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Workshop: Normative Notions Formalized (2 - 3 August)

This workshop will explore the use of formal tools (e.g. from epistemic logics or deontic logics) to address philosophical problems concerning rationality or justification, obligations and permissions (both epistemic and practical oughts and cans), entitlement to believe/act and related notions. Formalizations of such normative notions and the principles involving them are supposed to clarify issues in epistemology and ethics, as well as show us possible solutions to paradoxes and other problems in those areas of investigation.

Invited Speakers

Accepted Speakers


To attend the workshop, please register by sending an email to Luis Rosa ( by July 2, 2018.


Day 1 (Thursday, 02 August 2018)

10:00 - 11:00 Aybüke Özgün: Logic and Topology for Knowledge, Knowability, and Belief
11:15 - 12:00 Réka Markovich: Rights and Duties Formalized with Multi-Modal Logic and Graphs
12:15 - 13:00 Sven Neth: Bayesian Naturalness
13:15 - 14:30 Lunch Break
14:40 - 15:25 Eckehart Köhler: A Hierarchy of Normative Theories: Gödel and Harsanyi
15:30 - 16:30 Sven Rosenkranz: Toward a Logic for Being in a Position to Know

Day 2 (Friday, 03 August 2018)

10:00 - 11:00 Jens Christian Bjerring & Mattias Skipper: Bayesianism for average Joe
11:15 - 12:00 Marian J. R. Gilton: Modeling Chisholm's Logic of Obligation, Requirement, and Defeat
12:15 - 13:00 Mariangela Zoe Cocchiaro: Modeling Peer Disagreement in Aumann’s Framework
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch Break
14:40 - 15:40 Luis Rosa: Logical Norms for Suspended Judgment
15:45 - 16:45 Albert Anglberger: Normative Notions and Truthmaker Semantics


Main University Building
Prof.-Huber-Platz 2
D-80539 München
Room VU107

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