CFP: Congress of the Spanish Society of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, Santiago de Compostela, 18-20 July 2012

The Society for Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science in Spain, and the Department of Logic and Moral Philosophy of the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela hereby announce the 7th Congress of the aforementioned Society. The Congress will take place from the 18th to the 20th of July at Santiago de Compostela (Spain).

A novelty of the Santiago Congress is that the Society has decided to start a series of plenary lectures, the CONFERENCIAS LULIUS, that will be a fundamental part of this Congress and of congresses to come. This series of lectures will count on distinguished philosophers who will present their latest results in front of our Society. In this their first edition our distinguished invited philosopher will be Philip Kitcher (Columbia University).

GENERAL INFORMATION
Dates: July 18th-20th, 2012
Venue: http://www.usc.es/opencms/es/centros/filosofia/
Facultad de Filosofía
Praza de Mazarelos, s/n
15782 Santiago de Compostela, España

Organizers:

Society for Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science in Spain http://www.solofici.org/

Department of Logic and Moral Philosophy http://dlvisit.usc.es/dloxfmrl/pub/Index

Organizing Committee:
Concha Martínez Vidal (Chair, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela), José Luis Falguera López (Secretary, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela), Xavier de Donato (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela), José Miguel Sagüillo Fernández-Vega (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela), María José Frápolli Sanz (Universidad de Granada, Chair of the SLMFCE), Pierdaniele Giaretta (Università degli Studi di Padova), Stephen McLeod (University of Liverpool), Sofía Miguens (Universdade de Porto), Uxía Rivas Monroy (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela), Alejandro Sobrino Cerdeiriña (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela), Charles Travis (King’s College/ Porto), Juan Vázquez Sánchez (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela), Jesús Vega Encabo (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Secretary of the SLMFCE), Víctor Verdejo Aparicio (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela), Luis Villegas (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela).

Scientific Committee
Juan José Acero (Universidad de Granada), John Corcoran (Buffalo University), Javier Echeverría (Ikerbasque/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea), Manuel García-Carpintero (Universitat de Barcelona), María Manzano (Universidad de Salamanca), Grzegorz Malinowski (Uniwersytet ?ódzki), C. Ulises Moulines
(Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität de München), León Olivé (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México), Javier Ordoñez (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid), Stewart Shapiro (Ohio University/St Andrews University).

Contributed Papers and Symposia:
We invite submissions for both contributed papers and proposals for symposia (in Spanish, English or Galician) to the following sections:

A. Logic, history and philosophy of logic.
B. Philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, epistemology.
C. Philosophy and methodology of science.
D. History of science.
E. Science, technology and society.

Deadline for the admission of abstracts for contributed papers and symposia: March 15th, 2012.
Deadline for acceptance: April 22nd, 2012.
Deadline for the submission of the final version of accepted papers and presentations to symposia (in order to be published in the proceedings): June 3rd, 2012.

The allocated time for delivering contributed papers at the conference will be 30 minutes, discussion included. The allocated time for symposia at the conference will be of two hours with at most 5 participants.

Abstracts for contributted papers and symposia are to be submitted electronically at: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=7thslmfce

To facilitate blind refereeing by a scientific committee, submissions are to be uploaded in a document (in .doc, .rtf, .txt or .pdf format) without the author(s) name(s). Submissions of contributed papers should have no more than 1000 words, Times New Roman 12, double space. Submissions for symposia (without author names) should include a brief abstract for each participant and an extended symposium proposal and justification, together in a single document in .doc, .rtf, .txt or .pdf format. The extended symposium proposal should include a general description of the topic of the proposed symposium and its significance (up to 1000 words).

FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR YOUNG RESEARCHERS
The SLFMCE will provide financial support for the three best contributions submitted by young researchers. Candidates must fulfil the conditions listed below:

(a) to be a master student or a PhD (doctoral dissertation read after the 30th of may, 2006)
(b) to be a member of the SLMFCE when the contribution is submitted to the organizing committee
(c) to get the highest rank for the submitted contribution at the blind process of refereeing

Funds are intended to cover the registration fee, travel and accommodation expenses (maximum 500?)

If there were more than three candidates who fulfil the aforementioned conditions, the organizing committee could decide about sharing the total amount (1.500 ?) among them. Further information:

Updates about the conference will be posted at: http://dlvisit.usc.es/dloxfmrl/pub/Index?usr=congreso_slmfce2012&len=2

Information on accommodation and travel can be obtained at: http://www.santiagoturismo.com/ They will also appear at the conference page.

Further information about the conference can be requested:
1) by e-mail: viislmfce@usc.es
2) by regular mail:

VII Congreso de la SLMFCE
Departamento de Lógica y Filosofía Moral
Facultad de Filosofía
Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
Praza de Mazarelos, s/n
15782 SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA

Concha Martínez Vidal
Departamento de Lóxica e Filosofía Moral
Facultade de Filosofía
Praza de Mazarelos s/n
15782 Santiago de Compostela
Tele. 881812530 Fax: 881812542

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