Santiago de Compostela, WORKSHOP "ABSTRACT OBJECTS?"


International Workshop

Abstract Objects?
Santiago de Compostela
March 16th-17th, 2017
Committee Room/Sala de Juntas
Faculty of Philosophy
Plaza Mazarelos

Organized by EPISTEME Research GroupFaculty of Philosophy, University of Santiago de Compostela
Financed by Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitivity
“The explanatory function of abstract objects: nature and cognoscibility” (FFI2013-41415-P)
March the 16th, 2017
10:00h. José L. Falguera (USC)
“On the meaning of any T-theoretical term and the scientific conditions it is depending on”
10:50h. Discussion
11:30h. Break (Paperwork for payment included)
12:00h. Xavier de Donato y Pablo Seoane (University of Santiago de Compostela)
"Abstract Objects: What Makes Them Abstract, What Makes Them Objects"
12:50h. Discussion
13:30h. Lunch
15:30h. Elisa Caldarola (University of Padova/USC)
"Methodology in the ontology of art: how to be a descriptivist”
16:20h. Discussion
17:00h. Break
17:15h. Uxía Rivas (USC)
“The reality of universals or generals in Peirce and the indispensability argument”
18:05h. Discussion
18:45h. End of Discussion

March 17, 2017
09:30h. Navia Rivas (USC)
“The concept of proof: an approach to mathematical truth”
10:20h. Discussion
11:00h. Break
11:20h. Matteo Plebani (University of Santiago de Compostela) “Fictionalism vs. deflationism: a new look”
12:10h. Discussion
12:50 Short Break
13:00h. Robert Knowles (Leeds University, UK)
“Non-Optimal Support for Mathematical Platonism”
13:50h. Discussion
14:30h. Lunch