MEW 10

The University of Wisconsin-Madison hosted the 10th annual meeting of the Midwest Epistemology Workshop on Sept 30 – Oct 1, 2016.

 Local organizers:

John Bengson and Mike Titelbaum

Keynote speaker:

Paul Boghossian (NYU)

 Photos from day one!

Schedule: Available here. Additional conference information is available here. Saturday night will feature a special MEW tenth anniversary banquet at Cento, one of Madison’s premiere restaurants.  Prof. Boghossian will also be giving a public lecture “Should we be moral relativists?” at 5pm the afternoon of Thursday, September 29.  MEW attendees arriving early are encouraged to attend.

Registration and conference dinner: There is no cost for the conference, but attendees are required to register by e-mailing  When you register, please indicate whether you will attend the anniversary banquet.  The cost is $45 per person for faculty and $25 for students.  (This includes dinner, dessert, and wine.)  Banquet seats are limited, and will be allocated to those who reply soonest.

Accommodation: A limited number of rooms have been set aside at a local hotel for conference attendees.  To reserved a room at the InnTowner Madison, use Group Code “PHIL16”.  Reservations must be made by September 9.

Financial assistance: We would very much like to encourage participation by graduate students and other philosophers not in the tenure stream.  Please contact us to discuss various ways of relieving the financial burdens of attendance, including (but not limited to) finding local students with whom you could room for the event.

Accessibility, etc.: All venues are wheelchair accessible, and a variety of diets can be accommodated.  Please e-mail with other accessibility concerns; we will do our best to find solutions.  We are also happy to work with parents on finding childcare, space for nursing, and other related needs.  Note, however, that it’s much easier for us to address these needs with ample advance notice—at least two weeks, and preferably much more than that.