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Mathematical and Metaphysical Explanation - II Explanation, Grounding and Dependance

 Joint IUSS/IHPST Workshop

December 14-16, 2017

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The second joint workshop on Mathematical and Metaphysical Explanation organized by IUSS Pavia and IHPST Paris will be held at IUSS on December, 14-16, 2017. The twin workshops aim at building a bridge between mathematical and metaphysical explanation, paving the way for unexplored and fruitful future directions of research.
Full description, information and poster: https://sites.google.com/site/mmexplanation/home/metaphysical-and-mathematical-explanations-new-perspectives-pavia

Program

Thursday December 14

Chair: Francesca Boccuni (San Raffaele University)

14.30-15.45
Tuomas E. Tahko (University of Helsinki)

The Tracking View of Mathematical Explanation

16.00-17.15
Matteo Plebani
 (University of Santiago de Compostela)
Metaphysical dependence, the nature of mathematical objects and the indispensability argument.

Coffee Break

17.45-19.00
Pieranna Garavaso
 (University of Minnesota, Morris)
Frege's explanation of the applicability of mathematics

Friday, December 15

Chair: Francesca Poggiolesi (IHPST, CNRS Paris 1)

10.00-11.15
Andrea Sereni (IUSS Pavia)
Neo-Logicism with(out) Grounding

11.30-12.45
Robert Schwartzkopff
 (University of Hamburg)
Hume’s Principle ReRevisited: A Bootstrapper’s Guide through the Hierarchy

Lunch break

Chair: Matteo Plebani (University of Santiago de Compostela)

14.00-15.15
Jon Litland
 (University of Texas, Austin)
Ways of Ground

15.30-16.45
Francesca Poggiolesi (IHPST, CNRS Paris 1)
On using the account for the notion of complete and immediate grounding to characterize non-causal explanations

Coffee Break

17.15-18.30
Naomi Thompson (University of Southampton & University of Gothenburg)
Explanation and Structure

Saturday, December 16

Chair: Marco Panza

10.00-11.15
Massimiliano Carrara (University of Padua), Ciro De Florio (Catholic University of Milan)
Identity and Conceptual Grounding


11.30-12.45
Øystein Linnebo (University of Oslo)
Abstraction and grounding

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Organized by:
F. Poggiolesi (IHPST, Paris)
A. Sereni (IUSS, Pavia)

Workshop venue:
Scuola Universitaria Superiore IUSS Pavia
Palazzo del Broletto
Piazza della Vittoria, 15
27100, Pavia
Italy

Room: Sala del Camino, 3rd floor

Registration: Attendance is free, everyone is welcome.

Info at: andrea.sereni@iusspavia.it

 

 

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