CSHPM Online Colloquium: James Robert Brown (September 17th)

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***CSHPM Online Colloquium: James Robert Brown (September 17th)***

The Canadian Society for History and Philosophy of Mathematics (http://www.cshpm.org/) invites members as well as the broader scholarly community to the next talk in our online colloquium series via Zoom. Participants are encouraged to become members (for as little as $10-$30/year, depending on your employment status), but it is not required. Non-members can get regular updates on our activities by liking us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/cshpmschpm). The talk will last 30 minutes, followed by a Q&A.

JAMES ROBERT BROWN, Emeritus Professor, Philosophy, University of Toronto, will deliver the sixteenth talk of the CSHPM Online Colloquium series.
DATE: September 17th
TIME: Vancouver 11:00; Montreal/Toronto 14:00

TITLE: Mathematical Evidence
ABSTRACT: Proofs are often said to be the one and only source of evidence in mathematics.  An unusual argument will be presented for a more liberal view.  Parallels and anti-parallels with physics will be shown and methodological conclusions drawn.


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Topic: CSHPM Talk: Jim Brown
Time: Sep 17, 2021 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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