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Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schurz (Univ. Düsseldorf): Metaphysics of evolution

07.12.2021, 18:30 Uhr - 20:00 Uhr


In generalized theory of evolution (GE theory), the three core principles of In the  − reproduction, variation and selection − are detached from the level of [...]

Dr. Alexander Gebharter (Univ. München): The other side of the coin: Another Bayesian model for analogical inference

30.11.2021, 18:30 Uhr - 20:00 Uhr


Recently, Dardashti, Hartmann, Thébault, and Winsberg (2019) proposed a Bayesian model for analogical inference. In this paper we investigate how their model [...]

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 [...]

Prof. Rebekka Hufendiek (Univ. Bern): Die politische Dimension in Nietzsches Genealogie der Moral

10.11.2021, 18:30 Uhr - 20:00 Uhr

Im Rahmen des Philosophischen Kolloquiums laden wir ein zum Vortrag von

Prof. Rebekka Hufendiek (Univ. Bern):  Die politische Dimension in Nietzsches Genealogie der Moral

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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 [...]

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