CFP: Fourth European Advanced School in the Philosophy of the Life Sciences (EASPLS)

September 5-9, 2016, Klosterneuburg

Function and Malfunction in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences, and the Social Sciences

Directors: Jean Gayon (Paris) – Alvaro Moreno (San Sebastian)

Co-organizing institutions:

  • Centre for the Study of Life Sciences, University of Exeter
  • IAS-Research Center for Life, Mind & Society, University of the Basque Country, San Sebastian
  • Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (IHPST), Paris-1 Sorbonne
  • Institute of Philosophy, Leibniz University Hannover
  • Faculty of Sciences and Department of Philosophy/Faculty of Humanities, University of Geneva
  • KLI, Klosterneuburg/Vienna

Call for papers

The European Advanced School in the Philosophy of the Life Sciences (EASPLS) will hold its fourth meeting on September 5–9, 2016 at the KLI in Klosterneuburg near Vienna, Austria, on the topic: “Function and Malfunction in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences, and the Social Sciences.”

Young scholars (PhD students and early post-doctoral researchers) in the history and philosophy of the life sciences (including medicine) and young social scientists are invited to apply. Candidates should send a letter of motivation along with their CV, and a title and abstract of about 500 words in a single file (labeled: name-easpls2016.pdf) to Isabella Sarto-Jackson: sarto@kli.ac.at

The deadline for applications is March 31st, 2016 Applications will be evaluated and applicants will be notified of the outcome in late May/beginning of June. The registration fee is 570,- € (accommodation in single rooms and lunches are included; travel expenses and dinners are not included). Please find more details at: www.easpls2016.kli.ac.at.

For more information, please visit http://easpls2016.kli.ac.at/Call_Easpls2016.pdf

Deadline: March 31, 2016

Posted: February 08, 2016