Mathematics with a Human Face: Set Theory within a Naturalized Wittgensteinean Framework

Mathematics with a Human Face (II)

The conference has the aim to showcase recent work in the philosophy of mathematics.

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Tuesday 21 May

9.45 Coffee & welcome

10.00 - 11.15 Georg Schiemer (Vienna): Hilbert’s conservativity program and the method of ideal elements

11.20 - 12.35 Line Edslev Andersen (Vrije Univ. Brussels): Can mathematics tell us about the nature of collective knowledge? (Joint work with Yacin Hamami, ETH Zurich)


14.00 - 15.15 Carolin Antos (Konstanz): Exploring exemplary reasoning in mathematics

15.20 - 16.35 Otávio Bueno (Miami): Why a Mathematical Fictionalist Should Be a Structuralist about Mathematics

Coffee break

16.45 - 18.00 Jamie Tappenden (U. Michigan Ann Arbor): Definition, vagueness and conceptual development in mathematical practice


Wednesday 22 May

9.15 Coffee

9.30 - 10.45 Gabriel Sandu (Helsinki): Ramsey and the notion of arbitrary function

10.50 - 12.05 David Waszek (Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris): Structure-preservation and notations in applications of mathematics to mathematics


13.30 - 14.45 Benedict Eastaugh (Warwick): Mathematical premises in philosophical arguments: some considerations from reverse mathematics

14.50 - 16.05 Ben Martin (Padova): Modelling with Derivations (Joint work with Andreas Fjellstad)

Coffee break

16.15 - 17.30 Marianna Antonutti Marfori (IHPST/University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne): Mathematical Naturalism and Revisionism About Mathematics