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Epistemic Petrification Conference
Mon 2 July @ 12:00 pm - Tue 3 July @ 6:30 pm BSTFree
EPISTEMIC PETRIFICATION CONFERENCE
2-3 July 2018, University of Bristol
Location: Wills Physics Laboratory, Room 3.34, Tyndall Avenue, BS8 1TL
This conference brings together philosophers, psychologists, and health professionals to explore epistemic failure and petrification. Against an idealised and de-contextualised image of human epistemology, the conference will examine the role of epistemic pathology and dysfunction in philosophy and social science. This role will be placed in a developmental and social perspective, drawing inspiration from the work of Peter Fonagy and colleagues.
In particular, we hope to examine whether dysfunction and pathology may play a larger role in philosophy than so far envisaged, by looking at several case studies in philosophy, and also consider what philosophical approaches and questions may offer psychological research and practice.
Attendance is free and will include lunch and coffee on both days. There will be a number of £50 bursaries for students/unwaged wishing to attend the conference.
Accessibility: The conference offers support for those with access requirements. There are reserved parking spaces in the Hawthorne’s car park at the end of the street (on University Ave). The front entrance of the Physics Building is accessible via a ramp and there is a lift to the room on the 3rd floor (choose level 3F in the lift). Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any additional access enquiries.
We will also be live-streaming the event online via Zoom for those who are unable to attend in person. Please see instructions for joining the session here (via Google Docs), or inquire for further details.
MONDAY 2nd JULY:
Panel 1: 11.20-1.20 (chair: Havi Carel)
Peter Fonagy (UCL), Epistemic petrification
Matthew Ratcliffe (Vienna), Unruly Emotions
Panel 2: 2-4 (chair: Katherine Puddifoot)
Richard Pettigrew (Bristol), Bayesian epistemology and pathologizing priors
Discussant: Maya Mukamel
TUESDAY 3rd JULY:
Panel 3: 9-11 (chair: Marian Bakermans-Kranenburg)
Kyle Pattinson (Oxford), Bayesian analysis of breathlessness
Havi Carel (Bristol), Epistemic injustice
Discussant: Robbie Duschinsky (Cambridge)
Panel 4: 12-2 (chair: Matthew Ratcliffe)
Lisa Bortolotti (Birmingham), Epistemic Innocence
Katherine Puddifoot (Birmingham), Epistemic innocence, memory and epistemic petrification.
Discussant: Liz Allison (UCL)
Panel 5: 2.30-4.30 (chair: Robbie Duschinsky)
Josh Habgood-Coote (Bristol), Epistemically dysfunctional groups
Maya Mukamel (Goldsmiths), Forms of subjectivity and epistemic mistrust
Discussant: Matthew Burch (Essex)
Robbie Duschinsky (Cambridge), Closing remarks
The conference is part of the Life of Breath project generously funded by the Wellcome Trust.
- Life of Breath
- Wills Physics Laboratory
- Tyndall Avenue, BS8 1TL
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