CFP: The Philosophy of Philip Kitcher
Submission deadline: Tuesday, May 1 2012
Wednesday, July 18 2012 - Friday, July 20 2012
Society of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science (SLMFCE), Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Prof. Philip Kitcher (Columbia University) will deliver the first edition of the Lullius Lectures on Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science. The Lectures will take place at the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain), in July, 18th, 19th and 20th 2012, during the VII General Conference of the SLMFCE. On occasion of the Lectures, the SLMFCE will organize a Symposium devoted to the philosophy of Philip Kitcher. Contributions on any aspect of Kitcher’s philosophy are welcome. The selected papers will be accorded a thirty minutes presentation during the conference. A selection of the papers will be published in the Spanish journal Theoria together with Kitcher’s Lullius Lectures.
THEORIA. An International Journal for Theory, History and Foundations of Science is published by the University of the Basque Country under a Creative Commons Licence. The journal was created in 1952 by Miguel Sánchez-Mazas, THEORIA is one of the leading philosophy journals in the Spanish-speaking world and a well-ranked publication in the Europe Science Foundation index (ERIH: INT2). For further information, consult the web page: http://www.ehu.es/ojs/index.php/THEORIA
People interested in participating in this Symposium of the VII Conference of the Spanish SLMFCE should send their proposals to María José Frapolli (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Jesús Vega Encabo (email@example.com), indicating as subject in the message “Kitcher’s Symposium”, before May 1st, 2012. The authors should send the whole paper (about 6000 words) or an extended abstract (not less than 3000 words). The received proposals will be evaluated and the final decision will be communicated to the authors by June 1st, 2012