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Symposium: The Philosophy of Clark Glymour

Description:
Clark Glymour is a key figure in philosophy of science since decades. In particular, his philosophical contributions to causation and (probabilistic) modeling of scientific inquiry shaped the discussion in the respective fields. The present symposium focuses on Clark Glymour's philosophy. First, Clark Glymour will give a taste of his present philosophical enterprise in a keynote lecture. Then, further speakers will discuss individual aspects of his philosophy.

Date: June 13 - June 15, 2013

Place:
Building 23.21, Floor 0, Room HS 3F (Keynote Lecture)
Building 16.11, Floor 1, Sitzungssaal 1 (Symposium)

Organizer/s:
Matthias Unterhuber, Alexander Gebharter, and Gerhard Schurz

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The workshop is organized as part of the DFG (German Research Foundation) research group FOR 1063 undefinedCausation, Laws, Dispositions, and Explanation at the Interface of Science and Metaphysics.

Attendance is open to all. If you plan to attend, please contact us: dclps@phil.hhu.de


Presenters

Clark Glymour (CMU, Pittsburgh), Frederick Eberhardt (CMU, Pittsburgh), Alexander Gebharter (Düsseldorf), York Hagmayer (Göttingen), Stephan Hartmann (LMU, Munich), Vera Hoffmann-Kolss (Cologne), Conor Mayo-Wilson (LMU, Munich), Paul Näger (Bremen), Gerhard Schurz (Düsseldorf), Matthias Unterhuber (Düsseldorf), and Sylvia Wenmackers (Groningen).

Schedule

Thursday, June 13th

(Keynote Lecture, Building 23.21, Floor 0, Room HS 3F)

18.30-20.00

Clark Glymour (CMU, Pittsburgh): Brain Troubles

Friday, June 14th

(Invited Talks, Building 16.11,Floor 1, Sitzungssaal 1)

09.15-10.15

Gerhard Schurz (Düsseldorf) & Alexander Gebharter (Düsseldorf):
Causality as a Theoretical Concept

10.15-11.15

Frederick Eberhardt (CMU, Pittsburgh): The Search for Causes

11.15-12-15

Vera Hoffmann-Kolss (Cologne): Actual Causation and Causal Intuitions

14.15-15.15

Matthias Unterhuber (Düsseldorf):
Does Formal Learning Espouse Laws of Nature, Ceteris Paribus?

15.15-16.15

Sylvia Wenmackers (Groningen):
On Glymour´s Problem of Old Evidence: A New Theory for Theory Change

16.15-17.15

Stephan Hartmann (LMU, Munich):
New Solutions to the Old Evidence Problem

Saturday, June15th

(Invited Talks, Building 16.11, Floor 1, Sitzungssaal 1)

09.15-10.15

Paul Näger (Bremen): Causal Unfaithfulness and Quantum Experiments

10.15-11.15

York Hagmayer (Göttingen): Causal Bayes Nets in the Psychology of Causal Learning and Reasoning: Theoretical Inspirations and Empirical Challenges

11.15-12.15

Conor Mayo-Wilson (LMU, Munich): When is Clark Glymour´s Brain like a Planet? Causation on "Macro" and "Micro" Scales

(from Left to Right, front row) Patrice Soom, Vera Hoffmann-Kolss, Tina Druckenmüller, Gerhard Schurz, Matthias Unterhuber, Susanna Melkonian, Ioannis Votsis, Sylvia Wenmackers; (from Left to Right, second row) Markus Schrenk, Paul Näger, York Hagmayer, Clark Glymour, Alexander Gebharter, David Hommen, Alexander Christian, Paul Thorn; (from Left to Right, third row) Alex Tillas, Frederick Eberhardt, Conor Mayo-Wilson, Eckhart Arnold, Christian Feldbacher, Peter Brössel
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