Kazimierz Naturalism Workshop 08


September 6th – 10th 2008

Kazimierz Dolny, Poland


Invited key speakers

Susan Stuart (University of Glasgow, UK)

David Papineau (King’s College London, UK)

Susan Haack (University of Miami, USA)

Peter Gärdenfors (Lund University, Sweden)

Ingo Brigandt (University of Alberta, Canada)

Naturalism is currently the most vibrantly developing approach to philosophy, with naturalised methodologies being applied across all the philosophical disciplines. While discussions over the appropriateness of naturalist assumptions are ongoing, many philosophers are simply forging ahead with a range of interdisciplinary projects that show how philosophy and various sciences such as biology, psychology and cognitive science can work hand in hand. The workshop aims to further the development of naturalism through focussed, friendly discussion in the relaxed atmosphere of a picturesque historical town.

Call for Papers

300 word abstracts are invited no later than April 30th and should be accompanied by application forms (doc/pdf) – people whose talks are not accepted will have the opportunity to withdraw their applications. Submissions should be sent to ktalmont@bacon.umcs.lublin.pl or, by mail, to: Konrad Talmont-Kaminski, Philosophy Institute, Marie Curie-Sklodowska University, Plac MCS 4, 20-031 Lublin, POLAND. Accepted speakers will have 40 minutes for their presentations, including discussion time. Preference will be given to presentations directly connected to the work done by the key speakers.

Registration and accommodation

Those not wanting to present may send in their applications (doc/pdf) till May 30th, with late applications being accepted till July 10th. Early registration fee is 150 Euro (reduced rate – 75 Euro), while late registration fee is 200 Euro. Fees are payable upon acceptance of application. They cover the workshop sessions, conference materials, lunches, coffee breaks and the minibus to and from Warsaw. Accommodation is available at the hotel at which the workshop will take place and costs an additional 100 Euro (including breakfasts). Availability of accommodation can not be guaranteed for late registrants.

KNEW’08 is being organised by Marcin Milkowski (PAN, CPR) and Konrad Talmont-Kaminski (KLI, UMCS, CPR) with financial assistance from the Philosophy and Sociology Faculty of Marie Curie-Sklodowska University as well as the Centre for Philosophical Research.

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