7
Jun

Artists as Experts

“It takes a lifetime to know a field” — Patrick Kavanagh The social role of artists, now as in the past, entrusts them with tasks which involve a large measure of discretion. In other words, their role requires judgement and discernment, and they are granted a measure of liberty and license to carry out the...
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22
Apr

Expertise and Expert Knowledge

A workshop hosted by “The Trinity of Policy-Making”  and “When Experts Disagree” Research Projects May 29 and 30, 2017 University College Dublin Venue: UCD Sutherland School of Law,  Room L143 Programme Day 1:  May 29 9.00-9.30 Registration 9.30 Jennifer Lackey (Northwestern University) “Experts and Peer Disagreement” 10.15 Martin Hinton (University of Łódź) “Why the Fence is...
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20
Apr

Risk & The Culture of Science

Risk & The Culture of Science Friday the 28th – Sunday the 30th of April 2017 The Junior Parlour & OCR Trinity College Many scientists have expressed concern about potential catastrophic risks associated with powerful new technologies. But expressing concern is one thing, identifying serious candidates another. By definition, such risks will be novel, rare...
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28
Mar

On Testimony: A Workshop with Professor Elizabeth Fricker

On Testimony: A Workshop with Professor Elizabeth Fricker Organised by When Experts Disagree Research Project and UCD School of Philosophy March 31, 2017 10.00am –6.15pm UCD Humanities Institute, Belfield, Dublin 4 Directions Programme 10. 00-11.15  Elizabeth Fricker (Magdalen College, Oxford) “Norms, Constitutive and Social, and Assertion” 11.15.11.30 Coffee Break 11.30- 12.30 Edward Nettel (UCD School of...
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28
Mar

Trust, Expert Opinion and Policy: Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts Trust, Expert Opinion and Policy: A multidisciplinary conference investigating questions of trust in and the trustworthiness of expert opinion University College Dublin August 31-September 2, 2017 The conference is organised by Professor Maria Baghramian (School of Philosophy, University College Dublin) and Professor Luke Drury (School of Cosmic Physics, Dublin Institute for Advanced...
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19
Feb

Call for Abstracts: Trust, Expert Opinion and Policy

A multidisciplinary conference investigating questions of trust in and the trustworthiness of expert opinion University College Dublin August 31-September 2, 2017 The conference is organised by Professor Maria Baghramian (School of Philosophy, University College Dublin) and Professor Luke Drury (School of Cosmic Physics, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies) as part of their Irish Research Council...
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4
Oct

“De-idealizing Disagreement, Rethinking Relativism”

“De-idealizing Disagreement, Rethinking Relativism” Professor  Martin Kusch (University of Vienna) “When Experts Disagree” Research Project (WEXD) School of Philosophy, University College Dublin Friday October 21, 11 am Professor Kusch is the Principal Investigator of  an ERC Advanced Grant (2014-2109) for the  project “The Emergence of Relativism”