[Humanist] 29.803 a fine idea

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Wed Mar 23 07:42:18 CET 2016

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 29, No. 803.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2016 06:38:27 +0000
        From: Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk>
        Subject: a fine idea
        In-Reply-To: <906a530db57342a1b7317b6b61baf9ff at AM3PR03MB1283.eurprd03.prod.outlook.com>

Dear colleagues,

I send the following along simply because it seems to me such 
a fine idea, one I would love to see us imitate.


-------- Forwarded Message --------
> Subject: 	[SPSP-members] Philosophy of Science in a Forest 2016 [can
still take a few submissions ...]
> Date: 	Mon, 21 Mar 2016 14:58:48 +0000
> From: 	Boumans, M.J. (Marcel) <m.j.boumans at uu.nl>

*Philosophy of Science in a Forest 2016 (PSF 2016)*

This conference is intended for an academic audience working or
interested in philosophy of science in the broadest possible sense.
Every three years, the Dutch Society for the Philosophy of Science
(DSPS; in Dutch: Nederlandse Vereniging voor Wetenschapsfilosofie,
NVWF), organises this interational conference. The original idea was to
collect everybody in one place who is active in this area of philosophy
at an academic level (PhD-students, professors, lecturers, readers,
post-docs) in the Netherlands and Flanders and retreat in a forest.  The
first edition of *Philosophy of Science in a Forest*, Spring 2010, was
the first having English as the conference language. Contributions in
the Dutch language remain however possible. Contributions from all over
the world are now very welcome. Warning: there are no travel funds

*Location:*Conference Centre Kaap Doorn, near to Utrecht. Registration
is already possible (with various options to choose from):


*Confrence Dates:*  Thursday 19 May, 13:00 hours until Saturday 21 May,
13:00 hours.

On Friday evening 20 May, the General Assemblee of the DSPS will take place.

The three plenary speakers are: Federica Russo (University of Amsterdam),

Matteo Colombo (Tilburg University) and Katie Steele (London School of

Besides these plenary lectures, there will be parallell sessions for
contributed speakers with talks lasting 45 minutes, including Q&A.
Everyone can submit a contribution.

*Extended deadline for submissions *(we can still accept a few):
*Thursday 31 March 2016*.

Submit to: yespsf2016 at gmail.com : one PDF
with: title, abstract of about 400 words, branch of philosophy of
science (general, biology, physics, economics, etc.), name and affiliation.
Name your file as follows: *InitialsLastName-PSF2016.pdf *.

   The programme-organisation committee (Chair F.A. Muller, J. Sprenger,
M.J. Boumans) will select the best submissions. At the latest of 3 April
2016, you will be informed about the decision of this committee. The
full programme will then soon be made available, around half of April
2016, and distributed also via this list.

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