Friday 22/03 – Fernando Aguiar: “Identidad y yo verdadero: creencias positivas y normativas sobre uno mismo”

 

Next Friday, March 22nd, Fernando Aguiar (IFS-CSIC) will be presenting “Identidad y yo verdadero: creencias positivas y normativas sobre uno mismo” (abstract).The talk will be devoted to discussing topics addressed in several papers by the author:

– Aguiar, F.; Brañas-Garza, P.; Espinosa, M.P. & Miller, L.M (2010) “Personal identity: a theoretical and experimental analysis“. Journal of Economic Methodology, 17(3), 261-275.
– Aguiar, F. & de Franciso, A. (2009) “Rational Choice, Social Identity, and Beliefs about Oneself“. Philosophy of the Social Sciences , 39(4), 547-571.
– Aguiar, F. (2014) “The art of self-beliefs. A Boudonian approach to social identity“. Papers, 99(4), 579-593.

The presentation will take place from 11:30 to 13:30 at the seminar room of the Philosophy Teaching Unit (ground floor, F11), at the Faculty of Philosophy and Education Sciences of the University of Valencia.

Friday 01/03 – Javier González de Prado: “Excusable moral uncertainty”

Next Friday, March 1stJavier González de Prado (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia) will be presenting “Excusable moral uncertainty” (abstract). The presentation will take place from 11:30 to 13:30 at the seminar room of the Philosophy Teaching Unit (ground floor, F11), at the Faculty of Philosophy and Education Sciences of the University of Valencia.

Friday 22/02 – Stefano Predelli: “How to use mention, or where (not) to put quotation marks”

Next Friday, February 22nd, Stefano Predelli (University of Nottingham) will be presenting “How to use mention, or where (not) to put quotation marks“ (abstract). The presentation will take place from 11:30 to 13:30 at the seminar room of the Philosophy Teaching Unit (ground floor, F11), at the Faculty of Philosophy and Education Sciences of the University of Valencia.

Philosophy of Science – Scientific Evidence reading group starting next Friday

The Philosophy of Science reading group, organized by Saúl Pérez and Valeriano Iranzo, will reprise its activity next Friday, February 22nd, from 10 to 11:30 at the Logic and Philosophy of Science seminar room (714). This semester we will be reading recent papers on scientific evidence (mechanistic evidence, probabilistic evidence, etc.). In the first session we will be discussing the following paper:

Russo, F. and Williamson, J. (2007), “Interpreting causality in the health sciences”. International studies in the Philosophy of Science, 21 (2): 157-170.

Subsequent sessions will be held on Fridays at the same room. For further information contact Saúl Pérez or check the Methodos website.

Friday 08/02 – Valeriano Iranzo: “How not to defend compatibilism about Bayesianism and Inference to the Best Explanation”

Next Friday, February 8th, Valeriano Iranzo (Universitat de València) will be presenting “How not to defend compatibilism about Bayesianism and Inference to the Best Explanation (abstract)“. The presentation will take place from 11:30 to 13:30 at the seminar room of the Philosophy Teaching Unit (ground floor, F11), at the Faculty of Philosophy and Education Sciences of the University of Valencia.