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17-20 June 2010, 2nd World Congress on the Square of Oppositions, Corte (Corsica, France)

Date: 17-20 June 2010
Deadline: 15 January 2010

The square of opposition is a very famous theme related to Aristotelian logic dealing with the notions of opposition, negation, quantification and proposition. This will be the second world congress organized about the square of opposition after a very succesful first edition organized in Montreux , Switzerland in 2007.

The square will be considered in its various aspects. There will be talks by the best specialists of the square and this will be an interdisciplinary event gathering people from various fields : logic, philosophy, mathematics, psychology, linguistics, anthropology, semiotics. Visual and artistic representations of the square will also be presented. There will be a music show and a movie illustrating the square. Invited speakers include Alain Badiou, Pierre Cartier, Jaakko Hintikka, Saul Kripke, Stephen Read.

For more information, see http://www.square-of-opposition.org/.

Any contribution related to the square of opposition is welcome. Deadline for contributed talks: January 15th 2010.

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