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11 December 2004, Special ILLC Event

Title: The Dynamics of Reason
Date: Saturday 11 December 2004
Time: 14:00-19:00
Location: TIN auditorium, Herengracht 168, Amsterdam

With a workshop around this year's annual Beth Lecturer & Vienna Circle Lecturer Michael Friedman we start a new series of

*** SPECIAL ILLC EVENTS ***

You are cordially invited to attend this event that will take place Saturday December 11.

Michael Friedman (Bloomington & Stanford) is a well-known philosopher of science and historian of philosophy with special interests in Kant and the Vienna Circle. He will speak about his new book "The Dynamics of Reason" which brings together insights on scientific progress from Carnap and Kuhn, in a Kant-inspired perspective.

On this occasion, a number of organizations are cooperating in an afternoon program on rational decision and action. Further speakers are Boudewijn de Bruin, Herman de Regt, Jan-Willen Romeyn, Rens Bod, and Johan van Benthem.

Program:

13.30 - 14.00 Welcome with coffee
14:00 - 14:30 Johan van Benthem, Amsterdam, The Return of Logic to Epistemology
14:30 - 15:00 Henk de Regt, Groningen, Intelligibility and Revolution in Science
15:00 - 15:30 Jan-Willem Romeyn, Groningen, Admitting Popper to the Wiener Kreis
15.30 - 16.00 Teabreak
16:00 - 16:30 Boudewijn de Bruin, Amsterdam & Groningen, Logic and Rational Solution in Games
16:30 - 17:00 Rens Bod, Amsterdam, Exemplar-Based Reasoning in the Natural and Human Sciences
17:00 - 18:00 Michael Friedman, Stanford, The Dynamics of Reason
18:00 - 19:00 Drinks

You very welcome to attend the talks and the informal social gathering afterwards.

For more information, see http://staff.science.uva.nl/~oroy/dynamic/

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