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Workshop ‘The Structure and Semantics of Theories’

25 January 2017 @ 10:00 - 26 January 2017 @ 17:30

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Workshop in Rigorous Philosophy of Science vici programme ‘The Structure of Reality and the Reality of Structure’ in collaboration with: OZSW Study Group Structuralism The Structure and Semantics of Theories Locus: Faculty of Philosophy, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Campus Woudestein, Room H5-32, Tinbergen Building (highest building, 5th floor). Plan campus: http://www.eur.nl/wegwijzer/plattegronden/woudestein/ . Transport: Take tram 21 from Rotterdam Central Station or Blaak Station (direction: De Esch), or one of the three Subway lines passing Kralingse Zoom (lines A, B and C).…
Workshop in Rigorous Philosophy of Science vici programme 'The Structure of Reality and the Reality of Structure' in collaboration with: OZSW Study Group Structuralism The Structure and Semantics of Theories Locus: Faculty of Philosophy, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Campus Woudestein, Room H5-32, Tinbergen Building (highest building, 5th floor). Plan campus: http://www.eur.nl/wegwijzer/plattegronden/woudestein/ . Transport: Take tram 21 from Rotterdam Central Station or Blaak Station (direction: De Esch), or one of the three Subway lines passing Kralingse Zoom (lines A, B and C). Dates: Wednesday 25 January and Thursday 26 January 2017. PROGRAMME DAY 1: Wednesday 25 January 2017 10:00 – 10:03 hours F.A. Muller (Erasmus University Rotterdam, & Descartes Centre for the History and Philosophy of Science, Faculty of Science, Utrecht University, The Netherlands) Welcome 10:03 – 11:30 hours Geurt Sengers (Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands) Newman, Putnam and Batman 11:30 –11:45 hours: short refreshment break. 11:45 –13:00 hours F.A. Muller (Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands) What is a Scientific Theory? A Category, in the sense of ... ! 13:00 –14:00 hours: lunch break. 2 14:00 – 15:30 hours Roman Frigg (London School of Economics, United Kingdom) Anatomy and Identity: the Inner Life of a Theory 15:30 –16:00 hours: long refreshment break. 16:00 –17:30 hours Tim Button (St. John's College, Cambridge University, United Kingdom) Internal Categoricity and Internalism in the Philosophy of Mathematics ! Workshop dinner (time and place to be fixed yet). DAY 2: Thursday 26 January 2017 10:00 – 11:30 hours Laurenz Hudetz (Institute for Language, Logic and Computation, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands) The Structure of Interpreted Theories 11:30 –11:45 hours: short refreshment break. 11:45 – 13:15 hours Neil Dewar (Centre for Mathematical Philosophy, Ludwig Maximillian University of Munich, Germany) Towards a Metaphysics of Categorical Equivalence ! 13:15 –14:15 hours: lunch break. 14:15 – 15:45 hours Adam Caulton (Faculty of Philosophy, Oxford University, United Kingdom) Almighty Logical Construction 15:45 –16:00 hours: short refreshment break. 16:00 –17:30 hours Albert Visser (Faculty of Humanities, Utrecht University, The Netherlands) When are Two Theories the Same? 17:30 – 17:33 hours F.A. Muller Closing Words No fee. This Workshop is open to all afficonados of rigorous philosophy. Please, participants, announce your presence a.s.a.p. to: F.A. Muller. For further information, do not hesitate to contact the organisers: Geurt Sengers [geurtsengers@gmail.com] F.A. Muller [f.a.muller@fwb.eur.nl] PDF: WorkshopStructureSemanticsTheories-Jan2017

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25 January 2017 @ 10:00
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26 January 2017 @ 17:30
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Workshop in Rigorous Philosophy of Science vici programme ‘The Structure of Reality and the Reality of Structure’ in collaboration with: OZSW Study Group Structuralism

The Structure and Semantics of Theories

Locus: Faculty of Philosophy, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Campus Woudestein, Room H5-32, Tinbergen Building (highest building, 5th floor).
Plan campus: http://www.eur.nl/wegwijzer/plattegronden/woudestein/ .
Transport: Take tram 21 from Rotterdam Central Station or Blaak Station (direction: De Esch), or one of the three Subway lines passing Kralingse Zoom (lines A, B and C).
Dates: Wednesday 25 January and Thursday 26 January 2017.

PROGRAMME
DAY 1: Wednesday 25 January 2017
10:00 – 10:03 hours
F.A. Muller (Erasmus University Rotterdam, & Descartes Centre for the History and Philosophy of Science,
Faculty of Science, Utrecht University, The Netherlands)
Welcome
10:03 – 11:30 hours
Geurt Sengers (Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands)
Newman, Putnam and Batman
11:30 –11:45 hours: short refreshment break.
11:45 –13:00 hours
F.A. Muller (Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands)
What is a Scientific Theory? A Category, in the sense of …
! 13:00 –14:00 hours: lunch break.
2
14:00 – 15:30 hours
Roman Frigg (London School of Economics, United Kingdom)
Anatomy and Identity: the Inner Life of a Theory
15:30 –16:00 hours: long refreshment break.
16:00 –17:30 hours
Tim Button (St. John’s College, Cambridge University, United Kingdom)
Internal Categoricity and Internalism in the Philosophy of Mathematics
! Workshop dinner (time and place to be fixed yet).

DAY 2: Thursday 26 January 2017
10:00 – 11:30 hours
Laurenz Hudetz (Institute for Language, Logic and Computation, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
The Structure of Interpreted Theories
11:30 –11:45 hours: short refreshment break.
11:45 – 13:15 hours
Neil Dewar (Centre for Mathematical Philosophy, Ludwig Maximillian University of Munich, Germany)
Towards a Metaphysics of Categorical Equivalence
! 13:15 –14:15 hours: lunch break.
14:15 – 15:45 hours
Adam Caulton (Faculty of Philosophy, Oxford University, United Kingdom)
Almighty Logical Construction
15:45 –16:00 hours: short refreshment break.
16:00 –17:30 hours
Albert Visser (Faculty of Humanities, Utrecht University, The Netherlands)
When are Two Theories the Same?
17:30 – 17:33 hours
F.A. Muller
Closing Words

No fee. This Workshop is open to all afficonados of rigorous philosophy.
Please, participants, announce your presence a.s.a.p. to: F.A. Muller.
For further information, do not hesitate to contact the organisers:
Geurt Sengers [geurtsengers@gmail.com] F.A. Muller [f.a.muller@fwb.eur.nl]

PDF: WorkshopStructureSemanticsTheories-Jan2017

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