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Graduate Conference on Philosophy of Probability

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I am organising this years LSE Philosophy of Probability Graduate Conference. This has been at least one of the reasons I have failed to blog for ages. But fear not! I am pondering some things that could well become blog posts. Here is a list of them:

  • More stuff about a logic of majority
  • Dutch book arguments (what they actually prove, and under what conditions)
  • Pluralism (species concept pluralism, logical pluralism, pluralism about interpretations of probability)
  • More fallibilist realism (following on from reading Kyle Stanford’s book and discussions with some LSE chaps)
  • A couple more awesome headlines
  • Perhaps some stuff about learning emacs, auctex and reftex. (And biblatex, tikz, beamer…)

As and when these posts achieve maturity, I’ll link to them here.


Written by Seamus

February 28, 2010 at 3:52 pm

Amusing headlines

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Recently I’ve noticed a few newspaper headlines that are equal parts hilarious and intriguing. Maybe it’s because not much real news happens in the summer? Anyway, all of the following are genuine news stories, though I have neglected to record where I saw these actual headlines.

  • Drunk badger disrupts traffic
  • Ozzy Osbourne’s dog eaten by coyote
  • Pablo Escobar’s fugitive hippo shot dead
  • Man blows up apartment in attempt to repair bed

My favourite is that third one. It sounds like something straight out of The Day Today…

Written by Seamus

July 16, 2009 at 2:24 pm

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