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29-31 May 2013, SILFS 2013 Mid-Term Postgraduate conference in Logic and Philosophy of Science, Urbino, Italy

Date: 29-31 May 2013
Location: Urbino, Italy
Deadline: 28 February 2013

The 2013 Mid-Term Postgraduate conference in Logic and Philosophy of Science will be held in Urbino on 29-30-31 May 2013.

The conference will be organized by the Italian Society for Logic and Philosophy of Science (SILFS) and will host six different sessions, namely:

1) History and Philosophy of Physics
2) Logic and Philosophy of Logic
3) Philosophy of Biology
4) Philosophy of Language and Mind
5) History and Philosophy of Mathematics
6) Philosophy of Social Sciences

There will not be parallel sessions. Each session will be chaired by the following renown international scholars:

History and Philosophy of Physics
Chair: Mauro Dorato (University of Rome 3)

Logic and Philosophy of Logic
Chair: Francesco Paoli (University of Cagliari)

Philosophy of Biology
Chair: CorradoSinigaglia (University of Milan)

Philosophy of Language and Mind
Chair: Marco Giunti (University of Cagliari)

History and Philosophy of Mathematics
Chair: Mario Piazza (University of Chieti-Pescara)

Philosophy of Social Sciences
Chair: Enzo Di Nuoscio (Unimol) and Albertina Oliverio (University of Chieti-Pescara)

We invite submissions in the aforementioned areas of research from PhD students or scholars that have been awarded their PhD in the last 4 years.

Each session will host 4 different talks which will be selected through a double blind peer review process.

Please send the following materials (as pdf files attachments) to Claudio Calosi at

(1) Anonymous Abstract of no more than 500 words
(2) Title Page containing the following information:
a) Author
b) Affiliation
c) Title
d) Session
e) Current Academic Position

Deadline for submission is 28th February. Authors will be informed of the decisions on 31st March 2013.

Authors of selected papers will be given full accommodation for the nights of May 29th, 30th in one of the University dorms and the social dinner on the night of May, 30th. Special fares for the University cafeteria will be available for lunches and the remaining dinners.

Further information can be found at http://www.silfs.net/?lang=en and writing to Vincenzo Fano at or to Pierluigi Graziani at

During the conference there will be the award ceremony for best SILFS-PhD thesis of the year. Information are available on the society website.

Scientific Committee: Mauro Dorato, Mauro Ceruti, Pierluigi Minari, Roberto Giuntini, Francesco Paoli, Massimo Marraffa, Massimiliano Carrara, Federico Laudisa, Roberto Arpaia, Matteo Morganti, Enzo Di Nuoscio, Albertina Oliverio, Gino Tarozzi, Mario Alai, Corrado Sinigaglia, Marco Giunti and Isabella Tassani

Organizing Committee: Mario Alai, Stefano Bordoni, Claudio Calosi, Vincenzo Fano, Pierluigi Graziani, Sara Matera, Massimo Sangoi, Isabella Tassani.

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