Philosophy 290-1

Fall 2007

Number Title Instructor Days/time Room
290-1 Graduate Seminar: Confirmation Theory Fitelson W 4-6 234 Moses Hall

This seminar will trace the historical and philosophical development of confirmation theory (aka., pure and applied inductive logic) from 1900-2007. The main historical figures will include (among others): Johnson, Keynes, Nicod, Hempel, Carnap, Goodman, Quine, Salmon, Skyrms, Joyce, and yours truly. All readings will be provided on the seminar website. [There are no prerequisites for this seminar, but it will presuppose some basic propositional logic and high-school algebra.]