Varieties of Representations

September 13, 2024 - September 15, 2024
Department of Philosophy, Sofia University

1504 Sofia, 15 Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd.

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University of Niš
University of Pittsburgh
University of Antwerp
CUNY Graduate Center
Concordia University


Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

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The Bulgarian Society for Analytic Philosophy together with the Philosophy Department at Sofia University and the Institute for Philosophy and Sociology at Bulgarian Academy of Sciences are pleased to announce a forthcoming conference under the title “Varieties of Representations”. The conference will take place on September13-15, 2024 at Sofia University, Bulgaria.

Keynote Speakers:

Edouard Machery (University of Pittsburgh, USA)

Bence Nanay (University of Antwerp, Belgium)

Jesse J. Prinz (CUNY Graduate Center, USA)

Olivia Sultanescu (University of Concordia, Canada)

Mihailo Antovic (University of Niš, Serbia)

Submission Guidelines

The conference aims at creating a vision of how novel theories in philosophy, cognitive science, linguistics and neurobiology influence our understanding of the concept of representation. We invite abstract submissions addressing any aspect of the topic with special emphasis on reconsideration of representations in light of recent ideas in philosophy and cognitive science.

The submitted abstracts should be between 300 and 500 words. All submissions are to be prepared for a double-blind review. Please submit your abstract with a short biographical note attached in a separate document. All submissions should be suitable for presentation of approximately 20 minutes in length. After each presentation, speakers will have 10 minutes for Q&A. Please note that selected papers of the conference will be published in a thematic issue of Balkan Journal of Philosophy, in 2025.

The deadline for submissions is May 15th, 2024. Notification of acceptance will be sent until mid-June.

Please submit your proposal at: [email protected]

Registration Deadline: August15th, 2024


Please direct any questions regarding the submission process to Madelaine Angelova-Elchinova at: [email protected]

This is an in-person only event.

Participation fee: 15 Euro

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