The International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science (HOPOS) is pleased to announce:

HOPOS 2012
June 21-24, 2012
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Call for Papers

The program committees for HOPOS 2012 invites scholars to submit paper and symposium proposals for its ninth meeting which will be held in Halifax, June 21-24, 2012.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Ian Hacking (University of Toronto)
  • Penelope Maddy (University of California, Irvine)
  • Heinrich von Staden (Institute for Advanced Study)

In order to encourage scholarly exchange across the temporal reach of HOPOS, the program committee especially encourages submissions that take up philosophical themes that cross time periods.

Submissions should be sent as an email attachment directly, either as a Word document or PDF file, to the following email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The conference language is English.

Proposals for papers should include:

  • title and abstract of the paper (maximum 500 words)
  • address of the participant, including e-mail, phone, and institution

Proposals for symposia should include:

  • title of symposium
  • symposium summary statement (maximum 500 words)
  • titles and abstracts of papers (maximum 500 words for each paper)
  • address of each participant, including e-mail, phone, and institution
  • identification of symposium organizer, who will serve as contact person

DEADLINE: January 15, 2012

Program Committees

  • Eric Schliesser (Ghent), "Kant and Before" Subcommittee Chair
  • Sylvia Berryman (UBC)
  • Brad Inwood (Toronto)
  • Gideon Manning (Caltech)
  • Katherine Dunlop (Brown)
  • Alan Richardson (UBC), "Post-Kant" Subcommittee Chair
  • Uljana Feest (TU-Berlin)
  • Melanie Frappier (U of King's College)
  • Lisa Gannett (St Mary's U)
  • Alex Klein (CSU, Long Beach)