Normativity and Reasoning VII

Workshop

WHEN January 13-15, 2019
WHERE Abu Dhabi WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute
By Invitation Interested scholars please contact nyuad.programs@nyu.edu

Reasoning seems to be a uniquely human activity; it is therefore of great philosophical significance. Yet it is not at all clear how individuals do it. This workshop explores the capacity to reason by focusing on the fact that reasoning is governed by norms; it can go well or badly. What are these norms? How might they be discovered, and how do they guide us? What, if anything, ultimately underwrites their authority?

Convened by
Matthew Silverstein, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, NYUAD

Hosted by
NYU Abu Dhabi Institute


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