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What does certainty mean? When can we speak of certainty in knowledge?

Is there even such a thing in science and research? The Alpbach Seminar Week will address

this topic in 12 seminars, with subject areas ranging from the most precise of all sciences - mathematics - to the question of certainty in religious beliefs. The question of individual

certainty in a globally networked world is very current, especially in areas such as legal security, securing jobs and health care, Europe s development and the accompanying uncertainty of citizens, as well as today s world order and the need to secure resources.

After the presentation of the seminars on Thursday, August 17 at 7 pm, the seminars 1, 2,

3, 4, 5, 6 will meet daily (except Sunday, August 20) from 9 am to 12 am from August 18 to 24.

The seminars 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 will meet daily from 1:30 to 4:30 pm (Sunday from 4 pm to

7 pm) from August 18 to 23.


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