Frontiers of Rationality
Final workshop of a European research network
29-31 August 2012
Formal models of theoretical rationality have seen major recent changes. The consequences for practical rationality have yet to be worked out. Over the past three years a network of experts has held a series of targeted research meetings to address this question.
R&D RESEARCH NETWORK
The research network for rationality and decision is led by
Jan-Willem Romeijn and
Johan van Benthem,
Martin van Hees,
Annika Wallin, and
PROGRAMME, ABSTRACTS, AND PRACTICAL INFORMATION
A document with programme and abstracts of the event is now available. In due course we will provide video footage and slides of all the talks on this website. Further practical information is available here.
Just before the conference, August 23-28, the University of Groningen will host a summer school on formal methods in philosophy, organised by Catarina Dutilh-Novaes. All conference participants are cordially invited to attend. Further details for this event can be found here.
PREVIOUS R&D MEETINGS
The conference on the frontiers of rationality and decision is the fifth in a series.
A second meeting was organised at the University of Leuven, where
Hans Rott, and
were our guests. This orientation meeting led to two focused research meetings.
A second meeting was organised at the University of Leuven, where Didier Dubois, Alan Hajek, Hans Rott, and Vladimir Vovk were our guests. This orientation meeting led to two focused research meetings.
After the conference all the slides will be made available on this website.
REGISTRATION AND FEES
To register, please send an email to
Participants of the summer school can join the conference free of charge. Others are charged 50 euro, which can be deposited into the following bank account, mentioning the budget code.
To get to Groningen, you can fly to Schiphol Airport near Amsterdam. From Schiphol Airport you can take a direct train to Groningen, leaving at 20 past the whole hour from platform 3. Alternatively, you can take the train leaving at 50 past the whole hour from platform 3 and change at Amersfoort. At Amersfoort you arrive on platform 1. The train to Groningen leaves from the opposite side of the platform, numbered 2.
There are many hotels in the centre of Groningen. Here are a few suggestions in different price ranges, all of them in the old town centre.
This conference is organised by Jan-Willem Romeijn and Olivier Roy, with local support from Patryk Dziurosz-Serafinowicz and Ronnie Hermens.
We are very grateful to the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research NWO for providing financial support.