Upcoming Workshop in Kingston: Teaching and Learning

Kingston Workshop: Teaching and Learning: Metaphysical, Epistemic and Ethical Issues.

Department of Philosophy, Queen’s University at Kingston, Canada, Friday-Saturday March 10-11, 2017. 

Registration is now closed. Further information from: Bakhurst@queensu.ca.

The workshop will comprise talks from six visiting speakers: Andrea Kern (Leipzig/Pittsburgh), Sebastian Rödl (Leipzig/Pittsburgh), Will Small (Illinois), Joseph Dunne (Dublin), Henrike Moll (Psychology, USC) and Jonathan Dancy (UT Austin).  Andrea Kern will also be giving the Philosophy Department colloquium that week on Thursday at 4 pm.

This is the first of two workshops on similar themes. The second will take place in London, UK, at UCL Institute of Education, 4-6 May, 2017. Registration is open for the London workshop. Further details and registration form here.


Kingston Schedule:

Thursday, March 9

4:00-6:00: Philosophy Colloquium, Andrea Kern, “Kant’s Conception of a Self-Conscious Capacity for Knowledge”.  Room: Watson 517

6:00-7:00: Reception at Queen’s University Club


Friday, March 10 Workshop

9.00-9.15: Introduction

9.15-10.45: Sebastian Rödl, “Teaching and Telling”

11:00-12:30: Will Small, “The Structure of Practical Knowledge: Capacity, Act, and Habit”

Lunch Break (NB lunch not provided)

1.45-3.15 Joe Dunne, “Conversation and Embodiment in Education: Ethics and Epistemology at Cross-Purposes?”

3.30-5.00: Henrike Moll, “Children’s Understanding of Learning and Teaching”

5.30-7:00: Reception at University Club


Saturday, March 10 Workshop

9.00-10.30: Jonathan Dancy, “Honing practical judgement”

10.45-12.15 Andrea Kern, “The philosophical significance of the idea of education”

12.15-1.15 Lunch (NB lunch not provided)

1.15-2.00 General Discussion

Visit to Agnes Etherington Art Centre (optional!).