Opening workshop

Welcome to a workshop on epistemology!


This two-day workshop will be held on Thursday, December 13th and Friday, December 14th at the University of Helsinki. The venue of the workshop will be Metsätalo (Unioninkatu 40), room A217.


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. 


Thursday 13th of December

Coffee + light breakfast

9.30 - 11.00
Carlotta Pavese,  Duke University, USA: "Reasoning and Presuppositions"

11.00 - 12.30
Niall Paterson, University of Bristol, UK: "Dispositions & Token Identity"

12.30 - 13.30
Lunch (Metsätalo brown bag / salad)

13.30 - 15.00
Christoph Kelp, University of Glasgow, UK: "Agent Functionalism"

15.00 - 15.15
Coffee and tea

15.15 - 16.45
Mona Simion, University of Glasgow, UK: "Evidence and Defeat"

16.45 - 18.15
Giada Fratantonio, UH: "A New Kind of Evidentialism"

19.00 -
Dinner (Restaurant Sunn at Senaatintori, ask organizers for participation)

Friday 14th of December

Coffee + light breakfast

9.15 - 10.45                  
Susanna Siegel, Harvard University, USA: "Proto-Confidences and the interface between experience and credence"

10.45 - 12.15
Maria Lasonen-Aarnio, UH:  "Phenomenology and Epistemology"

12.30 - 13.30

Lunch (You are welcome to join the speakers at Cafe Viola, Kaisaniemenranta 2, at your own cost)

13.30 - 15.00
Jaakko Hirvelä, UH: "Peerhood –A Success First Account"

15.00 -
Coffee and tea

Com­pet­ent fail­ure, in­com­pet­ent suc­cess

Maria Lasonen-Aarnio's ERC funded project develops and applies a novel approach in epistemology. The project is housed at the University of Helsinki and will run until the end of 2022. In addition to the PI, the project will involve 3 postdocs and a part-time project coordinator. Group webpage.