How to Prove Hume's Law
Gillian Russell (Australian Catholic University), Gillian Russell (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

October 8, 2021, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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West University of Timisoara
Al.I.Cuza Iasi University of Iasi
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University of Warsaw

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The ALEF research group (Cluj-Napoca, Romania) announces an online talk by Gillian Russell (Australian Catholic University) entitled "How to Prove Hume's Law". The talk is part of the group's regular seminar and takes place on Friday, OCTOBER 8, 18.00 EEST (Eastern European Summer Time). Please write to [email protected] or check our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/ALEF-100692348488914) if you want to participate. For more information about ALEF, as well as the schedule for the seminar in the 2021-2022 winter semester, please visit https://sites.google.com/view/alefgroupcluj.


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This paper proves Hume’s Law — the thesis that one cannot get an ought from an is — as an instance of a more general theorem which establishes several other philosophically interesting — though less controversial — barriers to logical consequence.

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