Bags packed. “So long, Munich” for another MCMP fellow: Tomorrow Sabine will be joined by Roland for last-minute preparations on the ground. One week to go!
If you have any questions on our workshop or on the evening lecture don’t hesitate to send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, and stay tuned for more news from NYC!
Usually, what’s discussed in the conference rooms of the German House is about economy, politics, science. We’ll be opening the doors to philosophy next week! Alright, philosophy done with mathematical attitude and scientific methods, even applied to physical theories. Still, philosophy! We are really thankful for all support and encouragement from the German Center for Research and Innovation and the German Universities Alliance!
Stegmüller, 1976, p. 127.
While packing our bags should have priority, what better sidetrack could there be on Sundays than Stegmüller on the reduction of theories, one of the central topics of our Bridges workshop? The MCMP honored Stegmüller’s life and work on occasion of his 90th birthday with a symposium in Munich last year. And we recorded all the talks – something we are planning on doing with the Bridges presentations, too! Back to packing the bags …
Good morning, UN!
Saturday, and many more little details to take care of: It’s a weekend in the office! … with a little help of the coffee shop around the corner. If you are joining us in 10 days: we have collected our favorite coffee and lunch places in the neighborhood on our website here.
… 10 days?! Exciting!!
Thomas, structuring the structuralism slides.
While Sabine is getting everything ready in New York, we are putting the finishing touches on our slides in Munich. Thomas, for example, will be meeting David Chalmers in a session on structural realism. The David Chalmers. Find the exciting full line-up and all speaker bios online here!
Sabine. Very official.
We are simply overwhelmed by the response to our invitation! And we are very much looking forward to welcoming so many to the German House in less than two weeks! You will find all the details on security regulations and entry to our venue on the workshop website, have a look at the program page here. You would like to join the meeting? – Find out how to register here. See you at the German House!
Today is tech check day! We are not only taking camera and mics, but most importantly Conny, our camera wiz, who will record all the workshop presentations and our evening lecture. You might have seen that we have a dedicated media page on our workshop website where you can already watch a short clip in which we captured our motivation for the Bridges project. Have a look here! (Oh, and if you were wondering what else we are recording when we are in Munich, check out our MCMP video collection here.)
Sabine en route: Munich (3pm) – New York City (6am)
We are more than excited to kick off our NYC workshop “Bridges” in two weeks from today! To make sure things are in place before the first session starts, our MCMP event juggler Sabine has arrived in the Big Apple today. While we will fill our travel diary from Munich, Sabine will report from the German House, NYC, in this blog. Who will be meeting whom, at all, you ask? Have a look here!
Bridges 2014 will take place in the German House, New York City, on 2 and 3 September, 2014. The 2-day trans-continental meeting in mathematical philosophy will focus on inter-theoretical relations thereby connecting form and content of this philosophical exchange. It is organized by the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) at LMU Munich.
Our travel diary will keep you posted on everything behind the scenes and along the trip. You’ll find all the details on program, venue, and participation including our motivational video trailer at www.lmu.de/bridges2014!