Call for Papers
& Abstract Submission


The Call for Papers CLMPS  2015 has ended.

By the extended deadline of 9 January 2015 CLMPS 2015 received 679 abstracts. The notifiactions of acceptance will be emailed to the corresponding authors in the beginning of February.

Download a pdf version of the call for papers here.
See here for the submission guidelines.

CLMPS 2015 Extended Call for papers


The Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science (CLMPS) is organized every four years by the Division of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science (DLMPS). The Philosophical Society of Finland, the Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence in the Philosophy the Social Sciences (TINT), and the Division of Theoretical Philosophy are proud to host the 15th Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science (CLMPS 2015). CLMPS 2015 is supported by University of Helsinki and the Federation of Finnish Learned Societies.

CLMPS 2015 is organized simultaneously and in cooperation with the European Summer Meeting of the Association for Symbolic Logic, Logic Colloquium 2015.

The congress will host six plenary lectures and several invited lectures. See the list of invited speakers.

CLMPS 2015 calls for contributed papers, contributed symposia, and affiliated meetings.

The congress has 17 sections:

A. Logic
A1. Mathematical Logic
A2. Philosophical Logic
A3. Computational Logic and Applications of Logic
A4. Historical Aspects of Logic

B. General Philosophy of Science
B1. Methodology
B2. Formal Philosophy of Science and Formal Epistemology
B3. Metaphysical Issues in the Philosophy of Science
B4. Ethical and Political Issues in the Philosophy of Science
B5. Historical Aspects in the Philosophy of Science

C. Philosophical Issues of Particular Disciplines
C1. Philosophy of the Formal Sciences (incl. Logic, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science)
C2. Philosophy of the Physical Sciences (incl. Physics, Chemistry, Earth Science, Climate Science)
C3. Philosophy of the Life Sciences
C4. Philosophy of the Cognitive and Behavioural Sciences
C5. Philosophy of the Humanities and the Social Sciences
C6. Philosophy of the Applied Sciences and Technology
C7. Philosophy of Medicine
C8. Metaphilosophy

In addition, some submitted abstracts will be invited to contribute to the International Union of History and Philosophy of Science (IUHPS) Joint Commission Symposium Sessions if the programme committee considers the abstracts well suited for IUHPS themes.

Contributed papers: Please submit an abstract of 300 words prepared for anonymous review. Accepted contributed papers will be allocated in total 30 minutes (20 presentation + 10 minutes discussion).

Contributed symposia: Please submit an abstract of max. 1700 words prepared for anonymous review.

The abstract should include:

  • a general description of the format and the topic of the proposed symposium and its significance (up to 500 words)
  • a 300-word abstract of each paper (3-4 papers)

Each accepted contributed symposia will be allocated a full two-hour session.

Affiliated Meetings: Affiliated meetings are half-day to full day symposia that run parallel to the CLMPS 2015 programme, and belong to the congress programme. Please consult the CLMPS 2015 submission guidelines for further information.

 Rules for multiple presentations

  • Maximally one contributed individual paper
  • One is allowed to present a second paper of which one is a co-author, but then the main author of this paper must submit the paper and be registered as a participant.
  • If one participates in a contributed symposia proposal, affiliated meeting proposal or is an invited speaker, one is not allowed to submit an individual contributed paper in which one is the main author (it is possible to be a co-author of a contributed paper, but then the main author of this paper must submit the paper and be registered as a participant).

Abstracts should be submitted by using the CLMPS 2015 abstract submission form.

Authors are kindly asked to consult the detailed submission guidelines before submitting.

All questions about submissions should be directed to the congress sectary, Ms. Päivi Seppälä, The members of the programme committee, DLMPS committees and the local organising committee are listed here.

Hannes Leitgeb (Chair of the Programme Committee)
Ilkka Niiniluoto (Chair of the Local Organizing Committee)