Capstone Conference

June 23-24, 2016
Fordham's Lincoln Center Campus



Wednesday, June 22nd

Recasting the "Scientism" Debate
Anthony Gottlieb

Perspectives, Understanding, and Epistemic Aptness
Elisabeth Camp

Towards a Theory of Understanding
Linda Zagzebski


Thursday, June 23rd

Religious Understanding and Cultured Practices
Terrence Tilley

Knowledge, Understanding, and Insight in the Humanities and the Sciences
Richard Foley

How We Talk!
Marilynne Robinson


Friday, June 24

How Do Partial Understandings Work?
Frank Keil

On Literary Understanding
Jennifer Gosetti-Ferencei

Berkeley Research Summary
Tania Lombrozo

Formal Explanation and the Language of Thought
Susan Carey

Firsthand Knowledge and Understanding: Towards an Epistemology for Philosophy and the Hunamities
Ernest Sosa




Additional Participants

Project Leaders

Gordon Graham, Stephen Grimm, Michael Hannon, Tania Lombrozo, Michael Strevens

Subgrant Winners

John Bengson, Jennifer Coffman, Remy Debes, Bart de Langhe, Henk de Regt, Catherine Elgin, Fiona Ellis, Philip Fernbach, Todd Gureckis, Hyowon Gweon, Mary Harmon-Vukic, Mike Higton, Robert Hopkins, Jenann Ismael, David Lagnado, Amer Latif, Jason Leddington, Marc Moffett, Peter Ornstein, Marjorie Rhodes, Matthew Slater, Steven Sloman, Barbara Tversky, Deena Weisberg, Henry Wellman

Berkeley Lab

Thomas Blanchard, Nadya Vasilyeva, Daniel Wilkenfeld

Seminar Participants

Joshua Alexander, Eli Alshanetsky, Boris Babic, Daniel Breyer, Tomas Bogardus, Kenneth Boyd, Georgi Gardiner, Mikkel Gerken, Julie Jebeile, Errol Lord, Greg Lynch, Lilian O’Brien, Amber Riaz, Miriam Schoenfield, Whitney Schwab, Shannon Spaulding, Mike Stuart, Emily Sullivan

Commentators-at-Large

Louise Antony, Heather Battaly, Soazig le Bihan, David Danks, Georgi Gardiner, Alison Gopnik, Peter Graham, John Greco, Allan Hazlett, Chuck Kalish, Kevin McCain, Rik Peels, Wayne Riggs

Fordham and Other Participants

Alex Arnold, Robert Audi, Dominic Balestra, Nathan Ballantyne, Kathryn Bresee, David Budescu, Issac Choi, John Davenport, John Drummond, Rob Duffy, Elizabeth Edenberg, Vita Emery, Geoff Engel, David Gadon, Sam Haddad, Diana Heney, Ann Higgins-D’Allessandro, Karina Hogan, Jim Holt, Emir Idliz, Bill Jaworski, Brian Johnson, Dana Miller, Angela O’Donnell, Thomas Palisi, Mateusz Plaza, Mitch Rabinowitz, Coran Stewart, Ela Tokay, Jeff Zemla