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The PSA Virtual Poster Forum
1/22/2021 - 2/5/2021
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Events in the month of April 2021

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Special Issue of the Review of Philosophy and Psychology on Cultural Variation in Cognition.
Editors: Edouard Machery, Stephen Stich, and Joshua Knobe Deadline: April 1, 2021

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Thursday, April 22, 2021 - Friday, April 23, 2021
Friday, April 30, 2021
Dear friends & colleagues,
It is our pleasure to announce the next meeting of the Société de philosophie des sciences (SPS : will take place on September 8 – 10 2021 at the University of Mons (Belgium). 
Organising committeeAntoine Brandelet (University of Mons), Anne Staquet (University of Mons), Jérémy Attard (University of Mons), Alice Van Helden (University of Namur), Bertrand Hespel (University of Namur), Dominique Lambert (University of Namur).
The main theme of the 2021 congress will be: “Sciences and scientificity”
More information can be found on the website.
Please find below  some inspiring key words:
-       Science and pseudoscience
-       Challenges imposed by the evolution of scientific practices (e.g. open data, participatory science, publication of negative results)
-       Production of ignorance (scientific expertise, fake news, merchants of doubt, etc.)
-       Scientific values, scientific integrity and evaluation of science
-       Scientific culture (“public understanding of science”)
NOTA BENE: any proposal for a contribution on any topic in the field of philosophy of science will be considered.

The meeting is composed of:
(1) Invited speakers: Marion Vorms (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne), Jean-Pierre Cléro (Centre Bentham Paris & Université de Rouen), Stephan Lewandowsky (University of Bristol), Guillaume Lecointre (Muséum national d’histoire naturelle), Alan Sokal (New York University & University College London), Brigitte Axelrad (Université de Grenoble, vice-présidente de l'AFIS). 
(2) Symposia (In English or French) of 3-4 interventions on one specific theme; the total length of a symposium is 1:30-2:00 depending on the number of included interventions. Symposia are highly recommended, notably if they include both scientific and philosophical interventions.
(3) Individual papers (In English or French), suitable for a 30-minute presentation (discussion included),

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