CFP: Formal Methods and Science in Philosophy III

Submission deadline: January 31, 2019

Conference date(s):
April 11, 2019 - April 13, 2019

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Conference Venue:

Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Topic areas


The general subject of the conference are problems of philosophical ontology, epistemology, philosophy of science, and philosophy of mind that are formulated or solved using formal methods (as defined in logic, mathematics, formal linguistics,theoretical computer science, information science, AI) and/or with references to the results of natural and social sciences.

The following special topics will be addressed:

- use of formal methods in philosophy,
- philosophical analysis of scientific notions (natural law, matter, change, cause, chance, time, space, uncertainty, quantum phenomena, probability, social interaction),
- philosophical analysis of scientific methods (formalisms, rationality, values and norms, etc.),
- the role and use of scientific notions and methods in philosophy (formal systems in philosophy, critical analysis, systematic philosophy, etc.).    

Conference Committee: Gianfranco Basti (Pontifical Lateran University, Vatican City), Grzegorz Bugajak (Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University, Warsaw), Filip Grgić (Institute of Philosophy, Zagreb), Srećko Kovač (Institute of Philosophy, Zagreb), Kordula Świętorzecka (Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University, Warsaw).

There will be aPhD session with 20 minutes talks followed by 10 minutes discussion.

Language: English.

Conference fee: 90 EUR / 70 EUR for students.

There are limited possibilities for accommodation at the venue of the conference. Please, see Unfortunately, we are not able to cover the costs of the accommodation.


Please, submit a 1200 characters abstract for a 30 minutes talk (+ 10 minutes discussion).

Deadline for the abstract submission: January 10, 2019.

Extended deadline: January 31, 2019.

Please, indicate if the abstract (1200 characters) is meant for a PhD session.

Abstracts should be sent to or

Notification of acceptance will be sent by February 5, 2019.

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