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International Symposium of Epistemology, Logic and Language

University of Lisbon, 29-31st October 2012

The International Symposium Of Epistemology, Logic And Language (ISELL2012) is an annual symposium organized by the Centre of Philosophy of Science of the University of Lisbon (CFCUL), and the Group of Logic, Language and Information (HUM609) of the University of Sevilla in the context of the international project "Knowledge Dynamics in the Field of Social Sciences: Abduction, Intuition and Invention", Acções Integradas Luso-Espanholas (2010-2012). Download the poster in pdf here.


The sessions will take place on the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon Amphitheatre, located on Building 3, 2nd Floor (Amphitheatre 3.2.15). Some extra sessions will take place on room 07, located on Building 4 (Library), 2nd floor (Room 4.2.07).






Knowledge Representation must take account of a not much developed aspect in the theories about acquisition, transmission and manipulation of knowledge: dynamicity. The aim of the workshop is to discuss knowledge dynamic logical models.


Topics of interest of the ISELL2012 include, but are not limited to:

  • Logic and argumentation theory
  • Dialogues and Game Theoretical Semantics
  • Formal semantics
  • Models and science
  • Abduction  in social sciences
  • Abduction and the emergence of new scientific concepts
  • Diagrammatic reasoning
  • Dynamic Epistemic logic
  • The Role of fictionality in sciences
  • Constructive type theoretical semantics and grammar
  • Dynamic approaches to the semantics of  natural language

How to arrive


The symposium will take place on the Auditorium of the FFCUL (Foundation of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon), located on the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon campus (Campo Grande), bulding C1 - 3rd floor.



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By subway:


- Yellow Line (Linha Amarela) - Cidade Universitária station (about 10mins). [fares] [map]


By bus (Carris):


- 7, 21, 31, 35, 36, 47, 54, 64, 78, 83, 106, 108, 701, 732, 738, 745, 750, 755, 767, 768, 777, 780. [fares] [routes and schedules]


By car:


- 2ª circular - Campo Grande / Cidade Universitária exit



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