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The CFP is now closed.


This call is addressed to graduate, Master, Ph.D. students, as well as Doctors who finished their dissertations during the last three years, working on the areas of Philosophy of Biology and Cognitive Science. Women and other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Possible topics include (but are not limited to):

  • Consciousness and cognitive phenomenology 

  • Animal and non-animal cognition

  • Enactive approaches to biology and cognition

  • Philosophy of functions

  • Biological and cognitive implications of transhumanism

  • Cognition, adaptation and evolutionary theory

  • Natural kinds in philosophy of biology and cognitive sciences

  • Minimal requirements for either life or cognition




We invite abstracts between 500 and 750 words. Applicants must send a detailed summary of the contribution to the email address by 15th March 2020. Summaries can be sent in .doc, or .pdf format. The contributions are expected to indicate the title of the talk and also highlight the relevance of the topic for the event and a sketch of the main arguments. They can be written in English or Spanish. Applicants must send two copies of the summary: one will contain the name(s) of the author(s), affiliation(s) and email contact. The second one will not include names, affiliations, email contact or any kind of information that could reveal the authorship of the document. 


Talks: Each talk will last no more than 20 minutes, followed by a 10 minutes discussion.


Please, send your abstract to




Submission deadline: 1st of January

Notification of acceptance: 25th of February


If you need any further information, please contact

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