IVth Conference of the Société de philosophie des sciences (SPS)

Posted: 13 de December de 2011 by Fernando Furtado in Call for Papers, Event

Science, Philosophy, Society

IVth Conference of the Société de philosophie des sciences (SPS)
CIRST, UQÀM, Montréal, June 1-3, 2012

Call for contributions

Science, Philosophy, Society is the main theme of the 4th conference
of the Société de philosophie des sciences (SPS). It will take place
from Friday 1 to Sunday 3 June 2012 in Montreal. The event will take
place at the University of Quebec in Montreal (UQÀM), thanks to the
partnership of the Interuniversity Research Center on Science and
Technology (CIRST), which is also organizing the conference.

Contributions *outside* the main theme ‘Science, Philosophy, Society’
will be considered. Indeed, any contributions in philosophy of science
will be considered, in French as well as English.

Program committee
Anouk Barberousse (Université Lille 1)
Denis Bonnay (Université Paris X Nanterre)
Vincent Bontems (LARSIM, CEA)
Frédéric Bouchard (Université de Montréal)
Yves Gingras (Université du Québec à Montréal)
Alexandre Guay (Université de Bourgogne, président du comité)
Vincent Guillin (Université du Québec à Montréal)
Cyrille Imbert (Archives Henri Poincaré)
Max Kistler (Université Paris1-Panthéon Sorbonne)
Mathieu Marion (Université du Québec à Montréal)
Jean-Pierre Marquis (Université de Montréal)
Thierry Martin (Université de Franche-Comté)
Thomas Pradeu (Université Paris-Sorbonne Paris 4)
Julian Reiss (Erasmus University)
Frederica Russo (University of Kent)
David Teira Serrano (Universidad Nacional de Educaciòn a Distancia)
Jeroen Van Bouwel (Ghent University)

Conference structure
(1) Plenary talks.
(2) Symposia. A symposium is a group of 3-4 talks around a specific
theme. Duration: 1:30-2:00.
(2) Individual communications. Talk (30 minutes) or poster.

Contributions format

1. Deadline

All contributions should be submitted on January 8, 2012.
Contributions can be in English or in French.

2. Contributions format

All contributions must include a short and a long abstract written in
French or in English. Short abstracts will be entered directly on the
submission platform in the appropriate input field. Long abstracts
must be uploaded as an attached file. Both .pdf and .doc format are

3. How to submit

All submissions must be made exclusively electronically via the

The heading “Submission” appears only after having registered on the
SciencesConf website.
Important: for authors affiliated to a French institution, during the
submission procedure, under the heading “Affiliation”, the authors
will necessarily have to provide the EPST code of their laboratory
(e.g. for the CNRS and the university, it will be of the form UMRxxxx,
EAxxxx, etc.).

4. Results

The program comity will inform contributors of results on January 30,


For questions about the conference: sps2012@sciencesconf.org
President of the program committee : alexandre.guay@u-bourgogne.fr


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