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BSIA: Scotland: Secure for Business

A brand new event is set to provide Scottish businesses with a wealth of advice and guidance on security issues, including the centralisation of Scottish fire and police services, cyber security, transport security and the opportunities presented by the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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BHA: Richard Carrier: Bayes’ Theorem and Historical Reasoning: How Historical Methods Can Be Improved and Why They Need to Be

Richard Carrier: Bayes’ Theorem and Historical Reasoning: How Historical Methods Can Be Improved and Why They Need to Be. Drawing from his new book Proving History: Bayes’s Theorem and the Quest for the Historical Jesus (Prometheus, 2012), Dr. Carrier will explain what Bayes’ Theorem is (in terms anyone can understand), how it underlies all valid historical methods even when we don’t realize it, and why knowing this can improve historical reasoning and argument in all fields of history.