September 16th, 2023

SoCal Pragmatist Forum kickoff event

A workshop on pragmatic conceptions of belief and a roundtable to launch the SoCal Pragmatist Forum. Everyone interested in pragmatism is welcome to attend and participate.

Workshop: Pragmatic conceptions of belief (9-12:30 pm)

9:00 Aaron James - Welcome (UC Irvine, Chair)                                                                                                                                                                                                Anna Boncompagni (UC Irvine) - Introduction      

9:10 Eric Schwitzgebel (UC Riverside)  “Walking the Walk”

Commentator: Eyob S. Zewdie (UCI)

10:20 Aaron Zimmerman (UC Santa Barbara)  "Pragmatism and Realism in the Philosophy of Mind"

Commentator: Tiffany Zhu (UCI)

11:30 Carolina Flores (UC Santa Cruz) - "A Pragmatist Rationalism about Belief".

Commentator: Tanuj Raut (UCI)

Roundtable and launch of the SoCal Pragmatist Forum (2-3:30 pm)

Chair: Andrew Howat (Cal State Fullerton)

Confirmed participants (alphabetic order):

Anna Boncompagni (UC Irvine)

Mike Fortun (Anthropology, UC Irvine)

Andrew Howat (Cal State Fullerton)

Brian Keeley (Pitzer College)

Jackie Kegley (Cal State Bakersfield)

Denise Meda-Lambru (Texas A&M University)

Will Mittendorf (Cerritos College)

Patrick Ryan (Cal State Fullerton)

Eric Schwitzgebel (UC Riverside)

Noam Tiran (UC San Diego)

Faculty and grad students from UC Irvine Departments of Philosophy (DoP) and of Logic and Philosophy of Science (LPS)

Organization: Anna Boncompagni (UC Irvine), Andrew Howat (Cal State Fullerton), Carolina Flores (UC Santa Cruz)

Sponsored by Humanities Center

Please register Here.