New York-China

Epistemology Conference: 2018



For a week in October of 2018, Fordham University will host a gathering of epistemologists from China at its Lincoln Center campus in Manhattan.



Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus

October 18-20, 2018


DAY 1: October 18 (Thursday) 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Talks by: Xingming Hu (Nanjing), Qilin Li (Peking), Ju Wang (Fudan),

Qiqi Wang (Xiamen), Zhu Xu (ECNU), and Ru Ye (Wuhan) 


DAY 2: October 19 (Friday): 9:30 a.m.--5:00 p.m.

Talk #1: Ernest Sosa (Rutgers)

Commentator: Xingming Hu (Nanjing)

Talk #2: Jiaming Chen (Shanghai Jiao Tong)

Commentator: John Greco (St. Louis)

Talk #3: Jane Friedman (NYU)

Commentator: Ru Ye (Wuhan)

Talk #4: Weiping Zheng (Xiamen)

Commentator: Harvey Lederman (Princeton)


DAY 3: October 20 (Saturday): 9:30 a.m.--5:00 p.m.

Talk #1: Miriam Schoenfield (MIT)

Commentator: Qilin Li (Peking)

Talk #2: Zhenhua Yu (East China Normal)

Commentator: Selim Berker (Harvard)

Talk #3: Heather Battaly (Connecticut)

Commentator: Zhu Xu (East China Normal)

Talk #4: Lu Teng (NYU Shanghai)

Commentator: Nico Silins (Cornell)


Commentators-at-large: Eddy Chen (Rutgers), Michael Hannon (London/Nottingham), Diana Heney (Fordham), and Julia Staffel (Colorado)


China Participants

Jiaming Chen (Shanghai Jiaotong)

Xingming Hu (Nanjing)

Qilin Li (Peking)

Lu Teng (NYU Shanghai)

Ju Wang (Fudan)

Qiqi Wang (Xiamen)

Zhu Xu (ECNU)  

Ru Ye (Wuhan) 

Zhenhua Yu (ECNU)

Weiping Zheng (Xiamen) 


U.S./U.K. Participants

Heather Battaly (Connecticut)

Selim Berker (Harvard)

Eddy Chen (Rutgers)

Jane Friedman (NYU)

John Greco (St. Louis)

Stephen Grimm (Fordham)

Michael Hannon (Institute of Philosophy, London)

Diana Heney (Fordham)

Harvey Lederman (Princeton)

Miriam Schoenfield (MIT)

Nico Silins (Cornell)

Ernest Sosa (Rutgers)

Julia Staffel (Colorado)


Other events will include: a special meeting of Fordham's Epistemology and Ethics Group, featuring Daniel Singer (Penn), on October 16