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

When Jan 19, 2019 09:30 AM to
Jan 20, 2019 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)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

19th-20th January 2019
St John's College, Cambridge

The Conference will be held on the 19th and 20st of January 2019 in St John's College, Cambridge. Our keynote speakers for the conference are Sara L. Uckelman (Durham) and Robbie Williams (Leeds).

Conference Program

Saturday 19th January

9.30-10.00

Registration and Coffee

10.00-11.15

Alexander Roberts ‘Relative Necessity’

Response by Arif Ahmed

11.15-11.45

Coffee

11.45-13.00

Anna Bellomo ‘Dedekind and Manders: Two conceptions of domain extension’

Response by Tim Button

13.00-14.00

Lunch

14.00-15.15

James Kirkpatrick ‘The logical properties of Generic Sentences’

Response by Maarten Steenhagen

15.15-15.45

Coffee

15.45-17.30

Keynote: Dr Sara L. Uckelman (Durham)
'Everything you ever wanted to know about medieval logic but were too embarrassed to ask
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20.00

Conference Dinner

Sunday 20th January

10.00-11.15

Melisa Vivanco – ‘Dissolving the tension between Metaphysics and Epistemology of Numbers’ 

Response by Michael Potter

11.15-11.45

Coffee

11.45-13.00

Moritz Höppner ‘Is Incompleteness in Modal Logic Avoidable?’

Response by Owen Griffiths

13.00-14.00

Lunch

14.00-15.15

Nuno Maia ‘On Paraconsistent Skolemite Worries'

Respose by Tim Button

15.15-15.45

Coffee

15.45-17.30

Keynote: Prof Robbie Williams (Leeds)
'Commitment problems'
 

We are very grateful to the Aristotelian Society, the Analysis Trust, the British Logic Colloquium, the Mind Association, the School of Arts and Humanities, and St John's College for their generous support of the conference.

The conference is being organised by Nathan Hawkins and Benjamin Marschall. For further information, please contact them at cam.phil.grad.conf@googlemail.com.