Epistemic Blame: Theory and Practice 16-17 Mar 2022 (with videos)

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Epistemic Blame Workshop: Theory and Practice

Live in Johannesburg and Online Zoom Workshop

African Centre for Epistemology and Philosophy of Science (ACEPS)
Department of Philosophy, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
16–17 March 2022

Free Zoom registration


The African Centre for Epistemology and Philosophy of Science (ACEPS) at the University of Johannesburg in collaboration with the Zurich Epistemology Group on Rationality (Zegra) will host a live and online workshop  which will revolve around the concept of epistemic blame, its role in epistemology, and its relevance for applied questions in epistemology such as epistemic injustice, epistemic decolonization, white ignorance, and the philosophy of the internet.

Epistemic Blame Programme and Abstracts
Epistemic Blame Video Recordings


Programme
(All times are SAST=GMT+2)

Times (SAST)

Wednesday 16th March

10:00-11:00

Sebastian Schmidt – Moralizing Epistemic Blame.

University of Zürich

(In person)

11:10-12:10

Jesús Navarro – Putting the Blame on the Radical Sceptic.

University of Seville

(Online)

Coffee

12:30-13:30

Melanie Sarzano – The Epistemic Innocence of Medical Gaslighting.

University of Zürich

(Online)

Lunch

14:30-15:30

Robin McKenna – Medina on Epistemic Responsibility.

University of Liverpool

(Online)

Coffee

15:50-16:50

Marie Van Loon- ‘How Can You Even Believe This?’: Surprise as a Blaming Reactive Attitude.

University of Zürich

(Online)

 

Times (SAST)

Thursday 17th March

10:00-11:00

Cameron Boult – Norms of Epistemic Criticism.

University of Brandon

(In person)

11:10-12:10

Arturs Logins – Degrees of Epistemic Blameworthiness.

University of Zürich

(Online)

Coffee

12:30-13:30

Veli Mitova – Epistemic Blame without Relationships.

University of Johannesburg

(In person)

Lunch

14:30-15:30

Anne Meylan & Sebastian Schmidt – Refusing COVID-19 Vaccine: is there anything wrong with this?

University of Zürich

(Online)

Coffee

15:50-16:50

Elise Woodard – Epistemic Blame and Atonement.

University of Michigan

(Online)