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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: "Nothing but the Truth": 1st WFAP Graduate Conference, 9-11 Mar 2012, AUSTRIA


Vienna (Austria)

1st WFAP Graduate Conference 2012: "Nothing but the Truth"
Vienna Forum for Analytic Philosophy
University of Vienna
Date: March 9-11, 2012
Topic: Truth

  Confirmed keynote speakers:
Prof. Leon Horsten (Bristol)
Prof. Paul Horwich (New York University) Prof. Jeffrey Ketland (Munich Center for Mathematical 

  The Vienna Forum for Analytic Philosophy, a student society for philosophical research in the 
analytic tradition at the Department of Philosophy of the University of Vienna, dedicates its 
first Graduate Conference in March 2012 to the topic of truth.

We invite high-quality papers from graduate students on formal as well as classical issues 
concerning truth in analytic philosophy. In particular we welcome contributions on the following 

  - Axiomatic theories of truth
- Deflationism
- Truth and ordinary language
- Truth in the history of Analytic Philosophy

  Submission Information:
Deadline for submission of abstracts: December 15, 2011 
Notification of acceptance: January 15, 2012 
Extended abstracts of approximately 800 words should be prepared for blind review and submitted in 
PDF, RTF, ODT or DOC format to wfap.submissions@gmx.at.

All abstracts will be reviewed by members of the Vienna Forum for Analytic Philosophy and faculty 
members of the Department of Philosophy of the University of Vienna.

Accepted papers should be suitable for a 30-minute presentation (approx.3000 words) and will be 
published online on the website of the Vienna Forum for Analytic Philosophy.

Attendance to the conference is free, but registration is requested by e-mail to wfap@gmx.at.
For further information about the Vienna Forum for Analytic Philosophy, please visit our website: 

  This event is kindly supported by the research group "Philosophie der Sprache, Symbole und Medien"
at the Department of Philosophy of the University of Vienna.