Archive for October, 2011

Upcoming Talk

Friday, October 28th, 2011

I am giving a talk next Friday at my department’s logic seminar series. Here are the details:

Title: The Logic of Knowledge and the Flow of Information

Abstract: In this talk I cover some work still in development which concerns the notions of information and knowledge as exemplified in Fred Dretske’s ‘Knowledge and The Flow of Information’. In particular, I cover (1) some work on the logic of information flow and (2) the issue of developing an epistemic logic which captures Dretske’s notion of knowledge as a semi-penetrating operator.

Zebra or Mule?

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Is this a zebra figurine or a mule figurine cleverly disguised to look like a zebra figurine?


zebra_mule

CFP and bursaries for workshop on philosophy of information

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

Submissions are invited for the Fourth Workshop on the Philosophy of Information, which will take place at the University of Hertfordshire, 10-11 May 2012.
The topic this year will be the intersections between PI, epistemology and philosophical semantics.

The authors of the selected papers will be eligible for bursaries that will cover transportation, accommodation and subsistence.
Bursaries will be awarded on the basis of need and scientific merit.

Please send your submission to
Mrs Penny Driscoll <p.j.driscoll2@herts.ac.uk>

The Difference that Makes a Difference 2011 Programme and Proceedings

Monday, October 10th, 2011

can now be found at http://www.dtmd2011.info/programme

Most presentations (including mine) have an abstract (pdf file), presentation (pdf file of the presentation slides) and a podcast (mp3 file of the live audio recording of the presentation).