Workshop Series “Logic, Reasoning, and Rationality”

This workshop series of the Centre for Logic and Philosophy of Science is devoted to the two themes that are central to its research:

  • Logical analysis of scientific reasoning processes.
  • Methodological and epistemological analysis of scientific reasoning processes.

Two workshops a year are organized in Ghent (Belgium). To find out more, click here. The series is supported by the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) through the scientific research network on Logical and Methodological Analysis of Scientific Reasoning Processes.


Sixth Workshop

Logic in the Wild

Date: November 9-10, 2017

Topic: Nowadays we are witnessing a ‘practical’, or cognitive turn in logic. The approach draws on enormous achievements of a legion of formal and mathematical logicians, but focuses on `the Wild: actual human processes of reasoning and argumentation. . This is the area of research to which this workshop is devoted.

Keynote speakers: Christian Strasser (Ruhr University Bochum) — others TBA.

Deadline for submission of abstracts: 10 September 2017.

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