CFP: Formal Methods and Science in Philosophy V

Submission deadline: January 31, 2024

Conference date(s):
May 16, 2024 - May 18, 2024

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Conference Venue:

Inter-University Center, Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik, Croatia

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Keynote speakers:

Peter Gärdenfors, Lund University

Valentin Goranko, Stockholm University

María Manzano, University of Salamanca

Peter Simons, Trinity College, Dublin

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.

Conference Committee: 

Gianfranco Basti, Pontifical Lateran University, Vatican City

Anna Brożek, Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Warsaw

Filip Grgić, Institute of Philosophy, Zagreb

Srećko Kovač, Institute of Philosophy, emer., Zagreb

Goran Lojkić, Croatian Logic Association, Zagreb

Marcin Łyczak, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn

Kordula Świętorzecka, Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University, Warsaw.

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