CFP: Fifteenth Annual Cambridge Graduate Conference on the Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic

22nd-23rd January 2022, St John’s College, Cambridge The Conference will be held on the 22nd and 23rd of January 2022 at St John’s College, Cambridge. Our keynote speakers for the conference are Professor Anna Mahtani (LSE) and Dr. Frederique Janssen-Lauret (Manchester) We invite papers from graduate students or those who have recently completed their PhD on any topic in the Philosophy of Mathematics or Logic, broadly construed. Papers will have respondents, and will be followed by open discussion. Respondents will be selected from members of the Cambridge University Faculty of Philosophy and other philosophy departments in the UK. Papers should be noContinue readingCFP: Fifteenth Annual Cambridge Graduate Conference on the Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic

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Sharpening the Tool of Cognitive Diversity, Charlotte Zemmel (Cambridge)

This is a post by Charlotte Zemmel (Cambridge), a speaker from our Spring 2021 Seminar Series. If you would like to attend a seminar, please sign up using this link. You can also download the full schedule here. You can watch the recording here. Featured image by Daniel Öberg on Unsplash.   We often justify observational claims by appealing to different kinds of evidence collected from a wide range of sources. This is captured in the concept of ‘robustness’; an observation is robust if many different experimental instruments corroborate the same observation in a range of locations.1 The idea at theContinue readingSharpening the Tool of Cognitive Diversity, Charlotte Zemmel (Cambridge)