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 →
Category Theory in Physics, Mathematics and Philosophy

Category Theory in Physics, Mathematics and Philosophy

What is the role of category theory (in brief CT) in physics, mathematics and philosophy? Is CT just a useful language of some parts of mathematics and theoretical physics or are categories new structures that are important for these fields? How can categories be used in modern physics? What is the role of CT in the philosophy of mathematics? Is CT a new foundation of mathematics or is it a kind of organization of mathematics? Is the arrow-ontology of CT a new kind of ontology? The conference will address the questions mentioned above…continue reading →

Strategic Cooperation Letter of Intent

On February 8, 2016, a Strategic Cooperation Letter of Intent was signed between the Center for Advanced Studies in the Humanities and Social Science, with its registered office in Warsaw, ul. Nowy Świat 69, represented by the Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy and Sociology at the University of Warsaw, Prof. Dr. Habil. Krzysztof Koseła, and the International Center for Formal Ontology, with its registered office in Warsaw, Pl. Politechniki 1, represented by the Director of the International Centre for Formal Ontology, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Habil. Mirosław Szatkowski.continue reading →
Quo vadis, Metaphysics?

Quo vadis, Metaphysics?

The old philosophical discipline of metaphysics – after having been pronounced dead by many – has enjoyed a significant revival within the last thirty years, due to the application of the methods of Analytical Philosophy. To this revival, the outstanding American metaphysician Peter van Inwagen has significantly contributed. At the conference, papers can – but not necessarily have to – consider aspects of van Inwagen’s metaphysical positions: on material beings, freedom of the will, the problem of evil, existence, identity, modality, etc. With or without connection to van Inwagen’s work, the conference will…continue reading →