TALKS

CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOP PRESENTATIONS: INVITED.

“Against Schiffer on Scepticism”, ConceptLab Flash Workshop, University of Oslo, 19th May 2017.

“Conceptual Engineering: Cappelen Style”, ConceptLab Work in Progress Workshop, Zermatt, 19th-21st February, 2017.

“Philosophy: In Sickness and in Health”, Philosophers and the Philosophical Life Workshop, St Andrews, February 10th, 2017.

“Conceptual Engineering Without Concepts (and Without Engineering)”, Second Leuven Epistemology Workshop, KU Leuven, December 2016.

“Indexing Knowledge to Bases and Methods”, Workshop on Metaphysics of Knowledge 1: Epistemic Indexing, Arché/Eidyn, St Andrews, September 3rd-4th 2016.

“Conceptual Engineering Without Concepts (and Without Engineering)”, Conceptual Engineering Workshop, ConceptLab/CSMN, Oslo, June 16th-17th 2016.

“The Semantic Error Problem for Epistemic Contextualism”, Arché Flash Epistemology Workshop, 4th May 2016.

“Strengthened Sceptical Paradoxes”, First Leuven Epistemology Workshop, KU Leuven, 17th March 2016.

“Philosophy: In Sickness and in Health”, Philosophical Progress Workshop, CSMN, Oslo, January 2016.

“Is the Concept of Knowledge Incoherent?”, Epistemic Incoherence Workshop, Arché, St Andrews, December 2015.

“Knowledge: In Sickness and in Health”, Epistemic Paradoxes Workshop, Lisbon, October 2015.

“Indexing to Methods”, First Workshop of the Fallibility, Rational Belief, and Knowledge Network, LOGOS, Barcelona, September 2015.

“Is the Concept of Knowledge Incoherent?”, Bled Epistemogy Conference, Slovenia, June 1st-6th, 2015

“Conceptual Engineering”, Roundtable Presentation at CSMN Workshop on Conceptual Engineering, Oslo, January 2015.

“Truth: A Curate’s Egg?”, APA Symposium on Kevin Scharp’s book Replacing Truth, Eastern APA, Philadelphia, 29th December 2014.

“Conceptual Engineering: The Case of Truth”, Conceptual Engineering Symposium, Arché Graduate Conference, 9th November 2014.

“Mental Plasticity”, Bergen Workshop on First-Personal Data, 29th-30th August 2014.

“Paradox and Disease”, Graz Epistemology Workshop, 20th June 2014.

“Minimal Externalism”, Graz Epistemology Workshop, 20th June 2014.

“Knowledge for Nothing?”, Graz Epistemology Workshop, 21st June 2014.

“Weak Tolerance”, Workshop on Vagueness, University of Pamplona, December 2013.

“Soft Facts”, PETAF Workshop on Subjectivity, Institute of Philosophy, London, June 2013.

“Implicature and Moore’s Paradox”, Arché Implicature Workshop, St Andrews, November 2012.

“Truth Pluralism and the Liar Paradox”, NIP Workshop on Pluralism about Truth, Aberdeen, October 2012.

“Classical Logic and the Liar”, AHRC Workshop on Metaphysical Indeterminacy, Leeds, May 2012.

“Externalism, KK, and Meta-Epistemic Scepticism”, ANU Kioloa Workshop Epistemology Meets the Philosophy of Mind, Jan 27th -30th 2012.

“How to be a Neo-Cartesian”, PETAF Workshop on Subjectivity, CEU, Budapest, September 2011.

“Response to Robin McKenna’s “Interests Contextualism”’, Edinburgh Graduate Conference, March 2011.

“Incoherentism”, Weekly Project Seminar for Philosophy of Perspectival Facts and Thought, LOGOS, Barcelona, 25th February 2011.

“Truthmaker Gluts”, Metaphysical Indeterminacy Workshop, Leeds, January 2011.

“Facts and Indeterminacy”, PETAF Workshop, Geneva, 8-9th December 2010.

“Permissible Disagreement”, Workshop on the Nature of Disagreement, UConn, November 4th 2010.

“Truthmaker Gluts”, workshop on Vagueness and Metaphysics, LOGOS, Barcelona, 16-17th September 2010.

“What Price Common-Sense?”, Workshop on Composition, Constitution, and Parthood, University of Otago, NZ, June 2010.

“What is it to Disagree?”, Workshop on Disagreement, Social Epistemology Research Group, Copenhagen, September 2009.

“Truth-Relativism and Norm-Relativism”, Winter-School, Centre for Time, University of Sydney, 20th-21st July 2009.

“Pluralism about Truth”, Winter-School, Centre for Time, University of Sydney, 20th-21st July 2009.

“Knowledge for Nothing?”, Workshop on the Philosophy of Crispin Wright, ANU, July 16-17th 2009.

“Wright on Entitlement”, Arché Basic Knowledge Workshop, St. Andrews, 13 – 14th June 2009.

“Truthmaker Gluts”, Conference on Truth and Pluralism, University of Connecticut, May 2009.

“Relativism, Assertion, and Belief”, Workshop for The Pragmatic Foundations of Language Project, University of Sydney, January 21st 2009.

“Testing for Vagueness”, Workshop on The Psychology and Philosophy of Vagueness, Institute Jean Nicod, Paris, November 21st – 22nd 2008.

“Assertion”, Epistemology Workshop, Australian National University, Kioloa Campus, NSW, Australia, 16th February 2008.

“Contextualist Theories of Vagueness”, Pamplona Workshop on Vagueness, Navarre, June 2007.

“Knowledge, Assertion, and Future Contingency”, Bled Conference on Epistemology, May 2007.

“The Future”, The Edinburgh Philosophy Society, 15th February 2007.

“Knowledge and Certainty: Reply to Stanley”, First Arché Basic Knowledge Workshop, 24th – 25th November 2006.

“The Open Future”, Logic and Language Seminar, University of Stockholm, 5th October 2006.

“Contextualist Theories of Vagueness’, Final Arché Workshop on Vagueness, 3 – 4th November 2006.

“The Open Future”, main speaker at Reasoning about Probability and Vagueness, Prague, September 5th – 8th 2006.

“The Open Future”, Scots Philosophical Club Annual Meeting, 6th May 2006.

“Higher-order Vagueness”, Joint Session of the Mind and Aristotelian Society, 10th July 2005.

“Is Life a Lottery?”, Epistemology Workshop, University of Connecticut, 28th February 2005.

“Safety, Luck, and Lotteries”, Epistemology Seminar, Brown University, 25th February 2005.

“Truthmaker Gaps”, Truth Seminar, University of Connecticut, February 16th, 2005.

“Truthmaker Gaps”, The ad hoc Seminar, Free University of Berlin, January 23rd, 2005.

“Contextualism about Vagueness”, Free University of Berlin, January 22nd 2005.

“Truthmaker Gaps”, Conference on Metaphysics and Paradox, University of Leeds, 13th Nov 2004.

Commentator at Epistemological Contextualism, University of Stirling, 20th – 21st March 2004.

“The Bearable Lightness of Knowing”, DeRose Workshop on Epistemology, Stirling, 15th March 2004.

“From Modalism to Fallibilism”, Pre-conference for Modalism and Mentalism, Denmark, 27 – 28th January 2004.

“From Mentalism to Fallibilism”, Pre-conference for Modalism and Mentalism, Denmark, 27 – 28th January 2004.

“Looks”, Workshop on Vagueness, Institute of Philosophy, University of Bologna, January 2004.

“Are We all Externalists Now? “, NAMICONA workshop on epistemology, Kolding, Denmark, 5 – 7th December 2003.

“Why is the (Phenomenal) Sorites so Seductive?”, First Arché Workshop on Vagueness, 1st – 2nd September 2003.

“Logic for Liars”, Recent Thoughts about the Liar, SUNY/Buffalo, 19th October 2002.

“Minimal Epistemology, Gettier cases, and Lucky Knowledge”, The Limits of Knowledge, Berlin, 9th – 10th July 2002.

“The Minimal Theory of Vagueness”, Workshop on Vagueness, University of Bologna, 22nd – 24th November 2001.

“Margins for Error”, St. Andrews Reading Party, Raasay, Scotland, 25 – 27th May 2001.

“Minimal Margins for Error”, symposium on Tim Williamson’s Knowledge and Its Limits, given at the conference The Limits of Warrant, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, 18th – 20th May 2001.

 

OTHER CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOP PRESENTATIONS.

“Externalism and Scepticism”, Australasian Association of Philosophy Conference, July 2011.

“Knowledge for Nothing?”, SEFA Workshop on the Philosophy of Crispin Wright, Barcelona, 15-17th December 2010.

“Permissible Disagreement”, Australasian Association of Philosophy, UNSW, Sydney, July 2010.

“Truth and Indeterminacy”, Pacific APA, San Francisco, April 2010.

“Deflationism about Facts”, AAP-NZ, Massey University, Dec 4th, 2009.

“Truthmaker Gluts”, Australasian Association of Philosophy, Melbourne, July 2009.

“Our Cognitive Homes”, SIFA, Bergamo, September 2008.

“Our Cognitive Homes”, Australasian Association of Philosophy Annual Conference, July 2008.

“The Open Future’, Australasian Association of Philosophy Annual Conference, New Zealand Division, Auckland, November 2007.

“The Open Future”, Joint Session of the Mind and Aristotelian Society, 7th – 9th July 2006.

“Truthmaker Gaps”, Fifth European Congress for Analytic Philosophy, Lisbon, 27th – 31st August 2005.

“The Minimal Theory of Vagueness”, Fourth European Congress for Analytic Philosophy, Sweden, June 2002.

“Free Assumptions”, Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science, Poland, 20 – 26th August, 1999.

“Anti-Realism and the Liar Paradox”, Logica ’99, Liblice, Czech Republic, 22 – 25th June, 1999.

 

INVITED DEPARTMENTAL PRESENTATIONS.

“Plastic Meanings and Reality Engineering”, ConceptLab Seminar, University of Oslo, 11th May 2017.

“Conceptual Engineering Without Concepts (and Without Engineering)”, Edinburgh Philosophy Society, 30th March 2017.

“Indexing Knowledge”, KU Leuven, 16th March 2017.

“Many Norms?”, Normativity Seminar Series, King’s College London, 18th October 2016.

“Strengthened Sceptical Paradoxes”, University of Glasgow, 4th October 2016.

“Epistemic Coherence”, ConceptLab, CSMN, University of Oslo, 10th May 2016.

“Epistemic Coherence”, LOGOS, University of Barcelona, January 2016.

“Philosophy: In Sickness and in Health”, Bristol, December 2015.

“Truth: a Curate’s Egg?”, Logic Seminar, NIP, December 2014.

“Internalisms and Externalisms in Philosophy”, The Glasgow Philosophy Society, March 2013.

“Moore’s Paradox and Implicature”, University of Brighton, May 2012.

“Moore’s Paradox and Implicature”, University of Edinburgh, March 2012.

“Closure and the Mereology of Warrant”, ANU, February 2012.

“Pragmatics in Thought: The Case of Moore’s Paradox”, ANU, February 2012.

“Scepticism: Disease, Diagnosis, Treatment”, University of Western Australia, February 2012.

“Pragmatics in Thought: The Case of Moore’s Paradox”, CSMN, Oslo, September 2011.

“Scepticism and Indiscriminability”, Northern Institute of Philosophy, 8th November 2011.

“Scepticism and Externalism”, Northern Institute of Philosophy, 9th November 2011.

“Scepticism and Closure”, Northern Institute of Philosophy, 10th November 2011

“Indeterminacy: Going Glutty, Staying Classical”, ANU, June 2011.

“Indeterminacy”, University of St Andrews Philosophy Society, May 2011.

“Vagueness”, University of Dundee Philosophy Society, March 2011.

“Vagueness”, University of Brighton Philosophy Society, March 2011.

“Truthmaker Gluts”, University of Bristol Philosophy Colloquium, Feb 11th 2011.

“Permissible Disagreement”, Dublin, December 10th 2010.

“Indeterminate Identity Defended”, UConn Logic Group, November 2010.

“Pragmatics in Thought: the Case of Moore’s Paradox”, UConn, October 2010.

“Pragmatics in Thought: the Case of Moore’s Paradox”, University of Singapore, July 2010.

“Norm-Relativism”, University of Auckland, June 11th 2010.

“Norm-Relativism”, University of Connecticut, Departmental Colloquium, April 2010.

“Deflationism and Truth-Value Gaps”, University of Connecticut, Logic Group Meeting, April 2010.

“Relativism and the Open Future”, University of Connecticut, Brown Bag, April 2010.

“Relativism, Assertion and Belief”, Institute for Philosophy, London, February 12th 2009.

“Relativism, Assertion and Belief”, RSSS, Australian National University, January 13th 2009.

“Our Cognitive Homes”, University of Nottingham, 19th November 2008.

“Our Cognitive Homes”, University of Leeds, 30th October 2008.

“Relativism, Assertion, and Knowledge”, University of Sydney, August 5th 2008.

“The Open Future”, University of Sydney, March 2008.

“Our Cognitive Homes”, PhilSoc, RSSS, Australian National University, 29th January 2008.

“The Open Future”, Philosophy Seminar at RSSS, Australian National University, 20th September 2007.

“The Open Future”, LOGOS Seminar Series, University of Barcelona, May 2007.

“Fallibilism”, University of Stockholm, December 2006.

“The Open Future”, Central European University, November 2006.

“The Open Future”, University of Sheffield, 3rd November 2006.

“Phenomenal Continua”, NYU, 4th March 2005.

“Phenomenal Continua”, Ohio State University, February 2005.

“Phenomenal Continua”, University of Connecticut, February 2005.

“Knowledge: A Minimal Theory”, University of Leeds, 11th March, 2004.

“Phenomenal Continua”, University of Bristol, 5th March 2004.

“Looks”, University of Stirling, 19th February 2004.

“Phenomenal Continua”, University of Edinburgh, 13th February 2004.

“Phenomenal Continua”, University of Glasgow, 21st October 2003.

“The Title of this Paper is Not Meaningful”, University of Aberdeen, 12th December 2002.

“Minimal Epistemology”, University of Bristol, 14th November 2001.

 

RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS GIVEN AT ST ANDREWS.

“Conceptual Engineering: For and Against” (with Kevin Scharp), St Andrews PhilSoc, 4th April 2017.

“Are we All Mentally Ill?”, Talk at University Hall, University of St Andrews, November 2016.

“Knowledge for Nothing?”, Summer Reflectorium, 6th June 2016.

“Strengthened Sceptical Paradoxes”, Winter Reflectorium, December 2015. 

“Is the Concept of Knowledge Incoherent?”, St Andrews Philosophy Society, April 2015.

“Knowledge for Nothing?”, University of St Andrews Philosophy Society, April 2014.

“Knowledge”, Summer Reflectorium, May 2014.

“Paradox and Disease”, University of St Andrews Philosophy Society, October 2013.

“Soft Facts”, Summer Reflectorium, June 2013.

“Internalisms and Externalisms’”, University of St Andrews Philosophy Society, October 2011.

“Scepticism and Externalism”, Sept 2011, Arché Epistemology Group.

“Meta-Epistemic Scepticism”, Sept 2011, Arché Epistemology Group.

“Indeterminacy”, University of St Andrews Philosophy Society, May 2011.

“Vagueness”, Honours Reading Party, The Burn, May 2011.

“Pragmatics in Thought”, Winter Reflectorium, 11th January 2011.

“Truthmaker Gluts”, Winter Reflectorium, 11th January 2010.

“Relativism, Assertion, and Belief”, Arché Contextualism and Relativism Seminar, May 2009.

“Relativism”, St. Andrews Philosophy Society, May 2009.

“Our Cognitive Homes”, Summer Reflectorium, 18th September 2008.

“Contextualist Theories of Vagueness”, Arché Vagueness Audit, June 2007.

“Knowledge and Future Contingency”, Knowledge and Language Seminar, February 2007.

“How to be a Reliabilist”, Arché Epistemology Seminar, June 2006.

“The Open Future”, Arché Vagueness Seminar, 17th April 2000.

“The Open Future”, Winter Reflectorium, 10th January 2006.

“Contextualism and Higher-order Vagueness”, Arché Vagueness Seminar, 9th February 2005.

“Safety and the Kripke-Closure Puzzles”, Arché Epistemology Seminar, 14th January 2005.

“Shapiro on Vagueness and Higher-Order Vagueness”, Arché Vagueness Seminar, 24th November 2004.

“Truthmaker Gaps”, Arché Vagueness Seminar, 10th November 2004.

“Is Life a Lottery?”, Arché Epistemology Seminar, 1st October 2004.

“Phenomenal Paradoxes”, 3rd Arché Vagueness Workshop, September 2004.

“Compatibilism and Bivalence”, Arché Vagueness Seminar, September 2004

“Raffman on Borderline Cases”, Arché Vagueness Seminar, August 2004

“Truthmaker Gaps”, Arché Vagueness Seminar, 21st July 2004.

“Epistemic Tolerance, Vagueness, and Ignorance”, Arché Vagueness Seminar, 5th May 2004.

“Theorising About Vagueness”, Arché Vagueness Seminar, 28th January 2004.

“Fallibilism”, Winter Reflectorium, 14th January 2004.

Respondent for Jim Mawby’s ‘Heaps and Heartbeats’, Arché Graduate Conference, 4th – 6th September 2003.

“Vagueness: As Deep as it is Broad?”, Philosophy Society, 12th March 2003.

“Higher-order Vagueness and the Dream of a Precise Metalanguage”, November 18th, 2002.

“Minimal Epistemology, Gettier cases, and Lucky Knowledge”, 14th May, 2002.