[Next Workshop] Reasoning about Evidence: Logical, Historical and Philosophical Perspectives


Date: 4-6 November 2019

Organization: the Centre for Logic and Philosophy of Science (Ghent University) and the Department of Science and Technology Studies (University College London)

Workshop chairs: Phyllis Illari (London), Erman Sozudogru (London) & Erik Weber (Ghent).

Local organising team: Thijs De Coninck,  Stef Frijters, Kristian Gonzalez Barman, Karina Makhnev, Erik Weber & Dietlinde Wouters.


(Scientific) evidence can be studied by philosophers from three perspectives: formal (philosophical logic, probability theory), methodological (philosophy of science, epistemology) and historical (integrated history & philosophy of science). We aim at a mix of contributions from all these perspectives.

Keynote speakers

François Claveau (Université de Sherbrooke)

Jutta Schickore (Indiana University Bloomington)

Federica Russo (Universiy of Amsterdam)

Abstract submission

We welcome submissions on any topic that fits into the scope as described above. Send your abstract of 300 to 500 words to: lrr@ugent.be before 15 September 2019. Notification of acceptance: 23 September 2019.


Day 1 (Monday 4 November)

Day 2 (Tuesday 5 November)

Day 3 (Wednesday 6 November)


Royal Academy of Dutch Language and Literature (KANTL), Koningstraat 18, Ghent, Belgium.


Registration will per possible from 1 October. The registration fee is 50€ and has to be paid in cash at the registration desk. Coffee, lunches and the workshop dinner are included in this fee.

Book of abstracts