Spinning Ideas

Electronic Essays Dedicated to
Peter Gärdenfors on His Fiftieth Birthday 

Preface: This collection of philosophical essays is dedicated to Peter Gärdenfors on his 50th birthday. They are written by his colleagues and friends from near and far. Peter's philosophical achievements range through a wide spectrum of subjects - he has made significant contributions to decision theory, philosophy of science, dynamic epistemology, semantics and cognitive science. The papers in this miscellany reflect both the impact of his work and his personal popularity… more.

Interview with Peter (in Swedish). Is it allowed to compare a human conversation with an egg of an elephant? Allowed or not - this is what Peter Gärdenfors does in this short dialogue about the difference between sending out information on the Internet and meeting another human - eye to eye and hand in hand...more.

Dynamics of Belief and its Logic
Moral Philosophy
Cognitive Science
Decision Theory and Epistemology
Philosophy of Language and Mind
Alphabetical Index of All Papers