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Scientific Discovery in the Social Sciences (2 day workshop)

30 January 201531 January 2015

Scientific Discovery in the Social Sciences
Friday 30th – Saturday 31st January 2015, all day
Lakatos Building, room 2.06, LSE
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This interdisciplinary conference explores issues arising from scientific discovery in the social sciences. Keynote talks will be given by speakers from philosophy, psychology and computer science. Submissions are invited from a range of disciplines including the behavioural and social sciences, computer science, philosophy and statistics. Papers and posters covering all relevant techniques and approaches within this broad area are welcome. It is hoped that selected papers will appear in extended form as an edited volume.

FEES: There is no fee for attending the conference. Coffee, tea and sandwiches will be provided. A conference dinner is planned for Friday January 30, for which there will be a charge.

LOCATION: The conference will be held in central London, at the London School of Economics and Political Science, London WC2A 2AE.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: If your abstract is accepted, at least one author must register and attend the conference. It is hoped that selected authors will be invited to submit full papers for an edited volume.

All queries to: sdss@generating-theories.peterlane.info


Prof. Mark Addis, Birmingham City University and LSE
Prof. Fernand Gobet, University of Liverpool and LSE
Dr. Peter Lane, University of Hertfordshire
Dr. Peter Sozou, University of Liverpool and LSE


LAK 2.06
Lakatos Building
London, WC2A 2AE United Kingdom
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