The research seminar meets on Mondays, 3-5 pm in room C0216, Universitätsstraße 7 (NIG), 1010 Vienna. Talks by invited scholars are organized in cooperation with the Logic Colloquium (Logik Café) of the Department and are located in room 3A (3rd floor, NIG) (also on Mondays, 5-7 pm).


December 3, 2018: Georg Schiemer (University of Vienna) “Implicit structure”

November 5, 2018: Vincenzo De Risi (Centre national de la recherche scientifique) “Drawing Lines through Rivers and Cities. The Meaning of Postulates from Euclid to Hilbert”

October 22, 2018: Edgar Morscher (University of Salzburg) “Wozu heute noch Free Logic?”

June 25, 2018: Gil Sagi (University of Haifa), “Logic and Natural Language”

June 11, 2018: Chris Menzel (Texas A&M University) “A Defense (and Brief History) of the Possibilism-Actualism Distinction”

May 28, 2018: Henning Heller (University of Vienna), „From Geometry to Groups and Back“

May 2, 2018: Reading Group: Linnebo Ø. Thin Objects – An Abstractionist Account (2018), Chapters 1&2

April 23, 2018: Reading Group: Mancosu, P. Abstraction and Infinity (2016), Chs.1&2

April 20, 2018: Reading Group: Wright, C. “Abstraction and Epistemic Entitlement: On the Epistemological Status of Hume’s Principle“ (2016)

April 16, 2018: Rachel Boddy (UC Davis), “Frege’s Unification”

March 19, 2018: John Wigglesworth (University of Vienna), “Varieties of mathematical nominalism.”

March 21, 2018: Reading Group: Linnebo Ø. & Pettigrew R., Two Types of Abstraction for Structuralism (2014)

March 14, 2018: Reading Group: Leach-Krouse G., Structural Abstraction Principles (2015)

March 12, 2018: Andrea Sereni (IUSS Pavia), “Neo-logicism with(out) grounding”

February 20, 2018: Work-in-progress talk: Henning Heller on the history of representation theory

January 30, 2018: Reading Group: Marquis, J.-P., From a Geometrical Point of View (2009), Chapter 2, continued

December 7, 2017: Reading Group: Marquis, J.-P., From a Geometrical Point of View (2009), Chapter 2

November 13, 2017: Flavia Padovani (Drexel University) and Francesca Biagioli (University of Vienna) “From Mathematical to Physical Coordination and Back. Why Mathematical Coordination Can Be More Entangled than it Looks Like”

November 6, 2017: John Wigglesworth (University of Vienna) “Scientific Realism without Mathematical Platonism: A Structuralist Approach”

October 26, 2017: Reading Group: Marquis, J.-P., From a Geometrical Point of View (2009), Chapter 1

October 17, 2017: Reading Group: Husserl’s “Doppelvortrag“ (with Mirja Hartimo)

October 16, 2017: Mirja Hartimo (University of Tampere), “Husserl’s thin structuralism”

September 11, 2017: Reading Group: Ebert, P. A. “A Framework for Implicit Definitions and the A priori” (2016)

June 26, 2017: Reading Group: Sieg, W. and Morris, R. “Dedekind’s structuralism: creating concepts and deriving theorems” (forthcoming)

June 12, 2017: Chris Scambler (NYU), “Realism and Theoretical Indeterminacy”

May 22, 2017: Reading Group: Awodey, S. & Reck, E. “Completeness and Categoricity – Part 1: Nineteenth-century axiomatics to twentieth-century metalogic“ (2002)

April 24, 2017: Norbert Gratzl (LMU Munich), “A Defense of Classical Logic”

March 22, 2017: Michal Godziszewski (University of Warsaw) “Computational finitism and algorithmic learnability“

March 6, 2017: Neil Barton (KGRC, University of Vienna) “Mathematics as a Science of (Different Kinds of) Patterns”