Philosophy Section of the Department of Humanities, University of Pavia
Call for papers
Ethics and epistemology deal with distinctive kinds of values and they are both concerned with the normative assessment of our practical and intellectual conduct, and the general principles that govern it. The structural analogy between these disciplines justifies the expectation that important issues and problems in one discipline can be fruitfully studied and better understood by drawing on resources internal to the other and by investigating conceptual connections among their domains of inquiry.
We invite submissions from graduate students working on ethical or epistemological topics with an interest in the possible interaction between both disciplines or addressing problems that lie at their intersection.
Topics of possible relevance include: epistemic and discursive injustice; doxastic and practical responsibility; moral and non-moral expertise; epistemic and moral value; the ethics of belief; the evidentialism/pragmatism debate; the epistemological limitations of statistical evidence and their relation to moral considerations; moral and epistemic duties; the justification/excuse distinction; approaches based on the notion of moral and intellectual virtues/vices; the distinction between moral and epistemic luck; the notion of akratic action and belief.
Confirmed keynote speakers
- Claudia Bianchi (Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele)
- Pascal Engel (Université de Genève)
How to submit
Abstracts (approx. 300 words) suitable for blind review should be sent to the following address firstname.lastname@example.org by April 23, 2023. Notification of acceptance is due by May 7, 2023.