Program: Pursuit 2021

Updated February 16, 2021

All sessions will take place ONLINE

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Thursday, March 4: Day 1

2:00 PM (CET) Grant Fisher “Epistemic and Non-Epistemic Standards of Pursuit in Emerging Biomedicine” 
2:30 Rune Nyrup “Acceptance, Pursuit and Inductive Risk in Archaeology”
3:00 Fabio Sterpetti & Marta Bertolaso “Towards a Plausibility-Based Account of Pursuitworthiness Evaluation”

3:30 Break

3:45 Keynote Address: Will Fleisher “Endorsement and Pursuit”

4:45 Break

5:00 Jamie Shaw “Feyerabend and the Paradox of Pursuitworthiness”
5:30 Erman Sozudogru “Pragmatic Approaches to Pursuitworthiness: The Role of Values in the Context of Pursuit”

6:00 Social time

7:00 End Day 1

Friday, March 5: Day 2

2:00 PM (CET) Julia Sanchez-Dorado “Creativity, Pursuitworthiness and Epistemic Tradition”
2:30 Marina DiMarco & Kareem Khalifa “Towards an Account of Misguided Pursuit”
3:00 Hakob Barseghyan “Theory Pursuit, Question Pursuit, and Question Acceptance”

3:30 Break

3:45 Keynote Address: Lydia Patton “Pursuit and Dynamical Structure of Scientific Theories: The LIGO Project”

4:45 Break

5:00 Tina Heger, Jonathan Jeschke, Dunja Šešelja, & Christian Straßer “Zombie Hypotheses in Ecology: When Should They be Allowed to Live?”
5:30 Leah Henderson “Putting IBE into Context”

6:00 Social time

7:00 End Day 2