Why your blue jeans are evidence that all ravens are black (Session 2)

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Why your blue jeans are evidence that all ravens are black (Session 2)

From two unproblematic assumptions, it seems to follow that your blue jeans are evidence that all ravens are black, a result that many consider ridiculous. We'll talk about the reasoning that leads to the "paradox" (a classic in philosophy of science), and responses to it. The wearing of blue jeans is neither required nor prohibited.

Presenter: Dr. Jill McIntosh

SFU Philosophy

This class is intended and designed for high school students who are participating in the School District 41 day at SFU Burnaby. Registration for this class begins on April 18th and ends on April 26th. Others are welcomed if space permits. 

Event-Date: 
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 -
10:30am to 11:15am
More Info: 

This event is intended and designed for high school students who are participating in the School District 41 day at SFU Burnaby. Others are welcomed if space permits. If you have any questions, concerns, or changes, please email info@festival-of-learning.ca.

Location: 
SFU Burnaby, West Mall Complex, WMC 5602
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6