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ConfĂ©rence ”Ockham’s Razor and the Mind-Body Problem”

This content is not available in the selected language. ConfĂ©rencier Elliott Sober, University of Wisconsin, Madison RĂ©sumĂ© Philosophers often view the competition between the mind/brain identity theory, functionalism, and dualism as nonempirical, since all three theories are compatible with the discovery that a mental property and a physical property are perfectly correlated. Given this, it has been […] Read more

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ConfĂ©rence ”Ockham’s Razor – When is the Simpler Theory Better?”

Abstract Ockham’s razor, the principle of parsimony, says that a theory that postulates fewer entities, causes, or processes is “better” than a theory that postulates more, so long as the simpler theory is compatible with what we observe. But what does “better” mean? It is obvious that simpler theories are easier to remember, manipulate, and […] Read more

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ConfĂ©rence « Diffusion des connaissances et libre accès: ce que les chercheurs doivent savoir «

This content is not available in the selected language. ConfĂ©rencier Vinent Larivière, professeur Ă  l’École de bibliothĂ©conomie et des sciences de l’information, UniversitĂ© de MontrĂ©al Pour plus d’informations Read more

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ConfĂ©rence « Hasard et historicitĂ© Â»

This content is not available in the selected language. ConfĂ©rencier Thierry Martin, directeur du Laboratoire Logiques de l’Agir, UniversitĂ© Bourgogne Franche-ComtĂ© RĂ©sumĂ© La tradition philosophique occidentale a gĂ©nĂ©ralement niĂ© le rĂ´le du hasard dans l’histoire des sociĂ©tĂ©s humaines. MĂŞme lorsqu’elle caractĂ©rise l’histoire comme le lieu d’un dĂ©sordre livrĂ© aux caprices des passions et des intĂ©rĂŞts […] Read more

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ConfĂ©rence-dĂ©bat: « AcceptabilitĂ© des contenus sponsorisĂ©s sur Instagram : ambivalence des contenus et rapports multiples aux prescriptions qu’ils contiennent Â»

This content is not available in the selected language. Intervenant·e·s Camille Trudel, Ă©tudiante Ă  la maĂ®trise en communication, UniversitĂ© du QuĂ©bec Ă  MontrĂ©alAlexandre Coutant, professeur au DĂ©partement de communication sociale et publique, UniversitĂ© du QuĂ©bec Ă  MontrĂ©al RĂ©sumĂ© Instagram constitue la plateforme la plus populaire parmi les jeunes internautes. Son interface insiste Ă©normĂ©ment sur le […] Read more