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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: LOGICA 2014, 16-20 June 2014, Hejnice, CZECH REPUBLIC

The Institute of Philosophy, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, 


the 28th in the series of annual international symposia devoted to logic, to be 
held at Hejnice (in northern Bohemia, about 2.5 hours from Prague) 16 ? 20 June 

Invited speakers are Dorothy Edgington, Dag Prawitz, Graham Priest and Gran 

The first session of the symposium begins on the morning of June 17. The 
symposium closes at noon Friday June 20.

The official language of the symposium is English. Contributions devoted to any 
of the wide range of logical problems are welcome except those focused on 
specialized technical applications. Particularly welcome are contributions that 
cover issues interesting both for 'philosophically' and for 'mathematically' 
oriented logicians.

The guidelines for submissions can be found at The deadline is 15 February 2014. 
Notifications of acceptance will be sent out by the end of March.

Members of the Logica 2014 Programme Committee are: Theodora Achourioti, 
Francesco Berto, Petr Cintula, Michael Dunn, Dorothy Edgington, Christian 
Fermller, Volker Halbach, Gary Kemp, Vojt?ch Kolman, Carles Noguera, Jaroslav 
Peregrin, Dag Prawitz, Graham Priest, Hans Rott, Gabriel Sandu, Sebastian 
Sequoiah-Grayson, Gila Sher, Sonja Smets, and Gran Sundholm.

Selected contributions to Logica symposia are published in The Logica Yearbook 
series (College Publications). Previous volumes include papers from Nuel 
Belnap, Johan van Benthem, Kosta Doen, Melvin Fitting, Bob Hale, Wilfrid 
Hodges, Jaakko Hintikka, David Lewis, Jeff Paris, Barbara Partee, Stephen Read, 
Greg Restall, Gabriel Sandu, Howard Sobel, Stewart Shapiro and many others.

The fee for the symposium is 430 EUR for participants and 300 EUR for 
accompanying persons. The fee covers full board and lodging at Hejnice 
Monastery during the symposium, the conference coach from Prague to Hejnice and 
back, and (for participants) a copy of the volume containing contributions to 
the symposium.

Scholars from countries with underfunded academic institutions are invited to 
apply for a reduction of the conference fee. The instructions for those who 
wish to apply for the reduction can be found at the conference website 

All correspondence concerning the symposium should be directed to or to:

Vt Pun?och? & Vladimr Svoboda
Co-chairs of the Organizing Committee of Logica 2014
Institute of Philosophy
Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Jilsk 1, 110 00 Praha 1, Czech Republic