[FOM] Final Call for Registration: LSE Philosophy of Probability

A.S.Virdi@lse.ac.uk A.S.Virdi at lse.ac.uk
Mon Jun 16 10:16:08 EDT 2008

Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science
London School of Economics

Graduate Conference 2008

Philosophy of Probability

Final Call for Registration

Please find details of the Philosophy of Probability Graduate Conference, 2008 below.  Lunch and tea/coffee will be provided on both days for registered attendees. Registration is free, however, there are only a few places still available. Please register by visiting the conference homepage here <http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/CPNSS/events/GraduateConferences/graduate_conference08.htm> . 

The conference has been made possible through the generous support of the British Society for the Philosophy of Science <http://www.thebsps.org/> , the Roberts Researcher Development Fund <http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/TLCPhD/robertsRDF.htm>  and the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, LSE <http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/philosophyLogicAndScientificMethod/> . 

We look forward to meeting you at the conference! 

Friday 27th June

9.00 -  9.45 		Registration and Welcoming

9.45 - 10.00		Introduction

10.00 - 11.30	Professor Donald Gillies (UCL) "Bayesian versus Classical Statistics and the Theory of Bayesian Networks" 
	Chair: Arhat Virdi

11.30 - 12.00 		Tea/Coffee Break	

12.00 - 12.45 		Luke Glynn (Oxford) "Deterministic Chance"
			Chair: Professor Mauricio Saurez

12.45 - 14.00		Lunch

14.00 - 14.45 		Isabel Guerra (Universidad Complutense Madrid) "On Quantum Conditionality"
			Chair: Foad Dizadji-Bahmani

15.00 - 15.45	Wolfgang Pietsch (Technische Universität München) "The Epistemic and the Subjective in Probability" 
	Chair: Dr. Roman Frigg

15.45 - 16.30		Tea/Coffee Break

16.30 - 17.15		Eric Raidl (IHPST, Paris) "Rehabilitating Classical Probability" 
			Chair: Arhat Virdi

17.30 - 19.00  		Professor David Makinson (LSE) "Why Logicians should be more interested in Probability"
			Chair: Foad Dizadji-Bahmani

Saturday 28th June

10.00 - 10.45 		Lorenzo Cassini (Kent) "Fetzer's Solution to the Reference Class Problem"
			Chair: Arhat Virdi

11.00 - 11.45		Ittay Nissan (LSE) "Objective Interpretations of Probability in Game Theory and Decision Theory"
			Chair: Dr. Matt Parker

11.45 - 12.15		Tea/Coffee Break

12.15 - 13.00		Luigi Gobbi (Bristol) "Contra Scotching Dutch Books" 
			Chair: Conrad Heilmann

13.00 - 14.00		Lunch

14.00 - 15.30		Dr. Jon Williamson (Kent) "In Defence of Objective Bayesianism"
			Chair: Stanislav Larski 

15.30 - 16.00		Tea/Coffee and Farewell 

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