Mathematics with a Human Face (II)

May 21, 2024 - May 22, 2024
Dept. of Philosophy, Univ. of Bergen

12 Sydnesplass, Seminar room 1st floor
Dept. of Philosophy, Univ. of Bergen
Bergen 5007

This will be an accessible event, including organized related activities


Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Universität Konstanz
University of Miami
University of Warwick
University of Padua
University of Helsinki
University of Vienna
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
École Normale Supérieure


University of Bergen

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Mathematics with a Human Face (II)   An in-person conference at Univ. of Bergen, Dept. of Philosophy on 21-22 May. A follow up to the conference held at Boston University, Center for Philosophy & History of Science.  

Speakers and talks:

  • David Waszek (IHPST/University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne): Structure-preservation and notations in applications of mathematics to mathematics
  • Line Edslev Andersen (Vrije Univ. Brussels): Can mathematics tell us about the nature of collective knowledge? (Joint work with Yacin Hamami ETH Zurich)
  • Jamie Tappenden (U. Michigan Ann Arbor): Definition, vagueness and conceptual development in mathematical practice
  • Ben Martin (Padova): Modelling with Derivations (Joint work with Andreas Fjellstad)
  • Otávio Bueno (Miami): Why a Mathematical Fictionalist Should Be a Structuralist about Mathematics
  • Carolin Antos (Konstanz): Exploring exemplary reasoning in mathematics
  • Marianna Antonutti Marfori (IHPST/University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne): Mathematical Naturalism and Revisionism About Mathematics
  • Gabriel Sandu (Helsinki): Ramsey and the notion of arbitrary function
  • Benedict Eastaugh (Warwick): Mathematical premises in philosophical arguments: some considerations from reverse mathematics
  • Georg Schiemer (Vienna): Hilbert’s conservativity program and the method of ideal elements


Program TBA soon.

Registration deadline 15 May by email sent to [email protected]

No registration necessary for Univ. of Bergen affiliates.

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