Wednesday, July 22, 2009

CFP: Philosophy of Probability Mini Conference: Oxford, September 24–25 2009

This announcement/call for papers for a small conference I'm organising may interest some who follow this blog:

Philosophy of Probability Mini Conference

University of Oxford, Faculty of Philosophy

Thursday, September 24 – Friday, September 25, 2009

The Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Oxford presents a mini conference on the philosophy of probability. The topic is taken broadly, encompassing among other things Bayesian epistemology, the foundations of statistics, and physical probability. Speakers so far confirmed are:

We hope also to include up to two papers by graduate students; see the Call for Papers below.

Further details about the conference will be posted on as the timetable, speakers, and talk titles are finalised. For further information about the conference, or to register your planned attendance, please contact Antony Eagle.

Call for Papers

We hope to include up to two papers by graduate students in the program. We invite submissions of papers of any length, though the main ideas should be suitable for presentation in 40 minutes. Papers can be on any topic in the philosophy of probability, broadly construed. Papers need not be prepared for blind review.

Please email papers, and full contact information, by Monday August 24th to antony.eagle[at] We aim to notify successful candidates by September 1.

With the support of the Faculty of Philosophy, we are able to contribute to UK travel and accomodation costs for successful candidates.