LanCog Logic Seminar Series: Gillian Russell

June 9, 2023

Friday, June 9, 10:00—12:00 (Lisbon time)

Centre of Philosophy of the University of Lisbon

The University of Lisbon

Location: Matos Romão Room


Speaker: Gillian Russell

(Dianoia Research Institute, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne and Arché Research Centre, University of St Andrews, Scotland)


Title:  Hume’s Law and other Barriers to Entailment

Abstract:  This paper looks at how to prove Hume’s law as one of a number of interrelated barriers to entailment and in particular what to make of proposed counterexamples that require complex logics, such as those based on Ought implies Can.