Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The Stoics on Apprehension

The following paper might be of interest to those working on ancient Academic skepticism: Tamer Nawar, "The Stoic Account of Apprehension," Philosophers' Imprint vol. 14, no. 29. You can access it here.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

New Research Center

You might be interested in the transdisciplinary research center Forms of Knowledge in the Ancient World, which was founded in 2013 at the University of Rome Tor Vergata”. For information about the center, including its many lectures and conferences, click here.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Meeting on Skepticism in Bahia

The IV International Meeting on Skepticism & XV Colóquio Nacional Sobre Ceticismo (The Value of Understanding) will take place in Bahia (Brazil) on November 17-19. For more information, go here.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Skepticism and Realism: Hume and Reid

themed collection of four papers dealing with skepticism and realism that were published in the Journal of Scottish Philosophy is available for free here.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Issue 4/3-4 of IJSS

Volume 4, Issue 3-4 of the International Journal for the Study of Skepticism is now out. It is a special issue devoted to Thompson Clarke and edited by Jean-Philippe Narboux. Check it out here.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

The Evolutionary Debunking of Morality

On November 28th, 2014, Utrecht University will host the symposium, "Evolutionary Debunking Arguments in Ethics: Normative, Metaethical, and Empirical Aspects." There will be four talks:

Peter Königs: "From Moral Error Theory to Practical Error Theory."

Hanno Sauer: "The Weakest Link: Can Metaethics Protect Our Moral Beliefs from Debunking?"

Jason Clark: "Putting emotions and cognition on a par in evolutionary debunking arguments."

Joshua Tybur: "Fitting Morality Within the Evolved Function and Structure of Disgust."

More information can be found here.