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Truth and Rationality

Lakatos Award public lecture

Date: Thursday 9 May 2013 
Time: 6-7pm 
Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speaker: Professor Wolfgang Spohn
Chair: Professor Richard Bradley

Drawing on his Lakatos Award winning book The Laws of Belief, Wolfgang Spohn asks how is truth best characterised? And what are the relationships between truth and what it is rational to believe?

Wolfgang Spohn is chair in philosophy and philosophy of science at the University of Konstanz.

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