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AISB event Bulletin Item

2nd CALL FOR PAPERS: THE ANSWERS OF PHILOSOPHY: SIFA 20th ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE, 13-15 Sep 2012, Alghero, Sardinia, ITALY

www.sifa.unige.it/sifa2012

Tenth National Conference of the Italian Society for Analytic Philosophy


This year the Italian Society for Analytic Philosophy (SIFA) will celebrate its 20th anniversary 
with a National Conference that will be held in Alghero (in Sardinia), September 13-15, 2012. The 
Conference will offer an occasion for discussion of many themes of research in analytic philosophy.
We invite submissions on the following areas:

Philosophy of language, Metaphysics, Epistemology, Ethics and metaethics, Philosophy of science, 
Philosophy of logic, Philosophy of mathematics, Philosophy of law, Political philosophy, Philosophy
of mind, Aesthetics, Philosophy of religion, History of philosophy, History of science.

Open lecture for the 20th anniversary of the society by Diego Marconi (University of Turin).

INVITED SPEAKERS


Maria Rosa Antognazza (King?s College), Elvio Baccarini (University of Rijeka), Paul Boghossian 
(New York University), Petar Bojanic (University of Belgrad), Roberto Casati (Institut Jean-Nicod),
Pascal Engel (Universit de Genve), Pieranna Garavaso (University of Minnesota Morris), Diego 
Marconi (Universit di Torino), Genoveva Mart ( 'ICREA and U. of Barcelona'), Martine Nida-Rmelin
(Universit de Fribourg), Stefano Predelli (University of Nottingham), Claudine Tiercelin (Collge 
de France), Achille Varzi (Columbia University), and more to be confirmed.

A workshop on "Realism" will be held before the conference in Alghero, starting on September 12, 
2012,  at 2 pm (in cooperation with the LABONT - University of Turin). Speakers: Paul Boghossian, 
Petar Bojanic, Maurizio Ferraris, Marco Panza and Achille Varzi.


SUBMISSIONS

Contributors will have 40 minutes, ideally divided into 30 minutes of exposition and 10 minutes of 
discussion. The languages of the conference are English and Italian. Those wishing to make a 
presentation should submit:


A short abstract (about 200 words)

A long abstract (1000-1500 words)

Long abstract should be thoroughly prepared for blind refereeing, with any and all revealing 
references to the author removed, including personal acknowledgments.


Both short and long abstracts should be submitted electronically using the EasyChair submission page at:


https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=sifa2012

The creation of an EasyChair account will be required. For any problems, please refer to the 
conference webpage:

www.sifa.unige.it/sifa2012

Abstracts will be subject to double blind refereeing and acceptance will be notified by May 15, 2012.

Deadline for submissions: April 15, 2012.


REGISTRATION


Participation in the conference is subject to a registration fee and to the payment of the SIFA membership.

If paid BEFORE July 15, 2012:
50 (conference fee) + 50 euros (SIFA): permanent faculty

30 (conference fee) + 25 (SIFA) euros: others

If paid AFTER July 31, 2012:
80 (conference fee) + 50 (SIFA) euros: permanent faculty

50 (conference fee) + 25 (SIFA) euros: others


Early registration will be open on May 1, 2012 at the SIFA website: 
www.sifa .unige.it


  PRACTICAL INFORMATION


Alghero is a town of Catalan origin right on the Sardinian Sea (one of the most beautiful Italian 
towns: http://www.alghero-turismo.it/Default.asp?l=en).
It is served by low-coast airlines and it has many not expensive accommodations. Check the 
Conference website in few weeks for all the practical information.

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE


Mario De Caro (SIFA President), Cristina Amoretti, Fabio Bacchini, Carola Barbero, Massimiliano 
Carrara, Massimo Dell?Utri, Michele Di Francesco, Marcello Frixione, Pierdaniele Giaretta, Simone 
Gozzano, Andrea Iacona, Andrea Sereni

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Fabio Bacchini, Stefano Caputo, Massimo Dell?Utri

SPONSOR


UNIVERSITY OF SASSARI

LABONT (Laboratorio di Ontologia, Dip. di Filosofia, Universit di Torino)

IMPORTANT DATES

Deadline for submissions: April 15, 2012
Registration opens: May 1, 2012
Notifications of acceptance: May 15, 2012
Deadline for early registration: July 15, 2012
Conference dates: September 13-15, 2012