Call for Applications: Advanced Seminar on Intellectual Humility
October 3, 2014 — 13:44

Author: Matthew Mullins  Category: News  Tags: , , , ,   Comments: 0

Intellectual Humility: Its Nature, Value, and Implications. May 8-11, 2015. A three-day seminar at the Fuller Guest Center (Pasadena, California) for 15 advanced graduate students or junior faculty (no more than 10 years past the PhD).

Faculty speakers include:

Joshua Alexander
Jason Baehr
Nathan Ballantyne
Heather Battalay
Jessica Brown
Adam Green
Peter Hill
Thomas Hofweber
Daniel Howard-Snyder
Thomas Kelly
Mark Leary
Sarah McGrath
J.L. Schellenberg
Dennis Whitcomb

Themes include:

The nature of intellectual humility
Empirical study of intellectual humility
Philosophical intuition
Metaphysical and religious modesty
Peer disagreement
Moral deference
Situationism
Fallibilism
Mind-reading, empathy, and intersubjectivity

$500 honorarium plus all expenses paid. Successful applicants will commit to studying items on the seminar syllabus prior to the seminar, and to attending the Capstone Conference on Catalina Island, May 10-14, immediately following the seminar, all expenses paid.

For more information and instructions on how to apply, see http://humility.slu.edu/portfolio/mayseminar/

Direct all questions to dan.howard-snyder@wwu.edu. Application deadline: December 31, 2014. Winners will be announced January 15, 2015.

Supported by the Philosophy and Theology of Intellectual Humility Project at Saint Louis University. Funded by the John Templeton Foundation.