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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: "Ceteris Paribus Laws and Reasoning", 4-5 Nov 2011, SWEDEN

Workshop on CETERIS PARIBUS LAWS AND REASONING -Hosted by the Department of Philosophy, University of Lund, Sweden Financed by the Swedish Research Council and the Erik and Gurli Hultengrens fund

Program and general information available on the workshop web page:

Patrick Girard, University of Auckland, New Zealand Being flexible 
about ceteris paribus reasoning

Davide Grossi, University of Liverpool, UK Some topics at the 
interface of preference and deontic logic

Carlo Proietti, University of Lund, Sweden Logic and ceteris 
paribus reasoning

Sheldon Smith, UCLA, U.S.A. What is a ceteris paribus law?

Hans Rott, University of Regensburg, Germany Enthymematic 

Gregory Wheeler, University of Lisbon, Portugal On the possibility 
of measuring coherence

Frank Zenker, University of Lund, Sweden Ceteris Paribus Laws as 
Epistemic Deficits

The conference is open to everyone. with no participation fees. 
Conference dinner 4 November.


Carlo Proietti
postdoc researcher
Department of Philosophy & Cognitive Science
Kungshuset, Lundagrd, 222 22 Lund, Sweden
phone: +46 46 222 76 42