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  • PSA2018: Call for Papers

    Twenty-Sixth Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association November 1 – November 4, 2018 Seattle, WA Submission is now open for papers to be presented at the PSA2018 meeting in Seattle, WA, on November 1-4, 2018. This will be the 50th anniversary of the first biennial meeting of the PSA. The deadline for submitting a paper is March 1, 2...
  • PSA2018: Call for Symposium Proposals

    Twenty-Sixth Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association November 1 – November 4, 2018 Seattle, WA Submission is now open for proposals for symposia to be presented at the PSA2018 meeting in Seattle, WA, on November 1-4, 2018. This will be the 50th anniversary of the first biennial meeting of the PSA. The deadline for submitting sympo...
  • Michela Massimi Awarded the Wilkins-Bernal-Medawar Medal

    Wilkins-Bernal-Medawar Medal and Lecture The 2017 Wilkins-Bernal-Medawar Medal is awarded to Professor Michela Massimi, PSA member and former Governing Board Member, for her interdisciplinary interests in and communication of modern philosophy and science: particularly in relation to physics, and the thinking of Newton, Kant and Pauli. Professor Ma...
  • 2017 PSA Election Results

    On behalf of the Governing Board of the Philosophy of Science Association, it is my pleasure to announce the results of the 2017 PSA Election. Thanks to all those who voted. We had an excellent turnout of 54.9%. Alisa Bokulich of Boston University and Hasok Chang of the University of Cambridge were elected to the Governing Board of the PSA. Each wi...
  • View Recording of PSA/UCS Joint Webinar: Scientific Facts vs. Alternative Facts (sic)

    Wednesday, June 7, 2017 2:00 PM EDT - 3:00 PM EDT Hosted by the Union of Concerned Scientists Center for Science and Democracy View recording of the webinar here: https://ucsusa.adobeconnect.com/pae09j6wqa0k/ How can we understand and respond to “alternative facts” when they are presented as of equal value as scientific facts? The UCS Center for Sc...
  • PSA Stands Up for Science

    The PSA is an official partner of the March for Science, and many of our members participated in marches all over the world, among them our President, Sandy Mitchell, and Past-President, Ken Waters.
  • Letter from Sandra D. Mitchell, PSA President

    Dear PSA Members, I am honored to be serving as the President of PSA (as of January 1, 2017) and want to take a moment to both look forward to new initiatives and opportunities and reflect back on what the organization has been doing. Most importantly, I want to invite you to participate in the activities of the PSA and in collectively considering...
  • Letter from C. Kenneth Waters, PSA Past-President

    Dear PSA Members, I am writing as Past President to report on what PSA has accomplished over the last two years. Let me begin by congratulating our new President, Sandy Mitchell, new Vice President/President-elect, Alison Wylie, and incoming Governing Board members Megan Delehanty and Edouard Machery. There have been two fronts of change for the PS...

PSA2016 Program

The Program will be available in print, online, in mobile form online, and via a meeting app. The deadline for corrections to the Program is 18 September 2016. You can email any corrections to Wendy Parker, PSA2016 Program Chair, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

PSA2016 Online Program
PSA2016 Program PDF
PSA2016 Meeting App: The meeting app can be downloaded now via Guidebook. Download the Guidebook app, then search for PSA 2016. The app contains the programs for all three meetings, though the SLSA program may not be current. HSS and PSA staff are working to keep those programs current. You can filter the sessions by organization; the filter icon is at the top right of the main screen.

PSA2016 Abstracts & Full Papers

PSA2016 Abstracts PDF (Abstracts can also be found on the Online and Mobile Program above.)
PSA2016 PhilSci-Archive Preprint Volume – Post or View PSA2016 Papers on PhilSci-Archive

PSA2016 Poster Forum Information

PSA2016 Submissions

Volunteer to Chair a Session at PSA2016 -- now closed
PSA2016 Call for Posters – now closed
PSA2016: Call for Papers – now closed
PSA2016: Call for Symposium Proposals – now closed

PSA2016 Program Committee

PSA2016 Poster Forum Committee