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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Philogica Prize for Young Scholars (best paper award for the III Colombian Conference on Logic, Epistemology and Philosophy of Science

Philogica Prize for Young Scholars

 The Philogica Prize will be awarded to the best paper submitted by a young
 scholar to the III Colombian Conference on Logic, Epistemology, and
 Philosophy of Science (Bogota, February 14-16, 2014.

 Graduates students from all over the world and scholars who have received
 their PhD after December 2011 are eligible. Submitted papers must be
 unpublished, but can be under review elsewhere.


 To be considered for the award:
 1. Apply to the conference by sending an abstract (500-1000 words) by
 November 15, 2013
 2. Accepted abstracts will be announced by December 1st, 2013
 3. If your abstract is accepted, send your paper (max 6000 words) by January
 15, 2014
 4.The winner of the prize will be announced on February 1st, 2014 and the
 prize will be awarded during the closing ceremony of the conference.

 About the conference:
 The conference is a biennial forum for new work in all areas of analytic
 philosophy, with special emphasis on logic, epistemology, and the philosophy
 of science. The growing participation of philosophers from around the world
 allows speakers to present their work to an international audience, and it
 provides participants an opportunity to become acquainted with recent
 developments in the field. Main speakers include:

 Ruth Garrett Millikan (University of Connecticut)
 Jennifer Lackey (Northwestern University)
 Kepa Korta (Universidad del Pais Vasco)
 Jan Sprenger (Tilburg University)
 Fernando Zalamea (Universidad Nacional de Colombia)
 Joao Carlos Salles (Universidad Federal da Bahia)

 For a list of sample topics and more information about the conference, visit:

 Abstract and paper submission:

 The Philogica Award has been generously underwritten by the Colombian
 Society for Philosophy