Philosophy of Social Science Roundtable

April 1, 2022 - April 2, 2022
Department of Philosophy, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

University of Nebraska
United States

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University of California, Irvine


University of Nebraska, Lincoln
University of Memphis

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Annual meetings of the Philosophy of Social Science Roundtable have established a tradition of working conferences that bring together an intellectually diverse and international community of philosophers and social scientists who share an interest in philosophical questions that arise in, and about, the social sciences. It is run as an intensive workshop-style meeting; typically one or two keynote speakers are invited but all other presentations are selected from submissions received in response to an open call for extended abstracts.

The organizers are committed to a pluralist vision of philosophy of the social sciences; they welcome submissions from widely diverse areas within philosophy – epistemology, social ontology, philosophy of science, philosophy of mind and of language, action theory, and social/political theory – and encourage engagement with the whole range of social sciences, from anthropology and history, sociology and political science, to psychology, cognitive science, and economics.

The Roundtable has become a key forum for discussing foundational questions in social theory, issues raised by explanatory paradigms and theoretical presuppositions, the orienting epistemic ideals and methodologies, and the ethical and political implications of the social sciences. Each year a selection of Roundtable papers are invited for publication in an annual special issue of the journal, Philosophy of the Social Sciences.

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This year's keynote speaker is: Cailin O’Connor, Professor, Logic and Philosophy of Science, University of California, Irvine

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March 25, 2022, 5:00pm CST

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