Epistemic Insight Symposium

The Epistemic Insight symposium with  held on the 27th October 11:00-17:00 in Somerville College, Oxford.

The symposium will be a series of meetings focusing on the questions that were raised during a previous Epistemic Insight meeting held at Oxford in June 2016, in addition to data from LASAR research. Please see the invitation to the June Epistemic meeting more information regarding the background and rationale of the Epistemic Insight Project:epistemic-insight-conferral-june-2016

The symposium is a free event, open to all of those attending the Science and Religion in Education Conference at the University of Oxford on the 28th October 2016.It is not compulsorily to attend the symposium if you are attending the conference, it is for individuals interested in project collaboration.

The symposium programme may be subject to change but currently stands as thus:

11:00-12:30 Primary project bid: teacher training

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-15:00 World of physics questions:

  • Can laws of nature be broken?
  • What do we teach students in RE lessons?
  • Putting together ideas for a funding bid for world of physics which will explore the relationships between physics and the wider questions.

15:00-15:10 Break

15:10-17:30 Questions about personhood (robots, soul and artificial moral agency)

Lunch and light refreshments will be provided.

For more information, or if you have any queries, please contact Zoe at LASAR@canterbury.ac.uk.