[FOM] Call for papers: Workshop Logicism Today, France, June 14-17, 2011

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Wed Nov 10 08:52:49 EST 2010

International Workshop
Besse-en-Chandesse (France), June 14-17, 2011

What ? Where? Who ?
This is a workshop on contemporary Logicism. The workshop is hosted by
Philosophies et Rationalités (PHIER) from the Université Blaise Pascal
(Clermont-Ferrand) and the Institut Universitaire de France (IUF), with
the support of the Institut de Recherche Philosophique (IREPH) from the
Université Paris Ouest Nanterre. Workshop organizers are Sébastien Gandon
(PHIER) and Brice Halimi (IREPH).

Call for papers
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, please note the conference website, where in
particular a detailed description of the agenda of the workshop can be
The three-day meeting will feature both invited and contributed talks. We
welcome any contribution in the area of logicism and philosophy of
mathematics, and in particular any submission that would endeavor either
to contribute to the logicist program or to discuss some aspect of it.
Deadline for submission: March 1st, 2011
(Notification of acceptance by April 1st, 2011.)
Submissions should consist of anonymous papers of no more than 5000 words,
along with an abstract of no more than 150 words. The languages of the
workshop are English and French. Authors should include their name, title
of the paper, affiliation and contact information in the body of the
email. Receipt of submissions will be acknowledged by email. Submissions
will be reviewed by a scientific committee and then decided upon by the
organizers on that basis.
The submissions should be sent by email in DOC, RTF, or PDF format to the
following address: bhalimi at u-paris10.fr
Very limited fundings should be available for contributed speakers. But
the accommodation of all participants will be free, as well as the
affiliation to the workshop.

Invited Speakers
Patricia Blanchette (Notre Dame University), Sébastien Gandon (Université
Blaise Pascal) Bob Hale (University of Sheffield), Brice Halimi
(Université Paris Ouest) Gregory Landini (The University of Iowa), Øystein
Linnebo (Birkbeck University of London), Marco Panza (IHPST, Paris), Sean
Walsh (Birkbeck University of London), Mark Wilson (University of
Pittsburgh), Crispin Wright (NIP, Aberdeen).

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