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On Coming to Know: Epistemology

From: 2019-11-16 To:2019-11-16

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  • Thematic Line

    Medieval & Early Modern Philosophy
  • Research Groups

    Aristotelica Portugalensia
    Reason, Politics & Society
  • Medieval and Contemporary Philosophy in Dispute. 2nd session.

    On Coming to Know: Epistemology

    16th November 2019
    Sala do Departamento de Filosofia (180 - Torre B, Piso 1)
    Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto

    2. Sources of Evidence: God, the Intellect and Extra-Mental Things


    Chair: Sofia Miguens
    ​— José Meirinhos (Porto)
    — Timothy Williamson (Oxford)

    3. The Epistemology of Testimony: Authority and Disagreement


    Chair: Vítor Guerreiro
    ​— Philip Choi (Boulder, Colorado)
    — Domingos Faria (Lisboa)

    Comments by: João Branquinho (Lisboa); Lydia Schumacher (London); José Higuera Rubio (Porto); Tommaso Piazza (Pavia); Daniel Di Liscia (München); etc.

    In this second day of the series Medieval and Contemporary Philosophy in Dispute Epistemology topics will be at stake. 

    The speakers invited will engage in discussion from the vantage point of their own fields of expertise, as well as their own personal views. It is the aim of this series to stimulate a dialogue between medieval and contemporary views on a variety of philosophical subjects, by bringing together scholars who develop work on such issues from both frameworks. The debate will be open to the audience.

    Organizers: José Meirinhos (Porto) — Tommaso Piazza (Pavia) — Vítor Guerreiro (Porto)

    Venue: Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto (FLUP)

    Promoted by the project Petrus Hispanus (Porto) / Instituto de Filosofia da Universidade do Porto - FIL/00502

    Funded by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT-Portugal).

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