Special Issue on the notion of “Reliability” with Synthese

E-Mail Adresse für Einreichungen: www.editorialmanager.com/synt/default.aspx
Call-Bezeichnung: Call for Papers
Deadline: 11.11.2018
Name der Publikation: Special Issue Synthese

Guest Editors: Stefano Bonzio (UnivPM Ancona), Jürgen Landes (LMU Munich) and Barbara Osimani (UnivPM Ancona)


Current political, social and even scientific debates all hinge upon whether data, inferences and/or belief forming processes are reliable (the replication crisis and fake news are just tips of the iceberg). We are calling for philosophical/methodological contributions which help us through these difficult circumstances.

Given the variety of intertwined problems we are calling for contributions addressing the notion of reliability [broadly construed]. In particular, we are calling for contributions to


- reliability, its uses and models in the sciences and methodologies (e.g., empirical, theoretical, social);

- reliability in the philosophy of the sciences, including, among other approaches, formal epistemology;

- traditional main-stream approaches to reliability;

- reliability and the replication crisis and

- reliable inference.


For further information, please contact the guest editors at stefano.bonzio@gmail.com, juergen landes@yahoo.de or barbaraosimani@gmail.com.

The deadline for submissions is 11.11.2018. Please, submit your contributions via the editorial manager. Make sure to select this SI when selecting an article type.

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