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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)

 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 

 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 conference@filmat-network.com; 
*deadline for submission is January 31, 2014*.

 The conference will be entirely held in English.

 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; www.unisr.it/filosofia/filmat
 Email: info@filmat-network.com

 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).

 Francesca Boccuni, Gabriele Lolli, Marco Panza, Matteo Plebani, Luca San Mauro, 
Andrea Sereni, Giorgio Venturi.

 Francesca Boccuni, Marina Imocrante, Andrea Sereni.