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2-4 August 2012, Logic Workshop: A Tribute to Horacio Arlo-Costa, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Date: 2-4 August 2012
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Deadline: 30 April 2012

SADAF, the Argentine Society for Philosophical Analysis, is organizing a Tribute to Horacio Arló-Costa, to take place in Buenos Aires, August 2nd to 4th, 2012.

Confirmed speakers:
Verónica Becher (Universidad de Buenos Aires)
John Collins (Columbia University)
Paul Egré (Jean Nicod Institute)
Jeff Helzner (Columbia University)
Kevin Kelly (Carnegie Mellon University)
Rohit Parikh (City University of New York)
Paul Pedersen (Carnegie Mellon University)
Fernando Tohmé (Universidad Nacional del Sur)

To be confirmed:
Cristina Bicchieri (University of Pensylvannia)
Alberto Moretti (SADAF-Universidad de Buenos Aires-CONICET)
Gladys Palau (Universidad de Buenos Aires)

We call for contributions in any area of philosophical logic, including (but not limited to) epistemic and modal logic, ampliative reasoning, belief revision, conditional logic, game theory and decision theory, among other topics. We invite submissions for 40-minute presentations. Submissions should take the form of a 1000/1500-word abstract. They should be sent by e-mail in an attached file in pdf or Word format to . Authors' names and affiliation should be given only in the text of the e-mail message. The abstracts will be blind reviewed by an international scientific committee. English and Spanish will be the official languages of the Conference. However, we encourage contributors to provide to the audience an extended abstract, presentation, handout or full paper in English during the Conference.

Deadline for reception of submissions: April 30th, 2012 Communication of acceptance/rejection: May 30th, 2012

For further particulars, please check the SADAF webpage for the conference (in Spanish) at or contact us by sending an e-mail to

Organizing Committee: Eduardo Barrio, Eleonora Cresto, Sandra Lazzer, Diana Pérez.

Scientific Committee: Verónica Becher, John Collins, Paul Egré, Jeff Helzner, Alberto Moretti, Gladys Palau, Rohit Parikh, Fernando Tohmé.

About SADAF:
SADAF, the Argentine Society for Philosophical Analysis, is a non-profit organization devoted to research in philosophy. It was founded in 1972, and at present it counts with more than two hundred members, many of which are either faculty members or advanced students at various universities in Argentina and abroad. SADAF offers seminars and colloquium series, and hosts different kinds of academic meetings all year round. Since 1981 it is also home of Análisis Filosófico, a biannual, peer-reviewed journal of philosophy. Horacio Arló-Costa was an active member of SADAF while he lived in Argentina, and kept close ties with our institution after leaving the country. More information in Spanish in

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