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

When Jan 28, 2017 09:30 AM to
Jan 29, 2017 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)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

28th - 29th January 2017
St John's College, Cambridge

 

The Conference will be held on the 28th and 29th of January 2017 in St John's College, Cambridge. Our keynote speakers are Prof Patricia Blanchette (Notre Dame) and Prof Ian Rumfitt (Oxford).

Conference Program

Saturday

9:30 - 10.00

Registration and Coffee

10:00 - 11.15

Ho-Yin Lui (Amsterdam):
‘A Wittgensteinian Objection to Platonism in Mathematics’

Respondent: Dr Arif Ahmed (Cambridge)

11:15 - 11.45

Coffee

11.45 - 13.00

Josh Matthews (Sheffield):
‘Indeterminacy, Logical Consequence, and Non-Classical Theory of Mind’

Respondent: Dr Owen Griffiths (Cambridge)

13.00 - 14.00

Lunch

14.00 - 15.15

Vera Flocke (NYU):
‘The Birth of Carnap’s Internal/External Distinction’

Respondent: Dr Tim Button (Cambridge)

15.15 - 15.45

Coffee

15.45 - 17.30

 Prof Ian Rumfitt (Oxford):
‘Neo-Fregeanism and the Burali-Forti Paradox’

20.00

Conference Dinner at d'Arry's

Sunday

9.30 - 10.00

Coffee

10:00 - 11.15

Robby Finley (Columbia):
‘Aristotle’s Account(s) of the Infinite’

Respondent: Prof Michael Potter (Cambridge)

11:15 - 11.45

Coffee

11.45 - 13.00

Oliver Tatton-Brown (Bristol):
‘Mathematical Auxiliaries and Quietist Platonism’

Respondent: Dr Robert Trueman (York)

13.00 - 14.00

Lunch

14.00 - 15.15

Sean McIntosh (Oxford):
‘Concerning Hermeneutic Neo-Logicism’

Respondent: Ms Fiona Doherty (Edinburgh)

15.15 - 15.45

Coffee

15.45 - 17.30

Prof Patricia Blanchette (Notre Dame):
'Geometry and Logic'

 

The registration deadline has been extended and can be booked here. (Please note  the conference dinner and wine options are fully booked and are no longer available.)

The conference is being organised by Wes Wrigley and Luke Cash. For further information, please contact them at .