: Anthony Brueckner (UCSB), Dylan Dodd (Arché, St. Andrews), Mikkel Gerken (SERG) and Klemens Kappel (SERG).

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  • 26 May 2009,

    Epistemology and Cognitive Psychology

    Speakers: Mikkel Gerken (SERG), Ram Neta (UNC), Erik J. Olsson (Lund) and Finn Spicer (Bristol). » Read more

  • 20 November - 21 November 2008

    1st Copenhagen Conference in Epistemology: Free Speech, Disagreement and Common Belief

    Keynote speakers: Sandy Goldberg (Northwestern), Alvin Goldman (Rutgers), Klemens Kappel (Copenhagen), Christian List (LSE), Erik Olsson and Staffan Angere (Lund), Duncan Pritchard (Edinburgh), Wlodek Rabinowicz (Lund) » Read more