16-17 October 2014 a KDW conference was held at the University of Kent within the facilities of Abode Hotel, Canterbury. The KDW research group was represented by Kristoffer Ahlström-Vij, George Masterton and Erik J. Olsson. Program, please click here.
Tim Kenyon, Professor of Philosophy, Associate Dean of Arts (Research), University of Waterloo, Canada, will give a talk at the Department of Philosophy, LUX house, room: B538, at 13.15. Title: “Against disaggregating testimony” (abstract).
On February 25-27, 2015 a Conference on Reasoning, Argumentation, and Critical Thinking Instruction will be held at the Department of Philosophy, University of Lund. For more information please click here.
A new Synthese special issue (vol. 191, issue 11), edited by LUIQ members Frank Zenker and Carlo Proietti, focuses on social dynamics and collective rationality. Zenker and Proietti have written the introductory chapter. Contributions include articles by George Masterton and Rasmus K. Rendsvig who are also members of the LUIQ research group.
LUIQ member Staffan Angere has released a new version of his software for social epistemology , inspired by Alvin I. Goldman’s seminal work on veritistic social epistemology. The program allows for the precise study of the truth-related properties of social practices in a social network setting, and has been explored by LUIQ members in a number of published articles. New […]
The June 2014 issue of The Reasoner features an interview with Olsson, Luc Bovens and Stephan Hartmann on the current state of formal epistemology, among other things. Also, Justine Jacot has a posting where she summarizes her impressions of the G.I.R.L.S. 14 conference, which took place in Lund earlier this year.
Social media adjust search results and other information according to our individual search histories. Does this mean that we are increasingly becoming isolated in our own internet or “filter” bubbles? This symposium, which will involve several lectures and a panel discussion, will be held in Swedish (på svenska) as part of KDW’s engagement with the general public. Nätbubblor: bekräftar sociala […]
Olsson’s talk, entitled “Polarization – is it rational?” was given at the conference “New Frameworks of Rationality” in Bremen, March 10, 2014. The talk was partly based on joint work with Ulrike Hahn.
The 3rd Lund Conference on Games, Interaction, Reasoning, Learning and Semantics (G.I.R.L.S.14@LUND) welcomes submissions from researchers in philosophy, cognitive science, economics & linguistics, using agent based models with bounded rationality, models of evolutionary dynamics, and other naturalistic approaches. More information.
The 2014 Nordic Network for Philosophy of Science workshop takes place at the Department of Philosophy, Lund University, March 27-28, 2014. Organizer: Frank Zenker. NNPS provides researchers in Nordic countries with a platform for exchange and collaboration within all areas of philosophy of science, broadly construed.