The Fifth Taiwan Philosophical Logic Colloquium: Pathways of Epistemological Enquiries

December 9, 2023 - December 11, 2023
National Taiwan University, Department of Philosophy, The Center for Asian Philosophy and Analytic Philosophy

GIS NTU Convention Center, Nietzsche Hall (B1)
No.85, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Rd.,
Taipei 106319
Taiwan

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Sponsor(s):

  • Shun Yih Ltd

Speakers:

University of The Philippines, Baguio
(unaffiliated)
University of Calgary
De La Salle University
University of Toronto, St. George Campus
National Tsing Hua University
De La Salle University
Academia Sinica
Washington University in St. Louis
Academia Sinica
National Chung Cheng University
Washington University in St. Louis
National University of Singapore
City University of Hong Kong
University of Hong Kong
National Taiwan University
London School of Economics

Organisers:

University College London
National Taiwan University
Academia Sinica
Soochow University
National Taiwan University
National Chung Cheng University

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Introduction

The Taiwan Philosophical Logic Colloquium (TPLC) is a biennial conference series established in 2012 and hosted by the Department of Philosophy at National Taiwan University. For its fifth iteration, TPLC-V, the conference is organized by the Center for Asian Philosophy and Analytic Philosophy within the same department. This conference series, funded by Ms. Wendy Huang and Shun Yih Ltd, serves as a platform to foster dialogue among philosophers and logicians, covering a broad range of significant issues. Our ambition is that the TPLCs will further stimulate the growth of logic and analytic philosophy in East Asia.

The central theme of TPLC-V is “Pathways of Epistemological Enquiries”. We aim to facilitate a comparative study of different approaches to epistemological issues, striving towards a unified way of addressing epistemological questions. To achieve this goal, our plan is to invite a diverse group of epistemologists, ranging from those identified as traditional epistemologists to logicians specializing in epistemic logic.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: 

Matt McGrath (Washington University in St. Louis) 

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INVITED SPEAKERS (in alphabetical order):

Jeremy Fantl (University of Calgary) 

David Kinney (Princeton) 

Kasaki Masashi (Nagoya University)

Abelard Podgorski (National University of Singapore)

Jingyi Wu (London School of Economics)

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SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS FOR CONTRIBUTED TALKS:

All epistemologists are cordially invited to submit their abstracts by 20 August, 2023. Authors should submit an extended abstract, which is no less than one page but no more than four pages (A4 size, single space). Please put on a separate page with the details of (all) authors, including full names, titles, affiliations, email addresses. By convention, the first author will be the corresponding author, unless special notification is added. Each submission will be reviewed. Abstracts and cover letters must be submitted as PDF files and sent to Ms. Meng-Han Hua [[email protected]]. 

Notification of acceptance for contributed talks will be sent out on September 7, 2023. 

TRAVEL GRANTS FOR GRADUATES AND JUNIOR RESEARCHERS:

The conference plans to offer a select number of travel grants, encompassing accommodation and travel expenses, to graduate students and junior researchers. There may be instances of partial expense reimbursement. When submitting your abstract for the conference, please ensure to indicate in the cover letter if you wish to apply for a travel grant.

POST-CONFERENCE PUBLICATION: 

TPLCs has been flourishing since 2012 and we have had several successful events, including TPLC 2014, AWPL-TPLC 2016. We have published several volumes of post-conference proceedings, including Structural Analysis of Nonclassical Logics (Proceedings of TPLC 2014), and Philosophical Logic: Current Trends in Asia (Proceedings of AWPL-TPLC 2016), in the Logic in Asia (LIAA) Book Series. We plan to publish a post-conference proceedings for TPLCV-2023 as a new volume of the LIAA Book Series by Springer. All authors of papers presented at the conference are encouraged to submit a full paper. All papers submitted will be refereed to high journal standards. Acceptance to the conference does not guarantee that the paper will be published. A formal schedule concerning the submission of manuscripts and other details will be announced after the conference. 

A NOTE ON HOTEL-ROOM BOOKING

Due to the high demand for our hotel rooms, we strongly advise you to contact us as soon as possible. The earlier we receive your request, the more efficiently we can guarantee your room reservation. 

ORGANIZATION COMMITTEE (in alphabetical order): 

Tony Cheng (National Chengchi University)

Duen-Min Deng (National Taiwan University)

Ko-Hung Kuan (Soochow University) 

Kok Yong Lee (National Chung Cheng University) 

Hsuan-Chih Lin (Soochow University) 

Shawn Standefer (National Taiwan University) 

Ren-June Wang (National Chung Cheng University)

FURTHER CONTACT: 

Kok Yong Lee [[email protected]]

Ko-Hung Kuan [[email protected]]

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