Recent Presentations

Carl G. Wagner, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Adjunct Professor of Philosophy, 
The University of Tennessee (

GENERATINGFUNCTIONOLOGY - UT Math Department Junior Colloquium, September 21, 2017. (pdf version)

Workshop on Logics for Social Behavior, The Lorentz Center, University of Leiden, Leiden, The Netherlands, November 10, 2014.
--Arithmetic Probability Pooling (pdf version)
--A Critique of Arithmetic Pooling, or Good-bye to Universal Domain and State-wise Pooling (pdf version)

"Strassen Capacities as Constraints on Probability Revision," Workshop on Imprecise Probabilities in Statistics and Philosophy, Center for Mathematical Philosophy, University of Munich, Germany, June 27, 2014. (pdf version)

"An Impossibility Theorem for Allocation Aggregation," Workshop on Deliberation, Aggregation, and Consensus, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France, October 21, 2013 (pdf version)

"Mandatory HIV Testing, Drug-Sniffing Dogs, and the Probative Value of a 'Cold Hit'," East Tennessee Society of Professional Journalists, January 8, 2013. (pdf version)

"The Corroboration Paradox," Gesellschaft fuer Analytische Philosophie, Konstanz, Germany, September 19, 2012. (pdf version)

"When Common Sense Fails: Some Paradoxes of Probability, Statistics, and Majority Rule," University of the Cumberlands, 16 April 2012. (pdf version)

"Remarks for a Conversation on Consensus," National Humanities Center, Research Triangle, NC, January 13, 2012. (pdf version)

"The Corroboration Paradox," Formal Epistemology Meets Experimental Philosophy," Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands, 29 September 2011. (pdf version)

"The French-DeGroot-Lehrer Model of Consensus," Masterclass I, Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, London School of Economics, October 20, 2009, 11:30-13:00. (pdf version)

"The Axiomatics of Aggregation," Masterclass II, Department of Philosophy, Logic, and Scientific Method, London School of Economics, October 20, 2009, 14:30-16:00. (pdf version)

"Independence Preservation in Expert Judgment Synthesis," Choice Group Seminar, London School of Economics, October 20, 2009, 17:30-19:00. (pdf version)