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Supported by the Stanhill foundation. Hosted by the University of Hertfordshire

Sixth BWS Annual  Conference: Wittgenstein and Epistemology

This conference took place on 5-6 June 2014 at the University of Edinburgh
Hosted by: the Eidyn Research Centre
Conference organisers: Professor Duncan Pritchard & Dr. J. Adam Carter



University of Ediburgh from the Calton Tower

Report by Daniel Scott Lintott

Undergraduate student in Philosophy and Editor-in-Chief of The Journal at the University of Edinburgh

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Scott Lintott, student

Videos of the talks should soon be available.

All conference papers will be included in a special double issue of the International Journal for the Study of Skepticism under the title Hinge Epistemology: Basic Beliefs after Moore and Wittgenstein. Contributors will include Thomas Baldwin, Yves Bouchard, Annalisa Coliva, Pascal Engel, H.-J. Glock, John Greco, Allan Hazlett, Martin Kusch, Michael Lynch, Danièle Moyal-Sharrock, Luigi Perissinotto, Duncan Pritchard, Genia Schönbaumsfeld, Ernest Sosa, Claudine Tiercelin, Michael Williams, Crispin Wright.

The talks were:

Annalisa Coliva (Modena) Which Hinge Epistemology?
Pascal Engel (Geneva) Scepticism about Literary Knowledge
John Greco (St. Louis) Common Knowledge
Allan Hazlett (Edinburgh) Intellectual Loyalty
Martin Kusch (Vienna) The ‘System Response’ to Scepticism in On Certainty
Michael P. Lynch (Connecticut) After The Spade Turns: Practical Reasons and Epistemic Commitments
Danièle Moyal-Sharrock (University of Hertfordshire) The Animal in Epistemology: Wittgenstein's Enactivist Solution to the Problem of Regress
Genia Schönbaumsfeld (Southampton) 'Hinge Propositions' and the 'Logical' Exclusion of Doubt
Claudine Tiercelin (College de France) Wittgenstein and Peirce on the Logic of our Epistemic Practices
Michael Williams (John Hopkins) Knowledge and the Limits of Scepticism