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AISB event Bulletin Item

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


Philosophy of mathematics: objectivity, cognition, and proof. First 
international conference of the Italian Network for the Philosophy of 
Mathematics - FilMat. 

29-31 May 2014
San Raffaele University, Milan

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 

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 

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 website.

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

Web: www.filmat-network.com/FilMat2014; 
Email: info@filmat-network.com

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 Venturi.

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