International Workshop "Frege and the Emergence of Formalism"

10.07.2023 - 11.07.2023

Part of the FWF Project: Frege Among the Formalists


Everyone is welcome to attend!

If you are interested in attending, I'd appreciate a quick email message so I can get a headcount:



Monday 10 July

10:00-11:15 Alan Weir, "Is there life left in formalism?"
11:15-11:30 Break
11:30-12:45 Tabea Rohr, "Frege, Plücker and the function-argument distinction"
01:00-03:00 Lunch and discussion
03:00-04:15 Joan Bertan San Millan, "Frege's early notion of function"
04:15-04:30 Break
04:30-05:45 James Tappenden, "Frege on mechanical and creative thinking"

7PM Dinner for conference speakers


Tuesday 11 July

10:00-11:15 Erich Reck, "On the origins of Frege's anti-formalism"
11:15-11:30 Break
11:30-12:45 Günther Eder, "Frege on formal and informal proof"
01:00-03:00 Lunch and discussion
03:00-04:15 Rachel Boddy, "Definition and content in Frege's logic"
04:15-04:30 Break
04:30-05:45 Richard Lawrence, "Frege, formalism and the Kantian legacy"