Conferences

Midpoint Conference

The Midpoint Conference will take place over four days during June of 2015, and will be based at Fordham’s Lincoln Center campus.

Participants at the Midpoint Conference will include (a) all of the RFP winners and (b) the capstone speakers for the summer of 2016 conference.

Fordham's Lincoln Center Campus

Capstone Conference

The Capstone Conference will take place a year after the Midpoint Conference, in June of 2016. 

The Capstone Conference will feature talks by some of the leading scholars and public intellectuals in the world, including:

Elisabeth Camp, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Rutgers University

Susan Carey, Henry A. Morss, Jr., and Elizabeth W. Morss Professor of Psychology, Harvard University

Richard Foley, Professor of Philosophy and Vice Chancellor for Strategic Planning, New York University

Alison Gopnik, Professor of Psychology, University of California at Berkeley

Jennifer Gosetti-Ferencei, Professor of Philosophy, Fordham University

Anthony Gottlieb, former executive editor of The Economist,  author of The Dream of Reason: A History of Philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance, and contributing writer for the New Yorker and New York Times

Frank Keil, Charles C. & Dorothea S. Dilley Professor of Psychology and Linguistics, Yale University

Marilynne Robinson, Pulitzer Prize-Winning author of Gilead, Absence of Mind, and When I Was a Child I Read Books

Ernest Sosa, Board of Governors Professor of Philosophy, Rutgers University

Janet Martin Soskice, Professor of Philosophical Theology and Fellow of Jesus College, University of Cambridge

Terrence Tilley, Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J., Professor of Catholic Theology, Fordham University

Linda Zagzebski, George Lynn Cross Research Professor of Philosophy and Kingfisher College Chair of the Philosophy of Religion and Ethics, University of Oklahoma

Conference Commentators at Large
Louise Antony (UMass),  Heather Battaly (Fullerton),  David Danks
(Carnegie Mellon),  Peter Graham (UC, Riverside),  John Greco (Saint Louis), 
Allan Hazlett (Edinburgh),  Chuck Kalish (Wisconsin), Kareem Khalifa (Middlebury),  Soazig le Bihan (Montana), and  Wayne Riggs (Oklahoma).