Conference: British Society for Philosophy of Science, 2-3 July 2015, Manchester

BSPS 2015: Call for Papers

BRITISH SOCIETY FOR THE PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE ANNUAL CONFERENCE
2–3 July 2015, University of Manchester

Plenary Speakers:

Katherine Brading (Notre Dame): Émilie du Châtelet and the foundations of physical science
Havi Carel (Bristol): Illness, pathology and disease: a phenomenological analysis
Kim Sterelny (ANU): Cumulative Cultural Evolution and The Origins of Language
Mauricio Suárez (Madrid): Propensities and Statistical Modeling

Local organiser: Michael Rush

Call for Papers

Submissions are invited from anyone with a scholarly interest in the philosophy of science. Graduate students are particularly encouraged. (Graduate bursaries will be available.) Papers may be on any topic within the philosophy of science and should be suitable for presentation in 20 minutes, which will allow 10 minutes discussion. Abstracts should be received no later than Saturday 7th March 2015. Abstracts will be blind refereed, and successful contributors notified by early April. We do not anticipate being able to share referees’ comments.

Submission Instructions

To submit your abstract, go to: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=bsps2015
Log in (create an account if you do not already have one)
Select ‘New Submission’ and enter the requested information, including the title of your paper.
Enter your abstract (in plain text, of no more than 1000 words) into the Abstract box.
Please prepare your abstract for blind refereeing.
Please select the topic (or topics) that best describe the area of your submission.
Finally, select ‘Submit’.
For more information please email: .

PLEASE NOTE: attendance at the conference is restricted to members of the BSPS.

About The Society

The purpose of the Society is to study the logic, the methods, and the philosophy of science, as well as those of the various special sciences, including the social sciences. The Society holds an annual conference with invited speakers and contributed papers, as well as ordinary meetings running throughout the year at which invited speakers present a paper. The Society makes small grants to support conferences relevant to research and education in its areas of study, awards an annual doctoral studentship for doctoral work in philosophy of science in a UK university and The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science is published on our behalf by Oxford University Press. Visit www.thebsps.org for more information.

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