Formal Philosophy Reading Group SP12 #9

by Yang Liu

The next meeting of the formal philosophy reading group will take place on Monday (April 2) 7:10 – 9:00 PM in room 720 Philosophy Hall, Columbia University. Prof. Gaifman will continue his presentation on

  • STP (sure thing principle) and its weaker and stronger versions.
  • Violations of STP (the strong version) arising in the framework of IP (indeterminate or “imprecise” probabilities).
  • Objective probabilities
  • When “ignorance is bliss” and when it is not
  • Resolving the violations of STP by appeal to basic features of objective probabilities.

Light refreshments will be served. Hope to see you all there!