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Juliet Floyd - In and Out of Mind: Wittgenstein and Gödel, Post and Turing (27th Vienna Circle Lecture)
25. Jul 2019 17:00 - 18:00

Universität Wien
Universitätsring 1, 1010 Wien

Juliet Floyd shall compare and contrast Wittgenstein, Gödel, Post and Turing on what classical limitative results about logic and the foundations of mathematics do and do not show us about “the mind”. She will also discuss the very idea of “post-human” artificial intelligence in relation to these themes and the Vienna Circle’s legacy of scientific humanism.

This public lecture with Juliet Floyd part of the conference Kurt Gödel´s Legacy, and will be also the 27th Vienna Circle Lecture 2019.

After the lecture, you are welcome to take part in an informal reception.

Admission free. Get your free ticket on the registration link.

Two events that have had a strong influence on the world of science are celebrating an anniversary this year: the decisive review of Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity is 100 years old. Furthermore, 70 years ago Kurt Gödel proved that the theory of relativity is compatible with closed time lines. This Gödel’s rotating universe shows how time travel is at least mathematically imaginable. On this occasion, the Kurt Gödel Society is organizing the international conference “Kurt Gödel´s Legacy: Does Future Lie in The Past?” at the University of Vienna from July 25 to 27, 2019.

The conference is supported by the University of Vienna, the Austrian Academy of Sciences, the research platform TURIS, the Vienna Center for Logic and Algorithms at the TU Wien, the Department Vienna Circle at University of Vienna and the Vienna Circle Society.


Technische Universität Wien
Karlsplatz 13, 1040 Wien

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