Call for Papers

CFP: Nordic Network for Philosophy of Science: Fourth Annual Meeting
University of Tartu
April 21-23, Pärnu, Estonia

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Tartu is proud to host the 4th meeting of Nordic Network for Philosophy of Science taking place in Pärnu. We welcome papers on all areas of philosophy of science, including:

  • General philosophy of science (methodological, epistemological and metaphysical issues in sciences)
  • Philosophy of special disciplines and metaphilosophy (philosophy of the natural sciences, life sciences, formal sciences, cognitive and behavioural sciences, humanities and the social sciences, technology and the applied sciences etc.)
  • Logic and formal approaches to philosophy of science
  • Ethical, socio-political, historical and cultural issues in science.

All the selected papers will have a commentator, format 20+5+15 minutes (talk, comment, discussion). Participants will have the possibility to participate in a follow-up event on April 24 – excursion to Estonian primeval nature. Previous meeting of the NNPS were held in Uppsala (2013), Lund (2014) and Helsinki (2015).

Keynote speakers:
Hanne Andersen (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
John Dupré (University of Exeter, UK)
Mikael M. Karlsson (University of Iceland)

Programme committee:
Lise Marie Andersen (Aarhus University)
Rani Lill Anjum (Norwegian University of Life Sciences)
Daniel Cohnitz (University of Utrecht)
Finnur Dellsén (University of Iceland)
Søren Harnow Klausen (University of Southern Denmark)
Lars-Göran Johansson (Uppsala University)
Ólafur Páll Jónsson (University of Iceland)
Carlo Martini (TINT, University of Helsinki)
Peeter Müürsepp (Tallinn University of Technology)
Michiru Nagatsu (TINT, University of Helsinki)
Ahti-Veikko Pietarinen (University of Helsinki, Tallinn University of Technology)
Petri Ylikoski (University of Helsinki, Linköping University)
Frank Zenker (Lund University)

Important dates:
January 25, 2016: Deadline for abstract submission
March 1, 2016: Accepted papers will be notified
March 28, 2016: Deadline for full paper submission
April 21-23, 2016: Dates of the NNPS 2016 meeting

Organizers: Endla Lõhkivi, Ave Mets, Edit Talpsepp (University of Tartu)
Local organizing committee: Kristin Kokkov, Triin Paaver, Mats Volberg

Further information and queries: nnps2016@ut.ee

Endla Lõhkivi
Ave Mets
Edit Talpsepp

University of Tartu, Department of Philosophy
http://www.flfi.ut.ee/en

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