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TiLPS

The Tilburg Center for Logic, Ethics, and Philosophy of Science studies knowledge, reasoning, and value in all their forms.

tilburg university

TiLPS

The Tilburg Center for Logic, Ethics, and Philosophy of Science (TiLPS) studies knowledge, reasoning, and value in all their forms.

History and Mission

The Center was founded in 2007 in order to promote a novel style of philosophical research. TiLPS researchers typically combine different philosophical techniques in solving a problem, rather than relying on a single method. Among them are conceptual analysis, logical deduction, mathematical modeling, psychological experiments, simulations, and case studies.

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Announcements

Scientific Collaboration Community

TiLPS is now part of a scientific collaboration community ('wetenschappelijke onderzoeksgemeenschap') funded by the Flanders Research Foundation FWO directed by Prof. Dr. Erik Weber, Ghent University. The topic of the research is 'Logical & Methodological Analysis of Scientific Reasoning Processes'. Other participants include the Free University Brussels, the University of Antwerp, the Free University Amsterdam, and University College London.

Visiting fellows

  • Luo Dong (University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing) will be visiting TiLPS from September 2015 till September 2016
  • Mohsen Donyavi (Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies, Teheran) from March till July 2016

Events

  • From 5-7 September 2016, TiLPS will host the 5th RenĂ© Descartes Lectures. The main speaker will be Heather Douglas (Waterloo).
  • 8 September 2016. TiLPS Colloquium with Daniel Steel (University of British Colombia).

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