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Joseph Carens -Visiting Speaker

October 21: Joseph Carens (University of Toronto) “Irregular Migrants, Refugees and Open Borders. Three Issues in the Ethics of Immigration”

The Cdn. Colloquium for Ancient Philosophy brings together Cdn. & Int’l scholars working on various topics in ancient Greek & Roman philosophy at the 3rd biannual Colloquium. Keynotes: Charlotte Witt (U New Hampshire) & Stephen Menn (McGill).

“Corroborative evidence” Abstract: Corroborative evidence has two probative effects: a primary effect by which it offers direct evidence for some claim, and a secondary effect by which it bolsters the probative value of some other piece of evidence.

“Mathematical Pluralism, Disagreement and Translation” Abstract: It’s fairly easy to find philosophers and mathematicians (especially mathematicians) who are “of course” pluralists, i.e., who will say “Of course mathematical pluralism is true”.