Formal Methods and Science in Philosophy V

May 16, 2024 - May 18, 2024
Inter-University Center, Dubrovnik

Inter-University Center
Don Frana Bulića 4
Dubrovnik 20000

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Stockholm University
Lund University
Universität Konstanz
Universidad de Salamanca


Pontifical Lateran University
University of Warsaw
Institute of Philosophy, Zagreb
Institute of Philosophy, Zagreb
University of Zagreb
University of Warmia and Mazury In Olsztyn
Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University In Warsaw

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Topics. The general subject of the conference are problems of philosophical ontology, epistemology, philosophy of science, and philosophy of mind that are formulated or solved using formal methods (as defined in logic, mathematics, formal linguistics, theoretical computer science, information science, AI) and/or with references to the results of natural and social sciences.

The following special topics will be addressed:

- use of formal methods in philosophy,
- philosophical analysis of scientific notions (natural law, matter, change, cause, chance, time, space, uncertainty, quantum phenomena, probability, social interaction, etc.),
- philosophical analysis of scientific methods (formalisms, rationality, values, norms, etc.),
- the role and use of scientific notions and methods in philosophy (formal systems in philosophy, critical analysis, systematic philosophy, etc.).

There will be a PhD student session with 20 minutes talks followed by 10 minutes discussion.

Language: English.         Conference fee: 135 EUR / 100 EUR (retired participants, students).

Abstracts Please, submit a 1200 characters abstract by January 31, 2024  to [email protected], [email protected] or [email protected]. Please, use the proposed templates (see Supporting material below). Indicate if the abstract is meant for a PhD student session (1200 characters). The notifications of acceptance by February 15, 2024. The conference will be held in-person.

EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: February 29, 2024. The notifications of acceptance by March 7, 2024.

Organizing institutions and patronage: Croatian Logic Association; Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Warsaw; Institute of Philosophy of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University, Warsaw; Institute of Philosophy, Zagreb; Inter-University Center, Dubrovnik; Polish Association for Logic and Philosophy Science; University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn. Dr. sc. Luka Boršić, Director of the Institute of Philosophy, Zagreb; Prof. dr. hab. Pawel Łuków, Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Warsaw; Prof. dr. hab. Ryszard F. Sadowski, Director of the Institute of Philosophy of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University, Warsaw.

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