Political Epistemology Workshop
October 25, 2018 7:00 am — October 26, 2018 4:00 pm
Contact Elizabeth Edenberg for more information.
A workshop for 14 authors contributing to a volume titled Political Epistemology
his event will take place at Georgetown University on October 25–26, 2018. The event will center around three themes, listed below.
The Role of Truth and Knowledge in Politics
On Democracy as Symmetrical Subjection
The Grounds of Political Legitimacy
Should Truth Play a Role in Public Reason?
How (not) to Talk about Immigration: An Experimental Study
The Epistemic Merits (and Limitations) of Democracy
Democratic Realism and Elite Rule: Does Democracy Work Because It Doesn’t Work?
Deweyan Democratic Deliberation
The Epistemic Pathologies of Elections and the Lottocratic Alternative
The Basis of Political Equality
Veritism and Epistemic Democracy
Disagreement and Polarization
Epistemic Arrogance in Public Discourse
The Real Problem with Polarization
Deep Disagreement and Political Polarization
Jeroen de Ridder
When Should We Disagree About Politics?