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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: 4WPI: Fourth Workshop on the Philosophy of Information, 10-11 May 2012, Hatfield, UK

Submissions are invited for the Fourth Workshop on the Philosophy of Information, which will take 
place at the University of Hertfordshire,10-11 May 2012. The topic this year will be the 
intersections between PI, epistemology and philosophical semantics.

The authors of the selected papers will be eligible for bursaries that will cover transportation, 
accommodation and subsistence. Bursaries will be awarded on the basis of need and scientific merit.

The current list of participants includes:

Stephan Hartmann
Gregory Wheeler

Patrick Allo
Simon D'Alfonso
Hilmi Demir
Luciano Floridi
Nir Fresco
Phyllis Illari
Mark Jago
Giuseppe Primiero
Sebastian Sequoiah-Grayson
Sonja Smets
Matteo Turilli
Orlin Vakarelov

Please send your submission to
Mrs Penny Driscoll >

Best regards,



Luciano Floridi |

Professor of Philosophy of Information, University of Hertfordshire UNESCO Chair in Information 
and Computer Ethics Fellow of St Cross College, Oxford Director of the Oxford Information Ethics 
research Group