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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: Sixth Workshop on Combining Probability and Logic, Sept 17 & 18, 2013, Munich, GERMANY

Progic 2013

Deadline for registration: July 30, 2013

Registration per email is requested by July 30 (please state your name and your 

The Sixth Workshop on Combining Probability and Logic (progic 2013) continues 
the progic workshop series ( 
Progic 2013 takes place on September 17 and 18, 2013. The workshop location is 
the Carl Friedrich von Siemens Stiftung, which is located at the Nymphenburg 
Palace in Munich.  The workshop is financially  supported by the Alexander von 
Humboldt Foundation (Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy) and by the Carl 
Friedrich von Siemens Stiftung.

Progic 2013 focuses on "Combining probability and logic to solve philosophical 
problems". Topics include but are not restricted to

-) acceptability
-) argument strength
-) belief revision
-) conditionals
-) conditionalization
-) counterfactuals
-) information
-) probability logic

Invited speakers are Igor Douven (Faculty of Philosophy, University of 
Groningen), Alan Hjek (School of Philosophy, Australian National University), 
Kevin T. Kelly (Center for Formal Epistemology, Carnegie Mellon University), 
Hannes Leitgeb (Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, 
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich), and Peter Milne (Department of 
Philosophy, University of Stirling).

Local organizer
Niki Pfeifer (Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, 
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich)

Steering committee
Jeff Helzner (Department Philosophy, Columbia University)
Niki Pfeifer (Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, 
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich)
Jan-Willem Romeijn (Department of Philosophy, University of Groningen)
Gregory Wheeler (Centre for Research in Artificial Intelligence, New University 
of Lisbon)
Jon Williamson (Department of Philosophy & Centre for Reasoning, University of 

Dr.Dr. Niki Pfeifer

Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (Germany)