Workshop on Mutual Understanding

Workshop on Mutual Understanding

Department of Philosophy, Yale University

Friday, March 29, Connecticut Hall, Faculty Room

  • 11AM–12:15PM Understanding in the Natural and Social Sciences: Kareem Khalifa, Middlebury
  • 12:15–1:15 Lunch
  • 1:15–2:30 The Many Ways of Understanding Others, John Bengson, UW-Madison
  • 2:30–3:45 Scaling the Epistemic Wall in Moral Decision-making, Molly Crockett, Yale
  • 4:00–5:15 The Role of Empathy in Linguistic Understanding, Herman Cappelen, Oslo & St Andrews
  • 5:15–6:30 Bad at Empathy, Paul Bloom, Yale
  • 7:30 Party at Laurie Paul’s house

Saturday, March 30, Connecticut Hall, Faculty Room

  • 10AM–11:15 Arrogance and Misunderstanding What Matters, Michael Patrick Lynch, UConn
  • 11:15–12:30PM Lunch
  • 12:30–1:30 Distinct Forms of Explanatory Understanding Support Abstraction and Mental Simulation, Tania Lombrozo, Princeton
  • 1:30–2:45 Capturing the Character of Others,David Pizarro, Cornell
  • 3:00–4:15 Humanistic Understanding, Michael Strevens, NYU
  • 4:15–5:30 How ”Inappropriate" Affect Signals Emotional, Propensities: The Case of Agent-Regret, Shaun Nichols, Arizona


Published Mar. 28, 2019 9:54 AM - Last modified Mar. 28, 2019 9:54 AM