Paris, 16-18 December 2015: New Trends in Metaphysics of Science

This conference will gather specialists of different philosophical fields in order to explore new perspectives in the metaphysics of science.

The conference will welcome invited speakers, and a selection of submitted papers. The language of the conference is English.

The general aim of the conference is to discuss metaphysics of science as such, its relation to science, its commitment (or not) to realism, its methods and aims, and also to say what the most innovative ideas in metaphysics of science are, and where the field is likely to go in the coming years.

Call for abstracts

CFA deadline: October 15, 2015
Please submit a short list of keywords and a long abstract (max. 1000 words).

Invited speakers

Alexander Bird (University of Bristol)
John Earman (University of Pittsburgh)
Michael Esfeld (Université de Lausanne)
Alexandre Guay (Université catholique de Louvain)
Steven French (University of Leeds)
Philippe Huneman (CNRS & U. Panthéon-Sorbonne)
Matteo Morganti (University of Rome ‘Roma TRE’)
Alyssa Ney (University of California, Davis)
Samir Okasha (University of Bristol)
Thomas Pradeu (CNRS & University of Bordeaux)
Laura Ruetsche (University of Michigan)
Stéphanie Ruphy (University Pierre Mendès France)
Markus Schrenk (Heinrich Heine Univ. Düsseldorf)
Bill Wimsatt (University of Chicago)
James Woodward (University of Pittsburgh)

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