Masterclass in the Philosophy of Mathematical Practice

June 19, 2019 - June 21, 2019
Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Pleinlaan 2
Brussels 1050

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Masterclass in the Philosophy of Mathematical Practice

with Marcus Giaquinto

June, 19-21

Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Brussels, Belgium

The Centre for Logic and Philosophy of Science (CLWF) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) will host its Third Masterclass in the Philosophy of Mathematical Practice on June, 19-21 with Marcus Giaquinto. The Masterclass will be composed of three lectures, the tentative titles of which are as follows:

Lecture 1 (Wednesday, 19/6): A priori and a posteriori in mathematics.

Lecture 2 (Thursday, 20/6): Is the distinction between proofs and non-proofs in mathematics objective?

Lecture 3 (Friday, 21/6): Can mathematical arguments have aesthetic value?

We intend the Masterclass to be a fully interactive event, with the twofold objective to understand in depth the materials presented in the lectures, and to provide early career researchers (PhD students and Postdocs) with an opportunity to discuss their ongoing work in a helpful and constructive environment. The lectures by Marcus Giaquinto will take place in the mornings, and will be followed by afternoon sessions with presentations by early career researchers in the Philosophy of Mathematical Practice.

Attendance Fees and Registration

We ask people to register to the Masterclass by May, 1st, but there will be no attendance fees for the event, and attendance of the Masterclass is open to everyone interested. If you are planning to attend the Masterclass, please register by sending an email to:


The Masterclass will take place at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) on the Etterbeek campus, which is situated in Brussels, Belgium.


The Masterclass is organized by Sven Delarivière, Joachim Frans, Yacin Hamami, Colin Rittberg.

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