Internal Summer Workshop

During the break, we usually host a small internal workshop. Everyone is welcome to attend. As the workshop is pre-read, please contact Moritz at moritz.schulz[at]uni-hamburg[dot]de for getting access to the papers. This summer’s schedule looks like this:

10-11:30 Patricia Rich, “The Logic of Probabilistic Knowledge”

11:30-12 Coffee

12-13:30 Moritz Schulz, “Justification and Causal Models”

13:30-15 Lunch at a Vietnamese place

15-16:30 Jacques Vollet, “In Defence of the Certainty Norm for Assertion”

16:30-17 Coffee

17-18 Roman Heil, “Unsafe Knowledge, Individual Cases and Mixed Reference Classes”

19:00 Dinner at Froindlichst (a vegan burger place in walking distance)

Venue: R 03026 (“Besprechungsraum”), Überseering 35.

Internal Workshop

The Emmy-Noether group hosts a small internal workshop to connect some of the research going on in Hamburg.

The programme will be this:

10:15-10:30: Welcoming coffee.

10:30-11:45: Jakob Koscholke (Hamburg), “Average mutual firmness and relative overlap: disentangling two explicata of coherence

12:00-13:15: Jacques Vollet (Hamburg/Geneva), The necessity of knowledge for action and the excuse manœuvre”


15:00-16:15: Richard Dietz (Hamburg/Tokio), “Decision Making with Imprecise Preferences: Revisiting the Opaque Sweetening Problem
16:30-17:45: Judith Simon (Hamburg), “Trust & Big Data”
Venue: Überseering 35, Room 03080, 22297 Hamburg. 

PhD Position

The project is currently looking for a PhD candidate to join the project. The position is fully funded and lasts for three years (it is ranked at a salary level of 65% compared to a full position). The candidate will be embedded into the project enabling him/her to profit from discussions with other project members working on similar issues. The position also comes with general travel funds and the opportunity to organize a workshop on one’s PhD topic or invite relevant guest speakers. You can find the official call for application here.

Update: The position has now been filled.