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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: Rudolf Carnap Lectures & Graduate Conference: "Structuralism, Space and Skepticism", 21-23 May 2013, Bochum, GERMANY

http://www.rub.de/philosophy/carnaplectures/Home.html

Rudolf Carnap Lectures and Graduate Conference
Institute of Philosophy II, Ruhr-Universitt Bochum
May 21-23, 2013

David J. Chalmers (ANU/NYU)
"Structuralism, Space, and Skepticism"

David J. Chalmers is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Director of the 
Center for Consciousness at ANU and Professor of Philosophy and Co-Director of 
the Center for Mind, Brain and Consciousness at NYU. He will be presenting 
material in a series of lectures, developing and extending themes from his 
recent book "Constructing the World" (OUP 2012).

In addition, we invite Graduate/PhD students and Post-docs to submit papers on 
topics related to both the themes of the workshop and of the book. These Talks 
will each be 20 min. (plus 20 min. discussion). We are trying to provide 
financial support for the selected presenters to cover at least accommodation 
during the workshop.
Please submit your papers (prepared for anonymous reviewing) by sending an 
abstract (max. 1000 words), making thesis and argument transparent, *by email 
to **nike.zohm@rub.de ** before April 1st, 2013*!

Further information about these and past Carnap Lectures, the Venue and Travel 
information: http://www.rub.de/philosophy/carnaplectures/Home.html

Organization:
Prof. Dr. Tobias Schlicht, Prof. Dr. Albert Newen
Institute of Philosophy II
Ruhr-Universitt Bochum
Germany