Sponsored by the University of South Alabama
and the Department of Philosophy
Organized by Ted Poston

Inference to the Best Explanation May 18-19, 2015 Schedule

Hilton Garden Inn Beachfront, Orange Beach, Alabama

Monday May 18th

9:25 Opening Remarks

9:30 to 10:30 - Ruth Weintraub, "Scepticism about Inference to the Best Explanation"

10:40 to 11:40 - Lizzie Fricker, "Strong Explanationism and Local Reductionism About Testimony"

Midday Break - 12:00 Lunch TBA

2:30 to 3:30 - Ali Hasan, "Toward an A Priori Justification of Abduction"

3:40 to 4:40 - Susanna Rinard, "Inference to the Best Explanation and Skepticism about the Past"

8 pm: Dinner at TBA

Tuesday May 20th

9:30 to 10:30 - Jonathan Vogel, "In Defense of Inference to the Best Explanation"

10:40 to 11:40 - Kareem Khalifa, Jared Millson, and Mark Risjord, "Explanatory Expressivism"

Midday Break - 12:00 Lunch at TBA

2:30 to 3:30 - Leah Henderson, "Bayesianism and IBE: The Case of Individual vs Group Selection in Biology"

3:40 to 4:40 - Jonah Schupbach, "Inference to the Best Explanation, Cleaned Up and Made Respectable"

8 pm: Dinner at TBA