Research Colloquium

Zurich Epistemology Group on Rationality

May 29

Thomas Schmidt – Paradoxes of Supererogation

Emir Gicic Time: 14:15 - 15:45

The penultimate session of this semesters research colloquium will feature a talk and Q&A by Thomas Schmidt on the topic “Paradoxes of Supererogation”. 

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May 22

Glenn Anderau – TBA

Emir Gicic Time: 14:15 - 15:45

This week’s session will feature a presentation and Q&A by Glenn Anderau, topic TBA. 

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May 15

Léna Mudry – TBA, Benoit Guilielmo – The Value of Suspension of Judgment (Preread)

Emir Gicic Time: 14:15 - 15:45

This week’s session will feature two preread presentations again. Benoit Guilielmo will be discussing comments on his project titled “The Value of Suspension of Judgment”, followed by a discussion on a project by Léna Mudry, topic TBA. 

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May 8

Stephane Lemaire – TBA

Emir Gicic Time: 18:00 - 19:45

This week’s research colloquium features a talk by Stephane Lemaire, topic TBA. Please note that this week’s session will start later than usual at 18:00. 

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Apr 17

Xian He – When to Believe Against the Evidence, Atay Kozlovski – Alignment and Explainability in Meaningful Human Control (Preread)

Emir Gicic Time: 14:15 - 15:45

This week’s research colloquium will feature two preread presentations. First, Xian He will be discussing comments on his project titled “When to Believe Against the Evidence”, followed by Atay Kozlovski’s discussion on “Alignment and Explainability in Meaningful Human Control”. 

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Apr 10

Tony Booth – The Duty to Understand Others

Emir Gicic Time: 14:15 - 15:45

In this week’s session, Tony Booth will be giving a presentation followed by a Q&A on the topic “The Duty to Understand Others”. 

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Mar 27

Kurt Sylvan – Respect for Truth: A Kantian Account

Emir Gicic Time: 14:15 - 15:45

This week’s session features a talk and Q&A by Kurt Sylvan on the topic “Respect for Truth: A Kantian Account”. 

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Mar 20

Jörg Löschke – Forgiving Benefits (Postponed)

Emir Gicic Time: 14:15 - 15:45

The session is postponed to a later date TBA.  This week’s session Jörg Löschke will be giving a talk followed by a Q&A on “Forgiving Benefits”, a collaborative project with Laurent Jaffro.

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Mar 13

Alexander Belak – Restructuring Understanding’s Object (One Last Time), Sebastian Schmidt – How Evidence Justifies Suspension

Emir Gicic Time: 14:15 - 15:45

For this week’s session featurtes two preread presentations. Alexander Belak will be giving a talk on “Restructuring Understanding’s Object (One Last Time)” and Sebastian Schmidt on “How Evidence Justifies Suspension”. 

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Mar 6

Claire Field – The Value of Incoherence

Emir Gicic Time: 14:15 - 15:45

For this week’s session, we have our new team member, Claire Field, giving a talk and Q&A on the topic “The Value of Incoherence”. 

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