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

When Jan 18, 2020 09:30 AM to
Jan 19, 2020 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)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

18th-19th January 2020
St John's College, Cambridge

The Conference will be held on the 18th and 19th of January 2020 in St John's College, Cambridge. Our keynote speakers for the conference are Lavinia Picollo (UCL) and Agustín Rayo (MIT).


Conference Program

Saturday 18th January

9.30-10.00

Registration

10.00-11.15

James Skinner (University of St Andrews): “Another Way Logic Might Be Normative”

Response: Arif Ahmed (Cambridge)

11.15-11.45

Coffee

11.45-13.00

Samuel Elgin (University of California, San Diego): “Counterfactual Logic and the Necessity of Mathematics”

Response: Alex Roberts (Cambridge)

13.00-14.00

Lunch

14.00-15.15

Ethan Brauer (Ohio State University): “The Modal Logic of Potential Infinity: Branching vs. Convergent Possibilities”

Response: Wes Wrigley (Oxford)

15.15-15.45

Coffee

15.45-17.30

Keynote - Lavinia Picollo (UCL): “Mathematical internal realism and the problem of determinacy” (joint work with Dan Waxman)

19.30

Conference Dinner

Sunday 19th January

10.00-11.15

Benjamin Faltasek (Texas A&M University): “A Modal-Epistemic Problem for Hume’s Principle”

Response: Benjamin Marschall (Cambridge)

11.15-11.45

Coffee

11.45-13.00

Thomas Randriamahazaka (École Normale Supérieure Paris): “A neo-Meinongian logic based on λ-abstraction”

Response: Lukas Skiba (University of Hamburg)

13.00-14.00

Lunch

14.00-15.15

Sara Ayhan (Ruhr University Bochum): “What is the meaning of proofs? A Fregean distinction in proof-theoretic semantics"

Respose: Owen Griffiths (Cambridge)

 

15.15-15.45

Coffee

15.45-17.30

Keynote - Agustin Rayo (MIT): “On the open-endedness of logical space” 


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


For any further information, please contact the conference organisers Benjamin Marschall, Wouter Cohen and Sofia Melendez Gutierrez, at .