The eighteenth annual Midwest PhlMath Workshop (MWPMW 18) will meet on the University of Notre Dame campus Saturday, October 14th and Sunday, October 15th, 2017.

If you would like to give a talk, please email a pdf of your talk or a substantial summary of it to Paddy (, Tim (, Curtis ( and me (

We would like to have all proposals for talks by September 6th so that we can set the program by mid September.

Talks should be 40-45 minutes in length, with 15--20 minutes left for discussion. 

This year, we're pleased to have Dr. Karine Chemla (CNRS, SPHERE, UMR 7291, Université de Paris 7-Diderot), Prof. William Tait (Philosophy, University of Chicago) and Prof. Mark Wilson (Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh) join us as featured speakers.

Their topics are:

• K. Chemla, "Elements of a history of ideality in mathematics."

• W. Tait, "What Hilbert and Bernays meant by ‘finitism’."

• M. Wilson, "Classical Mechanics as a Paradigmatic Philosophical Problem."

Please click the link to the right to get to the workshop's registration form.

Your completing it in a timely manner will aid organization.

We look forward to having you with us at the workshop in October.

Please check these pages for further updates.

Program & Schedule

All sessions will be in room 101 of the Jordan Hall of Science. Both lunch and dinner on Saturday will also be in Jordan Hall, in the Reading Room