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Ninth Annual Cambridge Graduate Conference on the Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic

When Jan 16, 2016 09:30 AM to
Jan 17, 2016 05:30 PM
Where St John's College, Cambridge
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Russell in 1893 as a BA in mathematics at Trinity College, Cambridge
Russell in 1893 as a BA in mathematics at Trinity College, Cambridge (photo displayed with permission of Bertrand Russell Archives McMaster University)

 

 

 

 

 

Ninth Annual Cambridge Graduate Conference on the Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic

16th - 17th January 2016
St John's College, Cambridge

 

The Conference will be held on the 16th and 17th of January 2016 in St John's College, Cambridge. Our keynote speakers for the conference are Prof Richard Heck (Brown) and Prof Marcus Giaquinto (UCL).

Conference attendance bookings are now closed.

For any questions about the conference or registration, please contact the conference organisers, Fredrik Nyseth and Luke Cash at .

For additional information, see the Conference Facebook page.

Conference Program

Saturday 16th January

9:30 - 10.00

Registration and Coffee

10:00 - 11.15

Oğuz Akçelik (Middle East Technical University): A Solution to the Paradox of Idealization in Modal Epistemic Langauges

Respondent: Dr Arif Ahmed (Cambridge)

11:15 - 11.45

Coffee

11.45 - 13.00

Giulia Felappi (KCL): What is Mathematical Knowledge?

Respondent: Dr Owen Griffiths (Cambridge)

13.00 - 14.00

Lunch

14.00 - 15.15

Lorenzo Rossi (Oxford): Graphs, Truth, and Conditionals

Respondent: Dr Catrin Campbell-Moore (Cambridge)

15.15 - 15.45

Coffee

15.45 - 17.30

Keynote: Marcus Giaquinto (UCL)

20.00

Conference Dinner

Sunday 17th January

10:00 - 11.15

Josephine Salverda (UCL): Characterizing Properties and Explanation in Mathematics

Respondent: Dr Robert Trueman (Stirling)

11:15 - 11.45

Coffee

11.45 - 13.00

Robert Schwartzkopff (Hamburg): Number Sentences and Specificational Sentences

Respondent: Prof Michael Potter (Cambridge)

13.00 - 14.00

Lunch

14.00 - 15.15

Sam Roberts (Birkbeck): Potentialism and Second-Order Quantification

Respondent: Dr Thomas Schindler (Cambridge)

15.15 - 15.45

Coffee

15.45 - 17.30

Keynote: Richard G. Heck (Brown)

 

We would like to thank the Analysis Trust, the Aristotelian Society, the British Logic Colloquium, the British Society for the Philosophy of Science, the Mind Association,  St John's College, Cambridge and the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Cambridge for their generous support of the conference.