# Talks

## Invited talks since 2005

13/1/05, Philosophy Department, University of Nice, “La Predicativité: problèmes et perspectives”

15/1/05, École Normale Superieure, Paris, “Recent Developments in the Philosophy of Mathematics”

2/7/05, École Normale Superieure, Paris, “The varieties of mathematical explanation”

2/8/05, REHSEIS, CNRS, Paris, “Style” in history and philosophy of mathematics

2/21/05, École Normale Superieure, Paris, “Neurath, Tarski and Kokoszynska on the semantic conception of truth”

3/2/05, Universita’ di Pisa, Dipartimento di Filosofia, “Tarski sui modelli e sul concetto di conseguenza logica”

3/3/05, Universita’ di Pisa, Dipartimento di Filosofia, “Harvard 1940-1941: Carnap, Quine e Tarski sulla fondazione nominalista della matematica e della scienza.”

4/ (5,6,7) /05, (three lectures), Dipartimento di Filosofia, Catholic University of Milan, Aspetti filosofici dell’opera di Tarski

4/8/05, Dipartimento di Filosofia, Universita’ Statale di Milano, “Tarski sui modelli e sul concetto di conseguenza logica”

4/19/05, Colloque “Interpreter la Géométrie de Descartes”, REHSEIS, Paris, “Descartes on geometrical and mechanical curves”

4/27/05, Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science, Universitat de Barcelona, “Logic, mathematics and the finiteness of the world: the discussion between Tarski and Carnap in 1941”

4/28/05, Department of History of Science, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, “Style” in history and philosophy of mathematics

5/23/05, REHSEIS, CNRS, Paris, “Generality and Explanation”

5/25/05, Colloque “La preuve”, Université Lille III, Lille, “Unification and Explanation: a case study from real algebraic geometry.”

9/9/05, U.C. Berkeley, “Harvard, 1940-1941: Tarski, Carnap and Quine on a finitist language for mathematics and science”

3/3/06, Logic in the Humanities, Stanford University, “Empirism and Semantics: Neurath’s critique of Tarski’s theory of truth.”

4/21/06, Center for the Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh, “Unification and Explanation: a case study from real algebraic geometry.”

5/26/06, University of Cagliari, Department of Philosophy, “Tarski sui modelli e sul concetto di conseguenza logica”

6/15/2006, History of Philosophy of Science (HOPOS 2006), Paris, “Empiricism and Semantics: Neurath’s criticism of Tarski’s theory of truth”

8/1/ to 8/5, 2006, Escuela Latinoamericana de Logica Matematica, Oaxaca, Mexico, “Philosophical Aspects of Tarski’s Work” (five lectures)

10/20/06, Princeton University, Department of Philosophy, “Unification and Explanation: a case study from real algebraic geometry.”

11/04/06, PSA Vancouver, “Unification and Explanation: a case study from real algebraic geometry.”

1/10/07, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, (Beth Lecture), “From Harvard to Amersfoort: Quine and Tarski on Nominalism”

1/12/07, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, “On completeness and Categoricity of Deductive Systems”

3/28/07, Bruxelles, International Conference on Philosophy of Mathematical Practices, “Unification and Explanation: a case study from real algebraic geometry.”

3/28/07, Collège de France, Paris, “From the Deductive-Nomological Model to Unification Theories of Explanation”

3/29/07, Collège de France, Paris, “Mathematical Explanation: Why it Matters”

6/20/07, Academia Nacional de Ciencias de Buenos Aires, Argentina, “On Completeness and Categoricity of Deductive Systems”

7/05/07, Instituto Patagónico de Las Artes, General Roca (Rio Negro), Argentina, “Caminos de la revolución cientifica: de la teoría musical a la acústica”

8/02/07, II Encuentro Internacional Sobre Historia y Filosofia de la Matemática, Villa Maria (Cordoba), Argentina, “Mathematical Explanation: Why it Matters”

9/25/07, El Problema de los Fundamentos de la Matemática en la Tradición Analítica, UNAM, Mexico City, “From Harvard to Amersfoort: Quine and Tarski on Nominalism”

9/27/07, Primera Jornadas Tarski, UNAM, Mexico City, “On Completeness and Categoricity of Deductive Systems”

1/14/08, Problemi recenti di filosofia della matematica, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa

1/16/08, Representing the invisible in mathematics, Universität Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt

4/5/08, Logic Colloquium, Group in Logic, U.C. Berkeley, “On Completeness and Categoricity of Deductive Systems”

4/24/08, “On Completeness and Categoricity of Deductive Systems”, Department of Philosophy, Kansas State University at Manhattan

4/25/08, ‘Style’ in history and philosophy of mathematics, Department of Philosophy, Kansas State University at Manhattan

5/22/08, Quine and Tarski on Nominalism, IHPST, CNRS, Paris

5/22/08 to 6/12/08, Kripke’s theory of truth (four lectures), École Normale Superieure, Paris

6/13/08, Understanding, Explanation, and Unification, Congrés “Mathematical Understanding”, Université Denis-Diderot, Paris VII, Paris.

6/17/08, ‘Style’ in history and philosophy of mathematics, Centro de Estudos Clássicos e Centro de História da Ciência, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal

6/26/08, “On Completeness and Categoricity of Deductive Systems”, Institut d’Études Avancées-Paris, Maison Suger, Paris.

8/29/08, Tarski on Completeness and Categoricity, Two Hundred Years of Analytic Philosophy, University of Riga, Latvia

9/2/08, ‘Style’ in history and philosophy of mathematics, Danish Society for the History of Science, Copenhagen, Denmark

9/4/08, ‘Style’ in history and philosophy of mathematics, Department of Science Studies, Aarhus, Denmark

9/5/08, Mathematical Explanation: Why it Matters, Department of Science Studies, Aarhus, Denmark

9/15 to 9/19/08, Philosophy of Mathematics and Mathematical Practice from Descartes to Bolzano, Summer School, Department of Mathematics, University of Copenhagen.

9/24/08, Mathematical Explanation: Why it Matters, University of Southern Denmark, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Odense, Denmark

9/25/08, Tarski on Completeness and Categoricity, IMFUFA Seminar, University of Roskilde, Denmark

10/2/08, Non-Cantorian Notions of Infinity, VIII International Ontology Congress, San Sebastian, Spain.

10/9/08, Mathematical Explanation: Why it Matters, VIII Coloquio Compostelano de Lógica y Filosofía Analítica, Department of Philosophy, Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

11/7/08, ‘Style’ in history and philosophy of mathematics, Departamento de Filosofia, Pontificia Universidade Catolica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

11/10/08 La rappresentazione delll’invisibile in matematica, XII Coloquio de filosofia das ciências formais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brazil

11/13/08, Semantical completeness, categoricity and logical consequence: an unpublished lecture by Tarski (1940), Centro de Logica, Epistemologia e Historia da Ciência, Universidade de Campinas, Brazil

11/17/08, Mathematical Explanation: why it matters, Departamento de Filosofia, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil

11/21/08, Quine and Tarski on Nominalism, Departamento de Filosofia, Universidade Federal de Fortaleza, Brazil

1/27/08, “Empiricism and Semantics: Neurath’s critique of Tarski’s theory of truth.”, Universidade Federal de Bahia, Salvador, Brazil

2/9/09, ‘Style’ in history and philosophy of mathematics, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton.

3/17/09, ‘Style’ in history and philosophy of mathematics, Swarthmore College

4/28/09, Il nominalismo in Quine e Tarski, Dipartimento di Filosofia, Università di Pisa

5/5/09, La misura delle collezioni infinite di naturali: la definizione cantoriana di numero infinito era inevitabile?, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa

5/6/09, Alcune conseguenze filosofiche della teoria delle numerosità: riflessioni su Gödel e Kitcher, Centro Ennio de Giorgi, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa.

5/8/09, La misura delle collezioni infinite di naturali: la definizione cantoriana di numero infinito era inevitabile?, Dipartimento di Filosofia, Università di Firenze

5/14/09, La misura delle collezioni infinite di naturali: la definizione cantoriana di numero infinito era inevitabile?, Dipartimento di Filosofia, Università Cattolica, Milano.

6/2/09, Measuring the size of infinite collections of natural numbers: was Cantor’s definition of infinite number inevitable?, IHPST, CNRS, Paris

6/26/09, Measuring the size of infinite collections of natural numbers: was Cantor’s definition of infinite number inevitable?, Colloquium on “The Imaginary, the Ideal and the Infinite in Mathematics”, Pont-à-Mousson, France

8/28/09, Logic Colloquium, Group in Logic, U.C. Berkeley, Measuring the size of infinite collections of natural numbers: was Cantor’s definition of infinite number inevitable?

10/20/09, MSRI, U.C. Berkeley, Some reflections on Logicomix

2/17/10, Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science, UC Irvine, Measuring the size of infinite collections of natural numbers: was Cantor’s definition of infinite number inevitable?

6/2/10, Philosophy and Model Theory Conference, Paris, “Tarski on sematical completeness, categoricity, and logical consequence”

6/14/10, Philosophie de la Logique, Workshop Paris-Berkeley, Paris, Fixed versus variable domain interpretations of Tarski’s account of logical consequence.

1/11/11, On the Relationship between Plane and Solid Geometry, Danish Society for the History of Science, Copenhagen, Denmark

8/5/11, Axiomatics and purity of methods, Vrije Universitet, Amsterdam.

9/2/11, Logic Colloquium, Group in Logic, U.C. Berkeley, Axiomatics and purity of methods.

9/16/11, Ohio University, Athens, Department of Philosophy, On plane and solid geometry.

10/7/11, UC Davis, Department of Philosophy, On plane and solid geometry.

10/26/11, Salvador da Bahia (Brazil), XV Colóquio Conesul de Filosofia das Ciências Formais, On plane and solid geometry.

11/16/11, Mexico City, Coloquio Internacional “Demonstración Matemática”, UNAM, Axiomatics and purity of methods.

12/13/11, The Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem, Conference on “Mathematical Knowledge and its Applications” in honor of Mark Steiner, Axiomatics and purity of methods.

4/15/12, Department of Philosophy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Axiomatics and purity of methods.

4/19/12, Department of Philosophy, UQAM, Montreal, Axiomatics and purity of methods.

5/25/12, McMaster University, Plenary Speaker at conference “Mind,Language and Cognition. Historical Perspectives”, Axiomatics and purity of methods.

6/1/12, Stanford University, First CSLI Workshop on Logic, Rationality and Intelligent Interaction, On plane and solid geometry.

6/13/12, Academia Nacional de Ciencias de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Some Remarks on the Philosophy of Mathematical Practice.

6/19/12, SADAF, Buenos Aires, Axiomatics and Purity of Methods

6/22/12, SADAF, Buenos Aires, Measuring the size of infinite collections of natural numbers: was Cantor’s definition of infinite number inevitable?

6/26/12, Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Measuring the size of infinite collections of natural numbers: was Cantor’s definition of infinite number inevitable?

9/23/12, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Assiomatica e purezza del metodo

9/28/12, Università Cattolica, Milano, Assiomatica e purezza del metodo

6/15/13, Philosophy Faculty, Oxford University, On plane and solid geometry.

9/29/13, Pirenopolis (Brazil), Measuring the size of infinite collections of natural numbers.

10/8/13, Salvador (Brazil), Numerosities and neologicism

10/11/13, Salvador (Brazil), Some reflections on the philosophy of mathematical practice

11/20/13, Milan, Istituto per gli Studi di Politica Internazionale, Round table on “Inside the Zhivago Storm”, “Feltrinelli tra due fuochi: lo Zivago e la censura” [see: http://www.fondazionefeltrinelli.it/feltrinelli-cms/cms.view?numDoc=1024&munu_str=null]

11/21/13, Catholic University of Milan, “In Buona Compagnia? Riflessioni sul neologicismo ed il principio di Hume” [In good company? Some reflections on neologicsm and Hume’s principle]

2/28/2014, Oristano, Italy, “The novel about the novel: Pasternak, Feltrinelli and the editorial adventures of Doctor Zhivago”

3/28/2014, University of Groningen, “In Good Company? On the assignment of numbers to infinite concepts.”

3/29/2014, University of Amsterdam, “In Good Company? On the assignment of numbers to infinite concepts.”

4/3/2014, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, “In Good Company? On the assignment of numbers to infinite concepts.”

4//7/2014, Scula Normale Superiore, Pisa, “In Buona Compagnia? Riflessioni sul neologicismo ed il principio di Hume”

4/8/2014, Dipartimento di Filologia, Linguistica e Letterature Straniere, Pisa, “The novel about the novel: Pasternak, Feltrinelli and the editorial adventures of Doctor Zhivago”

4/10/2014, University of Ferrara, “Paradoxes of the Infinite: classic themes and recent results”

4/11/2014, University of Florence, “In Buona Compagnia? Riflessioni sul neologicismo ed il principio di Hume”

4/29/2014, Institute for Advanced Studies, Munich, “Der Roman um den Roman: Pasternak, Feltrinelli and the editorial adventures of Doctor Zhivago”

5/6/2014, Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Berlin, Frege’s Grundlagen §64 and the mathematical practice of definitions by abstraction in the nineteenth century

5/7/2014, Humboldt Universität, Berlin, “Paradoxes of the Infinite: classic themes and recent results”

5/8/2014, Ludiwg-Maximilians-Universität, Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, “In Good Company? On Hume’s Principle and the assignment of numbers to infinite concepts.”

5/15/2014, New York University, “In Good Company? On Hume’s Principle and the assignment of numbers to infinite concepts.”

5/26/2014, Catholic University of Milan, La sezione 64 dei Grundlagen di Frege e la pratica matematica delle definizioni per astrazione nell’ottocento.

6/16/2014, Paris, Frege’s Grundlagen §64 and the mathematical practice of definitions by abstraction in the nineteenth century.

6/16/2014, IHPST, Paris, “In Good Company? On the assignment of numbers to infinite concepts.”

6/23/2014, University of Vienna, “In Good Company? On the assignment of numbers to infinite concepts.”

9/5/2014, Group in Logic, UC Berkeley, “In Good Company? On the assignment of numbers to infinite concepts.”

9/17/2014, Townsend Center for the Humanities, UC Berkeley, “The novel about the novel: Pasternak, Feltrinelli and the editorial adventures of Doctor Zhivago”

10/24/14, Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science, UC Irvine, “In Good Company? On the assignment of numbers to infinite concepts.”

11/11/14, Istituto Italiano di Cultura, San Francisco, “The novel about the novel: Pasternak, Feltrinelli and the publication of Doctor Zhivago”

2/24/15, UC Davis, “Abstraction principles and the nature of abstracta from Grassmann to Weyl. ”

2/25/15, Philosophy Department, UC Berkeley, Work in Progress Series, “Abstraction and Infinity”

3/24/15, Department of Philosophy, Warsaw University, Warsaw, “In Good Company? On the assignment of numbers to infinite concepts.”

3/27/15, Department of Philosophy, Oxford University, Oxford, “In Good Company? On the assignment of numbers to infinite concepts.”

4/2/15, Department of Italian Studies, UC Berkeley, “The novel about the novel: Pasternak, Feltrinelli and the publication of Doctor Zhivago”

4/13/15, Department of Philosophy, UC San Diego, “In Good Company? On the assignment of numbers to infinite concepts.”

6/11/15, Department of Philosophy, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, “Abstraction principles and the nature of abstracta from Grassmann to Weyl. ”

6/12/15, Department of Philosophy, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, “In Good Company? On the assignment of numbers to infinite concepts.”

6/27/15, IHPST, Paris, “Infini, logique, géométrie”

9/28/15, “Censorship and Freedom in the Cold War: Pasternak, Feltrinelli and the Publication of Doctor Zhivago”, Key-note address at the conference “Poetry and Politics in the Twentieth Century: Boris Pasternak, His Family, and His Novel Doctor Zhivago”, Hoover Institution, Stanford

9/29/15, “Zhivago in England and the source of the CIA (Mouton) edition”, contributed talk to the conference “Poetry and Politics in the Twentieth Century: Boris Pasternak, His Family, and His Novel Doctor Zhivago”, Stanford University, Stanford.

11/2/15, Third International Conference on the Philosophy of Mathematical Practice, Paris, “Abstraction principles and the nature of abstracta from Grassmann to Weyl. ”

11/6/15, Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Paris, “Il romanzo del romanzo: Pasternak, Feltrinelli e la pubblicazione del Dottor Zivago”

11/13/15, Department of Philosophy, Stanford University, “In Good Company? On the assignment of numbers to infinite concepts.”

4/14/16, Department of Philosophy, Columbia University, “In Good Company? On the assignment of numbers to infinite concepts.”

4/15/16, Department of Philosophy, Princeton University, Some considerations on Burgess’ “Rigor and Structure” (OUP 2015).

6/(6, 9, 13, 14)/16, “Abstraction and Infinity”, four seminars, Université Paul Sabatier. Toulouse

6/7/16, “Le Roman du Roman: Pasternak, Feltrinelli et les aventures éditoriales du Docteur Jivago”, Université Jean Jaurès, Toulouse

6/15/16, “In Good Company? On the assignment of numbers to infinite concepts”, Centre d’Épistémologie et d’Ergologie Comparatives, Aix-Marseille Université/CNRS, Aix-en-Provence.

5/5/17, “A Brief History of the Group in Logic and the Methodology of Science”, Logic at UC Berkeley, UC Berkeley.

5/24/17, “How should we assign ‘sizes’ to infinite sets: some historical and systematic considerations”, Seventh Summer School on Formal Techniques, SRI International, Menlo Park.

6/5/17, “Sol Feferman’s influence on my academic and professional life”, Solomon Feferman Symposium, Stanford University.

6/29/17, “How should we determine the sizes of infinite sets?” Intersem, University of Paris 7-Diderot, Paris

7/10/17, Fondazione Sardegna, Cagliari, “Il romanzo del romanzo: Pasternak, Feltrinelli e la pubblicazione del Dottor Zivago”

7/30/17, Festival “Sette sere, sette piazza, sette libri”, Perdasdefogu, “Il romanzo del romanzo: Pasternak, Feltrinelli e la pubblicazione del Dottor Zivago”

10/2/17, Dipartimento di Filologia, Letteratura e Linguistica, Università di Pisa, I dattiloscritti dello Zivago e la fonte dell’edizione pirata russa della CIA

10/4/17, Dipartimento di Filosofia, Università di Pisa, I paradossi dell’infinito: tematiche antichi e prospettive recenti.

11/6/17 to 12/4/17, State University of Milan, Abstraction and Infinity, a series of five seminars.

11/7/17 to 12/5/17, Catholic University of Milan, Teoria strutturale della dimostrazione, a series of five seminars.

11/8/17, (with Carlo Feltrinelli), EL BORN Centro de la Memoria, Barcelona, “Il romanzo del romanzo: Pasternak, Feltrinelli e la pubblicazione del Dottor Zivago”

11/16/17, Ferrara, Libreria Feltrinelli, A presentation of “Zivago nella Tempesta”, A conversation with Marco Bertozzi.

11/22/17, University of Bergamo, I paradossi dell’infinito: tematiche antichi e prospettive recenti.

11/23/17, University of Bologna, I paradossi dell’infinito: tematiche antichi e prospettive recenti.

11/29/17, Moscow Book Fair (Non-fiction n. 19), Moscow, Round table (with Lazar Fleishman and Elena Vladimirovna Pasternak) for presentation of the Russian translation of my book “Smugglers, Rebels, Pirates (Azbukovnik, 2017)

12/1/17, House/Museum Boris Pasternak, Peredelkino (Moscow), Olga Ivinskaya and the loss of Pasternak’s “will”.

12/2/17, Moscow Book Fair (Non-fiction n. 19), Moscow, Round table discussion (with Lazar Fleishman and Elena Vladimirovna Pasternak) on recent publications on Pasternak by publisher Azbukovnik.

12/6/17, Scuola Universitaria Superiore IUSS, Pavia, I paradossi dell’infinito: tematiche antichi e prospettive recenti.

12/6/17, (with Stefano Garzonio), Scuola Universitaria Superiore IUSS, Pavia, Il romanzo del romanzo: Pasternak, Feltrinelli e la pubblicazione del Dottor Zivago.

3/9/18, Fèstival literàriu difùndiu “Ananti de sa Ziminera”, Bauladu (Sardinia), Da Pasternak a Feltrinelli: Una storia di censura e libertà.

3/14/18, Dipartimento di Storia, Università di Cagliari, I dattiloscritti dello Zivago e la fonte dell’edizione pirata russa della CIA.

4/7/18, Neo-logicist Foundations: Inconsistent abstraction principles and part-whole, International meeting on “Foundations in Mathematics-Modern Views”, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich.

4/12/18, University of Palermo, I paradossi dell’infinito: tematiche antichi e prospettive recenti.

5/10/18, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Neo-logicist Foundations: Inconsistent abstraction principles and part-whole

6/1/18, University of Cagliari, I paradossi dell’infinito: tematiche antichi e prospettive recenti.

8/2/18, University of Vienna, Conference “Varieties of Mathematical Abstraction”, Neo-logicist Foundations: Inconsistent abstraction principles and part-whole

8/6/18, 41st International Wittgenstein Symposium, Plenary Lecture, Neo-logicist Foundations: Inconsistent abstraction principles and part-whole

8/31/2018, Group in Logic, UC Berkeley, Neo-logicist Foundations: Inconsistent abstraction principles and part-whole

10/28/18, 52nd Philosophy Colloquium, Chapel Hill, Neo-logicist Foundations: Inconsistent abstraction principles and part-whole

11/10/18, Conference in honor of Kenneth Manders, University of Pittsburgh, Neo-logicist Foundations: Inconsistent abstraction principles and part-whole

12/5/18, The Calgary Mathematics & Philosophy Lecture, University of Calgary, Paradoxes of the infinite: Ancient themes and recent perspectives,

12/7/18, Department of Philosophy, University of Calgary, Neo-logicist Foundations: Inconsistent abstraction principles and part-whole

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