The Department of Logic & Philosophy of Science Colloquium Series presents

"Mathematizing Mainstream Epistemology"
with Wesley Holliday, Philosophy Department, UC Berkeley

Friday, February 22, 2013
3:00 p.m.
Social Science Tower, Room 777 (LPS Conference Room)

This talk describes a project of mathematizing mainstream epistemology: developing model-theoretic formalizations of traditional theories of knowledge, exploring their properties through general mathematical results (completeness theorems, representation theorems, impossibility results), and using such results as a guide to new pictures of knowledge without the problems of past theories. The first part of this project is carried out in my "Epistemic Closure and Epistemic Logic I: Relevant Alternatives and Subjunctivism" (/Journal of Philosophical Logic/, forthcoming), available at

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