Laws and Chances

Workshop in Cologne
March 5, 2012

DFG Research Group Causation | Laws | Dispositions | Explanation

SPEAKERS

Claus Beisbart (University of Dortmund)
Barry Loewer (Rutgers University)
Alexander Reutlinger (University of Cologne)
John T. Roberts (University of North Carolina)
Markus Schrenk (University of Cologne)

PROGRAM

10:00-11:30
B. Loewer: „Two Accounts of Laws and Time“

11:45-13:00
M. Schrenk: „Do Better Best Systems Accounts deliver the Metaphysics, Epistemology or Pragmatics of Laws?“

13:00-14:30
Lunch break

14:30-15:45
C. Beisbart: „Big or Bug? A Skeptical Guide to Humean Chances

16:00-17:15
A. Reutlinger: „Ceteris Paribus Law = Statistical Law?“

17:30-19:00
J. T. Roberts: „Laws about Frequencies?“

19:30
Dinner

REGISTRATION

Please register by sending an email to Arno Goebel: arno.goebel[at]gmx.de. We can unfortunately offer only a limited number of places.

We meet in Room 4.011 in the main building of the University of Cologne.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the organizer:
Alexander.Reutlinger[at]uni-koeln.de