The purpose of the European Network for the Philosophy of the Social Sciences (ENPOSS) is to promote, encourage and facilitate academic discussion and research in the philosophy of the social sciences. To see the full text, click here.

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Call for Papers: Third European Network for the Philosophy of the Social Sciences Conference

UNED for ENPOSS 2014 -1

SEPTEMBER 10-12, 2014

Margaret Gilbert (University of California, Irvine)

Uskali Mäki (University of Helsinki)


The European Network for the Philosophy of the Social Sciences (ENPOSS) invites contributions to its 3rd Conference to be held in Madrid in September of 2014, and organised by UNED. Contributions from all areas within the philosophy of the social sciences are encouraged. Moreover, contributions from both philosophers and social scientists are welcome.


Only one contribution per person will be considered. Contributions can be either of individual papers or of special-theme symposia, and they must be submitted through EasyChair,


- Deadline for submission: January 26, 2014

- Notification of acceptance: April 28, 2014

For individual paper submissions, an abstract between 800 and 1000 words suitably prepared for blind reviewing should be submitted.

For submission of symposia, comprising  3 to 4 papers, a single document for each symposium must be uploaded. It must contain the title of the symposium, the name of the organiser(s), the names of all the authors and titles of their papers, a general abstract of the symposium (between 400 and 500 words),  plus an abstract of each single paper (between 500 and 600 words each ).

Each submission, whether of an individual paper or a symposium, will be blindly reviewed by two members of the Scientific Committee.



Selected papers from the Conference will be published in an annual special issue of the journal Philosophy of the Social Sciences.



Jesús Zamora Bonilla, J. Francisco Álvarez, Javier González de Prado, Susana Monsó, María Jiménez Buedo, and David Teira.



Daniel Andler, Erik Angner, Kenneth Binmore, Antonella Carassa, Bernard Conein, Sharon Crasnow, Igor Douven, José Luis Ferreira, Juan Carlos García-Bermejo, Francesco Guala, Till Grüne-Yanoff, Martin Kusch, Daniel Little, Chrysostomos Mantzavinos, José Antonio Noguera, William Outhwaite, Cédric Paternotte, Stéphanie Ruphy, Federica Russo, Eric Schliesser, Paul Sheehy, Daniel Steel, Karsten Stueber, Mark Tamthai, Deborah Tollefsen, Erik Weber, and Petri Ylikoski.

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