REU Redux: Allais All Over Again

This post is coauthored with Johanna Thoma and cross-posted at Jonathan Weisberg's personal blog. Accompanying Mathematica code is available on GitHub. Lara Buchak's Risk & Rationality advertises REU theory as able to recover the modal preferences in the Allais paradox. In our commentary we challenged this claim. We pointed out that REU theory is strictly … Continue reading REU Redux: Allais All Over Again

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Assistant Professorship at the MCMP

Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich is seeking applications for one Assistant Professorship position in Logic and Philosophy of Language (for three years, with the possibility of extension) at the Chair of Logic and Philosophy of Language (Professor Hannes Leitgeb) and the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) at the Faculty of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, and Study of … Continue reading Assistant Professorship at the MCMP

CfP: The Fifth Reasoning Club Conference

  The Fifth Reasoning Club Conference Center for Logic, Language, and Cognition (LLC) University of Torino   Keynote speakers: Branden FITELSON (Northeastern University, Boston) Jeanne PEIJNENBURG (University of Groningen) Katya TENTORI (University of Trento) Paul EGRÉ (Institut Jean Nicod, Paris) Please visit http://www.llc.unito.it/notizie/reasoning-club-2017-llc-call-papers-now-open for further information.   Call for Papers Submissions for the Fifth Reasoning … Continue reading CfP: The Fifth Reasoning Club Conference

Conceptions of Belief in Philosophy & Science

The Regensburg University Department of Philosophy will host a Workshop on Conceptions of Belief in Philosophy and Science September 29 - October 1, 2016. The schedule for the event is below. Sept 29 14:00 Hannes Leitgeb (München): The Stability of Belief 15:00 Branden Fitelson (Boston): Two Approaches to Belief Revision 16:30 Eric Raidl (Konstanz): Bridging … Continue reading Conceptions of Belief in Philosophy & Science

Columbia Workshop on Group Agency & Social Epistemology

The Columbia University Department of Philosophy will host a Workshop on Group Agency and Social Epistemology on April 2, 2016. The workshop starts at 10am, and will be held in Philosophy Hall. The schedule for the event is below.   10:00 - Gregory Wheeler (MCMP), Mispriced gambles: What peers learn when they disagree   11:30 - … Continue reading Columbia Workshop on Group Agency & Social Epistemology

Postdoc on shared agency and coordination

An interesting postdoctoral position is open at the Center for the Study of Social Action of the University of Milan. Topic: Acting together: Coordination, collective goals, and cooperation (project led by Hykel Hosni and Corrado Sinigaglia). Both formal and experimental approaches are of interest (ideally, they're looking for someone who attempts to combine them). Deadline … Continue reading Postdoc on shared agency and coordination

Five Years MCMP: Quo Vadis, Mathematical Philosophy?

Five Years MCMP Quo Vadis, Mathematical Philosophy? June 2-4, 2016 MCMP, LMU Munich http://www.lmu.de/5yearsmcmp The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) invites participation in Five Years MCMP: Quo Vadis, Mathematical Philosophy?, a workshop to be held at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich from June 2 to June 4, 2016. On the one hand, the workshop will celebrate the five … Continue reading Five Years MCMP: Quo Vadis, Mathematical Philosophy?