# Truth and Meaning in Mathematics

## Key data

When: 25-27 June 2025

Where: Reykjavík (Iceland) In person event.

What: The conference "Truth and Meaning in Mathematics" aims to explore the fundamental philosophical questions surrounding the nature of mathematical truth and the interpretation of mathematical statements. Bringing together experts in philosophy, logic, and mathematics, this event will address topics such as the objectivity of mathematical truths, the role of formal systems in capturing mathematical meaning, and the interplay between mathematical practice and philosophical interpretation. Participants will engage in rigorous discussions that bridge the gap between mathematical theory and philosophical inquiry, offering fresh perspectives on the foundations of mathematics.

Potential topics include:

The objectivity and nature of mathematical truth

Formal systems and their role in capturing mathematical meaning

The relationship between mathematical practice and philosophical theory

Platonism vs. nominalism in mathematics

The role of logic in mathematical proofs and truth

The metaphysical status of mathematical objects

The interpretation of infinity and paradoxes in mathematics

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## Registration:

Registration: Is open till 01. March 2025. Please register via the following google form: https://forms.gle/B6vE4sCQN61V3sWS8 or write us an email including your name and affiliation (if any) to both of us:

asgeirberg (at) hi (dot) is and deniz (dot) sarikaya (at) vub.be .

## Speaker:

Sorin Bangu (University of Bergen)

Silvia De Toffoli (Scuola Universitaria Superiore IUSS Pavia)

Jordi Fairhurst Chilton (Universitat de les Illes Balears)

Andrea Guardo (University of Milan)

José Antonio Perez-Escobar (UNED)

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## Organized by:

Ásgeir Berg Matthíasson (University of Iceland’s Institute of Philosophy)

Deniz Sarikaya (Universität zu Lübeck & Vrije Universiteit Brussels)