Paul Bartha

Professor
phone 16048222621
location_on Department Of Philosophy, 1866 Main Mall, E-370

Research Area

Education

Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh

Research

Logic, Decision Theory, Philosophy of Science.I work mainly in philosophy of science and decision theory, with particular attention to issues surrounding probability and confirmation. My current research relates to analogical reasoning (following up on my book, By Parallel Reasoning: The Construction and Evaluation of Analogical Arguments, Oxford University Press, 2010), the role of symmetry in probabilistic reasoning, and Pascal’s Wager (see the anthology, co-edited with Lawrence Pasternack, Pascal’s Wager: Classic Philosophical Arguments, Cambridge University Press, 2018). I have additional work in progress on philosophy of the environment, specifically related to the Precautionary Principle and decision-making.

Presentations

  • “Decisions in Branching Time” Monash University, July 2012
  • “What Can We Learn From Analogies in Mathematics?” Humanities and Social Sciences Unit, California Institute of Technology, March 2011; University of Toronto Department of Philosophy, April 2011; University of Washington Department of Philosophy, April 2011

Publications

Teaching Materials

 


Additional Department Roles

  • Undergraduate Majors Advisor
  • Chair of Undergraduate Studies

Paul Bartha

Professor
phone 16048222621
location_on Department Of Philosophy, 1866 Main Mall, E-370

Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh

Logic, Decision Theory, Philosophy of Science.I work mainly in philosophy of science and decision theory, with particular attention to issues surrounding probability and confirmation. My current research relates to analogical reasoning (following up on my book, By Parallel Reasoning: The Construction and Evaluation of Analogical Arguments, Oxford University Press, 2010), the role of symmetry in probabilistic reasoning, and Pascal's Wager (see the anthology, co-edited with Lawrence Pasternack, Pascal's Wager: Classic Philosophical Arguments, Cambridge University Press, 2018). I have additional work in progress on philosophy of the environment, specifically related to the Precautionary Principle and decision-making.

Presentations

  • “Decisions in Branching Time” Monash University, July 2012
  • “What Can We Learn From Analogies in Mathematics?” Humanities and Social Sciences Unit, California Institute of Technology, March 2011; University of Toronto Department of Philosophy, April 2011; University of Washington Department of Philosophy, April 2011

Teaching Materials

 

  • Undergraduate Majors Advisor
  • Chair of Undergraduate Studies

Paul Bartha

Professor
phone 16048222621
location_on Department Of Philosophy, 1866 Main Mall, E-370

Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh

Logic, Decision Theory, Philosophy of Science.I work mainly in philosophy of science and decision theory, with particular attention to issues surrounding probability and confirmation. My current research relates to analogical reasoning (following up on my book, By Parallel Reasoning: The Construction and Evaluation of Analogical Arguments, Oxford University Press, 2010), the role of symmetry in probabilistic reasoning, and Pascal's Wager (see the anthology, co-edited with Lawrence Pasternack, Pascal's Wager: Classic Philosophical Arguments, Cambridge University Press, 2018). I have additional work in progress on philosophy of the environment, specifically related to the Precautionary Principle and decision-making.

Presentations

  • “Decisions in Branching Time” Monash University, July 2012
  • “What Can We Learn From Analogies in Mathematics?” Humanities and Social Sciences Unit, California Institute of Technology, March 2011; University of Toronto Department of Philosophy, April 2011; University of Washington Department of Philosophy, April 2011

Teaching Materials

 

  • Undergraduate Majors Advisor
  • Chair of Undergraduate Studies