The book on Category Theory in Physics, Mathematics, and Philosophy has been published

The book on Category Theory in Physics, Mathematics, and Philosophy has been published

This book shows that the categorical ontology could serve as a basis for bonding mathematics, physics, and philosophy Category theory is a new formal ontology that shifts the main focus from objects to processes. The book approaches formal ontology in the original sense put forward by the philosopher Edmund Husserl, namely as a science that deals with entities that can be exemplified in all spheres and domains of reality. It is a dynamic, processual, and non-substantial ontology in which all entities can be treated as transformations, and in which objects are merely the sources and aims of these transformations. (more…)
Workshop on Topological Ontology

Workshop on Topological Ontology

International Workshop on Topological Ontology to be held on February 11-12, 2020, at the University of the Basque Country, UPV/EHU, Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain. Geometry has played an important role in philosophy ever since the time of Plato. (more…)
Is logic a physical variable?

Is logic a physical variable?

The Krakow Methodological Conferences have a long tradition dating back to early 1990s. Their aim is to engage researchers into an interdisciplinary discussion on fundamental problems in science and philosophy. The 23rd edition will be devoted to the role of logic in natural sciences from the perspective of category theory. IMPORTANT DATES Abstracts submission deadline: 1st October, 2019 Notification: 15th October, 2019 Conference: 7th-9th November, 2019 Full Paper submission deadline: 31st December, 2019 Organizers Copernicus Foundation Copernicus Center for Interdisciplinary Studies of the Jagiellonian University International Center for Formal Ontology, Faculty of Administration…continue reading →
International Workshop on Computational Modelling

International Workshop on Computational Modelling

On 14 May 2019 the first edition of the workshop “Computational Modelling” will be held at Warsaw University of Technology, organised by the International Center for Formal Ontology (Faculty of Administration and Social Sciences, Warsaw University of Technology). The workshop will comprise six papers, which will be delivered by scholars from various academic centres in Poland and abroad. Topics will include concepts of computation (digital and other) as well as the properties of specific computational models (of human cognitive functions and dysfunctions and of ethical knowledge). Organizers: Paula Quinon (ICFO, WUT) Hajo Greif (ICFO, WUT) Paweł Stacewicz (ICFO, WUT) More…continue reading →
Philosophy of Science and Formal Methods in Philosophy

Philosophy of Science and Formal Methods in Philosophy

On 13-14 December 2018, a nationwide conference entitled "Philosophy of Science and Formal Methods in Philosophy" will be held. The first edition of the Conference, organized under the patronage of the Polish Association of Logic and Philosophy of Science, took place in Krakow in 2016 at the Jagiellonian University. The second edition of the conference took place on 22-23 November 2017 at the Catholic University of Lublin. As in previous years, the conference is to integrate the Polish philosophers of science and scholars interested in philosophy. The subject matter of the conference includes…continue reading →
Philosophy in Computer Science

Philosophy in Computer Science

We are pleased to invite for the fourth time to a nationwide scientific conference from the series "Philosophy in Computer Science", which will take place on 23-24 November 2018 at the Warsaw University of Technology and the Military University of Technology in Warsaw. The main theme of this year's meeting is: Philosophy towards the basics and applications of computer science. (more…)
3rd Summer School on Argumentation: Computational and Linguistic Perspectives

3rd Summer School on Argumentation: Computational and Linguistic Perspectives

The Third Summer School on Argumentation: Computational and Linguistic Perspectives (SSA 2018) is a part of Warsaw Argumentation Week (WAW 2018), and will be held from 6th to 16th September 2018 at the Warsaw University of Technology. WAW 2018 includes COMMA 2018, themed COMMA workshops, and the 16th ArgDiaP conference and workshops with the possibility of reducing registration fees in the case of registering for more than one WAW event. It is the third event in the series of Summer Schools on Argumentation, the first Summer School on Argumentation took place at the University of Dundee in 2014 in the UK, the second took place at the University…continue reading →

In cooperation with the Academia Europaea, the ICFO invites you to an open and interdisciplinary seminar entitled Philosophy and Mathematics. The seminar will take place in Wrocław on October 5, 2018. Participants will reflect on what divides and connects contemporary philosophy and mathematics. On Saturday, October 6th, there will be a panel discussion entitled Mathematics, Philosophy and Mathematical Philosophy. The panel will be attended by conference speakers. (more…)

International Center for Formal Ontology (ICFO)

The International Center for Formal Ontology (ICFO) is a centre of research excellence devoted to the formal ontology. ICFO was created in February 2015 and is affiliated at Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Administration and Social Sciences, Poland. For more general information about the Center visit our Aims, History  and Program Council. continue reading →