[MaFLa] reminder: invitation to a talk on `Simplicity: The Last Refuge of a Scoundrel` by Peter Achinstein - Tuesday, 24 October, 3.30 PM, Nádor 15, Room 103

Krisztina Biber Biberk at ceu.edu
Tue Oct 24 08:11:25 CEST 2017

The CEU Department of Philosophy cordially invites you to a talk

(as part of its Departmental Colloquium series)


Peter Achinstein (Johns Hopkins University)


Simplicity: The Last Refuge of a Scoundrel

Tuesday, 24 October, 2017, 3.30 PM, Nádor 15, Room 103


Newton and Einstein both claim that the world is simple and therefore the simplicity of a theory is a sign of its truth.  This idea has wide currency in science and philosophy.  It shouldn't have.

Krisztina Biber

Department of Philosophy



Central European University

Nador u. 9. | 1051 Budapest, Hungary

Office: + 36.1.327.3806

biberk at ceu.edu<mailto:biberk at ceu.edu> | www.ceu.edu<http://www.ceu.edu>

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