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Talks (since 2000)


2014

A New Solution to the Problem of Old Evidence, at the conference PSA 2014, Chicago, USA, November 2014.

TBA, Institute of Philosophy, Hungarian Academy of the Sciences, Budapest, Hungary, October 2014.

Learning Conditionals,
Department of Philosophy, University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria, May 2014.

The No-Alternatives Argument, Department of Philosophy, University of Florence, Florence, Italy, May 2014.

The No-Alternatives Argument, Department of Philosophy, University of Rome 3, Rome, Italy, May 2014.

Voting, Deliberation, and Truth, Lecture Series Frontiers of Science, Technology, and Philosophy at the Carl von Linde-Akademie, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany, May 2014.

Ordinary Reasoning, Scientific Reasoning, and the Underdetermination of Theories by Data, Seeon Abbey, Germany, April 2014.

Learning Conditionals, at the workshop Philosophy of Probability, Venice International University, San Servolo, Italy, April 2014.

The No-Alternatives Argument, Sydney Centre for the Foundations of Science, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, March 2014.

Learning Conditionals, Department of Philosophy, 
University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, March  2014.

The No-Alternatives Argument, Faculty of Physics, RWTH Aachen, Aachen,  Germany, January 2014.


2013

A Bayesian Account of Explanatory Reasoning, at the workshop Explaining without Causes – Non-causal Explanations in the Sciences, Mathematics and Philosophy, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, December 2013  (with Matteo Colombo and Jan Sprenger).

Probabilistic Modeling in Philosophy, at the conference Probabilistic Modeling in Science and Philosophy, University of Berne, Switzerland October 2013.

Voting, Deliberation, and Truth, at the conference Democracy and Truth, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia, October 2013.

Voting, Deliberation, and Truth, Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, September  2013.

Abstimmen, Deliberieren und Wahrheit, at the Jahrestagung des DVPW Arbeitskreises Handlungs- und Entscheidungstheorie, Munich, Germany, June 2013.

Learning Conditionals, Philosophical Colloquium, University of Groningen, The Netherlands, June 2013.

Learning Conditionals, at the 41st Annual Meeting of the Society for Exact Philosophy, Montreal, Canada, May 2013.

Keine-Alternativen Argumente in Wissenschaft und Philosophie, Colloquium, Department of Philosophy, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, May 2013.

Keine-Alternativen Argumente in Wissenschaft und Philosophie, Colloquium, Center for Philosophy and Ethics of Science, University of Hanover, Germany, May 2013.

The No-Alternatives Argument, IHPST, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, March  2013.

Philosophy of Science as Scientific Philosophy,  at the first international conference and kickoff meeting of the Gesellschaft für Wissenschaftsphilosophie (GWP), Hanover, Germany, March 2013.

Abstimmung, Deliberation und Wahrheit, at the Workshop Aktuelle Debatten in der Erkenntnistheorie: Wissen-wie und die soziale Dimension des Wissens, Bochum, Germany, February 2013.

Abstimmung, Deliberation und Wahrheit, Carl Friedrich von Siemens Stiftung, Munich, Germany, February 2013.


2012

Updating on Conditionals = Kullback-Leibler + Causal Structure, at the workshop Belief Change in Social Context, ILLC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, December 2012.

Updating on Conditionals = Kullback-Leibler + Causal Structure, at the conference PSA 2012, San Diego, USA, November 2012 (with Soroush Rafiee Rad).

Updating on Conditionals = Kullback-Leibler + Causal Structure, at the workshop Topics in Economics and Philosophy, Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study (SCAS), Uppsala, Sweden, October 2012.

Updating on Conditionals = Kullback-Leibler + Causal Structure, at the ESF-PSE Conference on New Directions in the Philosophy of Science, Bertinoro, Italy, October 2012.

Voting, Deliberation, and Truth, at the workshop Explanation, Models and Simulations in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Barcelona, Spain, October 2012.

The Epistemology of Social Decision Making, a set of lectures given at the Tübingen International Summerschool (TISS) 2012 on How do we Make Decisions? Perspectives from Philosophy and Science, Cloister Heiligkreuztal, Germany, September 2012.

The No-Alternatives Argument, at the 8th International Congress of the German Society for Analytic Philosophy, Konstanz, Germany, September 2012 (with Richard Dawid and Jan Sprenger).

Updating on Conditionals = Kullback-Leibler + Causal Structure, at the 8th International Congress of the German Society for Analytic Philosophy, Konstanz, Germany, September 2012 (with Soroush Rafiee Rad).

Updating on Conditionals = Kullback-Leibler + Causal Structure, at the Salzburg Conference for Young Analytic Philosophy: SOPhiA 2012, Salzburg, Austria, September 2012.

The
No-Alternatives Argument, at the  workshop on Theoretical Virtues in Theory Choice, University of Konstanz, Germany, July 2012.

Updating on Conditionals = Kullback-Leibler + Causal Structure, at the SPP Workshop Rationality Frameworks for Conditionals, University of Munich, Germany, August 2012 (with Soroush Rafiee Rad).

Modeling the Emergence of Norms, at the conference Values and Norms in Modeling, TU Eindhoven, The Netherlands, June 2012.

Über die Vereinbarkeit von Reduktion und Emergenz, Collegium Helveticum, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, June 2012.

Voting, Deliberation, and Truth, at the conference Democracy, Legality and Policy, Tilburg, The Netherlands, May 2012
(with Soroush Rafiee Rad).

The No Alternatives Argument, at the Formal Epistemology Workshop 2012, LMU Munich, Germany, May 2012 (with Richard Dawid and Jan Sprenger).

Updating on Conditionals = Kullback-Leibler + Causal Structure, at the 4th Workshop on the Philosophy of Information, University of Hertfordshire, UK, May 2012.

Decoherence and the Emergence of a Joint Probability Distribution, at the AG Phil Kolloquium The Metaphysics of Condensed Matter, Berlin, Germany, March 2012.

Imprecise Probabilities in Quantum Mechanics, at the Symposium on the Occasion of Patrick Suppes' 90th Birthday, Stanford University, Stanford, USA, March 2012. To listen to the talk, click here.

Generalized Dicke States, at the DPG Frühjahrstagung, Göttingen, Germany, February 2012.

Learning Conditionals, at the Rationality and Decisions Workshop,
University of Munich, Germany, January 2012 (with Soroush Rafiee Rad).

Generalized Dicke States, Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Innsbruck, Austria, January 2012.



2011

Voting, Deliberation, and Truth, Department of Philosophy, Colloquium Series 2011-2012, University of Western Ontario, London, ON Canada, December 2011. 

On the Aggregation of Value Judgments: An Epistemic Perspective, at the Copenhagen-Lund Workshop in Social Epistemology, Lund University, Sweden, December 2011.


Voting, Deliberation, and Truth, at the symposium Modeling Social Aspects of Science, at the conference EPSA 2011, Athens, Greece, October 2011.

Voting, Deliberation, and Truth, at the Workshop in Mathematical Philosophy, XXII. Deutscher Kongress für Philosophie, University of Munich, September 2011.

Upper Probabilities in Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Information Theory, at the ESF workshop Philosophy of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, Ponta Delgada, The Azores Islands, Portugal, September 2011.

Models, Mechanisms, and Coherence, at the Models and Mechanisms in Cognitive Science Workshop, University of Edinburgh, UK, June 2011.

Voting, Deliberation, and Truth, at the Episteme@CMU conference, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA, June 2011.

On the Emergence of Norms, at the Workshop on Computational Metaphysics, Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, University of Munich, Munich, Germany, June 2011. 

Who's Afraid of Nagelian Reduction?, at the symposium Matter, Life, Mind - Common Foundational Problems, Munich, Germany, June 2011.

On Collective Aggregation of Individual Value Judgments, at the workshop Deliberation - Individual and Public, London School of Economics, London, UK, June 2011 (with Wlodek Rabinowicz).

Voting, Deliberation, and Truth, at the workshop Deliberation - Individual and Public, London School of Economics, London, UK, June 2011 (with Soroush Rafiee Rad).

Anchoring in Deliberations, at the workshop Deliberation - Individual and Public, London School of Economics, London, UK, June 2011 (with Soroush Rafiee Rad).

Wie entstehen deskriptive Normen?, Department of Philosophy, University of Bielefeld, Germany, May 2011.

No-Alternatives Arguments, Logic, Language, and Mind Seminar, Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University, Sweden, May 2011.

No-Alternatives Arguments, The Philosophy Seminar Series, Department of Philosophy, National University of Singapore, Singapore, April 2011.

Voting, Deliberation, and Truth, at the conference The Authority of Science, University of Sydney, Australia, April 2011.

No-Alternatives Arguments, Research School of Social Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, April 2011.

No-Alternatives Arguments, Department of Philosophy, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, March 2011.

Voting, Deliberation, and Truth, at the 2011 Meeting of the European Epistemology Network (EEN), Lund University, Sweden, March 2011.

Confirmation and Reduction: A Bayesian Account, Department of Philosophy, Lund University, Sweden, March 2011.

Pluralistic Ignorance: A Bayesian Account, at the Second Copenhagen-Lund Workshop in Social Epistemology, Lund University, Sweden, February 2010.

Voting, Deliberation, and Truth, Johann Bernoulli Institute of Mathematics and Computing Science, University of Groningen, The Netherlands, February 2011.


2010

Voting, Deliberation, and Truth, at the workshop New Trends in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences, UNED, Madrid, Spain, December 2010.

No-Alternatives Arguments, Department of Philosophy, Lund University, Sweden, December 2010.

No-Alternatives Arguments, at the CPH-NIP Formal Epistemology Workshop, Copenhagen, Denmark, October 2010.

Scientific Philosophy, at the IX International Ontology Congress, San Sebastian, Spain, September 2010.

Confirmation and Reduction: A Bayesian Account, at the workshop Pluralism in the Foundations of Statistics, Canterbury, UK, September 2010.

Voting, Deliberation, and Truth, at the conference The Epistemology of Liberal Democracy, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 2010.

Confirmation and Reduction: A Bayesian Account, at the conference Emergence in Physics, London, UK, July 2010.

Naturalizing Bayesianism, at the Annual Conference of the British Society for the Philosophy of Science, Dublin, Ireland, July 2010.

Confirmation and Reduction: A Bayesian Account, at  the Center for Formal Epistemology Opening Celebration, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA, June 2010.

Bayesian Network in Epistemology and Philosophy of Science (three lectures), Formal Epistemology Series Week, Northern Institute of Philosophy, University of Aberdeen, UK, June 2010.

Naturalizing Bayesianism, Department of Philosophy, University of Düsseldorf, Germany, May 2010.  

Naturalizing Bayesianism, Unit for Philosophy of Science, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, May 2010.

Modeling in Philosophy of Science, Dutch-Flemish Network for the Philosophy of Science (NFWT), Ravenstein, The Netherlands, April 2010.

Confirmation and Reduction: A Bayesian Account, at the conference The Future of Philosophy of Science, Tilburg University, The Netherlands, April 2010.

What is Scientific Philosophy?, at the workshop Scientific Philosophy: Past and Future, Tilburg University, The Netherlands, April 2010 (with Jan Sprenger).

Confirmation and Reduction: A Bayesian Account, at the workshop Part and Whole in Physics, Lorentz Center, Leiden, The Netherlands, March 2010.

Comments on D. Helbing's "Understanding the Foundations of Society: Promises of a Multi-Disciplinary Dialogue", at the conference Modeling, Simulation and the Reduction of Complexity, Akademie der Wissenschaften in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, March 2010.

Comments on Maria Carla Galavotti's "Science and Probability", at the conference Realism, Probability, and Truth Approximation, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Groningen, The Netherlands, March 2010.

Comments on Alex Rosenberg's "Invariants, Arms Races and Natural Selection in Human Affairs?", at the workshop Causality and Explanation in Physics, Biology and Economics, University of Barcelona, Spain, February 2010. 


2009

Disagreement and Consensus, Northern Institute of Philosophy, University of Aberdeen, UK, December 2009.

Who's Afraid of Nagelian Reduction?, at the workshop Reductionism, Explanation and Metaphors in the Philosophy of Mind, Bremen, Germany, September 2009.

Dynamische komplexe Systeme: Philosophische Überlegungen und eine Anwendung, at the symposium Wissenschaft und Philosophie für eine komplexe Welt at the Seventh International Congress of the German Society for Analytic Philosophy, Bremen, Germany, September 2009.

Who's Afraid of Nagelian Reduction?, Department of Theoretical Philosophy, University of Groningen, The Netherlands, June 2009.

Warum reduzieren? Eine wissenschaftsphilosophische Betrachtung, Philosophical Colloquium, University of Konstanz, Germany, June 2009.

Disagreement and Consensus in Science, Philosophy and Ethics of Technology Program, TU-Eindhoven, The Netherlands, June 2009.

A Philosopher Looks at Effective Field Theories, at The Thirteenth Seven Pines Symposium on Effective Field Theories in Condensed Matter Physics, Pine Point, Minnesota, USA, May 2009.

Who's Afraid of Nagelian Reduction?, Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, May 2009.

Who's Afraid of Nagelian Reduction?, Department of Philosophy, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA, May 2009.

Disagreement and Consensus in Science, Philosophy, Politics and Economics Seminars, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA, April 2008.

Bayesian Epistemology, Dutch Research Seminar for Analytic Philosophy, Utrecht University, The Netherlands, April 2009.

Disagreement and Consensus in Science, Department of Philosophy, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia, April 2009.

Disagreement and Consensus in Science, Philosophy Colloquium, University of Melbourne, Australia, April 2009.

Sources of Disagreement among Rational Agents, at the conference Evidence, Science and Public Policy, Sydney, Australia, March 2009
(with Jan Sprenger).

Disagreement and Consensus in Science, Formal Philosophy Seminar, University of Leuven, Beligum, March 2009.

Disagreement and Consensus in Science, Departmental Seminars, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge, UK, February 2009.

Probability and Decoherence, LARSIM Seminar, Paris, France, February 2009.


2008

Formal Modeling and Experiments in Philosophy of Science, at the conference of the ESF Research Network Programme The Philosophy of Science in a European Perspective
(PSE), Vienna, Austria, December 2008.

Modellbildiung in der Sozialwahltheorie, Akademie der Wissenschaften in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, December 2008.

Modellbildiung in der Sozialwahltheorie, Institute for Science and Technology Studies, University of Bielefeld, Germany, November 2008.

Disagreement and Consensus in Science, Centre for Logic and Philosophy of Science, Gent University, Belgium, November 2008.

Judgement Aggregation in Networked Groups, at the workshop on Computer Simulations in Social Epistemology, University of Leuven, Beligum, October 2008 (with Carlo Martini).

Computer Simulations in Political Science and Political Philosophy, at the symposium Simulating Social Phenomena, XXI. Deutscher Kongress für Philosophie, University of Duisburg-Essen, September 2008.

Consensus, Compromise, and Judgment Aggregation, International Network for Economic Method Conference, Madrid, Spain, September 2008 (with Jan Sprenger).

Theories, Models and Phenomena: A Bayesian Account, at the conference Data - Phenomena - Theories: What's the Notion of a Scientific Phenomenon Good for?, Heidelberg, Germany, September 2008.

Towards a Model-Based Scientific Philosophy, at the Evert Willem Beth Centenary Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 2008.

Konsens, Kompromiss und das diskursive Dilemma, Colloquium, Center for Philosophy and Ethics of Science, University of Hannover, Germany, July 2008.

Consensus, Compromise, and Judgment Aggregation, at the 9th International Meeting of the Society for Social Choice and Welfare, Montreal, Canada, June 2008 (with Jan Sprenger).

Consensus, Compromise, and Judgment Aggregation, Working Group in History and Philosophy of Logic, Mathematics and Science, University of California at Berkeley, USA, April 2008.

Between Unity and Disunity: A Bayesian Account of Intertheoretic Relations, at the workshop Probability, Confirmation and Fallacies, University of Leuven, Belgium, April 2008.

Judgment Aggregation: An Epistemic Perspective, Logos Colloquium, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain, March 2008.

Wahrscheinlichkeitstheoretische Methoden in der Wissenschaftstheorie, at the conference Was ist Wissenschaft? Darstellung und Bestandsaufnahme der deutschen Wissenschaftsphilosophie, Bonn, Germany, March 2008.


2007

Judgment Aggregation: An Epistemic Perspective, Philosophy of Probability Seminar, IHPST, Paris, France, December 2007.

Judgment Aggregation: An Epistemic Perspective, Institute of Philosophy, K.U. Leuven, Belgium, December 2007.

Between Unity and Disunity:  A Bayesian Account of Intertheoretic Relations, The Zeno Lectures Series, Leiden University,  The Netherlands, November 2007.

Reliable Methods
of Judgment Aggregation, EIPE Research Seminars, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, November 2007.

Judgment Aggregation and the Problem of Truth-Tracking, at the SILFS 2007 Conference, Milan, Italy, October 2007 (with Gabriella Pigozzi).

Merging Judgments and the Problem of Truth-Tracking
, at progic07: The Third Workshop on Combining Probability and Logic, University of Kent, UK, September 2007.

Judgment Aggregation and the Problem of Truth-Tracking, at the 38th Meeting of the European Mathematical Psychology Group, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, September 2007 (with Gabriella Pigozzi).

Consensus, Deliberation and the Paradoxes of Judgment Aggregation, at the Judgment Aggregation Workshop, Freudenstadt, Germany, September 2007
(with Gabriella Pigozzi).

Judgment Aggregation and the Problem of Truth-Tracking, at the 5th International Conference on Logic, Game Theory and Social Choice, Bilbao, Spain, June 2007 (with Gabriella Pigozzi).

Aggregation in Multi-Agent Systems and the Problem of Truth-Tracking, at TARK XI, Brussels, Belgium, June 2007 (with Gabriella Pigozzi).

Between Unity and Disunity: A Bayesian Account of Intertheoretic Relations, at the workshop The Formal and the Empirical - Tensions in Scientific Knowledge, University of Wuppertal, Germany, May 2007.

Aggregation in Multi-Agent Systems and the Problem of Truth-Tracking, at the Sixth International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, Honolulu, HI, USA, May 2007 (with Gabriella Pigozzi).

Merging Judgments and the Problem of Truth-Tracking, at the symposium Recent Work on Judgment Aggregation,
Annual Meeting of the Pacific Division of the American Philosophical Association, San Francisco, CA, USA, April 2007 (with Gabriella Pigozzi).

Probability and Decoherence, at the 15th UK and European Meeting on the Foundations of Physics, University of Leeds, UK, March 2007.

Probability and Decoherence, Philosophy of Physics Research Seminar, Sub-Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford, UK, February 2007.

Probability and Decoherence, Sigma Club Seminar, London School of Economics, London, UK, January 2007.


2006

Naturalisierter Bayesianismus, Philosophical Colloquium, Department of Philosophy, University of Bonn, Germany, December 2006.

Modeling in Philosophy of Science, Belgian Society for Logic and Philosophy of Science, Brussels, Belgium, December 2006.

Merging Judgments and the Problem of Truth-Tracking, at the 1st International Workshop on Computational Social Choice (COMSOC-2006), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, December 2006 (with Gabriella Pigozzi).

Welfarism and the Assessments of Social Decision Rules
, at the 1st International Workshop on Computational Social Choice (COMSOC-2006), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, December 2006 (with Claus Beisbart).

Merging Judgments and the Problem of Truth-Tracking,  at the 8th Augustus de Morgan Workshop on Belief Revision, Belief Merging and Social Choice, King's College London, UK, November 2006 (with Gabriella Pigozzi).

Unification and Coherence
, at the symposium Unification in Science - The Hows and Whys, at the conference PSA 2006, Vancouver, Canada, November 2006.

Probability and Decoherence, at the workshop on Probabilities, Causes and Propensities in Physics, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain, October 2006 (with Patrick Suppes).

Aggregating Judgments vs. Aggregating Desires, at the workshop Aggregation of Opinions, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics at Yale University, New Haven, USA, September 2006 (with Gabriella Pigozzi).

Probability and Decoherence, at the workshop Decoherence, Quantum Measurement and the Arrow of Time, Beuggen, Germany, September 2006 (with Patrick Suppes).

Scientific Rationality: Bayesianism vs. Reliabilism. Six presentations at the European Forum Alpbach, Austria, August 2006 (with Clark Glymour).

Computer Simulations, Experiments and Statistics, at the symposium A New Philosophical Image of Science, at the conference HOPOS 2006, Paris, France, June 2006.

Modeling in Philosophy of Science, Department of Philosophy, University of Glasgow, UK, June 2006.

Comments on Jon Williamson's "Inductive Influence",
at the Formal Epistemology Workshop 2006, University of California at Berkeley, USA, May 2006.

Unification and Coherence, Research School of Social Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, April 2006.

Modeling in Philosophy of Science, at the conference Causation, Probability and Decision, Centre for Time, University of Sydney, Australia, April 2006.

What Is a Scientific Theory? A Bayesian Account, Monash Bayesian Reasoning Workshop 2006, Melbourne, Australia, April 2006.

Probability and Decoherence, Sothern California Philosophy of Physics Group, Irvine, USA, March 2006 (with Patrick Suppes).

Modeling in Philosophy of Science, Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh, USA, March 2006. For John D. Norton's account of my talk, click here.

Unification and Coherence, Department of Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA, March 2006.


Unification and Coherence, William Bennett Munro Memorial Seminar, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA, March 2006.

Modeling in Philosophy of Science, Department of Philosophy, University of California at Davis, USA, February 2006.

Modeling in Philosophy of Science, Department of Philosophy, University of Geneva, Switzerland, February 2006.

Modeling in Philosophy of Science, Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science, University of California at Irvine, USA, January 2006.

Modeling in Philosophy of Science, Department of Philosophy, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA, January 2006. 


2005

A Utilitarian Assessment of Alternative Decision Rules in the Council of Ministers, at the conference Logic, Game Theory and Social Choice 4, University of Caen, France, 2005 (with Luc Bovens and Claus Beisbart).

Modeling Partially Reliable Information Sources, at the Formal Epistemology Workshop 2005, University of Texas at Austin, USA, 2005 (with Rolf Haenni).

Why There Cannot Be a Single Probabilistic Measure of Coherence, at the Formal Epistemology Symposium, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2005 (with Luc Bovens).

A Reply to Glymour, Joyce and Sober, at the Author Meets Critics session on the book Bayesian Epistemology, Annual Meeting of the Pacific Division of the American Philosophical Association, San Francisco, CA, USA, March 2005.

Welfare, Voting and the Constitution of a Federal Assembly, Nottingham High School, Nottingham, UK, 2005.

Formal vs. Historical Accounts of Scientific Theory Change, British Society for the Philosophy of Science, London, UK, 2005.

Modeling Scientific Theory Change, at the Fifth European Congress for Analytic Philosophy, Lisbon, Portugal, 2005.

Understanding, Explanation, and Scientific Models, at the conference Philosophical Perspectives on Scientific Understanding, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2005 (with Roman Frigg).

Why There Cannot Be a Single Probabilistic Measure of Coherence, at the conference of the Society for Exact Philosophy, Toronto, Canada, 2005 (with Luc Bovens).



2004

The Formalist and the Historicist Should be Friends, at the conference Formal vs. Historical Accounts of Scientific Theory Change in Paris, France, 2004.

Superoperator Methods in Quantum Optics, Department of Mathematics, Royal Holloway, London, UK, 2004.

Bayesianism and the Practice of Science, at the workshop Rationality and Patterns of Reasoning, Bertinoro, Italy, 2004.

Models in Science and Philosophy, at a symposium of the Lauener-Stiftung in honor of Patrick Suppes. Bern, Switzerland, 2004.

Modeling High-Temperature Superconductivity: Correspondence at Bay?, at the International Conference Rethinking the Comparative Evaluation of Scientific Theories: Stabilities, Ruptures, Incommensurabilities? in Nancy, France, 2004.

Parameterising the Atomic Nucleus: Explanation, Prediction and the Role of Intertheoretic Coherence, in the Weekly Philosophy of Physics Seminar, Sub-Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford, UK, 2004.

Bayesian Epistemology I, at a workshop on the book L. Bovens and S. Hartmann, Bayesian Epistemology (OUP 2003), Department of Philosophy, University of Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2004.

Probabilistic Modeling in Philosophy, History and Philosophy of Science Seminar, University of Leeds, UK, 2004.

Reduction and Emergence in Particle Physics, at the conference Emergence: Issues in Philosophy of Science, Paris, France, 2004.

Probabilistic Modeling in Philosophy, three lectures at the Formal Epistemology Workshop 2004, University of California at Berkeley, USA, 2004.



2003


Varieties of Spaces, at the Workshop Spaces and Constraints of the Strategy Institute of Boston Consulting Group, Oxford, UK, 2003.

Warum interessieren sich Philosophen für naturwissenschaftliche Modelle? at the conference Modellbildung in den Naturwissenschaften, Studienstiftung der deutschen Volkes, Kloster Drübeck/Harz, Germany, 2003.

Parameterizing the Atomic Nucleus: Explanation, Prediction and the Role of Intertheoretic Coherence, at the Philosophy, Probability and  Physics Seminar, University of Konstanz, Germany, 2003.

Bayesian Coherentism, Popper Seminar, London School of Economics, London, UK, 2003.

Welfare, Voting and the Constitution of a Federal Assembly, Joint Weekend of New LSE Philosophy Students, Cumberland Lodge, 2004.

Parameterizing the Atomic Nucleus: Explanation, Prediction and the Role of Intertheoretic Coherence, Philosophy of Physics Seminar, Department of Philosophy, University of Bristol, UK, 2003.

Bayesian Coherentism I, at the workshop Coherence at the Fifth International  Congress of the German Society for Analytic Philosophy, Bielefeld, Germany, 2003.

Theories and Models: A Probabilistic Account, at the symposium Models in Philosophy of Science at the Fifth International Congress of the German Society for Analytic Philosophy, Bielefeld, Germany, 2003.

Witness Reliability, the Condorcet Jury Theorem and the Conjunction Fallacy, at the workshop Philosophy and Probability at the Fifth International  Congress of the German Society for Analytic Philosophy, Bielefeld, Germany, 2003 (with Luc Bovens).

Bayesian Coherentism I, at the workshop Bayesian Epistemology  at the 26th International Wittgenstein Symposiums, Kirchberg, Austria,  2003.

Parameterizing the Atomic Nucleus: Explanation, Prediction and the Role of Intertheoretic Coherence, at the symposium Models, Simulations, and the Application of Mathematics, Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF), Bielefeld, Germany, 2003.

Modellbildung in der Philosophie, Department of Philosophy, University of Düsseldorf, Germany, 2003.

A Bayesian Approach to Information Gathering and Belief Formation, at the workshop BayesDays '03, Centre for Interdisciplinary Plasma Science, Max-Planck-Insitute for Plasma Physics, Garching, Germany, 2003.

Bayesian Coherentism, William Bennett Munro Memorial Seminar, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA, 2003.

Comment on A. Rueger's Incompatible Models for Scientific Realist, 2003 Annual Meeting of the Pacific Division of the American Philosophical Association, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2003.



2002

Modellbildung in der Philosophie, contribution to the Lecture Series Aktuelle Probleme der Wissenschafts- und Erkenntnistheorie, University of Hamburg, Germany, 2002.

Parameterizing the Atomic Nucleus: Explanation, Prediction and the Role of Intertheoretic Coherence, at the symposium Model Construction and Evaluation in the Computationally Complex Sciences, at the conference PSA 2002, Milwaukee, USA. 

Explanatory Pluralism Made Coherent,  at the International Congress Causation and Explanation in Natural and Social Sciences, Ghent, Belgium, 2002.

Kohärenter explanatorischer Pluralismus'', at the XIX. Deutsche Kongress für Philosophie in Bonn, Germany, 2002.

Welfare, Voting and the Constitution of a Federal Assembly, at the Fourth European Congress for Analytic Philosophy, Lund, Sweden, 2002 (with Luc Bovens).

An Impossibility Result for Coherence Rankings,  at the Fourth European Congress for Analytic Philosophy, Lund, Sweden, 2002 (with Luc Bovens).

Welfare, Voting, and the Constitution of a Federal Assembly, at the 2002 Annual Meeting of the Pacific Division of the American Philosophical Association, Seattle, WA, USA, 2002 (with Luc Bovens).

Explanation, Reduction and Fundamental Physics, at the Annual Philosophy of Science Conference, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 2002.




2001


Explanation, Reduction and Fundamental Physics, Department of Philosophy, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA, 2001.

Towards a Probabilistic Model for Belief Change, Department of Computing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 2001.

Explanation, Reduction and Fundamental Physics, Department of Philosophy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 2001.

Explanation, Reduction and Fundamental Physics, Department of Philosophy, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA, 2001.

The Variety-of-Evidence Thesis and the Reliability of Instruments: A Bayesian-Network Approach, at the Conference Computation and Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA, 2001.

Belief Expansion, Contextual Fit and the Reliability of Information Sources, at the conference Context 2001, Dundee, UK, 2001 (with Luc Bovens).

The Import of Auxiliary Theories of the Instrument: A Bayesian-Network Approach, at the 2001 Annual Meeting of the Pacific Division of the American Philosophical Association, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2001 (with Luc Bovens).

The Variety-of-Evidence Thesis and the Reliability of Instruments: A Bayesian-Network Approach, at the 2001 Annual Meeting of the Central Division of the American Philosophical Association, Minneapolis, MI, USA, 2001 (with Luc Bovens).

Model Based Reasoning in Social Choice Theory, at the conference Model Based Reasoning 2001, Pavia, Italy, 2001 (with Luc Bovens).

The Import of Auxiliary Theories of the Instrument: A Bayesian-Network Approach, at the confernece of the Society for Exact Philosophy, Montreal, Canada, 2001 (with Luc Bovens).

Solving the Riddle of Coherence, at the conference of the Society for Exact Philosophy, Montreal, Canada, 2001 (with Luc Bovens).

The Import of Auxiliary Theories of the Instrument: A Bayesian-Network Approach, at the meeting of the British Society for the Philosophy of Science, York, UK, 2001 (with Luc Bovens).

The Riddle of Coherence, at the Forth International  Congress of the German Society for Analytic Philosophy, Bielefeld, Germany, 2001 (with Luc Bovens).



2000

Solving the Riddle of Coherence, at the Colloquium On Keith Lehrer's Epistemology, University of Konstanz, Germany, 2000 (with Luc Bovens).

Bayesian Networks in Epistemology and Philosophy of Science, Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, 2000.

Das Raumproblem im Briefwechsel von Oskar Becker mit Hans Reichenbach und Paul Lorenzen, at the Colloquium Die Philosophie und die Wissenschaften. Zum Werk von Oskar Becker, Hagen, Germany, 2000.

Coherence, Belief Expansion, and Bayesian Networks, at the 8th Intl. Workshop on Non-Monotonic Reasoning NMR'2000, Breckenridge, CO, USA, 2000 (with Luc Bovens).

Bayesian Networks in Epistemology and Philosophy of Science, at the conference Computation and Philosophy, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA, 2000 (with Luc Bovens).

Bayesian Networks in Epistemology and Philosophy of Science, at the 14th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI), Berlin, Germany, 2000 (with Luc Bovens).

Bayesian Networks in Epistemology and Philosophy of Science, at the conference Foundations of the Formal Sciences II, Bonn, Germany, 2000 (with Luc Bovens).