Metacognition of Concepts

Workshop: The Role of Ignorance – using metacognitive attributions in epistemology and psychology

The Role of Ignorance: Using metacognitive attributions in epistemology and psychology
Workshop, Tuesday 23rd May 2017, Senate House, London WC1E 7HU

Organisers:
Corine Besson (University of Sussex & Institute of Philosophy)
Ophelia Deroy (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich & Institute of Philosophy)
Nicholas Shea (Institute of Philosophy)

Talks and speakers:
“The ontogeny of epistemic trust: Infants’ expectations of coherence and correspondence”
Olivier Mascaro, Institute for Cognitive Sciences Marc Jeannerod, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Lyon, France

“Metacognition in young children’s learning and teaching and informing: an insight from a cross cultural examination”
Sunae Kim, Sabanci University, Istanbul Turkey; Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich Germany

“Metacognitive Feelings and the Developmental Origins of Knowledge”
Stephen Butterfill, Department of Philosophy, Warwick University

“Negotiating uncertainty in social interaction”
Dan Bang, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London

“‘I don’t know’”: Ignorance and question-asking as engines for cognitive development”
Paul Harris, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University, USA

“Attributing perception, knowledge, belief, and their absence
Timothy Williamson, Department of Philosophy, University of Oxford

The workshop was supported by the European Research Council through the project ‘Metacognition of Concepts’.