The MTA BTK Morals and Science Research Group cordially invites you to the upcoming talk of its seminar series:

Dr. Charles T. Wolfe (University of Ghent)
Vitalism and the Metaphysics of Life: The Discreet Charm of Eighteenth-Century Vitalism

Date: 10 December 2018, 4pm
Venue: MTA BTK Institute of Philosophy, 4 Tóth Kálmán st., 1097 Budapest, 7th floor

The MTA BTK Lendület Morals and Science Research Group cordially invites you to its upcoming conference:

The Value of Truth

Date: 22-23 November 2018
Venue: 1097 Budapest, 4 Tóth Kálmán st.

Program:

22 November

Chair: Akos Gyarmathy (Budapest University of Technology and Economics)
9.00-10.00: Jeffrey Dunn (De Pauw University): Accuracy as Similarity
10.00-11.00: Clayton Littlejohn (King's): An Accuracy Argument Against Credal Reductivism

11.00-11.20: Break

Chair: Peter Hartl (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
11.20-12.20: Michael P. Lynch [via Skype] (University of Connecticut): Fake news and the Politics of truth
12.20-13.20: Akos Gyarmathy (Budapest University of Technology and Economics): Three kinds of veritism and epistemically useful false beliefs

13.20-15.00: Lunch

Chair: Akos Gyarmathy (Budapest University of Technology and Economics)
15.00-16.00: Kate Nolfi (University of Vermont): Epistemic Norms all Things considered
16.00-16.30: Laszlo Kocsis (University of Pecs): The value of truth-making: truth-groundedness and the truth as an epistemic goal

16.30-16.50: Break

Chair: Peter Hartl (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
16.50-17.50 Miriam McCormick (University of Richmond): Value Beyond Truth Value
17.50-18.50: Tihamer Margitay (Eotvos Lorand University): The Epistemic Value of Moral and Other Values

Dinner

23 November

Chair: Peter Hartl (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
9.00-10.00: Anna Maria-Eder (University of Cologne): No Commitment to the Truth
10.00-11.00: Filippo Ferrari (University of Bonn): Alethic Pluralism and the Value of Truth

11.00-11.20: Break

Chair: Laszlo Kocsis (University of Pecs)
11.20-12.20: Andrew D. Chignell (Princeton): The Value of truth versus The Value of Believing True
12.20-13.20. Brian Pollex (University of Texas at Austin): Understanding The Swamping Problem: Two Competing Theories of the Value of True Belief

13.20-15.00: Lunch

Chair: Laszlo Kocsis (University of Pecs)
15.00-16.00: Peter Hartl (Hungarian Academy of Sciences): Truth and Morality in Rational Argumentation

16.00-16.20: Break

Chair: Akos Gyarmathy (Budapest University of Technology and Economics)
16.20.-17.20: Mihaly Heder (Budapest University of Technology and Economics): When truth is not the final epistemic value: the case of the epistemology of engineering
17.20-18.20: Duncan Pritchard [via Skype] (University of Irvine, California): Intellectual Virtues, Ignorance and the Truth Goal

Conference ending
Dinner

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