Catarina Dutilh Novaes: Every Proof is (and isn't) a Dialogue
|Wanneer:||wo 06-04-2011 13:00 - 14:15|
|Waar:||Faculty of Philosophy, Oude Boteringestraat 52, room Alpha|
Lecture organized by the Dept of The History of Philosophy
Every proof is (and isn’t) a dialogue: on the dialogical foundations of logic and deduction by Dr Catarina Dutilh Novaes (UvA )
In this talk, I present the outlines of my forthcoming VIDI project, ‘The Roots of Deduction’, in particular its conceptual starting point: a reconceptualization of the very notion of deduction based on its multi-agent, dialogical origins. I argue that it is a mistake to think of logic and deduction as pertaining to the mono-agent level of thinking; rather, they belong essentially to the multi-agent level of arguing. Continue reading...