Monthly Archives: September 2020

Call for the IJPS PERITIA Essay Prize 2020 on Trust and Testimonial (In)Justice

  • September 18, 2020
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We are happy to present the International Journal of Philosophical Studies PERITIA Essay Prize 2020. The scholarly competition invites essays from all philosophical approaches to discuss ‘Trust and Testimonial (In)Justice’. The winner of the 2019 edition is the collaborative paper ‘Vulnerability in Social Epistemic Networks’. The word limit for the essays is 8000–10,000 words, including […]

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PERITIA at Research and Innovation Days

  • September 15, 2020
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Research and Innovation Days is only days away! The event, organised by the European Commission, brings together policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs and the public to debate and shape the future of research and innovation in Europe and beyond. This year, the event will be fully virtual and takes place on 22-24 September.  PERITIA’s lead investigator Maria […]

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What is Good Policy?

  • September 10, 2020
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PERITIA’s Cathrine Holst co-leads new GOODPOL project on Political Morality, Feasibility, and Democracy. What should be the time limit for having an abortion? What is the best way to handle a pandemic, when weighing preventative measures up against children’s´ right to education? These are some of the questions Cathrine Holst (PERITIA) and Jakob Elster asked […]

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Book Club on “Cultural Evolution in the Digital Age” by Alberto Acerbi

  • September 4, 2020
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In July, PERITIA joined a Book Club devoted to discussing Alberto Acerbi’s book, ‘Cultural Evolution in the Digital Age’. Hosted by the International Cognition & Culture Institute, the Book Club page includes commentaries by Alex Mesoudi, Hugo Mercier, Mathieu Charbonneau, Olivier Morin, Pascal Boyer, Sacha Altay, Dan Sperper and Tiffany Morisseau, and finally Alberto’s response […]

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