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Stats for Philosophers Workshop
November 8, 2013 @ 9:30 am - 5:45 pm
Stats for Philosophers
Friday, November 8, 2013. CUNY Graduate Center, Room 5414.
One-day workshop for philosophers interested in learning the basics of statistical analysis. The aim of the workshop is to help philosophers become more competent readers of empirical papers. Presenters will cover basic terminology, methodological foundations, data analysis, as well as issues philosophers sometimes overlook when integrating their work with literature in the sciences. Attendance is free.
9:30-10:45 – Simine Vazire (Washington University, Psychology)
11:00-12:15 – Virginia Valian (Hunter College, Psychology)
12:15-3:00 – lunch*
3:00-4:15 – Joshua Knobe (Yale University, Philosophy and Cognitive Science)
4:30-5:45 – Edouard Machery (University of Pittsburgh, HPS)
This workshop is sponsored by the NJIT College of Science and Liberal Arts and the Yale University Department of Philosophy
* During the long lunch break please consider attending the Cognitive Science Speaker Series talk from 1:00-3:00 PM in Room 7102: Rafael Yuste (Neuroscience, The Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Columbia University, and the NIH Brain Activity Map (BAM) Project, “Towards a General Theory of Brain Function”.