The International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science (HOPOS) will hold its sixth international congress in Paris, France, in cooperation with the Société de Philosophie des Sciences (SPS).

Dates: June 14-18, 2006 Location: École normale supérieure, Paris Conference languages: English and French

The Congress invites contributions to the history of philosophy of science from all time periods and from all scholarly approaches.

Program Committee: Jean Gayon, Co-Chair, Université Paris I; Doug Jesseph, Co-Chair, North Carolina State University; Roger Ariew, University of South Florida; Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent, Université Paris X; Joël Biard, Université François-Rabelais-Tours; Janet Folina, Macalester College; Dan Garber, Princeton University; Don Howard, University of Notre Dame; Paolo Mancosu, University of California at Berkeley; Marco Panza, CNRS (RESHEIS) and Universitat Pompeu Fabra; Warren Schmaus, Illinois Institute of Technology

Local Organizing Committee : Anastasios Brenner, Chair, Université Montpellier III; Daniel Andler, Université Paris IV and École normale supérieure; Anouk Barberousse, CNRS (IHPST); Michel Bourdeau, CNRS (IHPST); Frédéric Fruteau de Laclos, Université Paris I; Jean Gayon, Université Paris I; Michaël Heidelberger, Universität Tübingen; Thierry Martin, Université de Franche Comté; Pierre Wagner, Université Paris I

Submission guidelines

1. Symposia Symposia will comprise 3-4 papers, each 30 minutes (including 10 minutes discussion) on a given theme.

2. Individual papers (20 minutes plus 10 minutes discussion).

The Program Committee will decide on acceptance of proposals for symposia and individual papers, and assign the place of individual papers within the program. Proposals may be submitted in English or French and must reach the Program Committee by December 15, 2005 at the latest. Submissions should be sent via email (RTF or Word format), with “HOPOS Submission” in the “Subject” line, to Jean Gayon ([email protected]) or Doug Jesseph ([email protected]). If email is not possible, please direct submissions by regular post to: Société de philosophie des sciences (SPS), 45 rue d’Ulm, 75005 Paris, France. Notification of acceptance will be provided by the Program Committee by February 15, 2006.

Proposals for symposia should include: – title of symposium; – symposium summary statement (maximum 500 words); – abstracts (maximum 500 words for each paper); – address of each participant including email, phone and institution; – identification of symposium organizer, who will serve as contact with the Program Committee.

Proposals for individual papers should include: – title and abstract of the paper (maximum 500 words) – address of the participant including email, phone and institution.

Inscription fee 40 € for HOPOS members and for SPS members (20 € if student or unemployed); 85 € for non members.

Registration and further information Details regarding registration, housing, etc. will be provided at a later date on the HOPOS 2006 conference website, at http://www.sps.ens.fr/activites/hopos2006/indexhopos.html.

If you have further questions, contact Anastasios Brenner ([email protected]) or Marthe Tournou ([email protected]); please refer to “HOPOS 2006” in your mail.