Call for Papers


Thirteenth Jornadas Rolando Chuaqui Kettlun

Call for Papers

Santiago, Chile – October 19, 20 and 21, 2011

For the thirteenth consecutive year the universities of Chile, Católica de Chile, Santiago de Chile and Valparaiso, recall the figure of the distinguished mathematician, philosopher of science and Chilean thinker, Professor Rolando Chuaqui Kettlun who exercised perhaps the most important leadership development of the formal sciences in our country during the twentieth century. The purpose of the organizers of this conference is to preserve the effect of transmitting their work Chuaqui legacy to new generations of mathematicians, scientists and philosophers nationals.

It is in this spirit that the Organizing Committee invites the philosophical and mathematical community in our country and abroad to the XIII Rolando Chuaqui Kettlun to be held at the University of Santiago de Chile, on 19, 20 and October 21, 2011.

Selection and Presentation of Papers 2011

The Organizing Committee invites national and foreign specialists, to contribute to the Jornadas with a paper in Spanish, Portuguese or English. In particular, all papers reflecting on the relationship between philosophy and science, with emphasis on the following areas, are very welcome:

  • (a) epistemology
  • (b) history and philosophy of science
  • (c) philosophy of logic and language
  • (d) mathematical logic
  • (e) foundations of mathematics, the theory of computation and artificial intelligence.

There are two kind of submissions: papers and presentations. The selection of papers is a fundamental condition that stakeholders submit an extended abstract of about 800 basic words, including literature, the selection of communication is required to submit an abstract of about 300 words, including the basic bibliography. It includes a time of 45 minutes for presentations (30 exposure and 15 for discussion) and 30 minutes for communications (20 exposure and 10 for discussion). Both the articles and papers should be emailed in a Word file in the Secretary of Coordination of the Organizing Committee, whose address is made below, no later than July 29, 2011. The abstract should clearly indicate the beginning:

  • a. author’s name and academic position in the institution (professor, lecturer or reader, or student)
  • b. the modality you want the work to be evaluated.

Abstracts will be selected according to the report by different specialists in total anonymity of the author (blind review). We will not accept summaries that do not meet the above conditions. In the event that a paper is selected, the author will be asked submit a brief summary in Word format of no more than 150 words that will be played on the agenda of the conference.


Registration Fees

National expositors: 20,000 Chilean pesos

Foreign expositors: U.S.$ 40 (to be paid on the first day of the Symposium)

Students: 3,000 Chilean pesos

General public: 5,000 Chilean pesos


Symposium Organizing Committee


Prof. Dr. Andres Bobenrieth

Institute of Philosophy, University of Valparaíso


Prof. Dr. Rolando Rebolledo

Faculty of Mathematics, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile


Prof. Dr. Wilfredo Quezada

Department of Philosophy, University of Santiago de Chile

Head of the Organizing Committee


Prof. Dr. Alejandro Ramirez

Department of Philosophy, University of Chile


Prof. Dr. Manuel Correia

Facultad de Filosofía, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile


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