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1 Foundations of the Fine-Tuning Argument Hans Halvorson (Princeton) give a talk in the New Insights in Religious Epistemology International Conference, held in Oxford in June 2015. The commentator is John Pittard (Yale). Hans Halvorson, John Pittard 14 Jul 2015
2 The Rev’d Mr Bayes and the Life Everlasting Peter van Inwagen (Notre Dame) gives the second talk for the New Insights in Religious Epistemology International Conference, held in Oxford in June 2015. The commentator is Jeffrey Sanford Russell (USC). Peter Van Inwagen, Jeffrey Sanford Russell 14 Jul 2015
3 Observing by Hand: Sketching the Nebulae in the Nineteenth Century A discussion of Omar Nasim's book Omar Nasim, Stephen Johnston, Martin Kemp, Chris Lintott 16 Mar 2015
4 An internalist, evidentialist, foundationalist, reductionist, egoist and otherwise unpopular account of testimonial justification Trent Dougherty (Baylor), gives the second presentation at the Testimony and Religious Epistemology workshop, held on 24th and 25th June 2014 by New Insights and Directions for Religious Epistemology Workshop Oxford University. Trent Dougherty 08 Jul 2014
5 Creative Commons The inevitable implausibility of physical determinism Richard G. Swinburne, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the New Insights and Directions for Religious Epistemology seminar series. Richard Swinburne 12 May 2014
6 Creative Commons Doing Away With Dispositions: Towards a Law-Based Account of Modality in Science Stephen French (Leeds) gives a talk for the Power Structuralism in Ancient Ontologies series. Stephen French 18 Feb 2014
7 Creative Commons Can We Make Sense of Metaphysical Knowledge? Claudine Tiercelin (Collège de France) gives a talk for the Power Structuralism in Ancient Ontologies series. Claudine Tiercelin 18 Feb 2014
8 The Irrational, the chaotic and incomplete: the mathematical limits of knowledge Professor Marcus du Sautoy (New College), Charles Simonyi Chair in the Public Understanding of Science, author and broadcaster gives a talk about how much we can understand of the world through maths Marcus du Sautoy 15 Jan 2014
9 Wagering on Pragmatic Encroachment Part of the Religious Epistemology, Contextualism, and Pragmatic Encroachment, New Insights and Directions in Religious Epistemology Workshop held in Oxford University on 13th-14th March 2013. The commentator is Jeffrey Russell. Tim Pickavance, Daniel Eaton 09 Apr 2013
10 Knowledge, Practical Adequacy, and Stakes Part of the Religious Epistemology, Contextualism, and Pragmatic Encroachment, New Insights and Directions in Religious Epistemology Workshop held in Oxford University on 13th-14th March 2013. The commentator is Sandy Goldberg. Charity Anderson, John Hawthorne 09 Apr 2013
11 Creative Commons Webometrics: The Evolution of a Digital Social Science Research Field Mike Thelwall's Keynote talk from the OII Symposium "Social Science and Digital Research: Interdisciplinary Insights", March 2012. Mike Thelwall 28 Mar 2012
12 Creative Commons Visioning Studies: A Socio-technical Approach to Designing the Future Diane H. Sonnenwald's Keynote talk from the OII Symposium "Social Science and Digital Research: Interdisciplinary Insights", March 2012. Diane H. Sonnenwald 28 Mar 2012
13 Creative Commons Reproducibility: Gold or Fool's Gold in Digital Social Research? Christine Borgman's Keynote talk from the OII Symposium "Social Science and Digital Research: Interdisciplinary Insights", March 2012. Christine Borgman 28 Mar 2012
14 Digital Social Research: An Interdisciplinary Niche or the Future of the Social Sciences? Peter van den Besselaar's Keynote talk from the OII Symposium "Social Science and Digital Research: Interdisciplinary Insights", March 2012. Peter van den Besselaar 28 Mar 2012
15 Creative Commons 6.3 Abstraction and Idealism Part 6.3. Criticisms of the resemblance theory of perception and an introduction to idealism - that perceptions of the external world are all within the mind as ideas. Peter Millican 30 Nov 2010
16 Creative Commons 5.4 Scepticism, Externalism and the Ethics of Belief Part 5.4. Looks at the role the concept of knowledge plays in life, the different levels of knowledge we require in certain contexts and the return of scepticism over knowledge. Peter Millican 29 Nov 2010
17 Creative Commons 5.3 Gettier and Other Complications Part 5.3. The difference between internalist and externalist accounts of knowledge; whether we need external factors to justify knowledge or whether internal accounts are sufficient, and the Gettier cases. Peter Millican 29 Nov 2010
18 Creative Commons 5.2 The Traditional Analysis of Knowledge Part 5.2. Explores the idea of conscious and unconscious knowledge (should a person know that they know something or does it not matter?) and the theory of justification of propositions and beliefs. Peter Millican 29 Nov 2010
19 Creative Commons 5.1 Introduction to Knowledge Part 5.1. Looks at the problem of knowledge; how can we know what we know, three types of knowledge and A J Ayer's two conditions for knowledge. Peter Millican 29 Nov 2010
20 Authentic Assessment in the era of Social Media: ideas and applications from Internet Communications The emergence of Web 2.0-enabled social media online provides a new opportunity to develop assessments that match with, and draw upon students' engagement with online knowledge networking, creating new possibilities for 'authenticity' in assessment. Matthew Allen 18 May 2010
21 Creative Commons 4.4 The Mind-Body Problem Part 4.4. Looks at some of the modern responses to Cartesian Dualism including Gilbert Ryle's and G. Strawson's responses to the idea. Peter Millican 08 Apr 2010
22 Creative Commons 4.3 Cartesian Dualism Part 4.3. Introduces Descartes' idea of dualism, that there is a separation between the mind and the body, as well as some of the philosophical issues surrounding this idea. Peter Millican 08 Apr 2010
23 Creative Commons 4.2 Possible Answers to External World Scepticism Part 4.2. Investigates some of the possible solutions to Descartes' sceptical problem of the external world, looking at G.E Moore's response, among others, to the problem. Peter Millican 08 Apr 2010
24 Creative Commons 4.1 Scepticism about the External World Part 4.1. Introduces the problem of how do we have knowledge of the world, how do we know what we perceive is in fact what is there? Peter Millican 08 Apr 2010
25 Creative Commons 3.2 Responses to Hume's Famous Argument Part 3.2. Responses to and justifications of Hume's argument concerning the problem of induction. Peter Millican 08 Apr 2010
26 Creative Commons 3.1 Hume's Argument Concerning Induction Part 3.1. Briefly introduces the problem of induction: that is, the problem that it is difficult to justify claims to knowledge of the world through pure reason, i.e. without experience. Peter Millican 08 Apr 2010