Competence and Success in Epistemology and Beyond - Winter 2019 Workshop

Welcome to the winter 2019 workshop on epistemology!


This two-day workshop will be held on Tuesday, December 10th in Metsätalo (Fabianinkatu 39 / Unioninkatu 40, hall 17). The room is accessible with a wheelchair. Link to a map.


Wednesday, December 11th in Athena (Siltavuorenpenger 3A, hall 169). The room is accessible with a wheelchair. Link to a map.


The purpose of this workshop is to bring together researchers working on a variety of topics in epistemology that are relevant for the project.


The workshop is organised by the ERC-funded research project Success and Competence in Epistemology and Beyond.

The registration is free but for arranging the coffee breaks we would kindly ask you to send an email to with a subject line "EpComp winter workshop".




December 10th Metsätalo (Unioninkatu 40), room 17

9.00 Coffee

9.15 – 10.45 Eva Schmidt “Pragmatic Encroachment With Reasons”

11.45 - 12.15 Kurt Sylvan “Respect for the Truth and the Normativity of Epistemic Rationality”

12.15 – 13:15 Lunch (Metsätalo, salad buffet) + coffee

13.15 – 14.45 Clayton Littlejohn “n-1 guilty men”

14.45 – 16.15 Teemu Toppinen “Still Puzzled by Pure Normative Deference”

16.15 – 16.30 Coffee Break

16.30 – 17.30 Jaakko Hirvelä “Defeat of the Virtues”

18.15 Dinner at Grön

December 11th Athena (Siltavuorenpenger 3 A), room 169

9.00 Coffee

9.15 - 10.45 Matti Eklund “Alternative Concepts, Realism, and Relativism”

10.45 – 12.15 Kate Nolfi “Non-Factive Knowledge”

12.15 – 13.45 Lunch (Korea House, Mariankatu 19)

13.45 – 15.15 Antti Kauppinen ”Fittingness and Normativity”

15.15 – 15.30 Coffee

15.30 – 17.00 Daniel Drucker “The Difficulty of Not Having Certain Attitudes”

18.00 Dinner at Sandro (Kamppi)