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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: Philosophy of Science in a Forest 2013, 23-25 May 2013, Amersfoort, THE NETHERLANDS

http://www.isvw.nl/nl/philosophy-of-science-in-a-forest-2013/

Every three years, the Dutch Society for the Philosophy of Science (DSPS; 
in Dutch: Nederlandse Vereniging voor Wetenschapsfilosofie, NVWF), 
organises this international conference with the original aim to collect 
everybody in one place who is active in this area of philosophy in the 
Netherlands and Flanders (PhD-students, professors, lecturers, readers, 
students). This conference is intended for an academic audience interested 
in philosophy of science in the broadest possible sense. The first edition 
of Philosophy of Science in a Forest, Spring 2011, was the first with 
English as the conference language. Contributions in the Dutch language 
are however not forbidden. Contributions from all over the world are now 
welcome in English.

Location: Internationale School voor Wijsbegeerte (ISVW), Leusden, in a 
forest near Amersfoort, The Netherlands (Amersfoort is about 35 minutes by 
train from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport). For registration details and how 
to get there, see:

http://www.isvw.nl/nl/philosophy-of-science-in-a-forest-2013/

Dates: Thursday 23 May, 14:00 h., until Saturday 25 May, 13:30 h.

Three plenary speakers: Steven French (Leeds University), Charlotte Werndl 
(London School of Economics) and Tarja Knuuttila (University of Helsinki). 
Besides their plenary lectures, there will be several parallell sessions 
for contributed speakers, 45 minutes each.

Deadline for submissions:
15 March 2013, to be sent to:
psf2013@hotmail.nl. Send two documents in PDF:

1. Document with a title, subject area (philosophy of physics, general 
philosophy of science, philosophy of biology, philosophy of technology, 
/etc/.) and a summary of your talk of about 500 words. Do not put your 
name in this document ? for reasons of anonymous refereeing. Name your 
document: KeyWordsTalk-PSF2013.pdf , e.g.: StructuralRealism-PSF2013.pdf, 
or SpeciesBiology-PSF2013.pdf.

2. Document with your name, affiliation, e-mail address, and the title of 
your talk (so we can find the person who belongs to the submission). Name 
your document: InitialsLastName-PSF2013.pdf, e.g. FAMuller-PSF2013.pdf .

The committee of organisation will select the best submissions, aided by 
the board of the DSPS. About 1 April 2013, submitters will be informed 
about their submission. The full programme will be available about half of 
April.

See also the website of the NVWF:

http://www.nvwf.nl/agenda.php