Italian Society for Analytic Philosophy (SIFA) www.sifa.unige.it
Department of Pedagogy, Psychology, Philosophy – University of Cagliari
3rd SIFA Graduate Conference: “Language, Logic and Mind”
Comune di Cagliari – 16th-18th September 2013
The third Italian graduate conference in analytic philosophy, promoted by the SIFA Steering Committee, aims at improving the interaction among young scholars and researchers in philosophy, both from Italy and elsewhere, to discuss the new trends in the following areas: Philosophy of Language and Metaphysics, Logic and Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Mind and Epistemology. The keynote speakers in these three general areas are:
Language: Emma Borg (University of Reading)
Logic: JC Beall (University of Connecticut &University of Aberdeen)
Mind: Sarah Sawyer (University of Sussex)
With the aim of including as many contributions as possible, the conference will be structured around plenary sessions with keynote speakers and the contributed papers selected by double blind review. The contributed papers should last around 45 minutes (presentation + discussion). The language of the conference is English.
Book of abstract will be available at the conference in booklet form and also available online before the conference. Selected full papers of the conference may be published in the proceedings.
In addition to the SIFA, the conference is supported by the Department of Pedagogy, Psychology, Philosophy, the Comune of Cagliari, the Doctoral Program in History, Philosophy and Didactics of Science, the research groups “Linguisticamente” and “ALoPHiS” of the University of Cagliari.
The organisers hope to be able to provide selected speakers with support for meals or accommodation in Cagliari, but encourage participants to apply for travel bursaries etc. from their home institutions, and will be happy to provide accreditation to the conference in support of such applications.
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