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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: SILFS 2010: Conference of the Italian Society for Logic and Philosophy of Science

*SILFS 2010: International Conference of the Italian Society for Logic
and Philosophy of Sciences*

Contributed papers are invited to the International Conference of the
SILFS (/Societ Italiana di Logica e Filosofia delle Scienze/).

The conference will take place at University of Bergamo, Bergamo
(Italy), from 15-17 December 2010.

For details of the Association (SILFS) and the Conference (SILFS2010)
see the SILFS website at _

Papers are welcome in any of the six different sections of the
conference as follows:

1. Logic and Applications
2. Philosophy of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
3. Philosophy of Life Sciences and of Cognitive Sciences
4. Methodology and Philosophy of Science
5. Philosophy and Methodology of the Social Sciences
6. Epistemology and History of Sciences

Confirmed keynote speakers:
Samson Abramsky (Wolfson College, Oxford University)
Amit Hagar (Indiana University)
Peter Janich (Marburg University)
Samir Okasha (Bristol University)
Stathis Psillos (University of Athens)
Angus Macintyre (Queen Mary, University of  London)

Abstracts of contributed papers should be submitted directly to the
Programme Committee through the webpage

Deadline for submission of abstracts: *30 May 2010*
Notification of acceptance:* 31 July 2010*

Abstracts must not exceed 600 words, should start with the number and
title of the relevant section, followed by the title of the paper, the
author's name, address, and email address. For example:

Section 4. Methodology and Philosophy of Science
Moritz Schlick Jnr.,
University of Logical Positivism,
1925 Carnapstrasse, Twin Vienna, Otherland.0

Abstracts received will be refereed by the Conference Programme Committee.

Further details on venue and accomodation will follow in the Conference
web site