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Prof. Jonah N. Schupbach (University of Utah): The Structure of Best Explanations

18.05.2021, 18:30 Uhr - 20:15 Uhr

Abstract:

Inference to the Best Explanation (IBE) invokes the “uniqueness claim” that exactly one explanation should be inferred when accounting for an explanandum. This [...]


Prof. Julia Staffel (University of Colorado): Transitional Attitudes and the Unmooring View of Higher-Order Evidence

11.05.2021, 18:30 Uhr - 20:15 Uhr

Abstract:

This paper proposes a novel answer to the question of what attitude agents should adopt when they receive misleading higher-order evidence that avoids the drawbacks [...]


Prof. Christian List (MCMP, LMU Munich): Dynamically rational judgement aggregation

04.05.2021, 18:30 Uhr - 20:15 Uhr

Abstract:

Judgment-aggregation theory has always focused on the attainment of rational collective judgments. But so far, rationality has been understood in static terms: as [...]



Dr. Maria Sekatskaya (Univ. Düsseldorf): Supervenient Fixity and Agential Possibilities

20.04.2021, 18:30 Uhr - 20:15 Uhr

Abstract:

One of the central problems within the free will debate consists in the seeming incompatibility of an agent's ability to do otherwise and determinism. Recently, [...]




Dr. Vitek Stritecky and Dr. Petr. Spelda (Charles University, Prague Czech Republic): Machine Learning & Epistemology (Zoom)

26.01.2021, 18:30 Uhr - 20:15 Uhr

Abstract:

Our talk is centered around the notion of robustness in empirical and theoretical machine learning (ML). For the empirical part, the talk analyses a new risk [...]


Vortrag entfällt: Prof. emerit. Peter Tepe (HHU): Schönheit im Alltag. Zur Theorie der ästhetischen Erfahrung (Zoom)

19.01.2021, 18:30 Uhr - 20:15 Uhr

Aus gesundheitlichen Gründen muss der Vortrag von Herrn Professor Tepe am 19.01.2021 leider entfallen.


Prof. Sander Verhaegh (Univ. Tilburg): Coming to America: Carnap, Reichenbach, and the Great Intellectual Migration (Zoom)

12.01.2021, 18:30 Uhr - 20:15 Uhr

Abstract In the years before the Second World War, Rudolf Carnap and Hans Reichenbach emigrated to the United States, escaping the quickly deteriorating political situation on [...]

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