We invite submissions for the 11th International Society for the Philosophy of Chemistry Summer Symposium hosted at the University of San Francisco (USF) August 5th-9th, 2007.

The ISPC Summer Symposium is an interdisciplinary conference held every August as part of the International Society for the Philosophy of Chemistry’s (http://ispc.sas.upenn.edu/) mission to promote the “international exchange of ideas concerning the philosophical foundations of the chemical sciences and related areas.” The conference organizers welcome papers from philosophers, chemists, biochemists, historians, sociologists, educators and others who are interested in this dynamic and developing field. To register and/or submit an abstract for the symposium please send the forms below to Tami Spector at [email protected] or via Fax (415) 422-5157 by May 1, 2007. Times New Roman font (1.5 line spacing; size 12) are recommended.

The University of San Francisco (USF) is a private Jesuit University located in the heart of San Francisco, California. For more detailed information about USF and its environs please see http://www.usfca.edu/online/about_USF/.

The symposium is being co-organized by Tami Spector (USF Professor of Chemistry) and David Stump (USF Associate Professor of Philosophy). Questions regarding the symposium should be sent to [email protected]


USF will supply all of the facilities for the conference including lecture rooms, banquet room and on-campus housing. Conference participants will pay for their own housing and a per-person fee for the banquet. For information on on-campus housing please see http://www.usfca.edu/residence_life/sgh/room.html (to see general information, including rates for apartment/condo housing click on Summer Guest Housing; to see information about the apartments click on Loyola Village). Registration, submission of abstracts, and on-campus housing reservations should be submitted via the forms below.