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I. HOPOS Readings of Du Châtelet (CP) 
Andrew Janiak, Duke University. Metaphysics and Method in Emilie Du Châtelet (8) 
Adriana Solomon, University of Southern California. Émilie Du Châtelet’s Contribution to the 
Metaphysics of Forces. (218) 
Paul Bakker, Radboud University, Nijmegen. Book presentation. Vesalius’ Fabrica. 

II. Rudolf Carnap’s Professional Correspondence (S) 
Christian Damboeck, University of Vienna. The Development of Carnap’s Aufbau as Illustrated by 
the Correspondence and the Diaries (72) 
Adam Tuboly, Hungarian Academy of Sciences. The 1940-45 Neurath-Carnap correspondence and its philosophical significance (74) 
Meike Werner, Vanderbilt University. Before the analytical turn: Rudolf Carnap’s way into politics, 1908-1920 (71) 
Johannes Friedl, University of Graz. The roots of Carnap’s "Testability and Meaning” in the Vienna Circle’s Protocol Sentence Debate (73) 

III. Scientific Method (CP) 
Klodian Coko, Western University. The Method of Hypothesis in the 19th Century: Whewell, Mill, Herschel, Jevons, and Peirce on the Consilience Criterion (195) 
Yafeng Shan (Durham University) and Jonathon Hricko (Yang-Ming University). Davy on Analogical Reasoning (67) 
Jamie Shaw, Western University. Duhem on Good Sense and Theory Pursuit (65) 
David Kristinsson, Humboldt University Berlin. The relationship of early German-speaking sociology to philosophy (164)

IV. Mind and Psychology (CP) 
Deborah Brown, University of Queensland. Lessons from Sherrington: what a theory of consciousness should tell us about pain (64) 
Matthias Neuber, University of Tübingen. What We Talk About When We Talk About THIS Being Blue - C. I. Lewis and R. W. Sellars on the Object of Perception (114) 
James Brian Pitts, University of Cambridge. The Mind-Body Problem and Conservation Laws: An Outline in Light of the Growth of Physical Understanding (163) 

V. Newtonian HOPOS (CP) 
Zvi Biener, University of Cincinnati. Newton’s Rule 3 is Less Complicated than You Think: It’s A Rebuke of Huygens and a Defense of Simple Induction (102) 
Patrick Connolly, Lehigh University. Locke, Newton, and Demonstration in Natural Philosophy (91) 
Jip van Besouw, Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Moral necessity as ’s Gravesande’s argument for the knowability of the natural order (14) 

VI. Popperian HOPOS (CP) 
Nathan Oseroff, King’s College London. Don’t be a Demarc-hater. Correcting Popular Misconceptions of Popper’s Demarcation Criterion and Demarcation Problem (2) 
Jitka Paitlova, University of West Bohemia. Kantian Roots of Karl Popper’s Scientific Methodology (24) 

VII. The History of logic Revisited (S) 
Andrea Reichenberger, Paderborn University. Marie Deutschbein's and Walther Brand's ‘Introduction into the Philosophical Foundations of Mathematics’ (275) 
Anna-Sophie Heinemann, Paderborn University. Wilma Papst on Frege (274) 
Francine Abeles, Kean University. Proof Transformations in the Work of Charles L. Dodgson and Christine Ladd-Franklin (273)

VIII. History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences I (CP)
Mazviita Chirimuutta, University of Pittsburgh. Constructing the Organism in the Age of Abstraction (183)
Jessica Williams, University of South Florida. Kant and the Science of Empirical Schematism (10)
Anna Frammartino Wilks, Acadia University. Kant's Reciprocal Causality and the Problem of Holobionts (187)

IX. Early Modern Science and Mathematics (CP)
Mihnea Dobre, University of Bucharest. Mathematical controversies around Cartesianism: Clerselier, Fermat, Rohault (243)
Laura Georgescu, University of Groningen. Dipping needles and rotating poles: What a mistaken solution tells us about legitimate and illegitimate uses of mathematics in natural philosophy (112)
Sylvia Pauw, University of Amsterdam, University of Ghent. Mathematical vs. logical necessity: the case of Bernard Nieuwentijt (129)

X. Popper and Gödel (CP)
Matteo Collodel, Independent scholar. Popperian Roots of Feyerabend’s Theoretical Pluralism (238)
Mirja Hartimo, University of Jyväskylä. Gödel, Skolem, and Husserl’s Crisis (31)

XI. The evolution of notations in mathematical practice (S)
David Waszek, Pantheon Sorbonne University, IHPST. From notational change to substantial discovery: Leibniz, Bernoulli, and the exponential notation for differentials (150)
Emmylou Haffner, Bergische Universität Wuppertal. The secret life of notations: what mathematical drafts tell us about choosing and changing notations? (122)
Dirk Schlimm, McGill University. The evolution of notations for the algebra of logic (236)

XII. History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences II (CP)
Lydia Azadpour, KU Leuven. The Concept of Species in Schelling's Philosophy of Nature (179)
Emily Herring, University of Leeds. Henri Bergson’s Biological Theory of Knowledge (93)
Charles Pence, Louisiana State University. Chance, Statistics, and Experiment in Early Evolutionary Biology (29)

XIII. Early Modern Natural Philosophy I (CP)
Paolo Rossini, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa. New Theories for New Instruments: Fabrizio Mordente’s Proportional Compass and The Genesis of Giordano Bruno’s Atomist Geometry (141)
Flavia Marcacci, Pontifical Lateran University. G.B. Riccioli’s Use of 'Epicepicycles' and Spirals (46)
Robert Disalle, Western University. The relativity of motion and the mathematical method of Newtonian physics (229)
Oana Lidia Matei, Vasile Goldis University. Universal spirit and particles: John Evelyn’s matter theory in Elysium Britannicum (41)

XIV. History of Mathematics I (CP)
Iulia Mihai, Ghent University. Leonhard Euler on vibrations and the general solution to the problem of the string (177)
Henning Heller, University of Vienna. The Hypergalois Programme of Felix Klein 937)
Valérie Lynn Therrien, Western University. The axiom of choice and the road paved by Sierpinski (62)
Miklos Redei (London School of Economics), Zallan Gyenis (Jaggielonian University), Gabór Hofer-Szabó (Research Center for the Humanities, Budapest). Kolmogorov's solution (1933) of the Borel Paradox (1909) (128)
 
XV. Kuhn and Revolutions (CP)
Warren Schmaus, Illinois Institute of Technology. Cournot and Renouvier on Scientific Revolutions (28)
Jeremy Burman, University of Groningen. Jean Piaget's unpublished causality manuscripts: An archival discovery complexifying the Kuhn connection (136)
Josef Moural, Charles University/UC Berkeley. Microrevolutions in Thomas Kuhn‘s Structure: how much revision do they require? (203)
Ohad Reiss Sorokin, Princeton University. The Integration and Disintegration of the History and Philosophy of Science in Princeton University, 1961-1981 (264)

XVI. Kant and Hegel (CP)
Edward Slowik, Winona State University. Kant’s Pre-Critical Monadology and Leibniz: Ubeity, Monadic Activity, and Idealist Unity (95)
Bennett McNulty, University of Minnesota. Beyond the Metaphysical Foundations of Natural Science: Kant's Empirical Physics and the General Remark to the Dynamics (90)
Paolo Pecere, University of Cassino and Southern Lazio. Kantianism and organisation of the Mind. A Neglected Aspect of Kant’s Legacy in 19th Century Physiology of Mind (79)
Zeyad El Nabolsy, Cornell University. Hegel's Proto-Modernist Conception of Philosophy as a Science (5)

XVII. Causation (CP)
Michael Jaworzyn, KU Leuven. Eleatic Occasionalism: Descartes, Geulincx, and Langenhert on Causation (193)
Laurynas Adomaitis, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa. Cause and Effect in Leibniz’s Brevis demonstratio (27)

XVIII. History of Mathematics II (CP)
Michael Stoeltzner, University of South Carolina. Formal teleology and geometrization: The Principle of least action in the early 1900s (184)
Anna-Sophie Heinemann, University of Paderborn. De Morgan on Barrett and Tetens: a British-Continental analogy in the history of statistic thinking? (142)
Vincenzo De Risi, SPHERE, CNRS. From Definitions to Axioms: The Meaning of Geometrical Principles from Euclid to Hilbert (44)

XIX. Wiener Kreis (CP)
Gergely Ambrus, Eötvös Loránd University. Carnap and Wittgenstein on psychological sentences: 1928-1932. Some further aspects of the priority dispute over physicalism (233)
Fons DeWulf, Ghent University. Shifts in Hempel’s Logic of Science (123)
Zinaida Sokuler, Lomonosov Moscow State University. Wittgenstein’s philosophy of mathematics in the context of philosophy of science: an engineering approach (255)

XX. Ancient HOPOS (CP)
Viktor Blåsjö, Utrecht University. A constructivist interpretation of Euclid’s principle of superposition (25)
Tiberiu Popa, Butler University. Aristotle on Environmental Causation (40)
Jacqueline Feke, University of Waterloo. Ptolemy on Nature (56)

XXI. Redefining action at a distance through corpuscularianism (S)
Doina-Cristina Rusu, University of Groningen. Matter in Motion. Francis Bacon on Action at a Distance (168)
Rodolfo Garau, Bard College Berlin. Gassendi vs Astrology. Corpuscularism and Action at a Distance in Early Modern France (178)

XXII. Structuralism avant la lettre (S)
José Ferreirós, University of Seville. Structuralism avant Dedekind? (121)
Georg Schiemer, University of Vienna. Transfer principles and Klein’s group-theoretic structuralism (260)
María De Paz, University of Seville. The double origin of Poincaré’s conventionalism: methodological structuralism and hypothetical-deductive method (120)

XXIII. Realism and anti-realism (CP)
Helmut Heit, Tongji University. Debunking Knowledge: Nietzsche’s Role in the History of Relativism (15)
Tarun Jose Kattumana, KU Leuven. Husserlian Phenomenology and Scientific Realism (96)
Emily Thomas, University of Durham. British Idealism and Science: May Sinclair on Spacetime (7)

XXIV. Historical Thought in German Neo-Kantianism (S)
Hamid Nabeel, University of Pennsylvania. Law and Structure in Dilthey's Philosophy of History (32)
Katharina Kinzel, University of Vienna. Heinrich Rickert, the historical sciences, and the autonomy of philosophy (33)
Scott Edgar, Saint Mary’s University. Hermann Cohen on history and the universal validity of knowledge (241)

XXV. Early Modern Natural Philosophy II (CP)
Daniel Schwartz, American University in Bulgaria. Demonology Naturalized: The Baconian Roots of Joseph Glanvill’s Inquiry into Witchcraft (94)
Laura Rediehs, St. Lawrence University. Resisting the Mechanization of Nature (185)
Dana Jalobeanu, University of Bucharest. From objects of wonder to "perceptive instruments.” The mathematization of natural magic (176)
Kathleen Creel, University of Pittsburgh. ‘There must be a tub to amuse the whale’: Joseph Black’s Methodology Reconsidered (227)

XXVI. What are Implicit Definitions? (S)
Marco Giovanelli, University of Tübingen. Debunking the Myth. Einstein on Implicit Definitions (101)
Georg Schiemer (University of Vienna) & Eduardo Giovannini (CONICET). Implicit definitions and the development of modern axiomatics (54)
Francesca Biagioli, University of Vienna. Federigo Enriques and the philosophical background to the discussion of implicit definitions (55)
Paola Cantù, Aix-Marseille University. The role of implicit definitions in the Peano School (58)

XXVII. Historiography (CP)
Maria Del Rosario Martinez-Ordaz, UNAM. Understanding inter-theoretic contradictions and the many lives of historical reconstructions (126)
Cristina Chimisso, Open University. Science in the making: Hélène Metzger and disciplinary history (13)
Christophe Malaterre (UQAM), Jean-François Chartier (UQAM), Davide Pulizzotto (UQAM). Philosophy of Science, the Journal. A Full-text Topic Modelling Analysis 1934-2014 (191)
Eugenio Petrovic, University of Milan. Citation Analysis as a Tool to Study the Recent History of Analytic Philosophy (240)

XXVIII. Pragmatism in the Philosophy of Science (S)
David Stump, University of San Francisco. Poincaré Read as a Pragmatist (245)
Lydia Patton, Virginia Tech. Pragmatism and the Analytic (246)
Don Howard, University of Notre Dame. Quine, Dewey, and the Pragmatist Tradition in American Philosophy of Science (61)
 
XXIX. Early Modern Life Sciences (CP)
Ronald Duran, Playa Ancha University. Beyond the Clock as a Model of Living Beings: Leibniz’s Distinction Between Natural and Artificial Machines (115)
Christopher Noble, Villanova University. Leibniz on the Instincts of Machines of Nature and Souls (225)
Ludovica Marinucci, University of Cagliari. Christiaan Huygens and the Animals. Notes on their Role in his Epistemological Considerations on Natural Philosophy (242)

XXX. History and Philosophy of the Natural Sciences I (CP)
Marco Giovanelli, University of Tübingen. 'Physics is a Kind of Metaphysics'. On Émile Meyerson's Influence on Einstein's Rationalistic Realism (97)
Ravi Gomatam, Bhaktivedanta Institute. Complementarities Beyond Bohr's (221)
Milena Ivanova, University of Cambridge. How Atoms Became Real (244)

XXXI. Apriorism (CP)
Martin Strauss, University of Vienna. The reception of Durkheim’s sociological theory of the a priori in France and Germany, 1900s-1930s (131)
Tatiana Sokolova, RAS Institute of Philosophy. Positivist approach towards history of the a priori (50)
Bianca Crewe, University of British Columbia. What Use Can the Relativized a priori Be to Feminist Philosophy of Science? (107)

XXXII. Dewey and Peirce (CP)
Parysa Mostajir, University of Chicago. Science as a Practice of Enrichment: Dewey's Philosophy of Science (215)
Matthew Brown, University of Texas at Dallas. John Dewey on Values in Science: Four Theses (220)
Claudia Cristalli, University College London. Abstraction and generalization in Charles S. Peirce’s graphical logic. A study from the context of nineteenth-century scientific practice (239)

XXXIII. Animism and its Discontents (S)
Boris Demarest, University of Amsterdam. Soul as Nature: the naturalist animism of Van Helmont and Stahl (180)
Chris Meyns, Utrecht University. Cavendish on why all of nature’s parts are animate
Jonathan Regier, Ghent University. Ambiguity and Universality: Cardano’s Philosophy of the Soul (188)
Paolo Pecere, University of Cassino and Southern Lazio. ‘Stahl was often closer to the truth’: Kant on animism, monadology and hylozoism (169)

XXXIV. History and Philosophy of the Natural Sciences II (CP)
Carlo Ierna, University of Groningen. Infinite probability: Brentano’s justification of physics (214)
Iulian Toader, University of Salzburg. On von Neumann’s Use of Hankel’s Principle of Permanence of Forms (16)
Daniel Kuby, University of Konstanz. Feyerabend’s re-evaluation of scientific practice: The 1957 Colston Research Symposium in Bristol and its consequences (137)

XXXV. Towards a computational history of philosophy and science (S)
Andrea Sangiacomo, University of Groningen. Three kinds of narratives in the history of early modern philosophy and the case for digital fictions (100)
Ariana Betti (University of Amsterdam) and Hein van den Berg (University of Amsterdam). Bolzano in Ones and Zeros: A quantitative study in 19th century philosophy of mathematics (232)
Frencesca Rebasti (EHESS) & Serge Heiden (École normale supérieure de Lyon). Hobbes's Mechanical Science of Conscience: A Textometric Approach (148)
Dirk van Miert, Utrecht University. Digital humanities in studying German Idealism: social network analysis, text mining, and author recognition (192)

XXXVI. Cartesian HOPOS (CP)
Alan Nelson, UNC-Chapel Hill. The Activity of Cartesian Matter (208)
Davide Crippa, Université Paris 7 - Denis Diderot. Descartes on the unification of arithmetic and geometry via the theory of proportions (139)
Mattia Mantovani, Humboldt University Berlin. ‘Per opaca corporis ad Animæ penetralia’. The role of optics in Descartes’ metaphysics (202)
Ovidiu Babes, University of Bucharest. Physics and Simple Machines Descartes and Roberval (213)