[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.
Sincerely,
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.
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Program: MWPMW 10
Friday, October 9, 2009
Hayes-Hurley Center, room 125
4:00--5:30
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),
"Reï¬‚ections on Replacement and Reï¬‚ection"
2:45--3:40. Madeline Muntersbjorn (Dept. of
Philosophy, U of Toledo), "PoincarÃ© & 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 LÃ¶we (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 SchrÃ¶der-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 Carnapâ€™s Philosophy of Mathematics"
12:00--12:55. Tim McCarthy (Dept. of Philosophy,
U of Illinois--Urbana/Champaign), "On the
Stability of GÃ¶delâ€™s Second Incompleteness Theorem"
1:00pm Adjournment
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