University of Tartu Graduate Conference: The Epistemology of Disagreement

CFP: The Epistemology of Disagreement

On the 25th and 26th March 2017 the Department of Philosophy at the University of Tartu will host a graduate conference on the epistemology of disagreement. The keynote speaker will be Jonathan Matheson (University of North Florida). The aim of the conference is to bring together MA and PhD level students who are working on this area and other related topics. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

  •        The Epistemic Significance of Disagreement
  •        Disagreements between Epistemic Peers
  •        Disagreements in Idealized Contexts and Everyday Contexts
  •        The Independence Principle
  •        The Relationship between Uniqueness and Conciliationism
  •        The Relationship between Permissiveness and Steadfastness
  •        Higher Order Evidence and First Order Evidence
  •        The Relevancy of Personal Evidence
  •        Belief Independence

Papers on other related topics such as the ethics of belief, evidentialism, and the theory of justification are also welcome.

Please send all submissions to

Essays should be no more than 6000 words. Please include the following information in a separate file from the main text: title of paper, abstract of no more than 300 words, author’s name, author’s institutional affiliation, author’s email address.

Key dates:

Deadline for submissions: February 22nd 2016.

All submissions will receive notification of acceptance or rejection by March 1st 2016.

Conference will take place 25th-26th March 2016.

For further inquiries, feel free to contact Triinu Eesmaa (conference coordinator) at:

Information on PhilEvents: link here.

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