Conference in Nottingham
12 – 14 September 2009
The Metaphysics of Science A.H.R.C. Project’s Grand Finale Conference.
Convenors: Stephen Mumford | Markus Schrenk | Matthew Tugby
KEYNOTES AND PLENARY SPEAKERS
Helen Beebee, Antony Eagle, Katherine Hawley, Marc Lange,
Barry Loewer, Jennifer McKitrick, L. A. Paul, James Woodward.
September 09: Sat, 12 – Mon, 14 Conference
Mid February 09: Registration Forms online
01 April 09: Deadline for Submissions
Early May 09: Notifications
Early July 09: Deadline for Early Registration
Late August 09: Deadline for Late Registration
SUBMISSIONS: WHAT WE’LL BE LOOKING FOR
The broad topic of the conference will be metaphysics of science, covering the core areas of causation, dispositions, laws and natural kinds. We welcome submissions from graduate students, as well as from academics on the above subjects, for multiple parallel sessions. Please indicate if you wish to be considered for the graduate sessions, which will be held separately. Detailed abstracts of ca. 1,000 words outlining the main arguments of your paper should be sent by e-mail attachment to Matt at firstname.lastname@example.org or to Markus at email@example.com.
You may, alternatively, submit the full paper, accompanied by a shorter abstract. If we are unable to decide about a paper based on the abstract, we may request that the full-length paper be sent to us for consideration. Please note: our ability to accommodate all papers may be restricted. We accept the following formats: doc, txt, rtf, pdf, pages. Papers must be suitable for presentation in ca. 30min (15min are reserved for Q&A). The deadline for submissions is 01 April 2009. We aim to inform successful submitters in early May 2009.
OUR WEBSITE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON THE PROJECT AND THE CONFERENCE
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Registration forms will be available online from mid February. We are aiming to offer graduate bursaries for reduced conference fees and subsidized lunches and dinners. The conference website will be updated continuously and a second CfP will follow beginning of next year.
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