George Shiber's Lectureshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiberAcademic discussions in Philosophy, Mathematical Logic, and Mathematics.en2008 BlogTalkRadio.com. All Rights Reserved.Sun, 04 Oct 2015 08:45:00 GMTSun, 04 May 2014 21:00:00 GMTPodcastingEZ Rss 0.1http://cdn.btrcdn.com/pics/hostpics/3ef2ac99-f5bd-46c4-bd2e-0b7d7d877e7f_believe-those-who-are.jpgGeorge Shiber's Lectureshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiberAcademic discussions in Philosophy, Mathematical Logic, and Mathematics.feeds@blogtalkradio.comBlogTalkRadio.comPodcast,Podcasting,Infinity,large cardinals,realism,truth,supersymmetry,mathematics,physics,epistemology,scienceGeorge Shibers LecturesnoAcademic discussions in Philosophy, Mathematical Logic, and Mathematics.http://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/podcastOmega-Saturation, Categoricity, and Superstability of Theorieshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2014/05/04/omega-saturation-categoricity-and-superstability-of-theoriesPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2014/05/04/omega-saturation-categoricity-and-superstability-of-theories/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2014/05/04/omega-saturation-categoricity-and-superstability-of-theoriesSun, 04 May 2014 21:00:00 GMTA proof: if every uncountable model of a theory T is omega-saturated and T is superstable, then T is categorical.
00:39:00George Shibers Lecturesnomathematical logic,categorical theories,saturated models,stable theories,superstable theoriesA proof: if every uncountable model of a theory T is omega-saturated and T is superstable, then T is categorical.Subjectivity and Agency under Oppressionhttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2014/04/30/subjectivity-and-agency-under-oppressionPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2014/04/30/subjectivity-and-agency-under-oppression/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2014/04/30/subjectivity-and-agency-under-oppressionWed, 30 Apr 2014 17:00:00 GMTExploring liberational theories of oppression under the principle of ontological pluralism
00:31:00George Shibers LecturesnoOppression,Agency,Subjectivity,power,LiberationExploring liberational theories of oppression under the principle of ontological pluralismDomain Extension in the Philosophy Of Mathematicshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2014/04/25/domain-extension-in-the-philosophy-of-mathematicsPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2014/04/25/domain-extension-in-the-philosophy-of-mathematics/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2014/04/25/domain-extension-in-the-philosophy-of-mathematicsFri, 25 Apr 2014 17:30:00 GMTModel-completion, ultrapower-saturation and intra-theoretic rationality in mathematical practice
00:36:00George Shibers LecturesnoMathematics,models,saturation,ultraproducts,extensionalityModel-completion, ultrapower-saturation and intra-theoretic rationality in mathematical practiceA Brief Defense Of 3-Dimensionalismhttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2014/04/23/a-brief-defense-of-3-dimensionalismPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2014/04/23/a-brief-defense-of-3-dimensionalism/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2014/04/23/a-brief-defense-of-3-dimensionalismWed, 23 Apr 2014 22:00:00 GMTA short reply to a 4-Dimensionalist attack against 3-dimensionalism
00:24:00George Shibers LecturesnoPerdurantism,Endurantism,Spacetime,3-DimensionalismA short reply to a 4-Dimensionalist attack against 3-dimensionalismA Critique Of: 'Loyalty: An Essay on the Morality of Relationships', G. Fletcherhttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2014/04/22/a-critique-of-loyalty-an-essay-on-the-morality-of-relationships-g-fletcherPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2014/04/22/a-critique-of-loyalty-an-essay-on-the-morality-of-relationships-g-fletcher/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2014/04/22/a-critique-of-loyalty-an-essay-on-the-morality-of-relationships-g-fletcherTue, 22 Apr 2014 18:00:00 GMTA universalistic/virtue ethic critique of Fletcher's basic contention that loyalty is the central and ineliminable feature of morality.
00:20:00George Shibers LecturesnoEthics,Loyalty,law,G. Fletcher,MoralityA universalistic/virtue ethic critique of Fletcher's basic contention that loyalty is the central and ineliminable feature of morality.A 'Modalist' Solution To Chrysippus' Puzzlehttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2014/04/20/a-modalist-solution-to-chrysippus-puzzlePodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2014/04/20/a-modalist-solution-to-chrysippus-puzzle/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2014/04/20/a-modalist-solution-to-chrysippus-puzzleSun, 20 Apr 2014 22:00:00 GMTA modal-essentialist solution to Chrysippus' puzzle.
00:31:00George Shibers LecturesnoChrysippus,Identity,Existence,MereologyA modal-essentialist solution to Chrysippus' puzzle.Supersymmetry and String Theoryhttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/11/12/supersymmetry-and-string-theoryPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/11/12/supersymmetry-and-string-theory/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/11/12/supersymmetry-and-string-theoryTue, 12 Nov 2013 21:00:00 GMTA critical appraisal of Susy and String Theory: a devil's advocate's perspective01:15:00George Shibers LecturesnoSusy,String Theory,physics,unification,Standard ModelA critical appraisal of Susy and String Theory: a devil's advocate's perspectiveMathematics and Quantum Field Theoryhttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/11/07/mathematics-and-quantum-field-theoryPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/11/07/mathematics-and-quantum-field-theory/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/11/07/mathematics-and-quantum-field-theoryThu, 07 Nov 2013 17:00:00 GMTSome remarks on mathematics and quantum field theory, part 1.01:28:00George Shibers Lecturesnomathematics,quantum physics,field theory,string theory,SuSySome remarks on mathematics and quantum field theory, part 1.Fixed Points and Strongly Compact Cardinalshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/10/24/fixed-points-and-strongly-compact-cardinalsPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/10/24/fixed-points-and-strongly-compact-cardinals/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/10/24/fixed-points-and-strongly-compact-cardinalsThu, 24 Oct 2013 00:00:00 GMTStrongly compact cardinals, elementary embeddings and characterization by fixed points and fine ultrafilters.00:32:00George Shibers Lecturesnolarge cardinals,supercompactness,compact cardinals,fixed points,embeddingsStrongly compact cardinals, elementary embeddings and characterization by fixed points and fine ultrafilters.Truth And Curry's Paradoxhttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/10/06/truth-and-currys-paradoxPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/10/06/truth-and-currys-paradox/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/10/06/truth-and-currys-paradoxSun, 06 Oct 2013 23:00:00 GMTTwo versions of Curry's paradox are presented, a paradox highly regarded as the most vexing and the most threatening to a consistent and viable truth-theory, with some conclusions drawn.00:57:00George Shibers Lecturesnotruth,paradox,curry,proof,validityTwo versions of Curry's paradox are presented, a paradox highly regarded as the most vexing and the most threatening to a consistent and viable truth-theory, wiReflections On Kant, Prt. 3http://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/08/25/reflections-on-kant-prt-3Podcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/08/25/reflections-on-kant-prt-3/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/08/25/reflections-on-kant-prt-3Sun, 25 Aug 2013 21:00:00 GMTKant on teleology, reason, and autonomy00:48:00George Shibers LecturesnoKant,idealism,reason,autonomy,spontaneityKant on teleology, reason, and autonomyReflections On Kant, Prt. 2http://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/08/20/reflections-on-kant-prt-2Podcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/08/20/reflections-on-kant-prt-2/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/08/20/reflections-on-kant-prt-2Tue, 20 Aug 2013 00:30:00 GMTKant on Human Spontaneity, Autonomy, the Natural Order and the Moral Order00:42:00George Shibers LecturesnoKant,spontaneity,autonomy,metaphysics,epistemologyKant on Human Spontaneity, Autonomy, the Natural Order and the Moral OrderReflections On Kant, Prt.1http://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/08/12/reflections-on-kant-prt1Podcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/08/12/reflections-on-kant-prt1/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/08/12/reflections-on-kant-prt1Mon, 12 Aug 2013 00:00:00 GMTStudies and analyses in Kantian Philosophy.01:01:00George Shibers LecturesnoKant,Realism,Idealism,Empiricism,TranscendentalismStudies and analyses in Kantian Philosophy.Freedom, Responsibility, and Causationhttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/08/01/freedom-responsibility-and-causation-1Podcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/08/01/freedom-responsibility-and-causation-1/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/08/01/freedom-responsibility-and-causation-1Thu, 01 Aug 2013 22:00:00 GMTOn the Principles Of Possible Action and Of Prevention.01:21:00George Shibers LecturesnoFreedom,Responsibility,Causation,Action,PreventionOn the Principles Of Possible Action and Of Prevention.The Strongest Large Cardinal Axiomshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/03/08/the-strongest-large-cardinal-axiomsPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/03/08/the-strongest-large-cardinal-axioms/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/03/08/the-strongest-large-cardinal-axiomsFri, 08 Mar 2013 17:00:00 GMTShort of provable inconsistency, what are the strongest large cardinal axioms, and a look at extending into inconsistency with paraconsistent dialethicist truth-theory02:00:00George Shibers LecturesnoInfinity,large cardinals,Kunen,Vopenka,ultrafiltersShort of provable inconsistency, what are the strongest large cardinal axioms, and a look at extending into inconsistency with paraconsistent dialethicist truthOn The nature of first-person knowledge of intentionalityhttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/02/13/on-the-nature-of-first-person-knowledge-of-intentionality-1Podcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/02/13/on-the-nature-of-first-person-knowledge-of-intentionality-1/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/02/13/on-the-nature-of-first-person-knowledge-of-intentionality-1Wed, 13 Feb 2013 21:00:00 GMTon the illusion of first-person knowledge of intentional states and reflections what could count as neuropsychological evidence of consciousness02:00:00George Shibers Lecturesnomind,consciousness,self knowledge,intentionality,psychologyon the illusion of first-person knowledge of intentional states and reflections what could count as neuropsychological evidence of consciousnessSet-Theoretic Existence and Differential Equationshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/02/09/set-theoretic-existence-and-differential-equationsPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/02/09/set-theoretic-existence-and-differential-equations/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/02/09/set-theoretic-existence-and-differential-equationsSat, 09 Feb 2013 23:00:00 GMTOn the provability or non-provability of certain mathematical theorems wiithin 'weak' subsystems of second-order number theory in relation to differential equations, in particular, the Cauchy-Peano existence-theorem for solutions to differential equations01:59:00George Shibers Lecturesnoset existence axioms,differential equations,Cauchy,Peano,mathematicsOn the provability or non-provability of certain mathematical theorems wiithin 'weak' subsystems of second-order number theory in relation to differential equatStrong Large Cardinals and Indestructibilityhttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/02/08/strong-large-cardinals-and-indestructibilityPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/02/08/strong-large-cardinals-and-indestructibility/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/02/08/strong-large-cardinals-and-indestructibilityFri, 08 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMTI construct a model in which 'strongness' of a cardinal k is indestructible under k+-weakly closed Prikry Forcing, and a solution to Hajnal's Conjecture01:59:00George Shibers LecturesnoInfinity,large cardinals,Prikry Forcing,indestructibility,strong cardinalsI construct a model in which 'strongness' of a cardinal k is indestructible under k+-weakly closed Prikry Forcing, and a solution to Hajnal's ConjectureBayesian Conditionalization And Indexical Credencehttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/02/03/bayesian-conditionalization-and-indexical-credencePodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/02/03/bayesian-conditionalization-and-indexical-credence/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/02/03/bayesian-conditionalization-and-indexical-credenceSun, 03 Feb 2013 23:00:00 GMTOn the problem of shared preferences of 2 or more Bayesian decision makers and the necessity to indexicalize conditionalization, and some reflections on the impact on theory-selection in science01:59:00George Shibers Lecturesnoscience,bayesianism,conditionalization,indexical credence,belief revisionOn the problem of shared preferences of 2 or more Bayesian decision makers and the necessity to indexicalize conditionalization, and some reflections on the impFurther Reflections on Egalitarianismhttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/02/02/further-reflections-on-egalitarianismPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/02/02/further-reflections-on-egalitarianism/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/02/02/further-reflections-on-egalitarianismSat, 02 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMTDemocratic vs. Political Egalitarianism: two critiques and a look forward01:59:00George Shibers Lecturesnoegalitarianism,justice,distributive justice,political egalitarianism,democratic egalitarianismDemocratic vs. Political Egalitarianism: two critiques and a look forwardT-Duality, Mirror-Symmetry and Superstring Theoryhttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/26/t-duality-mirror-symmetry-and-superstring-theoryPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/26/t-duality-mirror-symmetry-and-superstring-theory/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/26/t-duality-mirror-symmetry-and-superstring-theorySat, 26 Jan 2013 23:00:00 GMTSome of my proofs that superstring (M) Theory is the only possible GuTheory, and some reflections on the philosophy of physics/science (the 'physical' proofs will be provided in pdf-form and linked in various groups and my page)02:00:00George Shibers Lecturesnostrings,supersymmetry,unification physics,mirror symmetry,T-dualitySome of my proofs that superstring (M) Theory is the only possible GuTheory, and some reflections on the philosophy of physics/science (the 'physical' proofs wiReflections On Democratic Egalitarianismhttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/24/reflections-on-democratic-egalitarianismPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/24/reflections-on-democratic-egalitarianism/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/24/reflections-on-democratic-egalitarianismThu, 24 Jan 2013 22:00:00 GMTIn defense of DE and the principle of luck-equality and reciprocity02:00:00George Shibers Lecturesnoegalitarianism,democracy,reciprocity,luck,distributive justiceIn defense of DE and the principle of luck-equality and reciprocityGauge/Gravity Dualities and Supersymmetryhttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/22/gaugegravity-dualities-and-supersymmetryPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/22/gaugegravity-dualities-and-supersymmetry/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/22/gaugegravity-dualities-and-supersymmetryTue, 22 Jan 2013 17:30:00 GMTon supersymmetric gauge invariance and the uniqueness of superstring-M-Theory w.r.t. gauge/gravity dualities and shrodinger symmetries (lecture 3, part 2)02:00:00George Shibers Lecturesnosupersymmetry,grand unification,strings,gauge invariance,the schrodinger symmetrieson supersymmetric gauge invariance and the uniqueness of superstring-M-Theory w.r.t. gauge/gravity dualities and shrodinger symmetries (lecture 3, part 2)Aesthetic Values And Aesthetic Qualitieshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/20/aesthetic-values-and-aesthetic-qualitiesPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/20/aesthetic-values-and-aesthetic-qualities/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/20/aesthetic-values-and-aesthetic-qualitiesSun, 20 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMTOn what do aestheic pleonastic evaluations and 'properties' supervene01:56:00George Shibers Lecturesnoaesthetic,values,beauty,normativity,the naturalistic fallacyOn what do aestheic pleonastic evaluations and 'properties' superveneSupercompactness, Extendibility and Vopenka's Principlehttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/18/supercompactness-extendibility-and-vopenkas-principlePodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/18/supercompactness-extendibility-and-vopenkas-principle/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/18/supercompactness-extendibility-and-vopenkas-principleFri, 18 Jan 2013 00:30:00 GMTReflections on the relative consistency of large cardinals in the range between supercompact to Vopenka's Principle, and the limits of large cardinal axioms02:00:00George Shibers LecturesnoInfinity,large cardinals,supercompactness,extendibility,VopenkaReflections on the relative consistency of large cardinals in the range between supercompact to Vopenka's Principle, and the limits of large cardinal axiomsSuperstring Theory and Gauge/Gravity Dualityhttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/17/superstring-theory-and-gaugegravity-dualityPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/17/superstring-theory-and-gaugegravity-duality/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/17/superstring-theory-and-gaugegravity-dualityThu, 17 Jan 2013 00:30:00 GMTSupersymmetry breaking and super-gauge invariant quantum-gravity theories - part 2 (in a series on superstring M-theory)02:00:00George Shibers Lecturesnosupersymmetry,quantum-gravity,gauge gravity dualities,grand unification theories,physicsSupersymmetry breaking and super-gauge invariant quantum-gravity theories - part 2 (in a series on superstring M-theory)The 'Miracles' of SuperString Theory http://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/14/the-miracles-of-superstring-theoryPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/14/the-miracles-of-superstring-theory/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/14/the-miracles-of-superstring-theoryMon, 14 Jan 2013 23:00:00 GMTArguments from super-gauge symmetries and 'no-miracles' to show, that, up to isomorphism, superstring theory is the only coherent GuT - part 102:00:00George Shibers Lecturesnostrings,supersymmetry,grand unification,physics,mathematicsArguments from super-gauge symmetries and 'no-miracles' to show, that, up to isomorphism, superstring theory is the only coherent GuT - part 1Meta-Ethics And The Ontology Of Moralityhttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/10/meta-ethics-and-the-ontology-of-moralityPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/10/meta-ethics-and-the-ontology-of-morality/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/10/meta-ethics-and-the-ontology-of-moralityThu, 10 Jan 2013 22:00:00 GMTA defense of non-pleonastic modal constructive contractarianism for moral ontologies 02:00:00George Shibers Lecturesnomorality,meta-ethics,moral facts,contractarianism,constructivismA defense of non-pleonastic modal constructive contractarianism for moral ontologiesStrongly Compact Cardinals And Elementary Embeddings http://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/09/strongly-compact-cardinals-and-elementary-embeddingsPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/09/strongly-compact-cardinals-and-elementary-embeddings/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/09/strongly-compact-cardinals-and-elementary-embeddingsWed, 09 Jan 2013 22:00:00 GMTI will prove that the class of cardinals fixed by by an elementary embedding induced by a fine ultrafilter relative to a supercompact large cardinal can be equally characterized similarly but relative to a strongly compact cardinal < supercompact cardinal02:00:00George Shibers LecturesnoInfinity,elementary embedding,ultrafilters,strong compactness,large cardinalsI will prove that the class of cardinals fixed by by an elementary embedding induced by a fine ultrafilter relative to a supercompact large cardinal can be equaMorality, Responsibility, and Ethical Loopholeshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/06/morality-responsibility-and-ethical-loopholesPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/06/morality-responsibility-and-ethical-loopholes/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/06/morality-responsibility-and-ethical-loopholesSun, 06 Jan 2013 22:00:00 GMTThe principle of alternate possibility and the principle of possible action, and on the a-priori loopholes of moral theories02:00:00George Shibers Lecturesnomorality,action,responsibility,loopholes,freedomThe principle of alternate possibility and the principle of possible action, and on the a-priori loopholes of moral theoriesSuccessive Large Cardinals And Measurability: The Limits Of http://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/04/successive-large-cardinals-and-measurability-the-limits-ofPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/04/successive-large-cardinals-and-measurability-the-limits-of/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/04/successive-large-cardinals-and-measurability-the-limits-ofFri, 04 Jan 2013 22:00:00 GMTOn the measurability and succession relation for large cardinals and on the ineffability of 'real' infinities'02:00:00George Shibers Lecturesnoinfinity,large cardinals,measurability,logic,proof-theoretical ordinalsOn the measurability and succession relation for large cardinals and on the ineffability of 'real' infinities'The Limits Of Infinity And On Successive Large Cardinalshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/02/the-limits-of-infinity-and-on-successive-large-cardinalsPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/02/the-limits-of-infinity-and-on-successive-large-cardinals/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2013/01/02/the-limits-of-infinity-and-on-successive-large-cardinalsWed, 02 Jan 2013 22:00:00 GMTSome criteria for 'largeness' in the theory of SuperStrong Large Cardical Axioms and on a quasi-well-ordering relation between large cardinals02:00:00George Shibers LecturesnoInfinity,cardinals,set-theory,existence,uniquenessSome criteria for 'largeness' in the theory of SuperStrong Large Cardical Axioms and on a quasi-well-ordering relation between large cardinalsFreedom and Moral Reason, and Responsibilityhttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/31/freedom-and-moral-reason-and-responsibilityPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/31/freedom-and-moral-reason-and-responsibility/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/31/freedom-and-moral-reason-and-responsibilityMon, 31 Dec 2012 17:00:00 GMTsome arguments relating a metaphysical notion of freedom and deontic moral reasoning with concepts of responsibility02:00:00George Shibers Lecturesnofreedom,morality,reason,deontology,responsibilitysome arguments relating a metaphysical notion of freedom and deontic moral reasoning with concepts of responsibilityLarge Infinities, Supercompactness and Sharpshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/29/large-infinities-supercompactness-and-sharpsPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/29/large-infinities-supercompactness-and-sharps/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/29/large-infinities-supercompactness-and-sharpsSat, 29 Dec 2012 21:30:00 GMTA logical proof that the axiom of infinity is derivable from more basic principles, and reflections on supercompact and sharp large cardinal 'axiom'02:00:00George Shibers Lecturesnoinfinity,large cardinals,modal logic,supercompactness,sharpsA logical proof that the axiom of infinity is derivable from more basic principles, and reflections on supercompact and sharp large cardinal 'axiom'Metaphysical Realism, Pt. 2http://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/27/metaphysical-realism-pt-2Podcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/27/metaphysical-realism-pt-2/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/27/metaphysical-realism-pt-2Thu, 27 Dec 2012 22:00:00 GMTIn defense of metaphysical realism and a refutation of idealist/anti-realists conceptions of truth and 'reality'02:00:00George Shibers Lecturesnorealism,idealism,truth,reality,objectivityIn defense of metaphysical realism and a refutation of idealist/anti-realists conceptions of truth and 'reality'Metaphysical Realismhttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/24/metaphysical-realismPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/24/metaphysical-realism/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/24/metaphysical-realismMon, 24 Dec 2012 21:00:00 GMTIn defense of metaphysical realism and epistemic objectivism and a paraconsistent dialethicist conception of truth01:23:00George Shibers Lecturesnorealism,objectivism,truth,epistemology,dialethicismIn defense of metaphysical realism and epistemic objectivism and a paraconsistent dialethicist conception of truthRealism, Objectivity and Sciencehttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/22/realism-objectivity-and-sciencePodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/22/realism-objectivity-and-science/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/22/realism-objectivity-and-scienceSat, 22 Dec 2012 19:00:00 GMTIn defense of metaphysical and scientific realism and objecivism in scientific epistemology and the modal logic of scientific theories01:59:00George Shibers Lecturesnorealism,logic,science,objectivism,epistemologyIn defense of metaphysical and scientific realism and objecivism in scientific epistemology and the modal logic of scientific theoriesOn Strong Large Cardinal Hypotheseshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/17/on-strong-large-cardinal-hypotheses-from-extendability-to-inPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/17/on-strong-large-cardinal-hypotheses-from-extendability-to-in/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/17/on-strong-large-cardinal-hypotheses-from-extendability-to-inMon, 17 Dec 2012 01:30:00 GMT On strong hypothesis iin the theory of large cardinals, a few theorems on Supercompactness and Extendability principles 01:59:00George Shibers LecturesnoInfinity,large cardinals,supercompactness,extendability,set-theoryOn strong hypothesis iin the theory of large cardinals, a few theorems on Supercompactness and Extendability principlesDid the universe come from 'nothingness'http://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/14/did-the-universe-come-from-nothingnessPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/14/did-the-universe-come-from-nothingness/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/14/did-the-universe-come-from-nothingnessFri, 14 Dec 2012 17:30:00 GMTmathematical and philosophical refutations of the Kraussian claim and the standard view that the universe ex nihilo was 'created' out of quantum 'nothing'-ness02:00:00George Shibers Lecturesnouniverse,mathematics,physics,philosophy,nothingnessmathematical and philosophical refutations of the Kraussian claim and the standard view that the universe ex nihilo was 'created' out of quantum 'nothing'-nessObjectivity and Sciencehttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/11/objectivity-and-sciencePodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/11/objectivity-and-science/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/11/objectivity-and-scienceTue, 11 Dec 2012 17:30:00 GMTOn metaphysical realism, truth, science and objectvity01:56:00George Shibers Lecturesnotruth,objectivity,science,realism,scepticismOn metaphysical realism, truth, science and objectvityReason, Realism, and Naturalized Epistemologyhttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/10/reason-realsim-and-naturalized-epistemologyPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/10/reason-realsim-and-naturalized-epistemology/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/10/reason-realsim-and-naturalized-epistemologyMon, 10 Dec 2012 17:00:00 GMTReflections on metaphysical realism, rationality, and why naturalized epistemologies cannot explain the very concept of a 'theory-being-true-(-or-false-or...)'01:58:00George Shibers Lecturesnorealism,reason,epistemology,science,naturalsmReflections on metaphysical realism, rationality, and why naturalized epistemologies cannot explain the very concept of a 'theory-being-true-(-or-false-or...)'Kahler and Calabi-Yau manifoldshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/08/kahler-and-calabi-yau-manifoldPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/08/kahler-and-calabi-yau-manifold/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/08/kahler-and-calabi-yau-manifoldSat, 08 Dec 2012 19:00:00 GMTI will give the fundamental mathematical structrue of Kahlerian and Calabi-Yau manifolds, with a few comments on grand unification in theoretical physics01:59:00George Shibers Lecturesnomanifolds,kahler manifolds,symplectic geometry,calabi-yau manifolds,Grand Unification Theories in PhysicsI will give the fundamental mathematical structrue of Kahlerian and Calabi-Yau manifolds, with a few comments on grand unification in theoretical physicsReflections on Truth and Paradoxhttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/07/reflections-on-truth-and-paradoxPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/07/reflections-on-truth-and-paradox/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/07/reflections-on-truth-and-paradoxFri, 07 Dec 2012 21:30:00 GMTTheories of truth, paradoxes, validity, truth-invariance, and paraconsistent dialethicism01:59:00George Shibers Lecturesnotruth,paradoxes,paraconsistency,dialethicism,logicTheories of truth, paradoxes, validity, truth-invariance, and paraconsistent dialethicismOn Truth, Type-free Impredicativity, and Deflationismhttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/06/on-truth-type-free-impredicativity-and-deflationismPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/06/on-truth-type-free-impredicativity-and-deflationism/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/06/on-truth-type-free-impredicativity-and-deflationismThu, 06 Dec 2012 17:00:00 GMTI will discuss deflationism re. truth and try to show that only type-free impredicative theories best handle the paradoxes and why that is an inflationary framework02:00:00George Shibers Lecturesnotruth,type-theory,realism,deflationism,paradoxI will discuss deflationism re. truth and try to show that only type-free impredicative theories best handle the paradoxes and why that is an inflationary frameCalabi-Yau, Kahler manifolds, and SuperSymmetryhttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/05/calabi-yau-kahler-manifolds-and-supersymmetryPodcastinghttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/05/calabi-yau-kahler-manifolds-and-supersymmetry/#commentshttp://www.blogtalkradio.com/georgeshiber/2012/12/05/calabi-yau-kahler-manifolds-and-supersymmetryWed, 05 Dec 2012 17:30:00 GMTSome philosophical reflections on GuTheories in Physics, and the pivotal role of Kahler manifolds and SuSy, and what happens to SpaceTime under quantization02:00:00George Shibers Lecturesnosupersymmetry,calabi-yau manifolds,philosophy of science,Kahler manifolds,Grand Unification Theories in PhysicsSome philosophical reflections on GuTheories in Physics, and the pivotal role of Kahler manifolds and SuSy, and what happens to SpaceTime under quantization