Preliminary Programme

Abstracts of the talks can be found on the abstracts-page.

Thursday Jan 20, 2011 (All talks take place in the Main Building (Hoofdgebouw) 13th floor, Room 13 A11/13)

12:00 Greetings and announcements

12:15-13:15 1st invited talk: Catarina Dutilh Novaes (University of Amsterdam) The Early History of the Form vs. Matter Distinction in Logic

13:15-14:00 Lunchbreak

14:00-14:45 Johan Blok (University of Groningen) Logical and Mathematical Notions of Form in Bolzano’s Early Work

14:45-15:30 Anna-Sophie Heinemann (University of Paderborn) An Analysis of Analyses of The Laws of Thought: “Form” and “Matter” in 19th Century British Logic

15:30-15:45 Coffeebreak

15:45-16:30 Antje Rumberg (University of Utrecht) & Stefan Roski (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) Bolzano’s Notion of Form and his Concept of Formal Grounding

16:30-18:00 1st Keynote lecture: Danielle Macbeth (Haverford College) Proof and Understanding in Mathematical Practice

19:00 Conference Dinner

Friday Jan 21, 2011 (All talks take place in the Main Building (Hoofdgebouw) 13th floor, Room 13 A11/13)

9:30 2nd invited talk: Anssi Korhonen (University of Helsinki) Formality and Generality in Russell’s Logic

10:30-11:15 Simon Summers (UEA Norwich) Form Content and Unity of Russellian Propositions

11:15-12:00 Ansten Mørch Klev (Leyden University) Variables and Hilbert’s Grundlagen

12:00-13:30 Lunchbreak

13:30-14:15 Sergio Gallegos  (City University New York) Notions of Formality and Notions of Apriority

14:15-14:30 Break for announcements etc.

14:30-15:00 Coffeebreak

15:00-16:30 2nd Keynote lecture: Michael Beaney (York University) Logical Form and Philosophical AnalysisJohn Cook Wilson and Gottlob Frege

17:00 Reception

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