CFP: 10th Biennial Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Philosophy of Science Association (APPSA)

Submission deadline: July 21, 2023

Conference date(s):
July 21, 2023 - July 22, 2023

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Conference Venue:

College of Arts and Sciences, VinUniversity
Hà Nội, Vietnam

Topic areas


10th Biennial Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Philosophy of Science Association (APPSA)

Conference Venue

College of Arts and Sciences, VinUniversity, Hanoi, Vietnam

Conference Date

21-22 July 2023

Topic Areas

·       Philosophy of Science

·       Philosophy of Technology

·       Historical and Sociological Studies of Science and Technology


The Asia-Pacific Philosophy of Science Association (APPSA) invites papers for its upcoming 10th biennial meeting to be held at VinUniversity, Hanoi, Vietnam. The theme of the conference is "Philosophical Challenges at the Frontiers of Science and Technology". Papers can cover any theme from philosophy of science and technology, and we particularly welcome approaches situated in the Asian context, whether that is from philosophy, history or the sociological study of science and technology.

To be considered, please prepare an abstract of no more than 500 words for a paper that can be read in 20 minutes (plus 10 minutes Q+A).

We welcome submissions from individuals who wish to join APPSA. Membership is not required to present, but we encourage those based within the Asia-Pacific region to consider becoming members.

Please submit your abstract to [email protected] or [email protected] by 28th February 2023.


Selected papers from the conference will be published in a special edition of the Asian Journal of Philosophy (ISSN 2731-4642 Springer). Those wishing to be considered for publication in the conference proceedings must be prepared to submit a blind manuscript of around 8000 words by the end of October 2023.

Keynote Speaker

·       Prof. Soraj Hongladarom

Soraj Hongladarom is Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Center for Science, Technology, and Society at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand. He has published books and articles on such diverse issues as bioethics, computer ethics, and the roles that science and technology play in the culture of developing countries. His books include Information Technology Ethics: A Cultural Perspective (2006), The Online Self: Externalism, Friendship and Games (2016), A Buddhist Theory of Privacy (2015), and The Ethics of AI and Robotics: A Buddhist Viewpoint (2021).

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