Other Activities

POMSIGMAA has sponsored other activities:

Invited Paper Session
Joint Math Meetings in Boston MA, January 4, 2012

Organizers: Thomas Drucker, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Bonnie Gold, Monmouth University, and Daniel Sloughter, Furman University

2:15 p.m.1077-AJ-71Arthur M Jaffe, "Is Mathematics the Language of Physics?" Abstract
3:00 p.m.1077-AJ-1755Charles Parsons, "Structuralism and its Discontents", Abstract. Paper (pdf)
3:45 p.m.1077-AJ-59 Stephen Yablo, "Explanation and Existence", Abstract
4:30 p.m.1077-AJ-83Agustin Rayo, "A Trivialist Account of Mathematics", Abstract. Paper (pdf)
5:15 p.m.1077-AJ-1994Jody Azzouni, "The Relationship of Derivations in Artificial Languages to Ordinary Rigorous Mathematical Proof", Abstract
6:00 p.m.1077-AJ-1045Juliet Floyd, "Turing and Wittgenstein", Abstract. Paper (pdf)

At the 2009 AMS/MAA Joint Meeting in Washington, DC, there was a panel jointly with HOMSIGMAA (the History of Mathematics SIGMAA), "The Intersection of the History and Philosophy of Mathematics" with panelists Thomas Drucker (University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, current POMSIGMAA treasurer), Kenneth Manders (University of Pittsburgh) and Daniel Sloughter (Furman University).

At the 2008 AMS/MAA Joint Meeting in San Diego, our 2007-2009 Chairperson, Martin Flashman also gave a minicourse, "Teaching and the Philosophy of Mathematics."

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