Carnegie Mellon University
Center for Formal Epistemology

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: