Seamus's PhD at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) will explore issues related to prediction and probability in chaos theory.
His provisional thesis title is 'Uncertainty and Belief in Scientific Models of Complex Phenomena'.
Seamus has a BSc in Mathematics and Philosophy from the University of Warwick, and an MA in Philosophy and History of Science from the University of Bristol.
Philosophy of physics;
Philosophy of mathematics and logic;
Philosophy of science;
Decision theory and rationality;
Uncertainty, in particular that which arises in mathematical modelling and computer simulation of physical systems, and formal methods for representing uncertainty, such as probability theory, Dempster-Shafer theory of evidence, and methods best suited to representing what the output of computer simulations tells us about the world.
Frigg, R., Bradley, S., Du, H., and Smith, L.A. January 2013. Laplace’s Demon and climate change. Working paper, Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy, Leeds and London. Download PDF of full article (592KB)
Bradley, S. August 2011. Scientific uncertainty: a user's guide. Working paper, Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy, Leeds and London, UK. Download PDF of paper (3.38MB)