Physics in the XII International Ontology Congress

Physics in the XII International Ontology Congress

San Sebastian, 3-7 October, 2016.

The organizing committee calls for contributed papers and contributed symposia. Abstracts should be submitted by using the registration form in the congress website ( Please note that all accepted talks will take place in San Sebastian.

• Workshop: Realism and Quantum Mechanics.
• The conceptual picture of nature after the Quantum Revolution.
• Physis: From archaic Greek Thought to Aristotle’s Physics.
Contributed papers: Please submit an abstract of 300 words prepared for anonymous review. Accepted contributed papers will be allocated in total 25 minutes including discussion time.

Contributed symposia: Please submit an abstract prepared for anonymous review. Accepted contributed symposia will be allocated in total 2 hours including discussion time. The abstract should include: 1) a general description of the format and the topic of the proposed symposium and its significance (up to 500 words) and 2) a 300-word abstract of each paper (3-4 papers).

Some Confirmed Speakers:

Alberto Cordero (City University of New York), Carl Hoefer (University of Barcelona), Christopher Fuchs (University of Massachusetts Boston), David Albert (Columbia University of New York), David Wallace (University of Oxford), Harvey Brown (University of Oxford), Javier Tejada (University of Barcelona), Miguel Ferrero, (University of Oviedo), Pedro Miguel Echenique (DIPC, San Sebastian), Ulises Moulines (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München), Juha Saatsi (University of Leeds), Andrés Rivadulla (Universidad Complutense de Madrid), François Englert (Bruxelles, Nobel Prize of Physics, 2013).

Important dates:

31 June, 2016 - Deadline for abstract submissions

15 July, 2016 - Notifications of acceptance of abstract submissions

22 July, 2016 - Deadline for registration fees

30 July, 2016 - Preliminary programme announced

International Scientific Committee: International Scientific Committee: A. Aspect (Paris); P. Aubenque (Paris) F.J. Ayala (California); J. Bouveresse (Paris); †E. Chillida (San Sebastián); A. Grünbaum (Pittsburgh); †W. Lamb (Arizona); T. Marco (Madrid); U. Moulines (München); †I.Prigogine (Bruxelles); †H. Putnam (Harvard); C. Rovelli (Marseille).

Organizing Committee

XXII International Ontology Congress

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