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Mathematics: Objectivity by Representation


Coordination between Professor Dr. Gerhard Heinzmann, Laboratoire d’Histoire des Sciences et de Philosophie – Archives Henri-Poncaire, Université de Lorraine/CNRS, Nancy, Professor Dr. Marco Panza, Institut d'Histoire et de Philosophie des Sciences et des Techniques, CNRS/Université Paris1-ENS, and Professor DDr. Hannes Leitgeb, Munich Center of Mathematical Philosophy MCMP, LMU.

Location & Date

  • Dienstag, 11. November 2014

Directions to the venue

  • from the LMU's main building: Take the U3/U6 to "Sendlinger Tor" and the Tram 16 from there (stop "Romanplatz")
  • from the conference hotel: Take the Tram 12 from "Rotkreuzplatz" to "Romanplatz"


09:00 Opening
09:15 - 10:45 Lecture 1: "Three ways in which logic might be normative" (Florian Steinberger, MCMP/LMU) (Watch the Lecture @ LMUcast)
10:45 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 Lecture 2: "What are the challenges of Benacerrafs Dilemma? A Reinterpretation" (Marco Panza, Paris I) (Watch the Lecture @ LMUcast)
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch break. (Lunch served at venue.)
14:00 - 14:45 (Short) Lecture 3: "Discernibility from the perspective of a countable language" (Kate Hodesdon, Nancy) (Watch the Lecture @ LMUcast)
14:45 - 15:30 (Short) Lecture 4: "Neuropsychology of numbers" (Hourya Benis-Sinaceur, Paris I) (Watch the Lecture @ LMUcast)
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30 Lecture 5: "IF epistemic logic and mathematical knowledge" (Manuel Rebuschi, Poincaré Archives, University of Lorraine, Nancy) (Watch the Lecture @ LMUcast)
17:30 - 19:00 Lecture 6: "On mathematical structuralism. A theory of unlabeled graphs as ante rem structures" (Hannes Leitgeb, MCMP/LMU) (Watch the Lecture @ LMUcast)
20:00 Dinner (Schlosswirtschaft Schwaige)