Latinamerican Association for Analytic Philosophy (ALFAn) II Colloquium

August 20, 2012 - August 25, 2012
Latinamerican Association for Analytic Philosophy (ALFAn)

Buenos Aires

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Eduardo Fermandois
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Olbeth Hansberg
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Alberto Moretti
Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA)
Luiz Carlos Pereira
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Rio de Janeiro
Josefa Toribio
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

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The conference will be devoted to the examination and exploration of issues belonging in the different areas of Analytic Philosophy, such as philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, logic and philosophy of logic, metaphysics, epistemology, cognitive science, ethics, political philosophy, aesthetics, philosophy of law, philosophy of science, philosophy of mathematics.

We invite submissions for 40-minute presentations, which will be followed by 20-minute discussions, in case they do not have a commentator. In case they do have one, the presentation will last for 30 minutes, the commentary, for 15 minutes, and then there will be a 15-minute general discussion. Discussion tables will last for 2 hours –hence they will be allowed up to 4 members in each one.

Submissions should take the form of a 1500-word abstract. They should be sent by e-mail in an attached file in pdf, rtf, WordPerfect or Word format to[email protected]. Authors’ names and affiliation should be given only in the text of the email message. The applicant should say whether she/he is ready to have a commentator (if this were the case, a full paper would be expected by July 20th), and/or whether she/he is ready to act as one. Those who only wanted to be commentators should send a notification to the above address, to inform about their respective areas of expertise and/or interest. In case of the discussion tables, an extra general 1000-word abstract for the whole table is also required.

All the abstracts will be blind refereed by the Scientific Committee of the conference.

Deadline for reception of submissions:  March 1st, 2012

Communication of acceptance/rejection: April 15th, 2012

The official languages of the conference will be Portuguese, Spanish and English.

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