Conference overview

The Centre for Philosophy of Science of the University of Lisbon (CFCUL) is pleased to announce the Second Lisbon International Conference on Philosophy of Science: Philosophy of Science in the 21st Century – Challenges and Tasks, that will be held at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon, Portugal, in December 4th to 6th, 2013. The conference intends to identify and to discuss the main problems, questions and research lines that Philosophy of Science faces today or will be forced to face in near future.

The CFCUL invites submissions of abstracts for oral presentations and proposals for symposia on topics that address emerging research issues in current Philosophy of Science.

We have identified the following topics but we are open to considering your own proposals:

– New Cartographies of Knowledge;
– The Metaphysics of Science;
– New arguments in the Realism/Anti-realism controversy;
– Image and Visualization;
– Models and Fiction;
– Science and Democracy;
– Science, Ethics and Bioethics;
– Philosophy of Technology;
– Argumentation, Decision and Action;
– Humanities and Cognitive Sciences;
– Current debate on Emergence and Reductionism;
– Philosophy and Complexity;
– Philosophy of Science and Post-human question;
– Philosophy of Science and the Internet;
– Philosophy of Biodiversity;
– Science and Art;
– Others…

The proceedings of the Conference will be published in a special issue of an international journal.