CALL FOR PAPERS: “Perspectives on Structuralism,”

Posted: 19 de July de 2011 by Fernando Furtado in Call for Papers, Event

*** Apologies for cross-posting***

CALL FOR PAPERS: “Perspectives on Structuralism,” International
Workshop, February 16-18, 2012
Center for Advanced Studies (CAS) in cooperation with the Munich
Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP), LMU Munich, Germany

Since its first exposition in Sneed´s seminal work, the structuralist
approach has engendered a large series of conceptual and historical
investigations of scientific theories. Particularly welcome are
contributions relating the structuralist program to methods,
approaches, and research agendas along the entire spectrum of
philosophy, particularly in the philosophy of science and logic.

Holger Andreas (Munich, Germany) and Frank Zenker (Lund, Sweden)

Themes include (but are not limited to)
– Semantic Reasoning with Structuralism
– Model-theoretic Foundations
– Cartography of Structuralist Approaches
– Statements in the Non-Statement-View
– Structuralism and Belief Revision
– Epistemology of Structuralism
– Future Perspective and Potentialities

– Wolfgang Balzer (Munich, Germany)
– José Díez (Barcelona, Spain)
– Jaakko Hintikka (Boston, USA, and Helsinki, Finland) (pending)
– José Falguera (Santiago de Compostela, Spain)
– Ulrich Gähde (Hamburg, Germany)
– Peter Gärdenfors (Lund, Sweden)
– Hannes Leitgeb (Munich, Germany)
– Pablo Lorenzano (Quilmes, Argentina)
– C. Ulises Moulines (Munich, Germany)
– Gerhard Schurz (Duesseldorf, Germany)

Please send an extended abstract (1000 to 1500 words) prepared for
blind review on or before September 30, 2011 to Expect decisions within three weeks.

Review criteria: Originality, quality, relatedness to current issues
(7 point scales, equal weights).

Publication: Final paper due March 31, 2012. Internal review by April
31, 2011. Selected papers online March 31, 2013 with an international
peer-reviewed journal (to be announced).

Bursaries: Provided by a grant to Holger Andreas from the Center for
Advanced Studies.

Frank Zenker
Department of Philosophy & Cognitive Science
Kungshuset, Lundagård, 222 22 Lund, Sweden

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