Every once in a while, I get asked by students with a background in math (usually with an interest in logic) what they should do if they want to get into grad school in philosophy. I know there's quite a number of accomplished philosophers who started out as math majors and then went on to … Continue reading From Math to Philosophy
Month: August 2005
Hilbert’s Program Then and Now
I put up a revised and expanded version of my survey of Hilbert's Program up on arXiv. If you have comments, you could post them here. You know, try out the whole blogging-revolutionizing-scholarly-communication-etc. thing.
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As reported on CT and Cosmic Variance, the preprint archive arXiv has now track-back enabled their entries. This means that if you discuss a paper available on arXiv in your blog and send a trackback ping, the arXiv page of the paper will link back to you post. arXiv is hugely popular in physics, but … Continue reading arXiv math.LO RSS feed and trackbacks
Dropping the Ball
Sorry for dropping the ball on the LC'05 conference reporting. Day 5 was when I had my talk, so it was a little hectic, and then after my talk they had already turned off the wireless ethernet and locked the computer lab. Now, of course, I don't remember what happened. Oh well.