Center for Formal Epistemology-Department of Philosophy - Carnegie Mellon University

Center for Formal Epistemology

In October 2009, the Center for Formal Epistemology was founded to promote research and educational exchanges in Formal Epistemology worldwide. The Center adopts a broad perspective on Formal Epistemology, including philosophically and formally informed, interdisciplinary work in the following areas:

  • Bayesian epistemology
  • belief revision
  • causation
  • decision and game theory
  • philosophical logic (conditional, epistemic, erotetic, dynamic, etc.)
  • formal learning theory
  • formal approaches in cognitive science
  • formal theories in the philosophy of science
  • history of formal epistemology
  • implicature and pragmatics
  • philosophy of mathematics
  • philosophy of statistics
  • social epistemology

Center activities include:

Kevin T. Kelly, Director

Mary Grace Joseph, Administrator

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