Research Unit for Epistemology, Metaphysics, and Philosophy of Cognition


The unit coordinates research on interrelated issues in analytical epistemology, metaphysics, and philosophy of cognition. Currently prominent research questions within the unit concern modal conditions for knowledge and knowledge of modality, epistemic norms, dispositions and response-dependence, non-representational theories of cognition, process ontology, the role of intuitions and conceivability for modal cognition, mathematical knowledge, scientific realism, naturalism, and pragmatism.

The unit has a strong international profile, with solid ties to several of the worlds most prominent research centers in the field. 

The unit arranges a permanent research seminar with weekly meetings during term time, with a university-wide following, and often hosts workshops and conferences.

Please contact the coordinator of the unit if you wish to get involved!

Unit Coordinator

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Events Spring 2017

Unless otherwise noted, talks take place on Fridays, 12:30-14:30 in 1467/616

Feb 10: Samuel Schindler (Aarhus University)

Feb 17: Patrick Blackburn, (Roskilde University)

Feb 24: Mattias Skipper Rasmussen (Aarhus University)

March 10: Peter Fazekas (Aarhus University)

March 24: James DiFrisco (The Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research)

March 31:  Melanie Rosen (Aarhus University)

April 21: Einar Duenger Bøhn (University of Agder)

April 28: Anna-Sofia Maurin (University of Gothenburg)

May 5: Fernando Broncano-Berrocal (University of Copenhagen)

May 19: Rik Peels (VU University Amsterdam)


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