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

29.06.2021, 16:00 Uhr - 17:45 Uhr

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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 [...]

Dr. Alexander Gebharter (MCMP, LMU Munich): Unification and Explanation: A Causal Perspective

08.06.2021, 18:30 Uhr - 20:15 Uhr


We discuss two influential views of unification: mutual information unification (MIU) and common origin unification (COU). We propose a simple probabilistic measure [...]

Prof. Erik J. Olsson (Lund University): Reliabilist Epistemology as Reliability Engineering

01.06.2021, 18:30 Uhr - 20:15 Uhr


Reliabilism is the view that knowledge can be defined in terms of the reliable process giving rise to a true belief. There are various criticisms of reliabilism [...]