CfP: 33rd Conference on the History and Philosophy of Science - Metaphysics and the Laws of Nature

October 13-15, 2017, University of Colorado in Boulder
Keynote Speakers: David Albert, Alyssa Ney, & Michael Tooley

We invite submissions on any historical or contemporary topic, from either a scientific or philosophical perspective, regarding the laws of nature. Aiming for both depth and breadth, we welcome cutting-edge work at any level of specificity or generality.
Faculty interested in presenting are invited to submit an abstract of 500-1000 words. Graduate students are invited to submit full papers of 3000-4000 words. All submissions should be prepared for blind review, and should be suitable for 30-40min sessions. Submissions are due June 1, 2017 and should be sent as an email attachment in pdf format to  Acceptances will be announced by July 15, 2017. For additional information, please check the conference website: or contact the principal organizer, Heather Demarest:

Graduate stipend: Graduate students are encouraged to submit a paper; those whose papers are accepted will receive a modest stipend of $100 to help offset travel expenses.

The Committee on the History and Philosophy of Science at University of Colorado at Boulder is co-sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, University of Colorado College of Arts and Sciences, and the Foster Endowment.