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Event: Conference: Formal Methods and Science in Philosophy V

Event date May 16, 2024 - May 18, 2024
Submission deadline January 31, 2024
Location Dubrovnik, Croatia
Host(s) Inter-University Centre (IUC)
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Inter-University Centre (IUC), Dubrovnik, Croatia

Keynote speakers 

Peter Gärdenfors, Lund University

Valentin Goranko, Stockholm University
María Manzano, University of Salamanca
Peter Simons, Trinity College, Dublin
The general subject of the conference are problems of philosophical ontology, epistemology, philosophy of science, and philosophy of mind that are formulated or solved using formal methods (as defined in logic, mathematics, formal linguistics, theoretical computer science, information science, AI) and/or with references to the results of natural and social sciences.
The following special topics will be addressed:
– use of formal methods in philosophy,
– philosophical analysis of scientific notions (natural law, matter, change, cause, chance, time, space, uncertainty, quantum phenomena, probability, social interaction, etc.),
– philosophical analysis of scientific methods (formalisms, rationality, values, norms, etc.),
– the role and use of scientific notions and methods in philosophy (formal systems in philosophy, critical analysis, systematic philosophy, etc.).
Conference Committee

Gianfranco Basti, Pontifical Lateran University, Vatican City

Anna Brożek, Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Warsaw
Filip Grgić, Institute of Philosophy, Zagreb
Srećko Kovač, Institute of Philosophy, emer., Zagreb
Goran Lojkić, Croatian Logic Association, Zagreb
Marcin Łyczak, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn
Kordula Świętorzecka, Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University, Warsaw

There will be a PhD student session with 20 minutes talks followed by 10 minutes discussion.

Language: English.
Conference fee. 135 EUR / 100 EUR (retired participants, students).
Please, submit a 1200 characters abstract by January 31, 2024 to or
Please, use the proposed template. Indicate if the abstract is meant for a PhD student session (1200 characters). The notifications of acceptance by February 15, 2024.
The conference will be held in-person.

Organizing institutions and patronage  

Croatian Logic Association; Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Warsaw; Institute of Philosophy of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University, Warsaw; Institute of Philosophy, Zagreb; Inter-University Center, Dubrovnik; Polish Association for Logic and Philosophy Science; University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn.

Dr. sc. Luka Boršić, Director of the Institute of Philosophy, Zagreb; Prof. dr. hab. Pawel Łuków, Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Warsaw; Prof. dr. hab. Ryszard F. Sadowski, Director of the Institute of Philosophy of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University, Warsaw.

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