conditionals and probability — a workshop


University of Leeds, June 10th and 11th, 2017







Speakers

Richard Bradley (LSE)

Nate Charlow (Toronto)

Stefan Kaufmann (Connecticut)

Katrin Schulz (Amsterdam)

Shyane Siriwardena (Leeds)

Seth Yalcin (Berkeley)



Attendees

David Boylan (MIT)

Seamus Bradley (Tilburg)

Laura Crosilla (Leeds)

Fabrizio Cariani (Northwestern)

Kenny Easwaran (Texas A&M)

Daniel Elstein (Leeds)

Brian Rabern (Edinburgh)

Paolo Santorio (Leeds)

J. R. G. Williams (Leeds)





Program



Saturday, June 10th


10:50 - 11 Introductory remarks

11 - 12:30 Nate Charlow
(Toronto)
Modal Triviality

12:30 - 1:30 Lunch

1:30 - 3 Shyane Siriwardena
(Leeds)
Towards a Modally Harmonious Theory of Counterfactuals: Challenging an Edgingtonian Approach

3 - 3:20 Coffee

3:20 - 4:50 Richard Bradley
(LSE)
Counterfactuals and Chances

4:50 - late Drinks + dinner



Sunday, June 11th


9:30 - 10 Coffee

10 - 11:30 Seth Yalcin
(Berkeley)
Conditionalization Compositionally

11:30-11:45 Break

11:45 - 1:15 Katrin Schulz
(Amsterdam)
An Interventionist Approach to Conditionals: Some linguistic applications

1:15 - 2:15 Lunch

2:15 - 3:45 Stefan Kaufmann
(Connecticut)
Arbitrary selection semantics for conditionals and modality






Location

1:08 Parkinson
University of Leeds
Woodhouse Lane
Leeds LS2 9JT
(Map here.)



Registration is free and all are welcome. To register, please email paolosantorio-at-gmail.com.