Methodological Approaches in the Study of Recent Mathematics: Mathematical Philosophy and Mathematical Practice

September 17-21, 2018, University of Konstanz

First Forcing Project Networking Conference
University of Konstanz – September 17-21, 2018

The first Forcing Project Networking Conference (FPNC2018) is the informal kick-off event of the Forcing Project. FPNC2018 has a methodological focus and welcomes contributors to reflect on methods in  mathematical philosophy and the study of mathematical practice as well as their eventual applicability to the study of modern set theory.

Invited Speakers

  • John Baldwin (Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, University of Illinois at Chicago)
  • Neil Barton (Kurt Gödel Research Center, University of Vienna)
  • Merlin Carl (Fachbereich Mathematik und Statistik, Universität Konstanz)
  • Nick de Hoog (Fachbereich Philosophie, Universität Konstanz)
  • José Ferreirós (Departamento Filosofía y Lógica y Filosofía de la Ciencia, Universidad de Sevilla)
  • Victoria Gitman (City University of New York)
  • Deborah Kant (Institut für Philosophie, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin)
  • Benedikt Löwe (Institute for Logic, Language and Computation, Universiteit van Amsterdam & Fachbereich Mathematik, Universität Hamburg)
  • Alison Pease (School of Computing, University of Dundee)
  • Roy Wagner (Departement Geistes-, Sozial- und Staatswissenschaften, ETH Zürich)

The conference is free (no conference fee) and everyone is welcome to attend. For logistical reasons, please register by sending an email to

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Posted: August 24, 2018