Programme

Venue: Room 2.06, Lakatos Building, 7 Portugal Street WC2A 2HJ
London School of Economics and Political Science

Friday 6 June 2014, 9:30

9:30-10:00 Registration

10:00-11:30 Hannes Leitgeb  (MCMP, LMU München)

The Humean thesis on belief

11:30-12:00 Coffee Break

12:00-12:30 Teddy Groves  (University of Kent)

Accuracy arguments for probabilism in the context of Carnapian inductive logic

12:30-13:00 Catrin Campbell-Moore  (MCMP, LMU München)

Imprecise Probabilities and Supervaluational Logic

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-14:30 Danny November  (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) 

Bertrand’s Paradox Resurrected – The Problem of Probability Assignment

14:30-15:00 Benjamin Bewersdorf  (University of Groningen)

Total Evidence, Uncertainty and A Priori Beliefs

15:00-15:30 Rossella Marrano  (Scuola Normale Superiore) 

Degrees of Truth as Objective Probabilities

15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

16:00-17:30 Katya Tentori  (University of Trento)

Evidence assessment: Theoretical issues, experimental results, and directions for future research

19:00 Speakers’ Dinner


Saturday 7 June 2014, 10:00

10:00-11:30 Miklós Rédei  (LSE)

Quantum probability theory

11:30-12:00 Coffee Break

12:00-12:30 Márton Gömöri  (ELTE, Hungary)

What is a physical “and”?

12:30-13:00 Hugh Desmond  (KU Leuven, Belgium)

Probabilistic Explanation isn’t about Probability

13:00-14:00 Lunch 

14:00-14:30 Eric Johannesson  (Stockholm University)

Centered Worlds and Conditional Probabilities: A Challenge for Thirders

14:30-15:00 Amanda Macaskill  (NYU)

Safe Scoring Rules

15:00-15:30 Jean Baccelli  (École Normale Supérieure)

Further Issues with the Identification of Subjective Probabilities

15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

16:00-17:30 Joe Halpern  (Cornell University)

Language-based Games

18:00 Informal Drinks (meet in front of the Lakatos building)

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