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Fri May 5, 2017
141 McCone Hall, 11 AM–12:15 PM
Ehud Hrushovski (Oxford University)
Reflections on model theory and foundations (Logic at UC Berkeley conference)

Set theory, at many scales, studies the nature of mathematical abstraction.
Model theory is sometimes viewed as less engaged with the foundations of mathematics. I’ll propose some thoughts on this aspect of the field.