3rd Hinge Epistemology Conference: Hinge Epistemology and Religious Belief

NOVA University of Lisbon – School of Social Sciences and Humanities – IFILNOVA

in collaboration with University of California, Irvine and University of Hertfordshire 


7 June 2022, CAN A224

9:30-10:00 – Welcome and Introduction 

João Constâncio, Director of IFILNOVA

Nuno Venturinha, PI of the Project “Epistemology of Religious Belief: Wittgenstein, Grammar and the Contemporary World”

10:00-10:15 – Opening Address: Hinges and Religious Beliefs

Danièle Moyal-Sharrock (University of Hertfordshire, President of the British Wittgenstein Society)

10:15-11:00 – You just believe that because ... it's a hinge

Annalisa Coliva (University of California, Irvine)

11:00-11:30 – Coffee Break

11:30-12:00 – Wittgenstein on the Difficulties of Beginning at the Beginning

Jakub Mácha (Masaryk University)

12:00-12:30 – A Stereotypical Hinge Framework

Rena Beatrice Goldstein (University of California, Irvine)

12:30-13:00 – Religious Exclusivism: the one real hinge versus the many fictitious ones

Cheung Wai Lok (The Chinese University of Hong Kong) online

13:00-14:30 – Lunch                                         

14:30-15:00 – Hinge Epistemology and the Problem of Evil 

Michael Wilby (Anglia Ruskin University)

15:00-15:30 – Wittgenstein, Deep Disagreements and Hinge Epistemology

Jordi Fairhurst (University of the Balearic Islands)

15:30-16:00 – Evidential Support under Hinges 

Luís Rosa (University of Cologne)

16:00-16:30 – Coffee Break                                           

16:30-17:15 – ‘Making it a Question of Science’: Wittgenstein’s Critique of Father O’Hara and Scientism in Religion

Genia Schönbaumsfeld (University of Southampton) online

17:15-18:00 – Moral Certainties: subjective – objective – objectionable?

Hans-Johann Glock (University of Zurich)

19:30 – Dinner