Formal Epistemology Reading Group FA11 #10

The next meeting of the formal epistemology reading group will take place on Sunday (December 4) 6:00pm in Room 720, Philosophy Hall, Columbia University. We shall continue the discussion on the backward induction paradox. Haim and/or Yang will present. Here are some more relevant works that might interest you.

  • Aumann, R. (1998). On the centipede game. Games and Economic Behavior, 23:97–105.
  • Broome, J. and Rabinowicz, W. (1999). Backwards induction in the cen- tipede game. Analysis, 59(264):237–242.
  • Stalnaker, R. (1996). Knowledge, belief and counterfactual reasoning in games. Economics and philosophy, 12:133–164.

Hope to see you all there

Formal Epistemology Reading Group FA11 #6

The next meeting of the formal epistemology reading group will take place on Sunday (October 30) 6:00 pm in Room 720. We will finish discussing the fixed point theorems from last time. Then I suggest we move to Backward Induction. Here are some works that we might want to discuss.

  • Aumann, R. J. (1995). Backward induction and common knowledge of rationality. Games and Economic Behavior, 8(1):6–19.
  • Brandenburger, A. (2007). The power of paradox: some recent developments in interactive epistemology. International Journal of Game Theory, 35(4):465–492.
  • Pettit, P. and Sugden, R. (1989). The backward induction paradox. The Journal of Philosophy, 86(4):169–182.

Hope to see you all there!