2023 Midwest PhilMath Workshop

The 2023 Midwest PhilMath Workshop will take place November 4-5 at the University of Notre Dame.

  • We look forward to welcoming friends, old and new, to the 2023 Midwest PhilMath Workshop at the University of Notre Dame on November 4-5, 2023. The MWPMW is an annual series of talks and conversation about the philosophy of mathematics, and we are now accepting submissions for the 2023 program.
  • We are delighted to welcome Professor Maryanthe Malliaris (University of Chicago) to the program this year as an invited speaker.
  • As usual, the program will run from Saturday morning to Sunday about 1:00 pm. All participants are invited to lunch and dinner on Saturday as guests of the university.

      SAT Nov 4 All Sessions in Room 101, Jordan Hall of Science

      9am Introductory Remarks

      9:05 – 10:05 Stephen Mackereth – “Conservativeness and Neo-Logicism”

      10:10 – 11:10 Ethan Brauer - “Mathematical Certainty”

      11:20 – 12:20 Sharon Berry – “How to Formulate Potentialist Set Theory

      LUNCH 12:30 – 1:45. Morris Inn, Bistro

      2:00 – 3:00 Xinhe Wu – “Vague Identity: A Uniform Approach”

      3:10 – 4:10 Tyke Nunez: “Intuition in Russell’s Foundations of Geometry

      4:20 – 5:20 Madeline Muntersbjorn – “Feature Talk and the Algebra Project”

      5:30 Social Hour and Dinner. Morris Inn, Bistro

      SUN Nov 5 All Sessions in Room 101, Jordan Hall of Science

      9:00 – 10:00 Corey Dethier: “What Makes Statistics Valuable”

      10:10 – 11:10 Chanwoo Lee – “Category Theory as an Explanatory Foundation”

      11:20 – 12:20 Maryanthe Malliaris – “What Can Infinity Tell Us About the Finite?”

  • Registration
    • Registration is now closed.
    • If you would like to participate only via Zoom, please send an email to Paddy Blanchette (blanchette.1@nd.edu) to get the Zoom link.
  • Accommodations:
  • Funding for students
    • We expect to have some funding (albeit limited) to help with lodging for student participants from out of town whose departments do not have funds to defray their costs. If you are interested in applying for such a lodging subvention, please notify us of this (by email to blanchette.1@nd.edu) as soon as possible. At that time, please also have an appropriate faculty member from your department email us to confirm that your department cannot meet your expenses.
  • For questions, feel free to write Paddy Blanchette at blanchette.1@nd.edu

We look forward to seeing you at MWPMW 2023 in November.

- The Organizing Committee:

Timothy Bays <tbays@nd.edu>,

Jc Beall <jbeall@nd.edu>,

Patricia Blancheette <blanchette.1@nd.edu>,

Curtis Franks <Curtis.D.Franks.7@nd.edu>,

Joel David Hamkins <jhamkins@nd.edu>

For any questions, please feel free to contact Paddy Blanchette (blanchette.1@nd.edu)