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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: Logic, Knowledge and Language, Paul Gochet Memorial Conference, 14-15 March 2013, Brussels, BELGIUM

Paul Gochet Memorial conference

14 & 15 march 2013, Brussels, Belgium

CONFERENCE THEME. The impact of the development of formal logic on 
philosophy in the 20th Century is well-documented. More recently the rise 
of formal philosophy, and in particular the application of formal methods 
in epistemology and semantics has proved that logical and mathematical 
methods have a bright future in philosophy. With his work on Quine, P. 
Gochet played an important role in the former movement. Yet, he was also 
one of the first to recognized the importance of the interactive and 
dynamic turn in epistemology and formal semantics that characterize the 
latter movement. The scholars and philosophers that will participate to 
this event have all played major roles in either or both of these 

SPEAKERS. Patrick Blackburn, Jaakko Hintikka, Philippe de Rouilhan, Dov 
Gabbay, Susan Haack, Gerhard Heinzmann, Hourya Sinaceur, Jean-Maurice 
Monnoyer, Johan van Benthem, Vincent Hendricks, Jacques Dubucs, Dagfinn 
Fllesdal, Alex Orenstein, Shahid Rahman. (programme: see website)

PRACTICAL INFORMATION. The workshop is held at the University Foundation, 
Egmontstraat / Rue d'Egmont 11, 1000 Brussels, and at the Paleis der 
Academin / Palais des Acadmies, Rue Ducale / Hertogsstraat 1, 1000 
Brussels. Admission is free, but registration is required. Please send an 
email to with your name and affiliation.

Conference homepage:

Patrick Allo, Bertrand Hespel, Bruno Leclercq, Jean Paul Van Bendegem, Bart Van Kerkhove.