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LINGUIST List 20.3304

Wed Sep 30 2009

Calls: Philosophy of Lang/Russia

Editor for this issue: Kate Wu <katelinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Oleg Prosorov, Philosophy, Mathematics, Linguistics: Aspects of Interaction

Message 1: Philosophy, Mathematics, Linguistics: Aspects of Interaction
Date: 29-Sep-2009
From: Oleg Prosorov <prosorovpdmi.ras.ru>
Subject: Philosophy, Mathematics, Linguistics: Aspects of Interaction
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Full Title: Philosophy, Mathematics, Linguistics: Aspects of Interaction
Short Title: PhML 2009

Date: 19-Nov-2009 - 22-Nov-2009
Location: St.Petersburg, Russia
Contact Person: Oleg Prosorov
Meeting Email: PhML_2009pdmi.ras.ru
Web Site: http://www.pdmi.ras.ru/EIMI/2009/ph/index.htm

Linguistic Field(s): Philosophy of Language

Call Deadline: 07-Oct-2009

Meeting Description:

On the occasion of World Philosophy Day in Russia proclaimed by UNESCO for 2009,
the St. Petersburg Department of V.A. Steklov Mathematical Institute (PDMI) of
the Russian Academy of Sciences announces the Conference 'Philosophy,
Mathematics, Linguistics: Aspects of Interaction' and the associated Workshop
'Number Words: Syntax, Semantics, Logic'. Organized in collaboration with
Faculty of Philosophy of St. Petersburg State University, IHPST/Chaire
d'Excellence 'Ontological Structure and Semantics Structure', Arché-St.Andrews -
the Philosophical Research Centre for Logic, Language, Metaphysics and
Epistemology, and the CSMN - the Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature, the
Conference will be held on November 19-22, and the pre-conference Workshop will
be held on November 17, 18. Denoted together as PhML 2009, they are intended to
provide a forum for presentation of current research, and to stimulate an
interdisciplinary dialogue between mathematicians, logicians, philosophers,
computer scientists and linguists.

Call for Papers

The St. Petersburg Department of Steklov Mathematical Institute solicits papers
for the International Interdisciplinary Conference "Philosophy, Mathematics,
Linguistics: Aspects of Interaction", to be held on November 19-22, 2009. We
invite to submit extended abstracts of papers relating to Philosophy Mathematics
Linguistics interplay for presentation at the Conference. Each paper will be
allotted 20 min for presentation + 5 min for discussion. Papers from any
tradition and from a wide variety of perspectives are welcome, including but in
no way limited to the following topics:

- Logic and foundations of mathematics;
- Ontology of mathematics and the nature of mathematical truth;
- The problem of abstract entities in mathematics, philosophy and linguistics;
- The mathematical concept of a function: from the notions of mapping,
transformation towards the notion of an algorithm;
- Complexity of finite objects: limited possibilities of man and computer;
- Philosophical and mathematical aspects of informatics;
- Philosophical aspects of the use of natural language in mathematics;
- Mathematical investigation of natural language structures;
- Mathematical models for compositionality in the study of language, mind and brain;
- Formal models of verbal communication.

Since we intend to promote interdisciplinary joint work, we especially welcome
studies that cross disciplinary boundaries and consider different aspects of
Philosophy, Mathematics, and Linguistics in interaction.

Presentations can be given in Russian or in English, the working languages of
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