CFP: Emergence: Epistemological and Metaphysical Issues

Submission deadline: June 30, 2017

Conference date(s):
October 26, 2017 - October 27, 2017

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Conference Venue:

University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Spain
Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain

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# Workshop "Emergence: Epistemological and Metaphysical Issues"

University of the Basque Country, UPV/EHU

Donostia-San Sebastián, 26-27 October 2017

## General info

The workshop "Emergence: Epistemological and Metaphysical Issues" will take place at the University of the Basque Country in Donostia-San Sebastián (Spain) on 26th and 27th of October 2017.

The aim of the workshop is to discuss issues concerning emergence, ranging from epistemological issues related to the emergence of properties in specific scientific practices -such as for instance physics, computer science or climate change- to metaphysical issues in connection with the nature and ontology of emergent properties. Confirmed speakers include:

* Mark Bedau (Reed)
* Otávio Bueno (Miami)
* Álvaro de Rújula (CERN) 
* Javier Cumpa (Complutense) 
* Robin Hendry (Durham)
* Paul Humphreys (Virginia) 
* Iñaki San Pedro (UPV/EHU) 
* Ferdinando Villa (BC3) 
* Jessica Wilson (Toronto)

## Call for papers

We invite the submission of contributed papers from researchers working in any topic related to the epistemology and/or metaphysics of emergence. Abstracts of no more than 500 words should be submitted through EasyChair at by June 30th, 2017. Abstracts must be prepared for blind review. The intended allocated time for presentations is 30 minutes (plus 10 minutes for discussion).

We especially encourage submissions from women researchers and junior scholars.

## Important dates

Deadline for submission of abstracts: _June 30th, 2017_

Notification of accepted abstracts: _July 20th, 2017_ 

Registration deadline: _October 15th, 2017_ 

Conference: _26-27 October 2017_

## Further information

There is no registration fee to participate in the conference but registration is required. To register, please send your name/surname, contact details and affiliation by email to no later than October 15th, 2017.

For further details or queries please contact the conference organisers Iñaki San Pedro ( or Javier Cumpa (

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