Fiction and Imagination: Midterm Conference of the Italian Society for Analytic Philosophy (SIFA)

June 17, 2019 - June 18, 2019
Center for Logic, Language and Cognition (LLC), Università degli Studi di Torino


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Keynote speakers:

University of York
University of Auckland
Complutense University of Madrid
University of Pennsylvania


Università degli Studi di Torino
Università di Torino
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This conference on the topic of "Fiction and Imagination" is the joint

---Fifth Conference in Mind, Language, and Science of the FINO PhD Program (the joint philosophy PhD program of the Universities of Genoa, Pavia, Turin, and Eastern Piedmont) and the 

---Midterm Conference of the Italian Society for Analytic Philosophy (SIFA)

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The conference is centered around the role of fiction and imagination in modal and scientific reasoning, including topics such as counterfactual discourse, thought experiments, scientific model-building and games of make-believe.

What kind of submissions?

We invite abstracts of no more than 1,000 words from PhD students and postdoctoral researchers. Papers should be suitable for 45 minutes presentation, followed by a 15 minutes of general discussion.

Submissions may be from various theoretically-minded areas of analytic philosophy (e.g., metaphysics, logic, epistemology, philosophy of language, philosophy of science). Preferential treatment will be given to abstracts that are related to the conference themes.

We will prioritize papers of high quality and with innovative elements. Submissions from underrepresented groups in philosophy are especially encouraged to submit.

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