Formal Philosophy Reading Group SP12 #10

The next meeting of the formal philosophy reading group will take place on Monday (April 16) 7:10 – 9:00 PM in room 720 Philosophy Hall, Columbia University. Prof. Gaifman will continue with his presentation on dilation.

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

Formal Philosophy Reading Group SP12 #9

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!

Formal Philosophy Reading Group SP12 #8

The next meeting of the formal philosophy reading group will take place on Monday (March 26) 7:10 – 9:00 PM in room 720 Philosophy Hall, Columbia University.

We will be discussing Ellsberg’s Paradox, Objective chances and the problems they give rise to in the framework of indeterminate probabilities.

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