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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: Logic, Questions and Inquiry, 30 May - 1 June 2013, Paris, FRANCE



The aim of the Conference on Logic, Questions and Inquiry (LoQI) is to 
address issues in the philosophical and logical investigations of 
questions and inquiry from the various perspectives of formal 
epistemology, formal semantics and pragmatics, philosophy of science and 
philosophy of mathematics. The conference intends to bring together 
researchers from these different fields in order to trigger interactions 
between the various existing approaches to questions and inquiry, and to 
promote cooperation and exchange on research projects related to these 
issues. The event will then be the occasion to assess the different past 
scientific contributions on these topics, and to discuss possibilities for 
new research directions.

The LoQI conference will be held in Paris, France, from May 30th to June 
1st, 2013. The conference is organized within the Interrogative Model of 
Inquiry (IMI) Project funded by the Agence Nationale de la Recherche 
(ANR), and its main themes are heavily inspired by Hintikka's works on the 
IMI. The LoQI conference is thereby inscribed in the continuity of the 
Interrogative Model of Inquiry Workshop, held in Paris in January 2012.

The conference will welcome 9 invited speakers, along with some 
contributed speakers. We invite submissions addressing issues related to 
Logic, Questions and Inquiry, and we encourage specifically submissions 
connecting the different themes of the conference. Submission exploring 
connections to philosophy of science and philosophy of mathematics are 
very welcome.

Possible topics to be discussed at the conference comprise, but are not restricted to:

- Formal models of inquiry
- Logics, semantics and pragmatics of questions
- Logical and philosophical developments of Hintikka's IMI
- Interaction between learning theory and logics of questions
- Interaction between belief revision theory and logics of questions
- Interaction between learning theory and belief revision theory
- The social dimension of inquiry
- Questions and inquiry in the philosophy of empirical sciences
- Questions and inquiry in the philosophy of mathematics
- Questions and inquiry in formal and mainstream epistemology


Abstracts of at most 2 pages length should be submitted via our webpage at 
http://loqi.sciencesconf.org by clicking "Submit" on the left column. 
Deadline for submissions is March 1st, and the date for notifications is 
March 31st.


We will be able to award few travel grants to graduate students with 
accepted contributed talks to assist them in their travel expenses. For 
travel grant applications, send a CV and an application letter to 

Aldo Antonelli (University of California, Davis)
Alexandru Baltag (University of Amsterdam)
Jeroen Groenendijk (University of Amsterdam)
Vincent F. Hendricks (University of Copenhagen)
Kevin Kelly (Carnegie Mellon University)
Erik Olsson (University of Lund)
Gabriel Sandu (University of Helsinki)
Sonja Smets (University of Amsterdam)
Andrzej Wi?niewski (Adam Mickiewicz University, Pozna?)


The LoQI Conference is made possible by the Interrogative Model of Inquiry 
Project funded by the Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) and is hosted 
by the Institut d'Histoire et de Philosophie des Sciences et des 
Techniques (IHPST).

The conference is also sponsored by the Center for Formal Epistemology of 
Carnegie Mellon University.


Deadline for contributions: March 1st, 2013
Date of notification: March 31st, 2013
Conference: 30 May - 1 June 2013


Can Baskent (IHPST, CNRS - Universit Paris 1 - ENS)
Henri Galinon (Universit Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand)
Yacin Hamami (CLWF, Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
Marco Panza (IHPST, CNRS - Universit Paris 1 - ENS)
Francesca Poggiolesi (IHPST, CNRS - Universit Paris 1 - ENS)


For any questions about the conference please contact us