Call for papers

3rd Conference of the



Athens, Greece, 5-8 October 2011




Submission deadline: 28 February 2011



The Third Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA) will take place at the University of Athens, Greece, 5-8 October 2011. We invite contributed papers and proposals for symposia.

The conference has eight sections:

1. General philosophy of science
2. Philosophy of the physical sciences
3. Philosophy of the life sciences
4. Philosophy of the cognitive sciences
5. Philosophy of the social sciences
6. Philosophy of technology and applied research

7. Formal philosophy of science

8. Historical, social and cultural studies in philosophy of science


CONTRIBUTED PAPERS: Please submit an extended abstract of 1000-1500 words. Abstracts should start with the number and title of the relevant section, followed by the title of the paper, the author's name, address, and email address. For example:


Contributed paper

Section 8. Historical, Social and Cultural Studies in Philosophy of Science


Otto Neurath

St Moritz University

1928 Positivismusstrasse, Coherence, Neverland.



The allocated time for delivering contributed papers at the conference will be 30 minutes, including discussion.

SYMPOSIUM PROPOSALS: Please submit a full proposal. This includes a general description of the topic of the proposed symposium and its significance (up to 1500 words), a 500-word abstract of each paper, and short CVs of all participants (up to 500 words each). Proposals should start with the number and title of the relevant section, followed by the title of the symposium, the organizer's name, address and email address, and the names and addresses of all other speakers. Accepted symposia will be allocated 120 minutes. They can have any format but the maximum number of speakers is 5.

All submissions have to be made electronically through the easychair system at




28 February 2011: Submission deadline (contributed papers and symposia)
15 May 2011: Notification of acceptance
30 June 2011: Early registration deadline
5-8 October 2011: Conference