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Aristoteles' metaphysiche Naturphilosophie / Aristotle's Metaphysical Natural Philosophy

Although the reading group is held in german, english-speaking participants are welcome to join (the texts are also available in english).

The reading group takes place on Thursday, starting 16:15, in Leopoldstr. 44 / Room 401 (4th floor).

For further information, please contact Dr. Daniel A. Di Liscia

Philosophy of Physics

This reading group focuses on the foundations of modern physics and addresses conceptual, formal, and philosophical problems. In SS18, we will be studying the application of category theory to philosophy of physics, by reading Jaap van Oosten’s Basic Category Theory notes and a selection of relevant papers. The reading group meets on Fridays at 16:00, in Ludwigstraße 31, R028. If you would like to attend, please contact Neil Dewar (Neil.Dewar@lrz.uni-muenchen.de).

Reading Group on "Inference and Belief Dynamics"

This reading group focuses on Nonmonotonic Inference, Belief Dynamics, and Theory Change. In the Summer Semester 2018, we will start studying Prof. Dr. Hannes Leitgeb's book "Inference on the Low Level: An Investigation into Deduction, Nonmonotonic Reasoning, and the Philosophy of Cognition" as the first reading. The reading group meets on Tuesdays at 10:00 in the Statistik Bibliothek, in Ludwigstraße 33. If you would like to attend, please contact Ana Cholodvskis (Ana.Cholodovskis@lrz.uni-muenchen.de) or Sena Bozdag (Sena.Bozdag@lrz.uni-muenchen.de).