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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: Graduate Conference in Theoretical Philosophy, 18-20 April 2013, Groningen, THE NETHERLANDS

The Graduate Conference in Theoretical Philosophy invites graduate students working in any field 
of theoretical philosophy(logic, epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of science, philosophy of 
language, philosophyof mind)to present anddiscuss their research with fellow graduate students 
andexperienced philosophers. The graduate conference is sponsored byDepartments of Theoretical 
Philosophy in the Netherlands and by the Facultyof Philosophy of the University of Groningen. It 
will be held by theUniversity of Groningen from 18th to 20th April 2013.

We are very pleased to announce our four keynote speakers:

Patrick Blackburn (Roskilde)
John Dupr (Exeter)
Hannes Leitgeb (Munich)
Ruth Millikan (Connecticut)

Graduate students from in and outside the Netherlands are encouragedto submit abstracts for 
presentation of completed or ongoingwork (20 minute presentation plus 10 minute discussion). 
Abstractsshould be no longer than 500 words and prepared for blindreview. One document should 
contain your abstract, the title of yourpresentation and the field of theoretical philosophy into 
which it belongs(logic, epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of science, philosophy of language
philosophyof mind). The other document shouldinclude your contact details, including name, 
affiliation and email address.Please send bothdocuments in pdf format to

The deadline for abstract submission is January 4, 2013. Notificationof acceptance will be given 
by February 1.

The conference organizers:

Patryk Dziurosz-Serafinowicz
Ronnie Hermens
Franziska Kder
Pieter van der Kolk
Karolina Krzy?anowska
Bouke Kuijer
Paulien Snellen
Sander Verhaegh