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Knowledge & Society Art Exhibition
Social Epistemology in Philosophy and Art

In June 2023, KnowledgeLab hosted a major public outreach event consisting in philosophy talks and an art exhibition on issues in social epistemology. 

 

Talks by Paul Faulkner (Sheffield), Giada Fratantonio (Glasgow), John Greco (Georgetown), Matt McGrath (WashU), Mona Simion (Glasgow), and David Sosa (UT Austin).

 

Artworks by AC Collective: Alan Brash, Jennifer Clason, David Frondigoun, Martin J Godfrey, George Irons, Laura Hepner, Jacqui Kiel, Karen McAdie, Morag McDonach, Douglas William McKnight, Evelyn Mullen, Mona Simion, Pinelopi Stylianopoulou, Jennifer Taylor, and Judith Wynne.

Organisers: Mona Simion (University of Glasgow), Elizabeth Gray (Glasgow School of Art) and Pinelopi Stylianopoulou (University of Glasgow).

Scroll down for artworks and for public reactions after the event.

Programme

 

Monday, June 19

09.15-10.45 John Greco (Georgetown): Reductionism and Non-Reductionism in the Epistemology of Testimony

11.00-12.30 Giada Fratantonio (Glasgow): Inferential Knowledge-First?

2.30 – 4.00 Paul Faulkner (Sheffield): The Social Dimensions of Trust

4.15-5.45 Matt McGrath (WashU): Do Epistemic Norms Have Positive Critical Power?

Tuesday, 20 June

09.15-10.45 David Sosa (Texas Austin): The Passion of the Critique

11.00-12.30 Mona Simion (Glasgow): Positive Epistemology

2.30-6.00 Opening Reception of the Art Exhibition ‘Knowledge and Society. Drawing, Painting, and Printing’

 

Tuesday 20 - Thursday 22 June

Art Exhibition: 

Knowledge and Society. Drawing, Painting and Printing

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Title: Resistance to Evidence

Artist: Mona Simion

Title: Truth

Artist: Jennifer Taylor

Title: Trust Me, I'M a Constable

Artist: Jacqui Kiel

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Title: Sir

Artist: George Irons

Title: Disbelief

Artist: Penelope Sylianopoulou

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Title: What, Where, When, How, Why?

Artist: Jennifer Clason

Title: Bad Sex

Artist: Mona Simion

Title: Mother and Child: An Interpretation

Artist: Morag McDonach

Title: 1988

Artist: Alan Brash

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Title: Essence

Artist: Karen McAdie

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Title: Knowledge Is Growth

Artist: Laura Hefner

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Title: Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)

Artist: Douglas William McKnight

Title: A Peace of Mind

Artist: George Irons

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Title: Doyenne: The Oldest, Most Experienced, Knowledgeable, and Respected Woman

Artist: Morag McDonach

Title: Sara

Artist: Douglas William McKnight

Title: Action

Artist: Jennifer Taylor

Title: Beauty is Truth, Truth.....?

Artist: David Frondigoun

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Title: Being

Artist: Evelyn Mullen

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Title: And Yet it Moves

Artist: Judith Wynne

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Title: Seeking that Which We Crave

Artist: Martin J. Godfrey

Public Reactions

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