Lecture: Numbers in the Court of Law

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Date/Time:Friday, 11 Sep 2009 at 7:30 pm
Location:Campanile Room, Memorial Union
Channel:Lecture Series
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"Numbers in the Court of Law," Susan Haack, University of Miami; Joseph Kadane, Carnegie Mellon University; and moderator Kevin de Laplante, ISU philosophy. Part of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 50th Anniversary Celebration.

A full schedule of events is available at [utl=http://www.las.iastate.edu/50th/thenumbe...orkshop>

Featured lectures include:

Proving Causation: The Holism of Warrant and the Atomism of Daubert - Susan Haack

4:00 p.m., Campanile Room, Memorial Union
Susan Haack is a noted expert on the philosophy of mathematics and the use of numbers,. She is the Cooper Senior Scholar in Arts and Sciences and a professor of philosophy and law at the University of Miami.

A Subjective Bayesian in Court - Joseph B. Kadane
4:45 p.m. , Campanile Room, Memorial Union
Joseph Kadane is an authority on legal statistics. The Leonard J. Savage University Professor of Statistics, Emeritus, at Carnegie Mellon University, he is a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

A dessert reception will precede the evening event at 7:00 p.m. in the Campanile Room. The workshop is free and open to the public, but registration is encouraged.