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

When Jan 16, 2021 10:45 AM to
Jan 17, 2021 06:00 PM
Where Virtual
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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)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Due to COVID-19, this year's conference will be held online via Zoom. All times below are GMT.

Programme

Saturday January 16th 

11.00-12.15:     Makan Nojoumian (Edinburgh): ‘What goes wrong with infinite decisions?’

12.30-13.45:     Jun Young Kim (Illinois at Chicago/Harvard): ‘Ontology meets logic: a defence of ontological pluralism’

13.45-14.30:     Lunch break

14.30-15.45:     Ellen Shi (LSE): ‘Is Mathematics Quasi-Empirical?’

16.00-17.45:     Keynote - Susanne Bobzien (Oxford): 'Vagueness, Identity, and Modality'

 

Sunday January 17th

11.00-12.15:     Christopher Masterman (St Andrews/Oslo): ‘An Aristotelian Actualist Argument Against Modal Symmetry’

12.30-13.45:     Tom Beevers (KCL): ‘Vagueness and conditionals’

13.45-14.30:     Lunch break

14.30-15.45:     Fabian Pregel (Oxford): ‘Frege’s Concept of Calculus-Completeness’

16.00-17.45:     Keynote - Hartry Field (NYU): 'Fictionalism and Conventionalism in Mathematics'

 

Call for Registration

To register for the conference, please provide your contact details in the following form, and you will receive a Zoom link closer to the conference:

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