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Proof & Demonstration in Philosophy and Science

Saturday, 31 May 2003 Arrival in Athens

Sunday, 1 June 2003

Morning:                 Bus to Delphi

Afternoon:              Axiomatics
                               Chair:                   Vassilis Karasmanis
                               Ancient:                Richard McKirahan, Pomona
                               Early Modern:       Edwin Curley, Michigan,
                               Contemporary:     Ken Manders, Pittsburgh
                               Commentator:      Aristides Arageorgis, Patras

Monday, 2 June 2003

Morning:                Mechanisms
                              Chair:                      Aristophanes Koutoungos, NTUA
                              Ancient:                   Aryeh Kosman, Haverford
                              Early Modern:          Peter Machamer, Pittsburgh
                              Contemporary:        Stathis Psillos, Athens
                              Commentator:         Kostas Pagondiotis, Patras

Afternoon:              Examples and Exemplars
Chair:                     John Cooper, Princeton
                               Ancient:                  Katerina Ierodiakonou. NTUA
                               Early Modern:         Paolo Palmieri, Pittsburgh
                               Contemporary:       John Dupre, Exeter
                               Commentator:        Vasso Kindi, Athens

Tuesday, 3 June 2003

Morning:                 Tourism

Afternoon:              Graduate Student Session
Chair:                      J.E. McGuire

Wednesday, 4 June 2003

Morning:                Transcendental Arguments
                              Chair:                      Stavroula Tsinorema, Crete
                              Ancient:                   David Charles, Oxford
                              Early Modern:          Pat Kitcher, Columbia
                              Contemporary:        John McDowell, Pittsburgh
                              Commentator:         Stelios Virvidakis, Athens

Afternoon:             Reasoning by Models or Analogy
                              Chair:                      Ioli Patellis, Patras
                              Ancient:                   Patricia Curd, Purdue
                              Early Modern:          Dan Garber, Princeton
                              Contemporary:        Richard Burian, Virginia Tech
                              Commentator:         Panagiotis Theodoru, Patras

Thursday, 5 June 2003

Morning:                Hypothetical Demonstration
                              Chair:                     Gerald Massey, Pittsburgh
                              Ancient:                  James Lennox, Pittsburgh
                              Early Modern:         Roger Ariew, Virginia Tech
                              Contemporary:       Betty Smocovitis, Athens
                              Commentator:        Theodore Arabadjis, Athens

Afternoon:             Bus to Athens

Friday, 6 June 2003

Afternoon:             Olympiad Gala Event
                              Aula, University of Athens
                              Public Lecture
                              Chair:                    Dionysios Anapolitanos
                              Speaker:               Michael Frede, Oxford

Saturday, 7 June 2003 Departure from Athens


All sessions take place at the European Cultural Center in Delphi with the exception of the Olympiad Gala Event to be held in Athens on the final day of the conference.

This Conference was organized by
European Cultural Center of Delphi
Department of Humanities, Social Science and Law, National Technical University of Athens
Department of History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, University of Athens
Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh

Aristides Baltas, National Technical University of Athens
Peter Machamer, University of Pittsburgh

Planning Committee
Dionysios Anapolitanos
Michael Frede
John Cooper
James Lennox
Gerald Massey
John McDowell


This is the fourth meeting of the biennial Athens-Pittsburgh Symposium in the History and Philosophy of Science and Tachnology. The Athens-Pittsburgh Symposium is the joint undertaking of the University of Athens, the National Technical University of Athens, and the University of Pittsburgh.

Hotel: European Cultural Center of Delphi
33054 Delphi,
Tel: (0265) 82353-4
Fax: (o265) 82227

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