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The Reasoner: volume 2

Volume 2, Number 12: December 2008
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Editorial – David Corfield
Interview with Tom Leinster – David Corfield
The Paradox of Omnipotence: Not for an omnipotent God – Alex Blum
Liars, Divine Liars and Semantics – Martin Cooke
Van Fraassen on Presupposition and Self-Reference – X.Y. Newberry
The Formal Epistemology Project – Igor Douven & Sebastian Sequoiah-Grayson
British Logic Colloquium, 4–6 September – Natasha Alechina & Fahad Khan
Kazimierz Naturalism Workshop, 6–10 September – Marcin Miłkowski
The Place of Epistemic Agents, 2–3 October – Alberto Rubio & Mario Santosk
Logic programming – Koen Vervloesem
W. V. Quine, Mathematical Logic – Benjamin L. Curtis

Volume 2, Number 11: November 2008
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Editorial – Rolf Haenni
Interview with Arthur P. Dempster – Rolf Haenni
A note on tokenism and self-reference – Laureano Luna
A Sci-Fi Scenario Refuting Rast on Essential Indexicals? – Roger Harris
Non-Factivity About Knowledge: A Defensive Move – Daniel Nolan
Armchair versus Questionnaire Polled Intuitions: Intuitions nevertheless! – Renia Gasparatou
The Indispensability Argument and Set Theory – Karlis Podnieks
Amsterdam Graduate Philosophy Conference on Normativity, 29–30 August – Theodora Achourioti, Edgar Andrade & Marc Staudacher
European Conference on Machine Learning & Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases, 15–19 September – Walter Daelemans, Bart Goethals & Katharina Morik
European Workshop on Probabilistic Graphical Models, 17–19 September – Manfred Jaeger & Thomas D. Nielsen
New Directions in Philosophy of Mathematics, 4 October – David Corfield
Inference to the Best Explanation – Alan Baker
The Indiscernibility of Identicals – Andrew P. Mills

Volume 2, Number 10: October 2008
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Editorial – Federica Russo and Jon Williamson
Interview with Nancy Cartwright – Jon Williamson
Interview with Jim Joyce – Federica Russo
A remark about essential indexicals – Erich Rast
This is Nonsense – Gregor Damschen
Foundations of Logical Consequence – Stephen Read
Induction: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, 8–10 July – Steen Ducheyne
Computational Social Choice, 3–5 September – Ulle Endriss
Phlox, 3–5 September – Miguel Hoeltje
Causality Study Fortnight, 8–19 September – Isabelle Drouet
Logic of Change, Change of Logic, 10–14 September – Brian Hill and Ondrej Majer
Inductive logic – Dan O’Brien
Lewis, Clarence Irving (1883-1964) – Kevin S. Decker

Volume 2, Number 9: September 2008
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Editorial – Jan Willem Romeijn
Interview with Michiel van Lambalgen – Jan Willem Romeijn
How obvious is logic, really? – Marian Counihan
Partial words and DNA strings – Dipankar Mazumdar
Can we consistently say that we cannot speak about everything? – Laureano Luna
Horwich versus Tarski – Hartley Slater
EUROCORES programme LogICCC—Modelling Intelligent Interaction. Logic in the Humanities, Social and Computational Sciences – Eva Hoogland
The Deontic Logic Wiki – Davide Grossi
Workshop on Logic, Language, Information and Computation, 1-4 July – Wilfrid Hodges
Computation and Cognitive Science, 7-8 July – Mark Sprevak
Sixth Bayesian Modelling Applications Workshop, 9 July – Silja Renooij
Third International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 22-25 July – Homer (Tony) Stavely
What (Good) is Historical Epistemology? 24-26 July – Omar W. Nasim
First Formal Epistemology Festival, 28-30 July – Peter Fritz, Robert Michels, Maryia Ramanava, Alexandra Zinke
European Summer School on Logic, Language and Information, 4-15 August – Jan Willem Romeijn
Antinomy – Matt Hettche
Lewis, David Kellogg – Stephen McLeod

Volume 2, Number 8: August 2008
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Editorial – Federica Russo
Graham Priest and Diderik Batens interview each other
Paraconsistent set theory – Zach Weber
In a few words – Hartley Slater
Attributing knowledge of the virtues of contextualism – William A. Bauer
NA-CAP: The Limits of Computation, 10–12 July – Don Berkich
Fourth World Congress on Paraconsistency, 13–18 July – Chris Mortensen
Formal Epistemology Research Group at the University of Konstanz, Germany – Peter Brössel, Anna-Maria Eder, Franz Huber, Alexandra Zinke
Professor Douglas Walton, Distinguished Research Fellow – J. Anthony Blair
Argument – Andrew P. Mills
Paraconsistent logic – Mark Jago

Volume 2, Number 7– July 2008
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Editorial – Dawn E. Holmes
Interview with Richard Neapolitan – Dawn E. Holmes
In at most one thousand words – Laureano Luna
Infinitistic and non-infinitistic cures for nagging hangovers – Laurence Goldstein
Philippe Besnard and Anthony Hunter, Elements of Argumentation, MIT Press – Anthony Hunter
Logic and Rational Interaction: an interactive website for a new research community – Olivier Roy
AI Planning and Scheduling, 15-17 May – Roman Barták & Hana Rudová
ManyVal08: Applications of Topological Dualities to Measure Theory in Algebraic Many-Valued Logic, 19-21 May – Vincenzo Marra
WCB08: Workshop on Constraint Based Methods for Bioinformatics, 22 May – Agostino Dovier
COMMA: 2nd International Conference on Computational Models of Argument, 28-30 May – Philippe Besnard, Sylvie Doutre, Paul E. Dunne & Anthony Hunter
Necessary and sufficient condition – Craig Fox
Richard Jeffrey (1926-2002) – Armin Schulz

Volume 2, Number 6: June 2008
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Editorial – Jon Williamson
Interview with Jeff Paris – Jon Williamson
The Admissibility of Evidence about Previous Convictions in Court II: The Rationale for Exclusion – Amit Pundik
Yet Another Problem for Reichenbachian Approaches to the Semantic Analysis of Indexical Languages – Roberto Loss
A process oriented externalist solution to the hard problem – Riccardo Manzotti
Theoretical frameworks and empirical underdetermination, 10-12 April – Ioannis Votsis
Reduction and the Special Sciences, 10-12 April – Katie Steele
Fifth International Workshop on Argumentation in Multi-Agent Systems (ArgMAS 2008), 12 May – Iyad Rahwan
Turing machine – Mauro Murzi
Mathematical induction – Koen Vervloesem
E.J. Lemmon, 1965: Beginning Logic – Stephen McLeod

Volume 2, Number 5: May 2008
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Editorial – David Lagnado
Interview with Nick Chater – David Lagnado
The Admissibility of Evidence about Previous Convictions in Court I: Setting the Problem – Amit Pundik
A note on probabilistic logics and probabilistic networks – Jon Williamson
Interval / Probabilistic Uncertainty and Non-Classical Logic, 25-28 March – Van Nam Huynh & Vladik Kreinovich
Analogy – Benoit Hardy-Vallée
Computability – Mauro Murzi
Fallacy – Laurence Goldstein

Volume 2, Number 4: April 2008
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Editorial – Amit Pundik
Interview with Frederick Schauer – Amit Pundik
Winnowing Out Liars … And Others – George Englebretsen
Is All Abstracting Idealizing? – Nicholaos Jones
Questioning Idealism – Patrick Spät
Science and Pseudoscience, 15 March – Lisa Bortolotti
Constraint Satisfaction and Programming, 19 March – Stefano Bistarelli & Francesco Santini
Induction – Dan O’Brien
Abduction – Benoit Hardy-Vallée

Volume 2, Number 3: March 2008
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Editorial – Dawn E. Holmes
Interview with Lakhmi C. Jain – Dawn E. Holmes
Translating utterances, reporting beliefs – Laurence Goldstein
How we reason: a view from psychology – P.N. Johnson-Laird
Arithmetic and logic incompleteness: the link – Laureano Luna & Alex Blum
Formal models of norm change, 19-30 November – Jan Broersen
Second Indian winter school on logic, 14-16 January – Sujata Ghosh
Logic of change, change of logic – Brian Hill
Thomas Bayes – Matteo Morganti
A priori / a posteriori – Dan O’Brien

Volume 2, Number 2: February 2008

Editorial – Gabriella Pigozzi
Interview with Dov Gabbay – Gabriella Pigozzi
Socio-empirical epistemology of mathematics – Eva Wilhelmus
When is a statement not a statement? When it’s a liar – Laurence Goldstein & Alex Blum
The mathematical theory of groups and social measurements – Gary L. Herstein
On non-standard models of Peano Arithmetic – Laureano Luna
Relevant alternatives and the subject’s context – Leo Iacono
Aesthetics and mathematics, 10-11 November – Juliette Kennedy
European Philosophy of Science Association, 14-17 November – Inaki San Pedro, Mauricio Suarez & Adan Sus
Causality Study Fortnight – Federica Russo
Cantor – Koen Vervloesem
Modal logic – Mark Jago

Volume 2, Number 1: January 2008

Editorial – Rolf Haenni
Interview with Jurg Kohlas – Rolf Haenni
The factivity failure of contextualist `knows’ – Franck Lihoreau & Manuel Rebuschi
Reasoning: how we’re doing it – Fred Sommers
Bourne’s negation: no equivocation – Mark Jago
Can we really falsify truth by dictat? – Bhupinder Singh Anand
Scalable uncertainty management, 10-12 October – Gerardo Ignacio Simari
Paradox – Laurence Goldstein