LULLIUS LECTURES 2015
The congress will host the second edition of the Lullius Lectures, which will be in charge of Prof. Hartry Field (New York U.). The steering committee of the society will organize a symposium on H. Field's work, with talks by Otávio Bueno (University of Miami), David Liggins (University of Manchester) and Elia Zardini (University of Lisbon).
Hartry Field is Silver Professor of Philosophy at New York University and a leading contributor to philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of logic, philosophy of language, philosophy of science, metaphysics and epistemology.
He is the author of Science Without Numbers (Blackwell 1980), which won the Lakatos Prize, Realism, Mathematics and Modality(Blackwell 1989), Truth and the Absence of Fact (Oxford 2001) and Saving Truth form Paradox (Oxford, 2008).
His recent work is on semantic paradoxes, especially the Liar paradox and also the paradoxes of vagueness, where he defends a paracomplete approach.