CÁTEDRA JOSÉ GAOS 2012

UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL AUTÓNOMA DE MÉXICO
INSTITUTO DE INVESTIGACIONES FILOSÓFICAS  

CÁTEDRA JOSÉ GAOS 2012

 "The Mathematical Animal"
Philosophical thoughts about mathematics as a human activity

Ian Hacking
[Collège de France y University of Toronto] 


Del 27 de febrero al 9 de marzo de 2012
12:00 a 14:00 horas Sala José Gaos, planta baja del IIFs

 

• Programa 

Lunes 27 de febrero
- "What makes mathematics mathematics?" 

Miércoles 29 de febrero
- "Why is there philosophy of mathematics at all?" 

Viernes 2 de marzo
- "Is platonism about mathematics as boring as it seems to be?
   (Pythagoreanism is bold, but is it as preposterous as it appears?)" 

Lunes 5 de marzo
- "Don’t ask for the reference, ask for the use!" 

Miércoles 7 de marzo
- "Kant’s question, “How is pure mathematics possible?”,
    becomes: Why is mathematics so useful in finding out about the world?
    (How is “applied” mathematics possible!)"

Viernes 9 de marzo
- "Islands of cognitive history: How did mathematics become possible in the history of this species?" 

 

Actualizado Mar 24 de 2015
Ago 17 de 2017
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