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"The Dynamics of Reason" (Amsterdam, Dec 11, 2004)

The Dynamics of Reason


ILLC -- Universiteit van Amsterdam
Saturday 11 December 2004, 14.00 - 19.00
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.


13.30 - 14.00 Welcome with coffee
14:00 - 14:30 Johan van Benthem, Amsterdam, The Return of Logic to
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