AISB Convention 2015

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Yasemin Erden on BBC

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Mark Bishop on BBC ...

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AISB YouTube Channel

The AISB has launched a YouTube channel: ( The channel currently holds a number of videos from the AISB 2010 Convention. Videos include the AISB round t...


Lighthill Debates

The Lighthill debates from 1973 are now available on YouTube. You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video  



AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

New book series: Philosophy of Mathematics and Physics, Pickering & Chatto

Series Editors Dean Rickles (University of Sydney) and Elaine Landry 
(University of California at Davis) are actively seeking proposals for 
monographs and edited collections for their new series, Philosophy of 
Mathematics and Physics.

Titles in this series cover a wide range of exciting and dynamic issues 
such as category theory, mathematical proofs, computability, emergence, 
time travel, quantum black holes and string theory. Authors explore 
leading questions concerning new directions in the philosophy of 
mathematics and physics for an advanced audience.

If you would like to discuss a project or research idea, please email 
Commissioning Assistant at Pickering & Chatto, Sophie Rudland: or 
one of the Series Editors.

Sophie will also be at the BSPS conference and Joint Session in Cambridge 
from 10th-13th July. Do email her to meet at the stand in Fitzwilliam 

Many thanks,

Dean Rickles
Elaine Landry
Sophie Rudland