September



'Logic Across the Disciplines' Conference

Fri, 13 Sep 2013 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Room 405, Taylor Hall

Experts in a wide range of fields give talks on logic in their respective disciplines. Speakers are Ian Barland of Radford University, “Logic: The Foundation of Computer Science”; James Cargile of the University of Virginia, “Philosophy of Logic”; Koji Tanaka of the University of Auckland, “What is Buddhist Logic?”; Vern Walker of the Hofstra School of Law, “Logic and Legal Reasoning”; Richard F. West of James Madison University, “Good Judgment, Decision Making and Rational Thinking: What Intelligence Tests Miss”; and Alex Wilce of Susquehanna University, “A Gentle Introduction to Quantum Logic.”

Registration is free. To reserve a space, individuals should visit http://www.jmu.edu/lri/logicacrossthedisciplines and follow the registration instructions there.

Sponsored by JMU’s Logic and Reasoning Institute, College of Arts and Letters, Cross Disciplinary Studies, Office of Diversity, College of Integrated Science and Technology, College of Science and Mathematics, General Education, and departments of Philosophy and Religion, Physics and Astronomy, Computer Science, Graduate Psychology and Mathematics and Statistics.