Contextualism, Knowledge, and Truth

Call for Papers

Ural Federal University named after the first President of Russia B.N. Yeltsin
Ural Institute of Humanities
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Ontology and Theory of Knowledge

Dear colleagues,

we are pleased to announce
Annual International Conference
uAnalytiCon-2020: Contextualism, Knowledge, and Truth,
which will take place on May 15-16, 2020

The conference aims to examine the epistemological and metaphysical problems of knowledge and truth. We will focus on the interrelation between contextualism and invariantism, the problem of knowledge ascription, and the relationships between the concepts of knowledge, contingency, and luck. The other topics include the role of the cognitive agent in the context of the previously mentioned problems.

We welcome submissions from a wide range of disciplines, including but not limited to:

  • epistemology;
  • metaphysics;
  • philosophy of language;
  • logic.

The deadline for abstract submissions is January 15, 2020. (The deadline for abstract submissions is extended up to February 1, 2020.) Notifications of acceptance will be sent by February 15, 2020. Abstracts must be 500 words or less and prepared for blind review. To submit abstracts please fill out our submission form. All submissions should be suitable for 20 minutes presentation followed by 10 minutes discussion.

Official conference languages: Russian, English.

The participation is free of charge. Unfortunately, the Organizing Committee has no available funds for covering transport and accommodation. Participants are responsible for covering travel expenses. Please, contact the Organizing Committee with any questions at

Organizing Committee:

  • Ilya Guschin
  • Alexey Kislov (PhD, UrFU)
  • Olga Kozyreva
  • Lev Lamberov (PhD, UrFU)

Head of the Organizing Committee:

Dmitry Ankin (PhD, UrFU)