Matematikk med et menneskelig ansikt: Et naturalistisk og wittgensteinansk rammeverk for mengdeteori

Wittgenstein on Foundations: Mathematics, Language, World

The conference is funded by the Research Council of Norway and is part of the activities in the grant Mathematics with a Human Face: Set Theory within a Naturalized Wittgensteinean Framework (Project Leaders: Professors Sorin Bangu and Kevin Cahill, University of Bergen).


The conference is hosted by Wadham College, courtesy of Professor Alex Paseau, University of Oxford.


Monday 1 August

9.00 Welcome (Note: all times are BST London time = CET-1)

9.15-10.30 Juliet Floyd (Boston). Wittgenstein’s Later Remarks on Philosophy of Mathematics: “Practice” vs. “Technique”

10.30 break (tea/coffee)

11-12.15 Severin Schroeder (Reading). Wittgenstein’s Concern with Mathematical Proof in RFM I

12.30-13.30 lunch

13.45-15 Ray Monk (Southampton). Wittgenstein and Turing on Logic and Mathematics

15 break (tea/coffee)

15.45-17 Juliette Kennedy (Helsinki). Do syntactic features supervene on semantic ones in foundations of mathematics? A few starting points

17.15-18.30 Crispin Wright (NYU, Stirling). Pictures, processes and the basic a priori: simple arithmetic as a case study [ZOOM talk]

18.50 dinner


Tuesday 2 August

9.15-10.30 Sorin Bangu (Bergen) and Jeffrey Schatz (Bergen). Wittgenstein on irrationals

10.30 break (tea/coffee)

11-12.15 Mathieu Marion (Montreal) & JC Pelland (Bergen). Wittgenstein on Surveyability: New Directions

12.30-13.30 lunch

13.45-15 Victor Rodych (Lethbridge). Gödel’s Wittgenstein

13.15 break (tea/coffee)

15.45-17 Michael Potter (Cambridge): Wittgenstein on “The foundations of mathematics”

17.15-18.30 Timm Lampert (Hagen). A Logical Refutation of Wittgenstein's Early Philosophy of Logic [ZOOM talk]

Joint work with Anderson Nakano.

18.50 dinner