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The goal of this interdisciplinary meeting is to explore philosophical and historical issues that arise at the intersection of theoretical computer science, mathematics, and natural science, including issues that arise in the practice of those disciplines. We welcome submissions on topics including, but not limited to, the following: the history of computer science; the foundations of computation and mathematical cognition; computational and informational perspectives on scientific decision making, scientific methodology, and the characterisation of scientific theories; physical notions of computation and the ‘Physical Church-Turing Thesis’.

To view the conference program, and details on registration, please visit the conference event page.

Invited Speakers

Dan Christensen (University of Western Ontario)
Robert Corless (University of Western Ontario)
Walter Dean (University of Warwick)
Benedict Eastaugh (MCMP/LMU Munich)
Laura Felline (University of Rome 3)
Stephan Hartmann (MCMP/LMU Munich)
Markus Mueller (Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information, Vienna)
Wayne Myrvold (University of Western Ontario)
Gualtiero Piccinini (University of Missouri St. Louis)
Paula Quinon (Warsaw University of Technology/University of Lund)
Tom Sterkenburg (MCMP/LMU Munich)
Máté Szabo (University of Lorraine/University of Paris 1)

Program Committee

Holger Andreas (University of British Columbia/MCMP)
Lucas Dunlap (University of Cincinnati)
Nicolas Fillion (Simon Fraser University)
Adam Koberinski (University of Western Ontario)
Gregory Lavers (Concordia University)
Hannes Leitgeb (MCMP/LMU Munich)
Rossella Lupacchini (University of Bologna)
Lavinia Picollo (University College London/MCMP)
Gil Sagi (University of Haifa/MCMP)
Oron Shagrir (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Marta Sznajder (MCMP/LMU Munich)


Marianna Antonutti Marfori (MCMP/LMU Munich)
Michael Cuffaro (Rotman Institute of Philosophy/Western Ontario/MCMP)


The conference is supported by the Rotman Institute of Philosophy, the University of Alcalá, the Foundational Questions Institute (through the grant FQXi-RFP-1616), Research Western and the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 709265.

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