Wednesday, 4 December 2013

CfA: Summer School on Mathematical Philosophy for Female Students

LMU Munich, July 27 - August 2, 2014

The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) is organizing the first Summer School on Mathematical Philosophy for Female Students, which will be held from July 27 to August 2, 2014 in Munich, Germany. The summer school is open to excellent female students who want to specialize in mathematical philosophy.

Since women are significantly underrepresented in philosophy generally and in formal philosophy in particular, this summer school is aimed at encouraging women to engage with mathematical methods and apply them to philosophical problems. The summer school will provide an infrastructure for developing expertise in some of the main formal approaches used in mathematical philosophy, including theories of individual and collective decision-making, agent-based modeling, and epistemic logic. Furthermore, it offers study in an informal setting, lively debate, and a chance to strengthen mathematical self-confidence and independence for female students. Finally, being located at the MCMP, the summer school will also provide a stimulating and interdisciplinary environment for meeting like-minded philosophers.

LECTURERS: Rachael Briggs (ANU), Catrin Campbell-Moore (MCMP), Sebastian Lutz (MCMP), Conor Mayo-Wilson (MCMP), Gil Sagi (MCMP), Sonja Smets (Amsterdam), Florian Steinberger  (MCMP)

ORGANIZERS: Stephan Hartmann, Catherine Herfeld, Hannes Leitgeb, Kristina Liefke

APPLICATION: For details about the application procedure, have a look at the above-mentioned webpage. The deadline for application is 15 February 2015.

MCMP EVENT POLICY: Have a look at

MCMP MASTER PROGRAM: Interested students might also consider to apply for the MCMP’s master program in Logic and Philosophy of Science (which addresses male and female students). For details, click

MCMP MEDIA PAGE: You might also want to have a look at our media page with more than 400 recorded lectures which you can watch on iTunes U.:

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