ECAP08 Call for Papers

COMPUTING AND PHILOSOPHY: E-CAP 2008, LIRMM, Montpellier, France, June 16-18, 2008
E-CAP is the European conference on Computing and Philosophy, the European affiliate of the International Association for Computing and Philosophy (IACAP): see IACAP for further informations.

Conference Chair: Jean Sallantin



From Monday 16 to Wednesday 18 June 2008 the Sixth International European Conference on COMPUTING AND PHILOSOPHY will be held on the Campus of the University for Science and Technology, Montpellier, France.


Continuing the foci of the E-CAP conferences (beginning in Glasgow, 2003), ECAP'08 will deal with all aspects of the "computational turn" that has emerged over the past several decades, and continues to expand and develop as a result of the multiple interactions between philosophy and computing.


1. Igor Aleksander Imperial college London UK : in the research area - Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Problem of Consciousness and Cognition

2. Jean-Yves Beziau Universite de Neuchatel Switzerland : in the research area - "Intersections" - e.g., work at the crossroads of logic, epistemology, philosophy of science and ICT/Computing

3. Didier Ferrier Universite Montpellier II, France : Norms and Globalisation.


We invite papers that address all topics related to computing and philosophy, including cross- and interdisciplinary work that explores the computational turn in new ways. Hence, the following is intended to be suggestive, but not exclusive:


Authors should submit an electronic version of an extended abstract (total word count approximately 1000 words). The file should also contain a 300 word abstract that will be used for the conference web site/booklet.To submit papers visit the submission page
The extended abstract submission deadline is February 22, 2008.
For information about paper submission and the program that is not available on the conference web site, please contact the Conference Chair: Jean Sallantin


Registration will take place through the conference website registration page
The registration fee includes the conference reception, conference lunches and coffee and tea breaks, and one ticket to the conference banquet.
Discounted ("earlybird") registration fee (prior to May 15, 2008):

Regular registration fee (after May 15, 2008):
(Masters and undergraduate students may register for the conference at no cost: a fee will be assessed, however, to cover the costs of the lunches and catering.)


To book accommodation, please visit the conference web site: accommodation


E-CAP 2008 is generously supported by CNRS, Province Languedoc/Roussillon & University Montpellier II