Starting from 1960 the International Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science has been held every four years in capital cities and/or by famous university centres.
15th Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science is organised in the capital city of Finland, Helsinki. As a congress city Helsinki is a unique mix of sea nature, small town atmosphere and modern congress facilities in historical settings. The Philosophical Society of Finland (SFY), the Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence in the Philosophy the Social Sciences (TINT), and the University of Helsinki are honoured to host the congress.
Finland has an extensive tradition in the fields of logic and philosophy of science. Read Ilkka Niiniluoto’s article on the topic here.
The Division of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science was established in 1955. The DLMPS and its sister division, the Division of History of Science and Technology (DHST), form the International Union of History and Philosophy of Science (IUHPS), which is affiliated to the International Council for Science (ICSU - formerly the International Council of Scientific Unions).
The objectives of the DLMPS are
More information: www.dlmps.org.