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1817[CFP] Fourth LSE Graduate Conference in Philosophy of Probability

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  • Alexandru Marcoci
    Feb 1, 2014
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      Call for Papers 

      Fourth LSE Graduate Conference in Philosophy of Probability

      Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science

      London School of Economics and Political Science

      Houghton Street, WC2A 2AE London, UK

      6-7 June 2014

      Description: Submissions are invited from graduate students and early career researchers (up to two years after the award of their PhD). Papers may be on any topic within the philosophy of probability, including, but not limited to, Bayesian epistemology, the foundations of statistics, decision theory and probabilistic causation. We especially encourage submissions on applications of probabilities in the natural, social and medical sciences.

      Keynote Speakers: 

      Hannes Leitgeb (Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy)

      Miklos Redei (LSE)

      Katya Tentori (University of Trento)  

      Important Dates:


      Deadline for submissions: 23 March 2014

      Notification of acceptance: 6 April 2014

      Conference: 6-7 June 2014

      Submission Information: Authors are asked to submit short abstracts of up to 250 words AND extended abstracts of up to 1500 words, prepared for blind-review, through our EasyChair Conference page: 


      Authors of accepted papers will have 20 minutes to present their work followed by 10 minutes of discussion.

      Travel Grants: There are 6 travel grants of up to 150 GBP available to help authors of accepted papers to cover the costs of their travel and accommodation. The selection will be made based on merit. Please indicate in your submission if you wish to be taken into consideration for a travel grant.

      Programme Committee: Seamus Bradley (Munich), Alexandru Marcoci (LSE), James Nguyen (LSE), Rosa Runhardt (LSE), Orri Stefansson (LSE/Paris), Goreti Faria (LSE)

      Organising Committee: Alexandru Marcoci, James Nguyen, Rosa Runhardt, Goreti Faria

      More information: http://www.lse.ac.uk/CPNSS/events/GraduateConferences/pop2014/cfp.aspx

      For inquiries, please email James Nguyen at J.Nguyen1@...

      Sponsors: LSE Annual Fund, Centre for Philosophy of the Natural and Social Science, and the British Society for the Philosophy of Science.

      Alexandru Marcoci
      PhD student in Philosophy
      London School of Economics and Political Science
      +44 (0) 7574 41 79 30