Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Manuel Garcia Carpintero

Demain, mercredi 28 mars 2007, de 11h à 13h, M.G. Carpintero fera à l' IHPST une présentation sur les 'empty terms'. Voir abstract ci-contre.

Sunday, March 25, 2007

Paul Cohen

Paul Cohen has died. He was 72.

See the FOM post for further information. See also the post on Terence Tao's blog for further information on Paul Cohen's work.

[via FOM]

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Workshop : Ontological Commitment

Vendredi 23 mars 2007 à l'IHPST (13, rue du Four, 75006)
Programme :
Chair: Nicholas Asher (University of Texas / IRIT)
10.00-11.30: Jacques Dubucs / Friederike Moltmann (IHPST): Criteria of Ontological Commitment 11.30-11.45: Coffee 11.45-13.00: Zoltan Szabo (Yale University): Ontological Disagreement
13.00-14.30: lunch
Chair: Mark van Atten (IHPST)
14-30.15.45: Gabriel Uzquiano (University of Oxford): Absolute Generality and Realism 15.45-16.00: Coffee 16.00-17.15: Philipp Keller (University of Geneva): Getting a Grip: Ontological Commitment, Truthmaking, and Aboutness 17.15-17.30: Coffee 17.30- 18.45: Crispin Wright (St Andrews/NYU): Higher-Order Quantification without Ontological Commitment: Steps toward Neutralism

Saturday, March 17, 2007

The Reasoner

"Submitted articles should concern some exciting new research on reasoning, or an interesting new argument (concerning anything), or a new perspective on a topic or historical figure connected with reasoning. Submissions should be 100-1000 words, should be comprehensible and of interest to those in other disciplines, and should be positive in outlook. Any mathematical symbols should be formatted using LaTeX. "
"Submissions should be sent to [ TheReasoner AT kent DOT ac DOT uk]. The deadline for text is 15th of each month, to appear in the subsequent edition to be released on the 1st of the following month".
--->The Reasoner .

Saturday, March 10, 2007

Sonja Smets

La prochaine séance de Philform aura lieu lundi 12 mars de 14h à 16h à l'IHPST (salle spéciale). L'invité est Sonja Smets (Vrije Universiteit, Bruxelles) qui exposera ses travaux sur: "Quantum Dynamic Propositional Logic"