Lecture Tour in Germany and Italy 2017

In May/June 2017, we will visit several universities and research institutes in Germany and Italy to deliver the lecture “Wittgenstein’s Philosophy and the Creation vs. Discovery Question of Mathematics.”

The lecture covers key points of the just-published book The Construction of Mathematics: The Human Mind’s Greatest AchievementA discussion period is scheduled after the lecture.

The lecture is tailored for the general public and everyone is welcome to attend. No mathematical knowledge is necessary or assumed. For the location of the lecture hall and any other information, please contact the organizer of the university/institute for details.

Here is the schedule.

Technical University of Munich (TUM), Garching, Germany
Date: Tuesday May 9, 2017
Time of lecture: 6-7 pm (18:00-19:00)
Organizer: Prof.  P.  Gritzmann

University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
Date: Thursday May 11, 2017
Time of lecture: 4:15-5:15 pm (16:15-17:15)
The lecture is part of the workshop Johann Radon Lecture 2017.  The workshop starts at 1pm (13:00).
Location: Felix Klein Building, lecture hall H13
Organizer: Prof. R. Schulz

University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
Date: Wednesday May 17, 2017
Time of lecture: 4:30-5:30 pm (16:30-17:30)
Organizer: Prof. M. Juenger

Technical University, Berlin, Germany
Date: Monday May 29, 2017
Time of lecture: 4:00-5:00 pm (16:00-17:00)
Location: MA 041
Organizer: Prof. Martin Skutella

University of Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
Date: Thursday June 1, 2017
Time of lecture: 5:00-6:00 pm (17:00-18:00)
Location: G03-106
Organizer: Prof. V. Kaibel

Istituto di Analisi dei Sistemi ed Informatica “Antonio Ruberti”  (IASI CNR), Rome, Italy
Date: TBA, June 5, 6, or 7
Time of lecture: TBA
Organizer: Prof. G. Rinaldi

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