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”
12-13:30 Moritz Schulz
, “Justification and Causal Models”
at a Vietnamese place
15-16:30 Jacques Vollet
, “In Defence of the Certainty Norm for Assertion”
17-18 Roman Heil
, “Unsafe Knowledge, Individual Cases and Mixed Reference Classes”
at Froindlichst (a vegan burger place in walking distance)
Venue: R 03026 (“Besprechungsraum”), Überseering 35.
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.
Patricia and Moritz speak at the Glasgow-Hamburg Workshop (10-11th of February).
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.
We are happy to announce our first workshop, an Oldenburg meets Hamburg even on rationality. You can see the program here!
A second post-doc is about to join the project: Jakob Koscholke, currently a member of a project on coherence in Oldenburg.
There is a second post-doc position vacant in the project. The call has been closed.
Patricia Rich, currently a member of the Epistemic Utility Project in Bristol, is going to join the project as a post-doc, starting January 2017.
There is currently a post-doc position (3+1 years) vacant. Update: the position has been filled.