The Math Puzzle that Spawned 100 Philosophy Papers

Peter Winkler, Dartmouth College

Thursday, April 19th, 2018
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Wegmans Hall 1400

Proposed 18 years ago by philosopher Adam Elga, “Sleeping Beauty” seems to be a simple question about probability. Is it? If so, why does it incite such passion?

We’ll describe the various camps in the controversy, and attack or defend their arguments. In the end, you’ll have to decide for yourself where you stand.

Event contact: hazel dot mcknight at rochester dot edu