Philosophy of Mathematics Seminar

The Philosophy of Mathematics seminar covers topics beyond the philosophy of mathematics and logic, including applications of formal methods in philosophy more generally. Speakers come from different disciplines, such as philosophy, computer science, and mathematics. The content of the talks vary from high technical to purely informal.

All are welcome to the attend the seminar. Graduate and undergraduate sutdents from all subject areas are especially welcome. It is perfectly acceptable to attend only selected talks.

Seminars ordinarily take place on Mondays 4.30-6.30pm in the Ryle Room at the Radcliffe Humanities Building, Woodstock Rd. 

Trinity Term 2018 — Term Card

Week 1 (23rd April)

No Seminar


Week 2 (30th April) No Seminar -
Week 3 (7th May) Jack Woods (Leeds) TBA
Week 4 (14th May) Benedict Eastaugh (München) TBA
Week 5 (21st May) Gabriel Uzquiano (USC) TBA
Week 6 (28th May) No Seminar -
Week 7 (4th June) No Seminar -
Week 8 (11th June) No Seminar -
Week 11 (Friday, 6th July at 2pm) Francesca Poggiolesi (CNRS Paris) "From logical to conceptual grounding: intelligibility and asymmetry of the notion"


Philosophy of Mathematics Seminar Convenors: Prof Volker Halbach, Dr Daniel Isaacson, and Dr James Studd | Philosophy of Mathematics own website

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Hilary Term 2018 — Term Card

Week 1 (15th January) 

No Seminar


Week 2 (22nd January) Michal Tomaz Godziszewski (Warsaw) "On the Nonabsoluteness of Satisfaction"
Week 3 (29th January) No Seminar  -
Week 4 (5th February) No Seminar
Week 5 (12th February) Beau Madison Mount (New College) "Bivalence, Fidelity, and Large-Cardinal Reflection: Varaitions on a Kreiselian Theme"
Week 6 (19th February) No Seminar -
Week 7 (26th February) Jean-Michel Salanskis (Paris Nanterre)  "A history of non-standard approaches"
Week 8 (5th March) Cheryl Misak (Toronto) "Frank Ramsey's Contributions to Mathematics and Its Foundations, with Biographical Asides" 
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