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Dr. Vlasta Sikimic (Univ. Tübingen): Efficient team structures and job satisfaction in science (Präsenz)

23.11.2021, 18:30 Uhr - 20:00 Uhr


Scientific laboratories in many disciplines have become large and complex. In high energy physics (HEP), laboratories often have hundreds of in-house members, while [...]

PD. Dr. Ansgar Seide (Uni. Münster): Hans Reichenbach and Inductive Metaphysics (Präsenz)

16.11.2021, 18:30 Uhr - 20:00 Uhr


In this talk, I take a closer look at Hans Reichenbach’s relation to metaphysics and work out some interesting parallels between his account and that of the [...]

Dr. Corina Strößner (Universität Bochum): Criteria of naturalness in (probabilistic) conceptual spaces (Präsenz)

09.11.2021, 18:30 Uhr - 20:00 Uhr


The theory of conceptual spaces is a frequently applied framework for representing concepts. One of its central aims is to find criteria of what makes a concept [...]

Prof. Gila Sher (San Diego): Invariance as a Basis for Necessity and Laws (Online)

02.11.2021, 18:30 Uhr - 20:00 Uhr


Many philosophers are baffled by necessity. Humeans, in particular, are deeply disturbed by the idea of necessary laws of nature. In this paper I offer a systematic [...]

Christian Feldbacher (Uni. Köln): Ontology and Ideology Conceptually Revisited

26.10.2021, 18:30 Uhr - 20:00 Uhr


In this talk it is argued that the Quinean distinction between the ontology and ideology of a theory has two main problems: The problem of arbitrariness and the [...]

Mitarbeiterbesprechung des Lehrstuhls für Theoretische Philosophie

19.10.2021, 18:30 Uhr - 20:00 Uhr

Mitarbeiterbesprechung am 19.10.

Raum: 24.53 01.81

18:30 — 20:00 / 6.30 pm – 8.00 pm

Prof. Eva Schmitt (Univ. Dortmund): Reason-Giving XAI and Responsibility

06.07.2021, 18:30 Uhr - 20:15 Uhr


We argue that explainable artificial intelligence (XAI), specifically reason-giving XAI, constitutes the most suitable way of ensuring that someone can properly be [...]

Dr. Christian Feldbacher-Escamilla (Univ. Cologne): Conceptual Engineering and Abduction

29.06.2021, 16:00 Uhr - 17:45 Uhr

Change ot time! New timeslot: 16-17:45


This paper investigates virtues of creative abductive concept formation and its application to conceptual engineering. It is [...]

Max Seubold: 'Equal Treatment‘ applied to three views of rationality

22.06.2021, 18:30 Uhr - 20:15 Uhr


According to the principle ‘Equal Treatment’ (Rinard, 2017) the rationality of a belief is determined in the same way as the rationality of any other state. For [...]

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