CfP: 12th MuST (Munich-Sydney-Turin) Conference in Philosophy of Science and Third Workshop “Perspectives on Scientific Error” (LMU Munich, July 1-4, 2019; Deadline: April 28, 2019)

Submitted by Stephan Hartmann (MCMP, LMU Munich).


12th MuST (Munich-Sydney-Turin) Conference in Philosophy of Science


Third Workshop “Perspectives on Scientific Error”


LMU Munich, Germany

1-4 July 2019 

Invited Speakers:

Deborah Mayo, Virginia Tech

Regina Nuzzo, Gallaudet University

Miklós Rédei, London School of Economics

Uri Simonsohn, Universitat Ramón Llull


The MuST (Munich-Sydney-Turin) conference series in philosophy of science joins forces with the workshop series “Perspectives on Scientific Error” to bring together an interdisciplinary group of researchers interested in issues of scientific method and statistical inference. The conference topic is


The topics of the conference include, but are not limited to:

—the explanatory and inferential function of statistical models in the sciences 

—the foundations of statistical inference 

—the relationship between statistical reasoning and scientific error

—the place of statistics in scientific method 

—the replicability of research findings 

—techniques for detecting and correcting scientific error 

—reform proposals for scientific method (e.g., Bayesian vs. frequentist statistics, publication practices, incentive structures) 

—reliable methods of aggregating and interpreting evidence 

—values in science, and their impact on scientific error 


Please submit an extended abstract (max 1000 words) and a short abstract (max 100 words) suitable for blind review until *28 April 2019* via the EasyChair review system (link below).  There are two categories: presentations and posters. 


28 April: Submission Deadline
10 May: Notification of Acceptance
15 June: Registration Deadline
1-4 July: Conference


Submission via EasyChair:
Conference website:


Mattia Andreoletti (University of Turin)
Mark Colyvan (University of Sydney)
Noah van Dongen (University of Turin)
Paul Griffiths (University of Sydney)
Stephan Hartmann (LMU Munich)
Daniël Lakens (Eindhoven University of Technology)
Barbara Osimani (Marche Polytechnical University at Ancona & LMU Munich)
Jan-Willem Romeijn (University of Groningen)
Felipe Romero (University of Groningen)
Jan Sprenger (University of Turin)

The conference is jointly organized by the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) at the LMU Munich and the Center for Logic, Language and Cognition (LLC) of the University of Turin. 

Financial support from ERC Starting Investigator Grants No. 639276, “Philosophy of Pharmacology”, directed by Barbara Osimani (Ancona/Munich) and No. 640638, “Making Scientific Inferences More Objective”, directed by Jan Sprenger (Turin), is gratefully acknowledged.

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