FOUNDATIONS OF THE FORMAL SCIENCES VII
Bringing together Philosophy and Sociology of Science
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Centre for Logic and Philosophy of Science
October 21-24, 2008
Reconstruction versus Construction: The Context Distinction and its Impact for Philosophy and Sociology of Science
Science Wars: a Time for a Truce
Science as Socially Distributed Cognition: Bridging Philosophy and the Sociology of Science
Filip Buekens and Maarten Boudry.
Institutional Facts or Social Constructions? A Searlean Reconstruction of Psychoanalytic Facts
Husserl's Theory of Objectivity
The use of diagrams in mathematical reasoning
Helen De Cruz and Johan De Smedt.
Cognitive and cultural factors influence the spread of mathematical concepts: The case of zero
Liesbeth De Mol.
On the use and (interactive) role of computers in computer-assisted proofs
Listening to the Music of Reason: Nicolas Bourbaki and the Phenomenology of Mathematical Experience
and Bart Van Kerkhove.
Ethnomathematics as an implicit philosophy of mathematics (education)
Norma B. Goethe.
Modes of Representation and Working Tools in Leibniz´s Intellectual Workshop
Feynman Diagrams and Visual Reasoning
On the curious historical coincidence of algebra and double-entry bookkeeping
Inevitable or Contingent History of Science? Re-specifying the Difference between Scientific Realism and the Sociology of Scientific Knowledge
Mathematics, Phenomenology and Social Cognition
Formal and non-formal approaches to the notion of Risk - a historical perspective
Towards an Ecological Understaning of Science: the case of the discovery of photosynthesis
Incommensurability and Reconciliation
On the philosophical talk of scientists
Carnap's early semantics: models, isomorphism and categoricity
Around 20 notions of conventions and still no clue?
The philosophical concepts of autonomy and automatism and the process of mathematization of mechanics.
Mathematical variables as indigenous concepts
The multiple discovery of logic around 1900: Interactions between Philosophy, Mathematics and the Cultural world