CALL FOR PAPERS
PHILOSOPHY OF MEDICINE ROUNDTABLE
October 19-20, 2009
ERASMUS INSTITUTE FOR PHILOSOPHY AND ECONOMICS (EIPE)
ERASMUS UNIVERSITY ROTTERDAM
ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS
EUR’s Department of Philosophy and Erasmus Institute for Philosophy and Economics in
collaboration with Harold Kincaid (University of Alabama at Birmingham), Miriam Solomon (Temple
University) and David Teira (UNED, Madrid) are organizing a conference on issues in the
philosophy of medicine where a premium will be put on time for discussion and interaction. The conference continues a series of philosophy of medicine meetings at UAB in 2005 and
2008. Papers on topics in the philosophy, history, and social studies of science as applied to medicine are invited as well as papers on normative issues such as public policy but not papers on traditional issues in bioethics.
Invited speakers include Raffaella Campaner (University of Bologna), Fred Gifford (MichiganStateUniversity), Daniel Hausman (University of Wisconsin-Madison), and Jan Vandenbroucke (Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences and University of Leiden).
Please send an abstract of no more than 400 words before July 15, 2009 to Julian Reiss: eipe-
A selection of the best six to eight papers from this roundtable will appear as a special issue of
Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics.
The Philosophy of Medicine Roundtable is immediately followed by the conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association in Amsterdam, October 21-24.