General Meetings

July 07th 2017

Wolfgang Spohn: The value of knowledge
Paul Ziche: Making room in conceptual space: Integrative concepts around 1900

April 28th 2017

Guillaume Schlaepfer: Non-monotonic logics and ceteris paribus laws
Julia Zakkou: Anderson Conditionals

November 18th 2016

Andrea Lailach-Henrich: Imaginative Experience
Brian Leahy: Teleology-In-Perspective: The Role of Counterfactual Reasoning in False Belief Reasoning

July 15th 2016

Tobias Rosefeldt: Prospects of Kant’s Theory of the Imagination
Eric Raidl: Modal disbelief and conditionals: ranking theory and possible worlds semantics compared

April 29th 2016

Brigitte Obermayr: Experiencing the Counterfactual: (Im)possible Modes of Laughter in Russian Literary Historical Narration on the “Great Patriotic War”
Frank Zenker: Denying Antecedents and Affirming Consequents: The State of the Art

January 29th 2016

Andreas Walker: Counterfactual Donkey Sentences
Brian Leahy: A Triviality Result for Kratzer Conditionals

November 13th 2015

Romy Jaster: From the Simple Conditional Analysis to the Success View of Abilities
Daniel Dohrn: Lottery Conditionals, Homogeneity, and Non-Maximality

July 10th 2015

Niels Skovgaard Olsen: Relevance and Reason Relations
Michael Stoeltzner: Possible Worlds and Random Walks: The Principle of Least Action as a Thought Experiment

May 22nd 2015

Eva Rafetseder: On the Acquisition of Counterfactual Reasoning and Ensuing Abilities
Natasha Grigorian: …

Jour Fixe Konstanz

Summer Term 2017
July 18th 2017 Sven Lauer: A puzzle about `believe’: Moore’s paradox vs. hedging effects
June 13th 2017 Arno Goebel: Independence and biscuit conditionals
May 30th 2017 Eva Rafetseder: Relating counterfactual reasoning to pretend play
May 16th 2017 Brian Leahy/Eric Raidl: Test Semantics for Conditionals
May 2nd 2017 Organizational meeting
Winter Term 2016/17
February 7th 2017 Manfred Kupffer: Combining deductive and inductive reasoning
January 30th 2017 Antje Rumberg: Designing a database for conditionals
December 13th 2016 Brian Leahy: Craige Roberts on ‘Anaphora in intensional contexts’
November 29th 2016 David Krassnig: Conditionals, Even, and Negative Polarity Items
October 25th 2017 Organizational meeting
Summer Term 2016
July 5th 2016 Jonathan Schaffer: Beyond fundamentality
June 28th 2016 Andreas Walker: Introduction to dynamic predicate logic (plus some remarks on donkeys)
June 14th 2016 Manfred Kupffer: Supposing for the sake of the argument
May 24th 2016 Eric Raidl: Douven ‘The Epistemology of Indicative Conditionals’, Chapters 3 and 6
May 10th 2016 Arno Goebel and María Biezma: On Biscuit Conditionals
May 3rd 2016 Antje Rumberg and Thomas Müller: Branching space-time
April 19th 2016 Eric Raidl: Douven ‘The Epistemology of Indicative Conditionals’, Chapters 1 and 2
Winter Term 2015/16
January 12th 2016 Niels Olsen: Compositional reason relation semantics
December 15th 2015 Ali Zolfagharian: Three types of material implication
December 1st 2015 Wolfgang Spohn: Temporal self-location, forgetting, biased evidence, and auto-epistemology: the Dornroeschen-problem
November 17th 2015 Eric Raidl: An introduction to ranking theory
November 3rd 2015 Brian Leahy: Triviality and conditionals
October 20th 2015 Organizational meeting
Winter Term 2015/16
Reading group on Robert Stalnaker’s ‘Context’

Scientific Retreats

January 13-15 2017 Speakers: Margherita Arcangeli, Daniel Dohrn, Felicitas Enders, Michal Hladky, Thomas Krödel, Eric Raidl, Antje Rumberg, Andreas Walker
February 6-8 2015 Speakers: Magdalena Balcerak-Jackson, Maria Biezma, Daniel Dohrn, Julia Langkau, Brian Leahy, Thomas Müller, Tobias Rosefeldt, Antje Rumberg, Guillaume Schlaepfer, Wolfgang Spohn, Paul Ziche