Friday, January 9, 2009

Foundations of Uncertainty (CFP)

Foundations of Uncertainty: Probability and Its Rivals
September 1-4, 2009
Villa Lanna, Prague, Czech Republic
Invited speakers include: Colin Howson, Jim Joyce, Peter Milne, Jeff
Paris, and Glenn Shafer.

The Department of Logic at the Institute of Philosophy of the Academy
of Sciences of the Czech Republic and the Formal Epistemology Research
Group at the University of Konstanz are jointly organizing a
colloquium on philosophical issues concerning uncertainty calculi, in
particular interpretations of the probability calclulus.

We invite submissions on the following topics:
* Objective and subjective interpretations of probability
* Other theories of uncertainty and their relation to probability
* Logic and the foundations of probability
* Philosophical aspects of the dynamics of subjective probability

Deadline for submissions: March 31, 2009
Notification of acceptance: April 30, 2009

Submissions of abstracts of not more than 1000 words should be made
online, in PDF format, at:

Please note that you have to create an easychair account before submitting your paper. Submissions will be peer-reviewed, and should therefore be prepared
for blind reviewing.

For further information please see the conference website:

The conference mail address is:

Organizing committee: Timothy Childers, Ondrej Majer (Academy of
Sciences of the Czech Republic), Franz Huber (University of Konstanz).


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