CFP: 16th International Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science and Technology

Submission deadline: December 15, 2018

Conference date(s):
August 5, 2019 - August 10, 2019

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Conference Venue:

Institute of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Sciences
Prague, Czech Republic

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Czech Technical University, Prague, Czechia, 5–10 August 2019


Submission deadline: 15 December 2018

The International Congress on Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science and Technology (CLMPST) is organized every four years under the auspices of the Division of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science and Technology of the International Union of History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (DLMPST/IUHPST). The Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences is proud to host the 16th CLMPST in the summer of 2019 in Prague.

CLMPST 2019 will host three plenary lectures, delivered by Heather Douglas (Michigan State University), Joel D. Hamkins (University of Oxford), and Sandra D. Mitchell (University of Pittsburgh), and over twenty invited lectures. Invited speakers include: Anna Alexandrova (University of Cambridge), Atocha Aliseda Llera (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México), Christina Brech (University of São Paulo), Alex Broadbent (University of Johannesburg), Anna Brożek (University of Warsaw), Franz Dietrich (Paris School of Economics, CNRS) Valentin Goranko (Stockholm University), Hans Halvorson (Princeton University), Gerhard Heinzmann (Université de Lorraine), Gürol Irzık (Sabancı University, Istanbul), Tarja Knuuttila (University of Vienna), Jan Krajíček (Charles University, Prague), Sabina Leonelli (University of Exeter), Maryanthe Malliaris (University of Chicago), Michael Matthews (University of New South Wales, Sydney), Jonathan Okeke Chimakonam (University of Calabar), Dunja Šešelja (Munich Centre for Mathematical Philosophy), Raymond Turner (University of Essex), Heinrich Wansing (Ruhr-Universität Bochum), and Sang Wook Yi (Hanyang University, Seoul).

CLMPST 2019 calls for contributed papers and contributed symposia in 20 thematic sections:

A. Logic

A.1 Mathematical Logic

A.2 Philosophical Logic

A.3 Computational Logic and Applications of Logic

A.4 Historical Aspects of Logic

B. General Philosophy of Science

B.1 Methodology

B.2 Formal Philosophy of Science and Formal Epistemology

B.3 Empirical and Experimental Philosophy of Science

B.4 Metaphysical Issues in the Philosophy of Science

B.5 Ethical and Political Issues in the Philosophy of Science

B.6 Historical Aspects of the Philosophy of Science

B.7 Educational Aspects of the Philosophy of Science

C. Philosophical Issues of Particular Disciplines

C.1 Philosophy of the Formal Sciences (including Logic, Mathematics, Statistics)

C.2 Philosophy of the Physical Sciences (including Physics, Chemistry, Earth Science, Climate Science)

C.3 Philosophy of the Life Sciences

C.4 Philosophy of the Biomedical and Health Sciences

C.5 Philosophy of the Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences

C.6 Philosophy of Computing and Computation

C.7 Philosophy of the Humanities and the Social Sciences

C.8 Philosophy of the Applied Sciences and Technology

C.9 Philosophy of Emerging Sciences

Contributed papers

Please submit, in EasyChair – – an abstract of 500 words (including the references) prepared for anonymous review. Indicate to which congress section you submit the paper (tick the appropriate box).

The allocated time for each contributed paper is 30 minutes (including discussion).

Contributed symposia

Symposia are groups of talks on a common theme. Each symposium consists of four to twelve papers.

In EasyChair – – please make a submission for each paper (b) as well as a submission for the symposium as a whole (a).

(a) For the symposium as a whole, please provide a general description of the format and the topic of the proposed symposium and its significance (up to 500 words) and indicate to which congress section you submit the symposium (tick the appropriate box). After the abstract, please suggest a symposium chair and list the titles of the talks in the order they should appear at the congress. Please provide the symposium with an acronym, and write this acronym at the beginning of the title of the symposium (: ). The acronym will be used by the Programme Committee to keep the individual submissions in a proposal together during reviewing and when creating the congress programme.

(b) Each paper within a symposium is submitted with a 500-word abstract. Indicate to which congress section you submit the paper (tick the appropriate box). Please write the acronym of the symposium at the beginning of the title of the talk (: ). The acronym will be used by the Programme Committee to keep the individual submissions in a proposal together during reviewing and when creating the congress programme.

Note to symposia organisers: papers intended to be presented as parts of a symposium must be submitted by their respective authors. Organisers of symposia are supposed to contact all symposium speakers in advance and make sure that they submit their abstracts by the submission deadline of 15 December 2018. The symposium description is submitted by the symposium organiser by the same deadline. Please make sure that all parts of the submission are prepared for anonymous review and submitted to the same congress section (the same box is ticked in all of them).

Although the exact format of symposia is up to the symposium organizers, the allocated time for each symposium paper is 30 minutes. For instance, a symposium with 4 speakers is a 2 hour session (4 x 30 minutes). Note that if a symposium consists of more than 4 speakers, it might be split into two sessions due to coffee breaks in the programme.


Rules for multiple presentations

(a)    Every corresponding author is allowed to submit only one individual or symposium paper as a “speaker”. (Organising a symposium does not count as being a “speaker”, despite the labelling in EasyChair.)

(b)   Authors are permitted to be listed as non-corresponding co-authors of additional papers.

(c)    The corresponding author of each paper as well as the organiser of a symposium must be registered as a participant at the Congress and present the paper in Prague.


All questions about submissions should be directed to the congress secretary, Mr. Martin Zach, at:

The members of the Programme Committee are listed here:

For the Congress fees and the deadlines for early bird registrations, please visit


NB: The DLMPST offers a limited number of travel stipends to partially or entirely cover the participation in CLMPST 2019 for researchers based in developing countries. For more details and application instructions, see

Important dates:

15 December 2018             Deadline for abstract submissions

March 2019                          Notifications of acceptance

March 2019                          Congress registration opens

15 May 2019                        Deadline for early bird registrations

15 July 2019                   No more refunds for registration cancellations

5–10 August 2019               16th CLMPST, Czech Technical University, Prague

Hanne Andersen (Chair of the Programme Committee)

Benedikt Löwe (Secretary General of the DLMPST/IUHPST)

Tomáš Marvan (Head of the Local Organizing Committee)

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