CFP: Special Issue dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Vienna Circle

Submission deadline: August 1, 2023

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Epistemology & Philosophy of Science (  announces a call for papers for a special thematic issue devoted to the 100th anniversary of the Vienna Circle.

The announcement about the issue is also sent to

  • International Union of History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (IUHPST), Division for Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Secretary General Prof. Benedikt Loewe

  • L' Académie Internationale de Philosophie des Sciences (Bruxelles), President Prof. Jure Zovko

  • Institute Vienna Circle (Vienna)

Among the authors of the issue are Prof. Paul Weingartner, Prof. Jure Zovko, Prof. Valentin Bazhanov, Prof. Ilya Kasavin.

We invite submissions focusing on questions that include, but are not limited to:

  • Vienna Circle: a history of the Big Event

  • Vienna Circle as a trading zone: science, philosophy, and art

  • The nature of scientific experience: verification, falsification and other methods of testing hypotheses

  • Levels of scientific language

  • The significance of logics for science and philosophy

  • Scientific explanation and prediction

  • The structure and growth of scientific theory

  • Foundations of science

  • Demarcation between science and metaphysics

  • Prospects of the scientific worldview

  • Rational and irrational in science and society

  • Science, politics and social progress

Papers can be considered only if (a) they have not been published elsewhere, and (b) they are not being considered for publication elsewhere. The special issue will appear in 2024.

Important Dates and Submission Details

The submission deadline for abstracts (up to 500 words): August 1, 2023 (please, send your abstracts to [email protected] with the subject “Special Issue_Vienna Circle”).

Notification of acceptance: September 1, 2023.

The submission deadline for manuscripts: November 15, 2023.

Notification of acceptance: December 15, 2023.

Submissions are welcome in English or Russian. The preferred length of an article is up to 7000 words. General guidelines are available on the website

All manuscripts will undergo peer review.

For further details, please contact the Editor: Dr. Ilya Kasavin, [email protected]

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