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10 September 2012 Lecture

Adding precision to norms of mechanistic explanation: disambiguating functional reasoning in mechanistic explanation

In this presentation I outline my research proposal “Explanatory Reasoning: a Mechanistic Perspective” for the research project “Methodological and Epistemological Analysis of Scientific Reasoning Processes”. The overall aim of my proposal is to develop an account of...

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3 August 2012 Lecture

Confusion and Vagueness

Sometimes we treat two or more things as one, ignoring the difference between them. Call this "confusion". Sometimes we're confused because we don't realize at all that there are distinct things involved, as when I thought that Sam Neill and Sam Rockwell...

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25 May 2012 Lecture

Dynamic Proof Theories for Reasoning With Conditional Knowledge Bases

Dynamic Proof Theories for Reasoning With Conditional Knowledge Bases
25 May 2012 Lecture

The License to Kill: Conflicts between explicit permissions and prohibitions

The License to Kill: Conflicts between explicit permissions and prohibitions
25 May 2012 Lecture

Relevance logic as a conservative extension of classical logic

Relevance logic as a conservative extension of classical logic
24 May 2012 Doctoral defense

Generic Formats for Prioritized Adaptive Logics. With Applications in Deontic Logic, Abduction and Belief Revision

Doctoral Defense Frederik Van De Putte, Promotor: Joke Meheus and Peter Verdée
11 May 2012 Lecture

What You Should Believe

In this lunch talk we'll defend a principle that tells you what you should believe. As it does not tell you what you should eat, you'll have to bring your own lunch.
20 April 2012 Lecture

From substantival to functional vitalism and beyond: animas, organisms and attitudes

I distinguish between what I call ‘substantival’ and ‘functional’ forms of vitalism in the eighteenth century. Substantival vitalism presupposes the existence of something like a (substantive) vital force which either plays a causal role in the natural world as studied by...

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12 April 2012 to 13 April 2012 Conference

PhDs in Logic IV

PhDs in Logic IV is a graduate conference organized by and for PhD-students. This edition is the fourth one of an annual Belgian–Dutch happening; earlier editions took place in Ghent (2009), Tilburg (2010), and Brussels (2011). As all previous PhDs in Logic conferences,...

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30 March 2012 Lecture

Het gebruik van empirische data voor normatief georinteerde bioethiek

Het gebruik van empirische data voor normatief georinteerde bioethiek

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