Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Conference Announcement: Classical Model of Science II

Starting this evening at 20:15 with a lecture by the great philosopher of mathematics Stewart Shapiro [[UPDATE: SHAPIRO'S TALK HAS BEEN MOVED TO TOMORROW (WED.) MORNING AT 9:45. SCHLIESSER WILL BE SPEAKING TONIGHT ON SPINOZA, INSTEAD]], and running through to Friday (when Paolo Mancosu, historian of mathematics and editor of the indispensable anthology, From Brouwer to Hilbert, and Hourya Sinaceur, a brilliant philosopher of mathematics in the tradition of Cavaillès and author of Fields and Models, will both be speaking, among many others), the AXIOM group is hosting its second conference on "the Classical Model of Science", subtitled, "The Axiomatic Method, the Order of Concepts and the Hierarchy of Sciences from Leibniz to Tarski". The conference is taking place at the Vrije Universiteit Amstersdam, in the Philosophy Department. The conference programme, with schedule and abstracts, can be found here in pdf form. 
H/T to NewAPPS blog for the reminder.

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