The Social Epistemology Working Group presents:
“Is Knowing Really a Factive Mental State?” with Hady Ba, Fulbright Scholar
November 17, 2021 at 4:00 PM
UConn Humanities Institute Conference Room, HBL 4-209
Hady Ba is a Fulbright Scholar from Senegal. He is at UConn to write a book about the Epistemology of the Global South.
An Associate Professor of Philosophy at Cheikh Anta Diop University, he has been a visiting Research Fellow at the University of Turin in 2016 and an invited Professor at The École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris in 2019.
Trained in Dakar as a philosopher, Dr. Ba holds a PhD in Cognitive Science from The Jean Nicod Institute in Paris. Before coming back to Dakar, Hady Ba has worked on the development of Natural Language Processing tools that uses open source resources like the web to detect and anticipate security threats. At Cheikh Anta Diop University, Dr. Ba teaches logic, epistemology, philosophy of science, and cognitive science and has written papers in epistemology, computer science and cognitive science.
Please contact Eric Berg if you require accommodations for this event or have questions.