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Forthcoming Workshops 2019/2020
Leverhulme Trust ECF 'Knowledge & Understanding' seminar series

Contact: Lucy Campbell  
Further information and past events available here

23rd April 2020, 3-5 pm, Cowling Room.

Speaker: Michael Hannon (Nottingham). "Empathetic Understanding in Politics"

30th April 2020, 3-5 pm, Cowling Room.

Speaker: Naomi Eilan (Warwick). "Knowing and Understanding Other People"

7th and 14th June 2020, 3-5 pm, Cowling Room.

Double-session with Eileen John and David Woods (Warwick).

21st May 2020, 3-5 pm, Cowling Room.

Speaker: Chris Earley (Warwick). "The Cognitive Value of Contemporary Avant-Garde Art"

28th May 2020, 3-5 pm, Cowling Room.

Speaker: Christoph Hoerl (Warwick). "Episodic Memory and Knowledge"

4th June 2020, 3-5 pm, Cowling Room.

Speaker: Richard Gipps (Oxford). "On the Importance of not understanding the Patient"

11th June 2020, 3-5 pm, Cowling Room.

Speaker: Johannes Roessler (Warwick). "Self-Understanding"

18th June 2020, 1-6 pm, Cowling Room.

Half-day workshop on "Epistemology in the Philosophy of Mind" with Giulia Luvisotto (Warwick). "Knowing Other People and Knowing Ourselves"; Maria Corrado (Warwick). "Action, Force, and Auditory Perception"; Keynote: Ben Sorgiovanni (Oxford). "On Reflection"

25th June 2020, 3-5 pm, Cowling Room.

Speaker: Ellisif Wasmuth (Essex). TBC.

Talk on ''First saying, then believing: the pragmatic roots of folk psychology''
Bart Geurts, Nijmegen (3pm Cowling room, 18th March)
Workshop on Enquiry
24th March 2020, S2.81 - Postponed: new date TBA
Contact: Barney Walker

11.30 - 1 David Jenkins (Tel Aviv), ‘Reasoning, action and control’

2 - 3.30 Barney Walker (Warwick), ‘Functional Accounts of the Concept of Knowledge: A Knowledge-First Critique’

4 - 5.30 Alex Geddes (Southampton), ‘Suspending Judgment: A Corrective’

On Being a Believer: Workshop with David Hunter
30th March 2020 ** Cancelled until further notice.

Conference: Knowledge and Understanding
14-15th April 2020, Zeeman Building, room MS.04 ** Cancelled until further notice.
Contact: Lucy Campbell and Simon Wimmer

Day 1

12:15 Lunch and coffee

13:00 Guy Longworth (Warwick): Title TBC

14:30 Coffee

15:00 Leda Berio (Düsseldorf): Title TBC 

16:30 Tea

17:00 Katalin Farkas (CEU) “Knowledge, belief and truth”

18:30 Wine reception

19:15 Conference dinner

Day 2

10:00 Johannes Roessler (Warwick): “Perception, Knowledge, and Reflection”

11:30 Coffee

12:00 Rachel Dudley (CEU): Title TBC

13:30 Lunch and coffee

14:15 Simon Wimmer (Warwick): “Lessons from Ryle: belief and abilities to know” 

15:45 Tea

16:15 Paul Silva (Cologne): “Knowledge, belief and the possession of reasons

17:45 Workshop closes

Funded by the Leverhulme Trust ECF and the HRC

Seminar on 'The Unity of Knowledge' with Katalin Farkas
16th April 2020, Cowling Room, 9:00 - 10:45 ** Cancelled until further notice.

The Cultural Origins of Human Mind-Reading
27th April 2020
Contact: Richard Moore

Speakers: Richard Moore, Cecilia Heyes, Paula Rubio Fernandez, Steve Butterfill.

Recent Workshops 2019/2020
Expression and Self-Knowledge
4th October 2019, Humanities H0.03
Contact: Lucy Campbell


11.00 – 12.30
Lucy Campbell (Warwick)
‘Self-knowledge: expression without expressivism’

12.30 – 2.00

Dorit Bar-On (University of Connecticut)
‘No ‘How’ Privileged Self-Knowledge’

3.00 – 4.30

Cristina Borgoni (Bayreuth University)

‘Primitive forms of first-person authority and expressive capacities’

IAS Workshop, Self-knowledge and judgement in early modern philosophy
26th-27th September 2019
Cowling room (Social Sciences S2.77)


Thursday 26th September

10.30 – 12.00

Maria Rosa Antognazza (KCL) ‘Knowledge and the first person’

12.00 – 1.30

Ioannis Evrigenis (Tufts) ‘The Fly on the axletree: Hobbes on self-knowledge and judgment’

2.30 – 4.00

Mark Philp (Warwick) ‘Godwin and Wollstonecraft: deliberation and self-knowledge '

4.30 – 6.00

Ursula Renz (Klagenfurt/Warwick) ‘Rousseau's solution to a Rousseauean problem’

7.15 Dinner (Radcliffe house)

Friday 27th September

9.00 – 10.30

Mario De Caro (Roma Tre/Tufts) ‘Machiavelli's naturalism’

10.30 – 12.00

Guy Longworth (Warwick) ‘Descartes on how the mind is better known than the body’

12.00 – 1.15

Johannes Roessler (Warwick) ‘Judgement and self-understanding in Montaigne’s Essays’


Further events organised by the project 'The sense of commitment' can be found here:



Past Events

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