4 de junio de 2022

CfP: International Workshop on Logic, Philosophy and History of Medicine

Aula de Grados. Facultad de Filosofía, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain. 6-7 October 2022

Organised by the research group “Lógica, Lenguaje e Información” of the University of Seville

DESCRIPTION: The aim of the conference is to bring together researchers in philosophy, logic, history and medicine to discuss issues related to medical reasoning, and medical practice in general, from different perspectives.

Submissions related to the (non-exhaustive) following list are welcome:
  • Diagnosis
  • Prognosis
  • Therapy Planning
  • Medical Reasoning
  • Medical Epistemology
  • Medical Ethics
  • Problem of confirmation
  • Risk evaluation
  • Causality
  • Randomized Control Trials
  • Abduction
  • Mechanism
  • Ancient medicine (Ancient Near Eastern, Egyptian, Greek, Roman…)
  • Medieval Medicine
  • Renaissance Medicine
  • History of Nursing and Pharmacology
  • History of Medicine and Related Sciences
  • Philosophy of Medicine
  • Logic and Argumentation in Science


Lola Ferre (U. Granada), Lorenzo Magnani (U. Pavia) and Federica Russo (U. Amsterdam)


We welcome submissions on any related topics for a twenty minutes talk, followed by a ten minutes discussion.

The language of the workshop will be English.

One page submissions can be sent in Word or LaTex to the email address: crisbares@gmail.com

In the body of the email in which you submit the abstract, please include author name, title and affiliation. The abstract has to be sent in a separate and anonymized file.

Deadline for submissions: 30th June 2022

Notification of acceptance: 31st July 2022


The participants will be invited to submit their contribution for publication in a dedicated special issue of a classified journal with peer review.


The research group “Lógica, Lenguaje e Información” of the University of Seville, Spain, organizes this International Workshop on Logic, Philosophy and History of Medicine in the context of the research project “Abducción y Diagnóstico Médico. Interrogación e Hipótesis en la Causalidad Científica” (US-1381050 / Proyectos de I+D+i del Programa Operativo FEDER Andalucía 2014-2020, Junta de Andalucía).

CHAIRS: Cristina Barés Gómez, Matthieu Fontaine, and Francisco Salguero Lamillar (Universidad de Sevilla)


Virginia María Durán Muñoz-Cruzado (Hospital Virgen del Rocío, Sevilla)

Teresa López Soto (Universidad de Sevilla)

Ramón López Cózar Delgado (Universidad de Granada)

Ángel Nepomuceno (Universidad de Sevilla)

Daniele Chiffi (Politecnico di Milano)

Claudia Fernández Fernández (Universidad de Málaga)

María Mercedes López Pérez (Universidad de Murcia)

Antonio Yuste Ginel (Universidad de Málaga)