Episteme@CMU Conference Schedule 2011

For those arriving at Pittsburgh International Airport, please take the 28X bus from the airport and disembark from the bus at CMU (last stop on bus route).

Friday June 24

All talks will take place in Baker Hall A53
8:30-9:00 Bagels and coffee and welcome
9:00-9:15 Introductory remarks: Christian List and Horacio Arló-Costa
9:15-10:15 Kevin Zollman (CMU, Philosophy), Tutorial on Networks
10:15-11:00 Conor Mayo-Wilson (CMU, Philosophy), Specialization in the Sciences and the Acquisition of Truth
11:00-11:45 Matthew Kopec (University of Wisconsin, Madison, Philosophy), It's Good to Agree: A Problem with Goldman's Group Scoring Rule and an Odd Consequence of Fixing It
11:45-2:00 LUNCH BREAK
2:00-2:45 Rogier De Langhe (Ghent University, Belgium), Peer disagreement under multiple epistemic systems
2:45-3:30 Maria Lasonen Aarnio (Michigan, Philosophy), Disagreement and Evidential Attenuation
3:30-4:30 Teddy Seidenfeld (CMU, Philosophy) Scoring Rules and Dutch Book
4:30-4:45 COFFEE BREAK
4:45-5:30

Randall Harp (University of Vermont), Kareem Khalifa (Middlebury College), and Aniruddha Mitra (Middlebury College), Collective Epistemic Goals and Theoretical Unity

5:30-6:15 Raphael Kunstler (University of Aix-Marseille) Aggregating collective judgment in scientific research
6:15-7:15 Christian List (LSE), TBA
8:00 Break into groups of ten for dinner. Locations: Ali Baba (reservation for 10), China Palace (10), Thai Place (10).
 

Saturday June 25

All talks will take place in Baker Hall A53
8:30-9:00 Bagels and coffee
9:00-10:00 Klaus Nehring (UC Davis, Economics), Aggregating Beliefs, Aggregating Values
10:00-10:45 Patricia Rich (CMU, Philosophy), Common Belief, Revision, and Backward Induction
10:45-11:45 Alexandru Baltag (Amsterdam, ILLC), TBA
11:45-12:30 Eric Pacuit (Tilburg and Maryland, Philosophy) and Olivier Roy (Munich), Paradoxes of Interactive Rationality: A Unified View
12:30-2:00 LUNCH BREAK
2:00-3:00 Rohit Parikh (CUNY, Philosophy and Computer Science), Knowledge, Common Knowledge, and Games
3:00-4:00 Marciano Siniscalchi (Northwestern, Economics), Interactive Epistemology in Games: Overview and Recent developments
4:00-4:45 Emmanuel Genot (Lund, Philosophy) How can yes-no questions be informative? Strategic vs. semantic information in games with unaware players
4:45-5:30

Horacio Arlo-Costa (CMU, Philosophy) and Patricia Rich (CMU), Fast and Frugal Heuristics for some two player extensive form games of perfect information

5:30-6:30 Gerhard Schurz (Dusseldorf, Philosophy), Meta-induction and the social spread of reliable knowledge
7:30 Dinner at Kaya. Transportation: 54 Bus/Carpool (TBA)/Taxi
 

Sunday June 26

All talks will take place in Baker Hall A53
8:30-9:00 Bagels and coffee and welcome
9:00-9:45 Brian Robert Hedden (MIT, Philosophy), Decision Theory and Dutch Books
9:45-10:30 Paul Pedersen (CMU, Philosophy) Dutch Books for primitive conditional probability and lexicographic decision-making
10:30-11:15 Stephan Hartmann and Soroush Rafiee-Rad (Tilburg, Philosophy), Voting, Deliberation, and Truth
11:15-12:00

Ville Aarnio (University of Helsinki), Credence Pooling via Geometric Aggregation of Betting Ratios

12:00-2:00 LUNCH BREAK
2:00-2:45 Kevin Kelly and Hanti Lin (CMU), Aggregation of Judgments: A Geometrical Impossibility Proof
2:45-3:45 Brian Skyrms (UCI) Learning to Signal with Two Kinds of Trial and Error
3:45-4:30 Elliott Wagner, (UCI), Chaos and Signaling
4:30-5:15 Simon M. Huttegger and Brian Skyrms (UCI), Low-Rationality learning for networks
5:15-6:00 Marcus Pivato (Trent University), A statistical approach to epistemic democracy
6:00-6:15 Final Remarks: Christian List and Horacio Arló-Costa
7:00 Break into groups for dinner. Locations: Tamarind (Reservation for 10+), Union Grill (walk-in), Lulu's Noodles (walk-in).

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