Announcement of THEORETICAL PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM

Laszlo E. Szabo leszabo at philosophy.elte.hu
Sat Feb 17 13:38:49 CET 2007


Announcement of THEORETICAL PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM

The weekly Theoretical Philosophy Colloquium (TPC) is organized and 
hosted by the Institute for Philosophy at the Faculty of Humanities of 
Eotvos University. Following the traditions set by the Philosophy of 
Science Colloquium hosted by the Department of History and Philosophy of 
Science (Faculty of Sciences, Eotvos University) between 1999 and 2006, 
it aims to bring together not only the Budapest philosophy community 
working on a wide range of theoretical philosophy, but also scientists 
interested in philosophical and foundational problems of natural and 
social sciences.
The scope of the Colloquium includes all aspects of theoretical 
philosophy, including:

     * logic and philosophy of mathematics
     * philosophy of science
     * modern metaphysics
     * epistemology
     * philosophy of language
     * problems in history of philosophy and history of science, 
relevant to the above topics
     * particular issues in natural and social sciences, important for 
the discourses in the main scope of the Colloquium.

Format of the colloquium: 60 minute lecture, 10 minute break, followed 
by a 30-60 minute discussion.The language of presentation is English or 
Hungarian.

The Colloquium is open to everyone, including students, visitors, and 
faculty members from all departments and institutes.

The regular venue: Monday 4:00 PM, Room 208, Puskin u. 3, Budapest. 
(Notice the difference in location between TPC and the earlier 
Philosophy of Science Colloquium!!!!

The Colloquium will start in March 2007.
Web site: http://philosophy.elte.hu/colloquium

For any further information, please, contact the organizer:
Laszlo E. Szabo (e-mail: leszabo at philosophy.elte.hu).

-- 
L a s z l o   E.   S z a b o
Theoretical Physics Research Group of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Department of History and Philosophy of Science
Eotvos University, Budapest
http://philosophy.elte.hu/leszabo




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