[FOM] Logicism Today: reminder, with a correction

Brice Halimi halimi at phare.normalesup.org
Thu Dec 30 11:32:14 EST 2010

LOGICISM TODAY, 14-17 June 2010, Besse-en-Chandesse (France).

The previous announcement contained a misprint: 
Submissions should consist of anonymous papers of 
no more than 7000 characters. (The previous 
announcement mentioned erroneously: "of no more than 5000 words.")

Workshop hosted by Philosophies et Rationalités 
(PHIER) from the Université Blaise Pascal and the 
Institut Universitaire de France (IUF), with the 
support of the Institut de Recherche 
Philosophique (IREPH) from the Université Paris Ouest Nanterre.
Organizers: Sébastien Gandon (PHIER), Brice Halimi (IREPH).

Logicism is today a hot topic in philosophy of 
mathematics. It is also a standpoint whose 
coherence and unity are difficult to delineate, 
owing to the diversity of all logicist 
philosophical stances and to the heterogeneity of 
the issues at stake. In the literature, however, 
the debates usually focus on the relationship 
between logicism and its main rivals 
(structuralism, intuitionism, practice-based 
approaches, etc
), which contributes to gloss 
over deep discrepancies among logicists. The aim 
of this workshop is to gather philosophers 
working from within a logicist perspective (or 
from within a perspective close to logicism) so 
as to question the coherence and unity of the 
movement - that is, both to make apparent the 
conceptual tensions that divide logicism, and to 
outline possible rapprochements between different 
logicist approaches of mathematics. For more, see 
The three-day meeting will feature both invited 
and contributed talks. The invited speakers, who 
have confirmed their participation, are:

- Patricia Blanchette, Notre Dame University
- Bob Hale, University of Sheffields
- Gregory Landini, The University of Iowa
- Øystein Linnebo, Birkbeck University of London
- Marco Panza, IHPST (Paris)
- Sean Walsh, Birkbeck University of London
- Crispin Wright, NIP (Aberdeen).

We invite papers that have a novel contribution 
to make in the area of logicism and philosophy of 
mathematics. Submissions should consist of 
anonymous papers of no more than 7000 characters. 
Papers for submission should be prepared for 
anonymous refereeing. The languages of the workshop are English and French.

The deadline for submission is February, the 
15th. Receipt of submissions will be acknowledged 
by email. A scientific committee will evaluate 
all submissions and announce its decisions by the end of March.

Submissions should be sent by email in DOC, RTF, 
or PDF format to the following address: 
<mailto:bhalimi at u-paris10.fr>bhalimi at u-paris10.fr

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