Call for papers “Philosophical Imagination, Thought Experiments and Arguments in Antiquity”

Dear All,
we forward the following call for papers:

Conference: Philosophical Imagination, Thought Experiments and Arguments in Antiquity
October 9, 2018, Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts, University of Maribor, Slovenia

Deadline: June 30, 2018

Department of Philosophy in Maribor will host an international conference on philosophical imagination, thought experiments and arguments in antiquity. We are seeking extended abstracts (700-900 words) of papers (suitable for 30 minutes presentations) related to topics, including the questions of philosophical fantasy and imagination, thought experiments and the uses of arguments in ancient philosophy, for a one day international conference at the department of philosophy, Faculty of Arts, University of Maribor, Slovenia

Abstracts and titles should be submitted by email before 30th of June 2018 to Selection will be based on blind review.
30/06/2018: Call for papers deadline
20/07/2018: Notification of acceptance
09/10/2018: International conference

All scholars are welcome. While registration is not strictly speaking required, please indicate that you will attend by contacting Boris Vezjak (
Attendance is free for all, but travel costs, lodging and meals are not covered. Please, send email for information about affordable lodging in the town.

Boris Vezjak
Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts
Koroška cesta 160
2000 Maribor
Phone: +386 2 22 93 840

Summer school in philosophy of physics in Split

From 16th to 21th of July there will be a summer school in philosophy of physics at the University of Split. This year the topic is The Chimera of Entropy.
The summer school is organized by: Tim Maudlin (Department of Philosophy, New York University), Franjo Sokolić (Department of Physics, University of Split), Christian Wüthrich (Department of Philosophy, University of Geneva)

For more information, click on the following links:

Announcement: lectures by Michael Devitt in Maribor

On behalf of the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Maribor, we invite you to a series of lectures by professor Michael Devitt (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
The lectures entitled “Overlooking Conventions: The Trouble with Linguistic Pragmatism” will be held in Maribor from 3rd to 11th May 2018.

At the same Department on 9-10th May 2018 there will be a two day conference entitled “Devitt’s 80th” dedicated to Devitt’s philosophical work.

Invitation and the schedule of lectures can be seen here.

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