[FOM] MWPMP 10. Program

Michael Detlefsen mdetlef1 at nd.edu
Mon Sep 21 12:26:09 EDT 2009

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Below please find the program announcement for 
the Midwest PhilMath Workshop 10, to be held Oct 
9--11 on the Notre Dame campus. If you wish to 
attend, please contact Mrs. Baldwin immediately 
to make room arrangements and to inform her of 
which meals you will be taking with the group.

We look forward to seeing you soon.


Mic Detlefsen

P.S. Please note that the seminar on Friday 
afternoon will be held in a different place from all the rest of the meetings.


Program: MWPMW 10

Friday, October 9, 2009
Hayes-Hurley Center, room 125

Special 10th Anniversary Seminar: Set Theory and Philosophy

Tony Martin (Departments of Mathematics and 
Philosophy, UCLA), "Evidence in Set Theory"
Nik Weaver (Dept. of Mathematics, Washington U), 
"Which ordinals are predicatively provable?"
Hugh Woodin (Dept. of Mathematics, U of 
California--Berkeley), "The search for ultimate L"

Saturday, October 10, 2009
All sessions will be held in room 116 of DeBartolo Hall.
Session 1: 9:00am--11:55am
9:00--11:55: Symposium: Philosophical Issues Concerning Set Theory

(i) Hugh Woodin (Dept. of Mathematics, U of 
California--Berkeley), "Multiverse views and the 
search for ultimate (mathematical) truth"
(ii) Nik Weaver (Dept. of Mathematics, Washington 
U), "Disbelieving the power set axiom"
(iii) Tony Martin (Departments of Mathematics and 
Philosophy, UCLA), "Mathematical Objects & Mathematical Concepts"

Lunch: 12:00--1:30

Session II: 1:45--6:45

1:45--2:40. Geoffrey Hellman (Dept. of 
Philosophy, U of Minnesota--Twin Cities), 
"Reflections on Replacement and Reflection"
2:45--3:40. Madeline Muntersbjorn (Dept. of 
Philosophy, U of Toledo), "Poincaré & Mathematical Discovery"
3:45--4:40. Norma Goethe (School of Philosophy, 
National U of Cordoba, Argentina) & Michele 
Friend (Dept. of Philosophy, George Washington 
U), "Confronting Philosophical Ideals of Proof"
4:45--5:40. Benedikt Löwe (ILLC, U of 
Amsterdam), "Idealization in epistemology of mathematics"

Social Hour: 6:00--7:00
Dinner: 7:00--9:00
Sunday, October 11, 2009
Session III: 9:00am--1:00pm

9:00--9:55. Neil Tennant (Dept. of Philosophy, 
The Ohio State U), "The Schröder-Bernstein Theorem"
10:00--10:55. Gregory Lavers (Dept. of 
Philosophy, Concordia U, Montreal), "Frege the 
conventionalist and Carnap the Fregean"
11:00--11:55. Kent Schmor (Dept. of Philosophy, U 
of Illinois--Chicago), "Against Intolerance: A 
Defense of Carnap’s Philosophy of Mathematics"
12:00--12:55. Tim McCarthy (Dept. of Philosophy, 
U of Illinois--Urbana/Champaign), "On the 
Stability of Gödel’s Second Incompleteness Theorem"

1:00pm Adjournment

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