CFP: Probability and Chance in Science

Submission deadline: June 29, 2018

Conference date(s):
October 12, 2018 - October 14, 2018

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Conference Venue:

Philosophy, Committee on the History and Philosophy of Science, University of Colorado
Boulder, United States

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Deadline Extended to June 29, 2018. Acceptances by July 10.

We invite submissions on any historical or contemporary topic, from either a scientific or philosophical perspective, regarding probability and chance in science. Aiming for both depth and breadth, we welcome cutting-edge work at any level of specificity or generality.

Faculty interested in presenting are invited to submit an abstract of 500-1000 words. Graduate students and post docs are invited to submit full papers of 3000-4000 words. All submissions should be prepared for blind review, suitable for 30-40min sessions, and sent as an email attachment in pdf format to by June 29. Acceptances will be announced by July 10. For additional information, including opportunities for commenting, please check the conference website: or contact the principal organizer, Heather Demarest:

Graduate stipend: Graduate students are encouraged to submit a paper; those whose papers are accepted will receive a modest stipend of $100 to help offset travel expenses.

The Committee on the History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Colorado at Boulder is sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, University of Colorado College of Arts and Sciences, and the Foster Endowment.

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