Online Conference: “Epistemic Autonomy in Kant and Beyond” (August 12-13, 2021)

We are glad to give notice of the online conference Epistemic Autonomy in Kant and Beyond, which will be held on August 12th-13th, 2021. The conference is organized by Sasha Mudd (University of Southampton).

The activity is open to all public upon registration at this link.

For further information, please visit the event website.

Below you find the program of the conference.


Schedule: Times are provided in Eastern Standard Time (UTC-5:00).

Thursday, August 12th

10:00 – 11:15 Catherine Elgin (Harvard University): The realm of epistemic ends

11:30 – 12:45 Andrew Chignell (Princeton University): What are epistemic norms, for Kant, and how are they grounded?

14:00 – 15:15 Kurt Sylvan (University of Southampton): Respect for truth and epistemic autonomy: resolving a tension

15:30 – 16:45 Sasha Mudd (Universidad Católica de Chile): Does autonomy provide an end for the use of theoretical reason in Kant?

Friday, August 13th

9:00 – 10:00 Melissa Merritt (University of New South Wales): Assent as epistemic default

10:00 – 11:15 Alix Cohen (University of Edinburgh): Kant on Epistemic Autonomy

11:30 – 12:45 Karl Schafer (University of Texas, Austin): Comprehension as a Guide to Autonomy in Kant

14:00 – 15:15 Reza Hadisi (University of Arizona): Epistemic Autonomy and Autonomous Action

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