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... Read More
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” 188.8.131.52 Coffee Break 11.30- 12.30 Edward Nettel (UCD School of... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
“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”
The Physics of Climate Change : What we know and what we are uncertain about Thursday, 24 November 2016 from 18:30 to 20:00 (GMT) Edmund Burke Theatre (Room 1008), Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin DIAS School of Cosmic Physics Statutory Public Lecture 2016 in association with the “When Experts Disagree” Irish Research Council funded interdisciplinary project between... Read More
Professor Susan Haack (University of Miami) ‘The Expert Witness: Lessons from the US Experience’ A WEXD Seminar, in conjunction with UCD School of Philosophy Agnes Cuming Lectures Thursday 22nd September from 12.30 to 2.00 Harty Boardroom, Sutherland Building, UCD The seminar is the opening event of an extensive programme of lectures, workshops and conferences. A... Read More
A workshop convened by the UCD Graduate Programme in Cognitive Science in conjunction with “When Experts Disagree” (WEXD) Research Project. The provisional programme is now available. See here for more details.