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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: Philosophy of mathematics: objectivity, cognition, and proof, 29-31 May 2014, Milan, ITALY

/Under the auspices of/: AILA, SIFA, SILFS.
_/Supported by: //
/PRIN 2010-11 national project /Realism and Objectivity/ (Unit coordinator: 
Claudia Bianchi)
PhD Program in /Cognitive Neurosciences and Philosophy of Mind///(San Raffaele 
University / NeTS at IUSS Pavia)
PhD Program in /Philosophy and Sciences of the Mind/ (San Raffaele University)_
_Seminario di Logica Permanente - SELP

/In collaboration with/: COGITO, CRESA
_*Invited speakers**
*Aldo Antonelli (University of California Davis)
Leon Horsten (University of Bristol)
Mario Piazza (University of Chieti-Pescara)
Early career speaker*
Francesca Poggiolesi (CNRS, CEPERC, Universit d'Aix-Marseille)

*Call for abstracts**
*The FilMat network originates from two interconnected needs: to establish and 
foster exchanges between Italian scholars working in the philosophy of 
mathematics and strictly related fields, either in Italy or abroad, with 
special attention to those at early stages of their careers; and to support the 
relationships between the Italian community and international scholars.

In order to contribute to this process of establishment, the network is 
now promoting its first international conference, in the hope this will 
become a regular meeting for Italian and international researchers. The 
conference will give the opportunity to keep the attention on this field 
alive at national level, and to make the Italian research community even 
more visible internationally.

We expect to host up to 16 contributed talks by speakers of any 
nationalities by double-blind review. Submissions of original 
contributions are invited in any area of philosophy of mathematics 
connected with the issues of objectivity, cognition, and proof, including, 
though not limited to, realism vs anti-realism, epistemological problems 
concerning mathematical knowledge and mathematical objects, the role of 
mathematics in the empirical sciences and in mathematical practice, the 
cognitive basis of mathematical reasoning, the role of logic in the 
foundations of mathematics, proof theory and its related philosophical 
issues. Submissions by young scholars are especially welcome.

Abstracts must be written in English, and have a **maximum length of 1000 
words (references included)**, and should be prepared for blind-review, 
with all identifying details (name, affiliation, email and abstract title) 
in a separate file. Submissions should be sent *in .pdf format*. 
*Contributed papers should be emailed to*; 
*deadline for submission is* *January 31, 2014*.

The conference will be entirely held in English.

*Important dates*
Deadline for submission: January 31, 2014.
Expected notification of acceptance: March 15, 2014.
Conference dates: May 29-31, 2014

Both the assembly of the network and the social dinner are expected to 
take place on the evening of May the 30th. All congresspeople are welcome 
to the assembly. The cost of the social dinner will be covered for invited 
and contributed speakers. Late registrations to the social dinner will be 
possible. All practical information about the conference location and 
accommodation will be made available in due time on the conference 

*Registration* Attendance is free. For organizational reasons registration 
by email before the 15th of May is highly recommended. Participation can 
be confirmed by writing to (subject: Registration 
to FilMat).

*Contacts* Web:; Email:

*/Conference scientific committee/**//**/ /*Francesca Boccuni (San 
Raffaele), Paola Cant (Universit d'Aix-Marseille), Valeria Giardino 
(Archives Henri-Poincar, CNRS / Universit de Lorraine), Enrico Moriconi 
(University of Pisa), Marco Panza (IHPST, CNRS Paris 1), Chris Pincock 
(Ohio State University), Luca San Mauro (Scuola Normale Superiore di 
Pisa), Andrea Sereni (San Raffaele).

*/The promoting committee of FilMat/** ***Francesca Boccuni, Gabriele 
Lolli, Marco Panza, Matteo Plebani, Luca San Mauro, Andrea Sereni, Giorgio 

*/Local Organizing Comittee/**/ /*Francesca Boccuni, Marina Imocrante, 
Andrea Sereni.