Copenhagen, Denmark

Topics in Philosophy of Mathematical Practice

online course
when 3 July 2023 - 11 August 2023
language English
duration 6 weeks
credits 7.5 EC
fee DKK 6375

Asynchronous online part: 4/7 - 29/7 (4 weeks at 25 study hours per week)
Synchronous online: 1/8 - 12/8 (full time/40 study hours per week)

This highly interactive summer school offers students from mathematics and philosophy of mathematics the opportunity 1) to gain knowledge about the central topics in the philosophy of mathematical practice and 2) to gain the basic skills needed in order to practice empirically informed philosophy of mathematical practice themselves.

The course will be organized in two parts, a four-week online part (25 hours per week) and a two week on-campus part (full time).

Target group


Course aim

After following the course students should have the following skills, knowledge and competences:


The students should be able to collect and analyze empirical material


The students should be able to account for central topics in the philosophy of mathematical practice.


The students should be able to:
•Reflect on the strengths and limitations of empirical methods.
•Discuss and reflect on central topics in philosophy of mathematical practice.
•Produce empirically informed written products in the area of philosophy of mathematics.

Fee info

DKK 6375: EU/EEA citizens
DKK 10025: Non-EU/EAA citizens