Bucharest Colloquium in Analytic Philosophy 28-30 MAY

Bucharest Colloquium in Analytic Philosophy

Frege’s Philosophy of Mathematics and Language

University of Bucharest

Department of Philosophy


Saturday, May 28th

Chair: Mircea Dumitru

09:00 – 10:00 – Michael Potter: Sometimes I seem to see a difficulty: Frege’s conception of self-subsistence

10:00 – 11:00 – Danielle Machbeth: Seeing How It Goes: The Peculiar Role of Writing in Mathematical Reasoning

11:00 – 11:30 – Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:30 – Katherine Dunlop: Frege on definitions

12:30 – 13:30 – Greg Lavers: Frege and philosophical analysis

 

13:30 – 15:00 – Lunch Break

15:00 – 16:00 – Elina Nurmi: Theory of Meaning in the Begriffsschrift — Two Misconceptions

16:00 – 17:00 – Sorin Costreie: Frege on sense and contentful mathematics

 

Sunday, May 29th

Chair: Norma Goethe

09:00 – 10:00 – Matthias Schirn: Frege’s philosophy of geometry

10:00 – 11:00 – Oystein Linnebo: Grounded abstraction

11:00 – 11:30 – Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:30 – Gabriel Sandu: Logicism and the notion of arbitrary function

12:30 – 13:30 – Markus Pantsar: Arithmetical truth after Frege

 

13:30 – 15:00 – Lunch Break

15:00 – 16:00 – Erich Reck: Frege, Dedekind, and the Origins of Logicism

16:00 – 17:00 – Philip Ebert & Marcus Rossberg: Platonism in Frege’s Grundgesetze?

 

Monday, May 30th

Special honorary session at the rectorate of the University of Bucharest

Chair: Ioan Panzaru

10:00 – Saul Kripke – Doctor Honoris Causa

Chair: Gabriel Sandu

12:30 – 13:30 – Saul Kripke: Frege and Others on the First Person

13:30 – 15:00 – Lunch Break

15:00 – 16:00 – Graeme Forbes: The Problem of Factives for Sense Theories

16:00 – 17:00 – Mircea Dumitru: Frege’s Puzzle. New approaches

17:00 – 17:30 – Coffee Break

17:30 – 18:30 – Kit Fine: TBA

Bucharest Colloquium in Analytic Philosophy – 3-5 June 2010, The Actuality of the Early Analytic Philosophy

Bucharest Colloquium in Analytic Philosophy – 3-5 June 2010, The Actuality of the Early Analytic Philosophy

Participants:

Derek Brown (Brandon) – Why Russell mistook his table for sense-data, but why it may still be lost
Alexandra Cornilescu (Bucharest) – Vindicating Russell’s view of descriptions: a linguistic perspective
Sorin Costreie (Bucharest) – Frege on contentful arithmetic
William Demopoulos (Western Ontario) – Carnap’s thesis
Mircea Dumitru (Bucharest) – Opacity. Then and Now
Jaakko Hintikka (Boston) – Past, present and future of set theory
Greg Lavers (Concordia) – On the Quinean Analyticity of Arithmetic
Danielle Macbeth (Haverford) – Frege’s Proof of Theorem 133: A Case Study in Ampliative Deductive Proof
Genoveva Marti (Barcelona) – Empirical data and the theory of reference
Ilie Parvu (Bucharest) – In which sense is ‘On Denoting’ a paradigm of philosophy
Gabriel Sandu (Helsinki) – Frege, Ramsey and the foundations of mathematics
Constantin Stoenescu (Bucharest) – From Frege to Carnap: two types of semantic theories