11 de mayo de 2017

CfP: Conference of the International Society for Hermeneutics and Science 22 – 24 August 2017, Baden, Austria


The International Society for Hermeneutics and Science, ISHS, http://ishs.hu/ is and informal society of
academics.The purpose of the International Society for Hermeneutics and Science is to develop an
understanding of the role of hermeneutics in natural sciences and technology through, among other
activities, organizing meetings, editing a newsletter, disseminate information, and facilitate discussions
by an international group of scholars.

The first ISHS conference was organized in September 1993 in Hungary and the last one was held in Vienna and Budapest in July/August 2013. Besides regular conferences thematic sessions were occasionally organized at the 4S/EASST conferences, last time at their Barcelona conference in August 2016. As for the details you can consult our webpage: http://ishs.hu/meetings-of-ishs/. This summer the ISHS will have its regular conference - the 16th in the series of meetings. The aim of the conference is to provide an open and stimulating atmosphere to discuss all of these issues.

We cordially invite you to participate in the conference and to contribute to the discussion on the role of
hermeneutics in the understanding general and specific problems of sciences and technologies and related
fields. Papers in these and any related topics are very welcome.

Possible specific topics for discussion include, but are not limited to, the following:

Hermeneutics as a philosophy of science and technology
Hermeneutic and/or analytic philosophy of science and technology
Science, technology, technoscience
Hermeneutics and the actor-network theory (ANT)
Hermeneutics in science and technology studies (STS)
Understanding, interpretation, explanation
Hermeneutical and phenomenological methods in scientific and everyday cognition
Hermeneutics, phenomenology, post-phenomenology
Hermeneutic vs. semantic methodologies
Hermeneutics in/of specific scientific disciplines
Hermeneutics in/of specific scientific problems
Hermeneutic approaches to information
Hermeneutics and logic
Science and technology in the contexts of social systems and/or life-worlds
Constructivism and hermeneutics
Systems, networks, worlds

Martin Eger memorial lectures
Joseph Kockelmans memorial lectures
Patrick Heelan memorial lectures
György Márkus memorial lectures

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We would like to call your contributions to the Conference of the International Society for Hermeneutics
and Science will be held between 22 – 24 August 2017, in Baden (near Vienna), Austria.

The organizer: International Society for Hermeneutics and Science, http://ishs.hu/

Conference website: http://ishs.hu/

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