Émilie du Châtelet at the BSPS 2015

One of the four plenary speakers, Katherine Brading, will be talking about Émilie du Châtelet and the foundations of physical science. 

And the other talks look great too!

Details and Cfp below.

BRITISH SOCIETY FOR THE PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE
ANNUAL CONFERENCE

2–3 July 2015, University of Manchester

Plenary Speakers:

Katherine Brading (Notre Dame)
Émilie du Châtelet and the foundations of physical science
Havi Carel (Bristol)
Illness, pathology and disease: a phenomenological analysis
Kim Sterelny (ANU)
Cumulative Cultural Evolution and The Origins of Language
Mauricio Suárez (Madrid)
Propensities and Statistical Modeling

Local organiser: Michael Rush

Call for Papers

Submissions are invited from anyone with a scholarly interest in the philosophy of science. Graduate students are particularly encouraged. (Graduate bursaries will be available.) Papers may be on any topic within the philosophy of science and should be suitable for presentation in 20 minutes, which will allow 10 minutes discussion. Abstracts should be received no later than Saturday 7th March 2014. Abstracts will be blind refereed, and successful contributors notified by early April. We do not anticipate being able to share referees’ comments.

Submission Instructions

To submit your abstract, go to:
https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=bsps2015

  • Log in (create an account if you do not already have one)
  • Select ‘New Submission’ and enter the requested information, including the title of your paper.
  • Enter your abstract (in plain text, of no more than 1000 words) into the Abstract box.
  • Please prepare your abstract for anonymous refereeing.
  • Please select the topic (or topics) that best describe the area of your submission.
  • Finally, select ‘Submit’.

For more information please email: <bsps2015@easychair.org>.

PLEASE NOTE: attendance at the conference is restricted to members of the BSPS. You may join the Society online here.

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