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Prof. Ole Thomassen Hjortland (Univ. Bergen, Norway): Logical Pluralism (Online)

01.02.2022, 18:30 Uhr - 20:00 Uhr


Logical knowledge has often been considered exceptional, either because it is a priori, foundational, or simply self-evident. Against this, some [...]

Prof. Thomas Grundmann (Univ. Köln): Epistemische Autorität

25.01.2022, 18:30 Uhr - 20:00 Uhr


The evidential weight of testimonial evidence varies with the epistemic status of testifiers. The words of more competent testifiers have more weight than those of [...]

Dr. Maria Sekatskaya (Univ. Düsseldorf): Free Will as an Abductive Hypothesis (Präsenz)

18.01.2022, 18:30 Uhr - 20:00 Uhr


Many proponents of the metaphysical accounts of free will take the metaphysical intuitions about the concept of free will as given and then search for the [...]

Dr. Karim Baraghith & Nina Nicolin (Univ. Düsseldorf): Spatial Separation of Magnetic Moment and Location

14.12.2021, 18:30 Uhr - 20:00 Uhr


It has been suggested to interpret particles in quantum field theory (QFT) as bundles of tropes, see e.g. Kuhlmann (2012). Following this interpretation, neither [...]

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 [...]

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