9-15 August 2007
The deadline for contributed papers to the LMPS Congress in Beijing, August 9-15, 2007, has been extended to April 1. The deadline for payment of the regular congress fee is as before, May 15. Why not spend a week in August in bustling Beijing, listening to and meeting top scholars in logic, methodology and philosophy of science? The congress fee includes a reception, a farewell dinner, and a tour to the Great Wall. Details below. ===================================================== THE 13TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF LOGIC, METHODOLOGY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE Beijing, China, August 9 - 15, 2007 The congress is held for the first time in Asia, organized by the International Union for History and Philosophy of Science, Division of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science (IUHPS/DLMPS), and Tsinghua University, Beijing. The congress features plenary speakers, invited speakers in 16 sections, a number of special symposia, affiliated meetings, and contributed papers in each section. The sections are: A LOGIC A1 Mathematical logic A2 Philosophical and applied logic A3 Logic and computation B GENERAL PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE B1 General problems of methodology and scientific reasoning B2 Formal approaches to methodology B3 Historical and sociological aspects in the philosophy of science C PHILOSOPHICAL ISSUES OF PARTICULAR SCIENCES C1 Philosophy of mathematics and logic C2 Philosophy of physics C3 Philosophy of biology C4 Philosophy of cognitive science, psychology and linguistics C5 Philosophy of economics, theories of rationality, decision theory, game theory C6 Philosophy of social sciences C7 Philosophy of medicine D SCIENCE AND SOCIETY D1 Ethical issues in scientific practice and technology D2 Bioethics D3 Science and education For information about organizers, invited speakers, symposia, registration, submission of abstracts, accommodation, travel, excursions, etc. visit http://www.clmps2007.org or send email to <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Some main points: - Register on-line now and pay the fee by May 15, 2007. - The full participation fee is US $ 250, and $ 125 for students and accompanying persons. - A limited number of grants are available. - The congress venue (talks as well as accommodation) is the Friendship Hotel in Beijing.