Normativity and Reasoning VIII


WHEN February 9-11, 2020
9 AM - 5 PM WHERE Abu Dhabi WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute By Invitation Interested scholars please contact

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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