The Paul Scholten Centre for Jurisprudence

“Scientific Inference” vs. “Legal Reasoning”?—Not So Fast!

14Mar2017 12:00 - 13:00

Lecture

Paul Scholten Centre Colloquium with Susan Haack (University of Miami). Discussant: Jill Coster van Voorhout (The Hague Institute for Global Justice)

Venue: Oudemanhuispoort, room A0.09

  • Oudemanhuispoort

    Oudemanhuispoort 4-6 | 1012 CN Amsterdam
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Abstract

 

Research colloquium, organised by the Paul Scholten Centre. This colloquium is open to all, no registration required. A copy of the paper can be obtained via psc-fdr@uva.nl.

Bio Susan Haack

Susan Haack (B.A., M.A., B.Phil., Oxford; Ph.D., Cambridge) is Distinguished Professor in the Humanities, Cooper Senior Scholar in Arts and Sciences, Professor of Philosophy, and Professor of Law at the University of Miami. She teaches both in the College of Arts and Sciences and in the School of Law.

Her work ranges from philosophy of logic and language, epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of science, Pragmatism—both philosophical and legal—and the law of evidence, especially scientific evidence, to social philosophy, feminism, and philosophy of literature.

Her books include:

  • Philosophy of Logics;
  • Deviant Logic, Fuzzy Logic: Beyond the Formalism;
  • Evidence and Inquiry;
  • Manifesto of a Passionate Moderate;
  • Defending Science—Within Reason;
  • Pragmatism, Old and New
  • Putting Philosophy to Work.

Bio Jill Coster van Voorhout

Jill Coster van Voorhout is senior researcher atThe Hague Institute for Global Justice. She is an expert in

  • criminal law and procedure;
  • international crimes and transnational crimes.

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