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Rutgers Epistemology Conference 2022

All sessions will be held in the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick, Conference Room BC.

The REC is a pre-read conference.


Friday, April 29, 2022

1:30 - 3:15 PM
Jeremy Fantl (Calgary): Entitlement and Misleading Evidence
Chair: Susanna Schellenberg (Rutgers)

Coffee Break

3:45 - 5:30 PM 
Thomas Kelly (Princeton): Bias, Norms, and the Bias Blind Spot
Chair: Grace Helton (Princeton)

Dinner 5:30- 7 PM

7:30 - 9:15 PM  
Jane Friedman (NYU): The Aim of Inquiry?
Chair: Christoph Kelp (Glasgow)

Reception 9:30 – 11:00 PM


Saturday, April 30, 2022

9:30 - 11:15 AM 
Peter Graham (UCR): The New Evil Demon Problem at 40
Chair: Sophia Dandelet (NYU)

Coffee Break

11:45 - 1:30      Winner of the Young Epistemologist Prize
Mona Simion (Glasgow): Resistance to Evidence and the Duty to Believe
Chair: Caroline von Klemperer (Rutgers)

Lunch 1:30-2:30 PM

2:45 - 4:30 PM
Kathrin Glüer and Asa Wikforss (Stockholm): Knowledge Resistance: Locating the Irrationality (Paper will be presented at the REC, no pre-read).
Chair: Susanna Schellenberg (Rutgers)
Michael Hannon (University of Nottingham)
Pamela Hieronymi (UCLA)
Matthew McGrath (Washington University, St. Louis)
Sarah Paul (NYU-Abu Dhabi)
Declan Smithies (OSU)

Participants (to be updated soon)

Mia Accomando, Eli Alshanetsky, Robert Audi, Jordan Bridges, Kieran Britt, Frederick Choo, Pietro Cibinel, Tez Clark, Juan Comesana, Chris Copan, Yuan Dong, Andy Egan, Esther Goh, Grace Helton, Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa, Peter Klein, Harvey Lederman, Noah Lemos, Sebastian Liu, Errol Lord, James McIntrye, Ram Neta, Nico Orlandi, Paul Pietroski, Joel Pust, Mark Richard, Andrew Rubner, Jean Paul Sadia, Susanna Schellenberg, Joseph Shieber , Jordan Scott, David Sosa, Ernie Sosa, Ben Silverman, Bill Talbott, Caroline von Klemperer, Elise Woodward

There is no registration fee for the conference, but please notify Caroline von Klemperer, the conference manager, if you plan to attend by sending an email to rutgersepistemologyconference@gmail.com. If you wish to participate in the meals, please send a check made out to “Rutgers University” to the conference manager by April 15 ($80 if you are a faculty member or a postdoc; $60 if you are a graduate student or an undergraduate): Caroline von Klemperer; REC; 106 Somerset St, 5th Floor; New Brunswick, NJ 08901.