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EPiC Research Group Meeting

November 5, 2014 - 3:00pm

EPiC will meet this week to discuss the second half of Wiggins' "Practical Knowledge: Knowing How to and Knowing That." We will be meeting 3:00pm Wednesday, November 5th, at Watson 307.

EPiC Research Group Meeting

October 31, 2014 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

The EPiC research group will be reading and discussing David Wiggins' "Practical Knowledge: Knowing How to and Knowing That." The meeting will take place Friday the 31st, at Watson 307, from 12:00-2:00 P.M. Michael Vossen will be introducing the piece, speaking briefly to the argument's shape and bearing on education. For more information about this event or the research group, please contact EPiC.

Inaugural EPiC Workshop

October 10, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm

EPiC is hosting a philosophy of education workshop. The workshop features the following papers: "Wisdom’s Limit”, by Jeff Malpas, University of Tasmania, “Education, Conversation, and New Learning Technologies", by David Bakhurst, Queen’s University, and “The Promise and Limits of Educational Technology”, Paul Fairfield, Queen’s University. For more information, please contact Dr. Fairfield at

EPiC Research Group Meeting

October 3, 2014 - 1:00pm

The next EPiC meeting will be at Watson 307, next Friday, from 12:00-2:00. Paul Fairfield will lead a discusion on critical thinking, and talk about some of his own work on the subject.

EPiC Research Group Meeting

September 19, 2014 - 1:00pm

There will be an EPiC meeting this Friday, from 1:00-3:00, at Watson 122. Paul Fairfield has expressed interest in taking up some of the issues Bakhurst raised about critical thinking, and so will get the discussion started. 

Addendum: Dr. Fairfield's discussion of critical thinking was moved to the next week, and instead Dr. Bakhurst led a discussion on knowledge by testimony this week.