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Asian Initiative for Infinity: Workshop on Infinity and Truth
(25 - 29 Jul 2011)

Jointly funded by the John Templeton Foundation


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Venue: IMS Auditorium

 

 

Monday, 25 Jul 2011

09:00am - 09:15am

Registration

09:15am - 09:30am

Opening Remarks

09:30am - 10:30am

The multiverse view in set theory (PDF)

Joel Hamkins, The City University of New York, USA

10:30am - 11:00am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:00am - 12:00nn

Mathematical quantization and set theory

Ilijas Farah, York University, Canada

12:00nn - 03:00pm

--- Lunch and Free Discussion ---

03:00pm - 03:30pm

--- Afternoon Tea ---

03:30pm - 04:30pm

Second order logic and set theory

Jouko Vaananen, University of Helsinki, Finland and University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Tuesday, 26 Jul 2011

09:20am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

From finite to infinite in model theory and physics

Boris Zilber, University of Oxford, UK

10:30am - 11:00am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:00am - 12:00nn

Generic maximality principles

Hugh Woodin, University of California at Berkeley, USA and National University of Singapore

12:00nn - 03:00pm

--- Lunch and Free Discussion ---

03:00pm - 03:30pm

--- Afternoon Tea ---

03:30pm - 04:30pm

Informal Discussion

Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011

09:20am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

Panel Discussion I

10:30am - 11:00am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:00am - 12:00nn

Panel Discussion II

12:00nn - 02:00pm

--- Lunch and Free Discussion ---

06:30pm

Social Event

Thursday, 28 Jul 2011

09:20am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

Some set theories are more equal

Menachem Magidor, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

10:30am - 11:00am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:00am - 12:00nn

Symbolic dynamics: entropy = dimension = complexity

Steve Simpson, Pennsylvania State University, USA

12:00nn - 03:00pm

--- Lunch and Free Discussion ---

03:00pm - 03:30pm

--- Afternoon Tea ---

03:30pm - 04:30pm

Logic and set theory

Nik Weaver, Washington University, USA

Friday, 29 Jul 2011

09:20am - 09:30am

Registration

09:30am - 10:30am

Is there a philosophic view already in mathematical logic? (PDF)

Leo Harrington, University of California at Berkeley, USA

10:30am - 11:00am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:00am - 12:00nn

Intuition and mathematical objects

Kai Hauser, Technical University of Berlin, Germany

Afternoon sessions (12nn - 4:30pm) will be held at

Venue: Blk S17, Seminar Room #05-12, Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, NUS

12:00nn - 03:00pm

--- Lunch and Free Discussion ---

03:00pm - 03:30pm

--- Afternoon Tea ---

03:30pm - 04:30pm

Informal Discussion

 

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