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The IHPST is delighted to have Dr. James Robert Brown as the leader of our March Research Seminar.

James Brown is Emeritus Professor of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto. He received his Ph.D. from Western University. Before that he received an M.A. and a B.A. from the University of Guelph. His research interests are in the philosophy of mathematics, the philosophy of science, the foundations of physics, and the social relations of science. He has published numerous books and articles and his recent publications include:

  • On Foundations of Seismology: Bringing Idealizations Down to Earth (with Micheal A. Slawinski) (World Scientific Publishing Company, 2017)
  • Routledge Companion to Thought Experiments (edited with M. Stuart and Y. Fehige) (Routledge, 2017)
  • Platonism, Naturalism, and Mathematical Knowledge (Routledge, 2012)

For further information, see his website: http://homes.chass.utoronto.ca/~jrbrown/

In the research seminar, we will be discussing his paper, “Ethics and the Continuum Hypothesis.”

Participants are expected to read the text. Write to: Sunguk Jung (jung.sunguk@mail.utoronto.ca) for a copy of it.

Join us for this exciting event!

When: March 21, 12-2 pm
Where: IHPST Common room.
Lunch, coffee and tea will be provided.

Click here for more details.