The Department of Logic & Philosophy of Science presents:

"Laguna Workshop: Skyrmsfest, A Conference in Honor of Prof. Brian Skyrms' 70th Birthday"

March 13-15, 2008
Hotel Laguna in Laguna Beach, California


Thursday, March 13, 2010

SkyrmsFest Dinner Event (7:00 p.m.)
Olamendi’s Restaurant, Laguna Beach
1100 S Coast Hwy # 202,  Laguna Beach, CA 92651 ~ (949) 497-4148 ~

Friday, March 14, 2010

Session I (9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
Kevin J.S. Zollman, “The Reduction of Strategic Plasticity: Evolution, Game Theory, and the Baldwin Effect”
William Harms, “Determining Extensions in Signaling Games”
Peter Vanderschraaf, “The Invisible Fool”

Session II (2:00-5:00 p.m.)
Nancy Cartwright, “Causes, Evidence and Efficacy”
Brad Armendt, “Stakes and Beliefs”

Saturday, March 15, 2010

Session III (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Patrick Suppes, “The Nature of Probability”
J. McKenzie Alexander, “Local Interactions and the Dynamics of Rational Deliberation”
Cristina Bicchieri, “Behaving as Expected: Public Information and Fairness Norms”

Session IV (2:00 – 5:00 p.m.)
Persi Diaconis, “A Plea for help: Please Don’t Stop Thinking About the Foundations of Probability”

A breakfast buffet will be available each morning of the conference beginning at 8:00 a.m. in the Catalina meeting room.


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