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CFP: WHAT TO MAKE OF HIGHLY UNREALISTIC MODELS?

CFP: WHAT TO MAKE OF HIGHLY UNREALISTIC MODELS?

Call for Papers WHAT TO MAKE OF HIGHLY UNREALISTIC MODELS? Workshop 12-13 OCTOBER 2017 http://www.helsinki.fi/tint/models2017 TINT Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence in the Philosophy of Social Sciences University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland http://www.helsinki.fi/tint What to make of highly unrealistic models? This is one of the big questions in contemporary philosophy of science, especially in philosophy of economics and biology. Two sets of issues are relevant to answering this question. The first has to do with the ways in which…

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CFP: INEM Conference

CFP: INEM Conference

CALL FOR PAPERS IX Conference of the International Network for Economic Method Friday-Saturday 2-3 September 2011 Helsinki, Finland The ninth INEM conference will be hosted by TINT at the University of Helsinki. Proposals for contributed papers as well as symposia are welcome in all areas of economic methodology and cognate disciplines.

Market design, kidney exchange and repugnance

Market design, kidney exchange and repugnance

I’ll be commenting on Alvin Roth’s talk (“What does market design teach us about markets?”) at the Market Workshop (TINT, Helsinki). Here is what I need to work on in the coming weeks (thanks to Alvin Roth for providing this list): ~~ Market Design: Roth, Alvin E. “What have we learned from market design?” Economic Journal, 118 (March), 2008, 285-310. What have we learned from market design? Update to Roth (2008): September, 2010 (forthcoming in El Trimestre Economico) . Kidney exchange:…

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Postdoc positions at TINT

Postdoc positions at TINT

TINT is an collective endeavour investigating interdisciplinary and intertheoretic dynamics in the social sciences and beyond, mainly from the point of view of philosophy of science, but historical and social perspectives are also supported. TINT is sponsored by the Academy of Finland and is located at the Department of Philosophy of the University of Helsinki. For further details, including current sub-projects, team members, and publications, please check http://www.helsinki.fi/tint