The Logic and Philosophy of Science Seminar (also known as the “friday” seminar)

In addition to conferences and workshops, our group hosts a permanent Seminar on Logic and Philosophy of Science. In the old times, meetings used to take place in room 5 at the former location of the Department of Literature and Philosophy,   “Il Pellegrino”, each Friday morning at 11:00 am. This gave the seminar the nickname by means of which it is colloquially referred to up to nowadays.

Usual speakers are well known scientists, international researchers or even doctoral students presenting their researches or discussing some important theoretical or philosophical topics.

The Friday Seminar takes its origins from the meetings held at “Il Pellegrino” under the guidance of Ettore Casari, and has hosted very famous logicians and philosophers. Among others, the list of its distinguished guests includes: W.v.O. Quine, B. Van Fraassen, S. French, P. Martin-Loef, H. Schwichtenberg, W. Pohlers, S. Feferman, G. Jaeger, M. Rathjen, H. Ono, J.Y. Girard, D. Prawitz, P. Horwich, V. Halbach, D. Isaacson, P. Schuster.

See the archive of recent talks here.

The interdisciplinary Physics-Philosophy Seminar

A second seminar coordinated by our group in collaboration with the Department of Physics takes place, usually on Friday afternoon, at the Aula Magna, Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia, Polo Scientifico, via Giovanni Sansone 1 – Sesto Fiorentino (FI).

See the archive of recent talks here.

“Circular Social Norms – Ci_SoNo” Seminar

Following the financial support that has been granted by the University of Florence to the research project “Circular Social Norms – Ci_SoNo”, coordinated by Riccardo Bruni together with Alessandro Gioffré from the Department of Economics at UNIFI, a new series of seminars has started in Fall 2019 e should continue until the end of 2020. The project aims at approaching research issues that connects a variety oif fields including Philosohpy, Logic and Social Sciences in particular. The seminars in this series are supposed to reflect the project aims. For more info on the project, visit

The Logic Supergroup Seminars

The Florence group of Logic and Philosophy of Science has joined The Logic Supergroup, an alliance of logicians comprising research groups from all over the world and hosting virtual talks that would have been held in physical seminars and colloquia, had it not been for the global pandemic. For more information about the group check out the website, that also gives information of advertised events that can be added to everyone’s calendar.

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