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Tuesday, August 4
 

11:00

B2.1 Formal Philosophy of Science and Formal Epistemology
4 August 11:00 AM – 01:00 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Philippe van Basshuysen's presentation)

Coherentism, pluralism and the problem of measure sensitivity
Michael Schippers, Department of Philosophy, University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg, GERMANY

Carnap's Relevance Measure as Probabilistic Measure of Coherence
Jakob Koscholke, Philosophy Department, University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg, GERMANY


Chairs
MS

Michael Schippers

University of Oldenburg

Speakers
JK

Jakob Koschoike

University of Oldenburg



Tuesday August 4, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 15 Fabianinkatu 33

14:30

B2.2 Formal Philosophy of Science and Formal Epistemology
4 August 02:30PM– 04:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Intervention and Decision
Christopher Hitchcock, Division of Humanities and Social Sciences, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA

Causality as a theoretical concept, intervention assumptions, and empirical content
Alexander Gebharter, DCLPS, University of Duesseldorf, Duesseldorf, GERMANY
Gerhard Schurz, DCLPS, University of Duesseldorf, Duesseldorf, GERMANY

Constructing Causal Variables
Frederick Eberhardt, Humanities, Caltech, Pasadena, USA



A Principled Approach to Defining Actual Causation
Sander Beckers, Computer Science, KULeuven, Leuven, BELGIUM
Joost Vennekens, KULeuven, Leuven, BELGIUM

Chairs
avatar for Christopher Hitchcock

Christopher Hitchcock

Koepfli Professor of Philosophy, California Institute of Technology

Speakers


Tuesday August 4, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 14 Fabianinkatu 33

17:00

B2.3 Formal Philosophy of Science and Formal Epistemology
4 August 05:00PM– 07:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Expediting the Flow of Knowledge versus Rushing into Print
Remco Heesen, Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Decision Theoretic Analysis of the Productivity Puzzle
Liam Bright, Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh, USA Carole Lee, Washington, Seattle, USA

Defending the Semantic View of Theories. A Computer Science Perspective
Nicola Angius, History, Human Science, and Education, University of Sassari, Sassari, ITALY
Petros Stefaneas, Department of Mathematics, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, GREECE
 
  

Chairs
NA

Nicola Angius

University of Sassari

Speakers
LB

Liam Bright

Carnegie Mellon
RH

Remco Heesen

Carnegie Mellon University
avatar for Petros Stefaneas

Petros Stefaneas

Lecturer, NTUA



Tuesday August 4, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 14 Fabianinkatu 33
 
Wednesday, August 5
 

17:00

B2.5 Formal Philosophy of Science and Formal Epistemology
5 AUGUST 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES


An Economic Interpretation of Contrapositive Probability
David Miller, Philosophy, University of Warwick, COVENTRY, UNITED KINGDOM

Betting odds and sincere degrees of belief
Colin Elliot, Department of Philosophy, University of Tilburg, Tilburg, NETHERLANDS

Making Fit Fit
Michael Hicks, Philosophy, Rutgers University, Brooklyn, USA

  

Chairs
DM

David Miller

University of Warwick

Speakers
CE

Colin Elliot

University of Tilburg
MH

Michael Hicks

Rutgers University



Wednesday August 5, 2015 17:00 - 18:30
Main Building, Room 12

17:00

B2.7 Formal Philosophy of Science and Formal Epistemology
5 AUGUST 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES


The logical form of physical statements
Thomas Benda, Institute of Philosophy of Mind, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, TAIWAN

Counterfactuals within Scientific Theories
Samuel C. Fletcher, Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, GERMANY

Iterated Belief Revision and Nested Conditionals
Hao-Cheng Fu, Philosophy, Chinese Culture University, Taipei, TAIWAN

  

Chairs
SC

Samuel C. Fletcher

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Speakers
TB

Thomas Benda

National Yang Ming University
HF

Hao-Cheng Fu

Chinese Culture University



Wednesday August 5, 2015 17:00 - 18:30
Main Building, Room 4
 
Friday, August 7
 

17:00

B2.6 Formal Philosophy of Science and Formal Epistemology
7 August 05:00PM – 07:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

I believe successfully ergo I know: A quest for lasting and successful belief
Rohit Parikh, Computer Science, The City University of New York, New York, USA
Aránzazu San Ginés Ruiz, Filosofía 1, Universidad de Granada, Granada, SPAIN

Learning Credences and Betting Credences
Olav Vassend, Philosophy, University of Wisconsin -- Madison, Madison, USA

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Balazs Gyenis' presentation)


Chairs
RP

Rohit Parikh

Distinguished Professor, The City University of New York
Game theory, logic, probability, social software, epistemic reasoning

Speakers
RP

Rohit Parikh

Distinguished Professor, The City University of New York
Game theory, logic, probability, social software, epistemic reasoning
OV

Olav Vassend

University of Wisconsin -- Madison



Friday August 7, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 15 Fabianinkatu 33
 
Saturday, August 8
 

10:00

B2.4 Formal Philosophy of Science and Formal Epistemology
8 AUGUST 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES


The Inference to the Best Explanation: The Problem of the Description of Evidence to be Explained
Marcos Rodrigues da Silva, PHILOSOPHY, UEL, Londrina, FINLAND

A dialogic approach to abduction
Antonio Duarte Calvo, Logic and Philosophy of Science, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, SPAIN

Representation and reconceptualization: the role of structures
Francesca Pero, Philosophy, University of Florence, Florence, ITALY
Tarja Knuuttila, Philosophy, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA
Elena Castellani, Philosophy, University of Florence, Florence, ITALY

30 min break
(due to the cancellation of
"Varieties of Misrepresentation and Homomorphism"
Mauricio Suárez, Institute of Philosophy, School of Advanced Study, London, UNITED KINGDOM
Francesca Pero, University of Florence, Florence, ITALY)

Chairs
FP

Francesca Pero

University of Florence

Speakers
AD

Antonio Duarte Calvo

Universidad Complutense de Madrid
TK

Tarja Knuuttila

University of South Carolina
FP

Francesca Pero

University of Florence
MS

Mauricio Suárez

School of Advanced Study



Saturday August 8, 2015 10:00 - 12:00
Main Building, Room 8 Fabianinkatu 33

13:30

B2.8 Formal Philosophy of Science and Formal Epistemology
8 August 01:30PM - 03:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Damian Islas' presentation)

The Principle of Observability, the “Stage of Empirical Weightlessness of a Theory”, and “Constructive Empiricism”
Andrey Pavlenko, Ontology, Institute of Philosdophy, Moscow, RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Suppes’ latest production: probabilistic empiricism and experimental practices beyond formal methods
Roberta Ferrario, Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies, Italian National Research Council, Trento, ITALY
Viola Schiaffonati, Dip. di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria, Politecnico di Milano, Milano, ITALY


Chairs
RF

Roberta Ferrario

Italian National Research Council

Speakers
avatar for Andrey Pavlenko

Andrey Pavlenko

Institute of Philosophy (Moscow)



Saturday August 8, 2015 13:30 - 15:30
Main Building, Auditorium II Fabianinkatu 33

13:30

B2.9 Formal Philosophy of Science and Formal Epistemology
8 August 01:30PM - 03:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

 

The Relatively Infinite Value of Nature 
Tyler DesRoches, Department of Philosophy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, CANADA
Paul Bartha, Department of Philosophy , University of British Columbia, Vancouver, CANADA

Realistic Rationalism and Formal Science
Nikita Golovko, Philosophy, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Inference based on content relations
Jean-Marie Chevalier, Philosophy, University of Helsinki, Paris, FRANCE

Great Expectations
Daniel Rubio, Philosophy, Rutgers University-New Brunswick, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
Eddy Keming Chen, Philosophy, Rutgers University-New Brunswick, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA (presenting author)

Chairs
PB

Paul Bartha

University of British Columbia

Speakers
EK

Eddy Keming Chen

Rutgers University
JC

Jean-Marie Chevalier

University of Helsinki
TD

Tyler DesRoches

University of British Columbia
NG

Nikita Golovko

Novosibirsk State University
DR

Daniel Rubio

Rutgers University-New Brunswick



Saturday August 8, 2015 13:30 - 15:30
Main Building, Room 10 Fabianinkatu 33