Logic & Philosophy of Science Colloquium

Gila Sher

University of California, San Diego

"Epistemic Friction: A Neo-Quinean Model"


1. Friction and Freedom in Rational Thought.
2. Epistemic Friction and the Illusion of Foundationalism.
3. Foundations without Foundationalism.
4. Toward a Holistic Model of Knowledge.
5. Carnap's Model of Knowledge: A Catalyst.
8. Quine's Early Model: A Methodological Revolution.
9. Two Problems Concerning Holism.
10. An Inner Conflict In Quine's Model.
11. A Neo Quinean Model of Knowledge.
12. A Dynamic and Contextual Model.
13. Physics to the Center, Logic to the Periphery?
14. Freedom & Friction in the Neo Quinean Model.
15. The Neo-Quinean Model and Quine's Naturalism.

Friday, May 27, 2005
SST 777
3 pm

Refreshments will be served