CFP: Inceptiones et Receptiones: Ethnological, Philological, and Historical Approaches to Logic and Mathematics

Submission deadline: November 1, 2021

Conference date(s):
January 10, 2022 - January 15, 2022

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Conference Venue:

Peruvian Society for Epistemology and Logic
Lima, Peru

Topic areas


This event will present ethnological, historical, philological, and similar approaches to the concepts and conceptions related to Logic and Mathematics. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Ethnographic and ethnological studies on logical and mathematical concepts.
  • Philological studies on the evolution of logical and mathematical terms.
  • Historical studies on the scientific revolutions in Logic and Math.
  • Reflections on whether there is incommensurability between different logical and mathematical conceptions.
  • Discussions on the potential contributions of other cultures or intellectual traditions to modern Logic and Math.
  • Formal reconstructions of the Logic and Math of another culture or historical period.
  • Pedagogical approaches to teaching Logic and Math to peoples from different cultural backgrounds.


We receive talks on any subject related to the topic of the event. Proposals should be submitted as abstracts (300-600 words) prepared for blind review; that is, they should omit any reference to the identity of the author, including names, institution, e-mail, etc.

Abstracts should be sent to [email protected] with subject Ponencia, indicating in the body of the message the name, affiliation, email of the author. The deadline for submission of abstracts and papers is Monday, November 1, 2021.

Round tables

We receive proposals for round table discussions of three to five speakers related to the topic of the event. Proposals should be sent to [email protected] with subject Mesa redonda, indicating:

  • Name, affiliation and e-mail address of the organiser and each participant
  • Summary of the subject of the round table (300-600 words)
  • Abstract of each intervention (300-600 words) or list of publications relevant to the topic of each participant.

The deadline for sending proposals for round tables is Monday, November 1, 2021.

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