Bergen Early-Career Masterclass on Logical Epistemology

May 30, 2019 - May 31, 2019
Department of Philosophy, University of Bergen

Sydnesplass 12-13

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University of Bergen, 30th-31st May 2019

Confirmed speakers:

·      Roy Sorensen (Washington University, St. Louis): Topic TBA

·      Ole Hjortland (University of Bergen): Logical Anti-Exceptionalism

Call for participation:

The philosophy department at the University of Bergen is pleased to invite applications for participation in an early-career masterclass on logical epistemology, with tutorials from both Roy Sorensen and Ole Hjortland. Participants will also have the opportunity to present their own work in the philosophy of logic with a 30-minute presentation, and receive feedback from experts in the field.

Applicants should be doctoral candidates, or those within three years of obtaining their PhD. Applications should take the form of an anonymised 1,000-word abstract, plus a separate PDF containing personal details, including paper title, career stage, affiliation and email address, to be sent to [email protected] by the 11th March. All submissions will be blind refereed.

The masterclass has an associated fee of 1,000 NOK (roughly €100), and participants will need to organise their own travel and accommodation. We hope to be able to offer five bursaries worth 5,000 NOK (roughly €500) to talented candidates from under-funded institutions, subject to departmental funding. If you wish to be considered for a bursary, please indicate so and state your reasons for being considered (including funding status) within your email.

The masterclass immediately follows the Bergen Workshop on Logical Disagreements, from the 28th-29th May, for which a separate call has appeared. Participants of the masterclass are welcome to attend the workshop for no fee.

Important Dates: 

·      Deadline for submissions: 11th March, 2019

·      Communication of acceptance: 22nd March 2019

·      Deadline for registration: 19th April 2019

·      Workshop: 30th-31st May 2019

For any queries, contact Ben Martin ([email protected]).

The masterclass is organised as part of the European Research Council-funded project The Unknown Science: Understanding the Epistemology of Logic through Practice.

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