CFP: Annual International Conference "uAnalytiCon-2020: Contextualism, Knowledge, and Truth"

Submission deadline: January 15, 2020

Conference date(s):
May 15, 2020 - May 16, 2020

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Conference Venue:

Department of Philosophy, URAL FEDERAL UNIVERSITY
Yekaterinburg, Russia

Topic areas


The conference aims to examine the epistemological and metaphysical problems of knowledge and truth. We will focus on the interrelation between contextualism and invariantism, the problem of knowledge ascription, and the relationships between the concepts of knowledge, contingency, and luck. The other topics include the role of the cognitive agent in the context of the previously mentioned problems.

Keynote speaker: John Hawthorne (University of Southern California).

We welcome submissions from a wide range of disciplines, including but not limited to:

  • epistemology;
  • metaphysics;
  • philosophy of language;
  • logic.

The deadline for abstract submissions is January 15, 2020. Notifications of acceptance will be sent by February 15, 2020. Abstracts must be 500 words or less and prepared for blind review. All submissions should be suitable for 20 minutes presentation followed by 10 minutes discussion.

To submit abstracts please fill out the submission form on our website 

Official conference languages: Russian, English.

Papers presented at the conference will be eligible for inclusion in IZVESTIA Ural Federal University Journal. Series 3. Social and Political Sciences. IZVESTIA is a peer-reviewed, open access journal published online and in print.

The participation is free of charge. Unfortunately, the Organizing Committee has no available funds for covering transport and accommodation. Participants are responsible for covering travel expenses. Please, contact the Organizing Committee with any questions at

Organizing Committee:

  • Ilya Guschin
  • Alexey Kislov (PhD, UrFU)
  • Olga Kozyreva
  • Lev Lamberov (PhD, UrFU)

Head of the Organizing Committee:

Dmitry Ankin (PhD, UrFU)

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