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Ulrike Hahn: Rational Argument, A Bayesian Perspective

When:We 01-05-2013 15:15 - 17:00
Where:Room Omega, Faculty of Philosophy

Lecture by Ulrike Hahn (Dept. of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck, University of London)
Organized by the Dep of Theoretical Philosophy

The talk describes conceptual and empirical advantages of adopting a Bayesian perspective on everyday, informal reasoning. It is shown how such a perspective provides answers to long-standing philosophical puzzles and affords new possibilities for empirical research on argumentation in cognitive psychology, social psychology and argumentation studies.