Trends in Logic XXIII: Bridges between Logic, Ethics and Social Sciences (BLESS). 70 years of STUDIA LOGICA, 22-24.11.2023, Toruń

The BLESS conference is devoted to the application of formal tools (logical and mathematical) to issues related to actions of individuals and groups of people. The conference’s subject is the problem of formalization of inference about actions, knowledge and beliefs of individuals or groups. Papers focused on formal methods are especially welcome. Authors are invited to submit original research on all relevant topics in these areas. Papers discussing new ideas that are at an early stage of development are also welcome.

The topics covered by the conference include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • uncertain reasoning,
  • probabilistic reasoning,
  • non-monotonic logic,
  • deontic logic,
  • epistemic logic,
  • formal ethics,
  • applications of logic and mathematics to social sciences and philosophical problems.

The organization of the conference in Toruń is associated with the celebration of the 550th anniversary of Nicolaus Copernicus’ birth and 70 years of STUDIA LOGICA.

Extended abstract length: 1-2 pages
Submissions via easychair:

Important Dates
Abstract submission deadline: 31 August 2023
Acceptance notification: 7 September 2023
Conference dates: 22-24 November 2023

Invited Speakers

  • Janusz Czelakowski, Department of Mathematics, Opole University, Poland
  • Valentin Goranko, Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University, Sweden
  • Andrzej Indrzejczak, Department of Logic and Methodology of Sciences, University of Łódź, Poland
  • Fengkui Ju, School of Philosophy, Beijing Normal University, China
  • Hannes Leitgeb, Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany
  • Paul McNamara, College of Liberal Arts, University of New Hampshire, USA
  • Giovanni Sartor, Department of Legal Studies, University of Bolognia, Italy
  • Marek Sergot, Department of Computing, Imperial College London, England

Program Committee

  • Johan van Benthem, UvA, Stanford and Tsinghua University, Netherlands, USA, China
  • Luis Estrada-González, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico
  • Alessandro Giordani, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Italy
  • Tomasz Jarmużek, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland
  • Piotr Kulicki, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland
  • Fenrong Liu, Tshingua University, China
  • Jacek Malinowski, Polish Academy of Science, Poland
  • Francesco Paoli, University of Cagliari, Italy
  • Matteo Pascucci, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia
  • Leon van der Torre, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  • Andrea Vestrucci, University of Bamberg, Germany
  • Heinrich Wansing, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany

More to be announced.


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