The Workshop

Venue and Date

July 18-19, 2019

University of Cologne, Germany

Universitätsstraße 37, 50931 Köln (Seminargebäude); room TBA

Purpose of the Workshop

The purpose of the workshop is to bring together epistemologists who work on epistemic conflicts or topics that are relevant for discussions about epistemic conflicts. For example, the following topics are included:

  • epistemic conflicts and higher-order evidence
  • epistemic dilemmas
  • conflicting epistemic norms, or principles
  • defeasible epistemic norms
  • hierarchies of norms
  • defeaters
  • conflicting epistemic ends and values
  • conflicts between epistemic ends and non-epistemic ends
  • conflicting doxastic attitudes
  • epistemic disagreement
  • epistemic conflicts and suspension of judgement
  • uniqueness and permissibility principles

Confirmed Speakers and Talks

Catarina Dutilh Novaes (VU Amsterdam)
Anna-Maria A. Eder (Cologne)
Thomas Grundmann (Cologne)
Nick Hughes (Durham/Oxford)
Jim Pryor (NYU)
Mona Simion (Glasgow)
More TBA


The workshop is organised by Anna-Maria A. Eder (Cologne).


The workshop is financially supported by the NetEx funding programme of the University of Cologne.


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