Free Will and Epistemology

Free Will and Epistemology
10 May 2019, 9.30am - 6.00pm
Conference / Symposium
Room G12, Ground Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

A one-day conference on Free Will and Epistemology at the Institute of Philosophy, School of Advanced Studies, University of London on Friday 10th May 2019


Conference website -

Free to attend but registration required. Times of talks as below, titles to follow.  


9.30 am Muster for tea and the Bloomsbury Academic Philosophy Bookstall

1.         9.45-10am   Bob Lockie  Introduction

2.         10-11.30am   Maria Alvarez, “Beliefs, Control  and Responsibility”.            

Coffee break and bookstall

3.         11.45am-1.15pm  András Szigeti and László Bernáth (joint presentation): “Overcoming Lockie's Transcendental Arguments”.            

Lunch break and bookstall

4.         2.30-4pm   Helen Steward, “Free Will and External Reality: Two Scepticisms Compared”.            

Coffee break and bookstall

5.         4.15-5.45pm   Tim O'Connor, “Can We Know That We Are Free?”

This conference is part funded by the Mind Association, in collaboration with the Institute of Philosophy, School of Advanced Studies and the University of West London. Local organiser is Richard Somerville of the IP.

The conference is partly on the issues of free will and epistemology per se, and partly on issues specifically deriving from Robert Lockie’s monograph (2018). Free Will and Epistemology: A Defence of the Transcendental Argument for Freedom; London and New York: Bloomsbury Academic.


Please register using the link below.




Institute of Philsophy
020 7664 4865