June 21, Afternoon & June 22, Morning

Workshop at UNILOG'2018 organized by

Raffaela Giovagnoli
(Faculty of Philosophy, Pontifical Lateran University, Vatican City)


Robert Lowe
(Division of Cognition and Communication Department of Applied IT University of Gothenburg, Sweden)

Social Practices refer to everyday practices which are routinely performed. They integrate different types of elements such as bodily and mental activities, material artifacts, knowledge, emotions, skills etc.

Call for papers

We invite submissions on the following topics:

  • Philosophy of Social Practices (Semiotics, Pragmatism, Analytic Pragmatism, Collective Intentionality)
  • Practice Theory (Bordieau, Giddens, Foucault, Schatzki) and applications
  • Role of material artifacts and material resources (Warde, Schatzki, Reckwitz, Shove among others)
  • Routine behavior as formation of habits
  • Routine behavior as formation of habits
  • Simulation models to investigate the emergence of social practices
  • Routine behavior (habits) vs. socially shared behavior (rituals)

Abstracts (one page) should be sent by November 15, 2017 via e-mail to: 

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!!! This schedule is subject to change until the last minute !!!

Keynote Speaker

Søren Brier
Department of Management, Society, and Communication, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
“Peircean logic as semiotic and biosemiotics as transdisciplinary framework”

Invited Speakers

Gianfranco Basti, Antonio Capolupo and Giuseppe Vitiello, Pontifical Lateran University, Vatican and Department of Physics, University of Salerno, Fisciano, Italy, “A Computable Model of Amartya Sen's Social Choice Function in the Framework of the Category Theory Logic”

Lorenzo Magnani, Department of Humanities, Philosophy Section, University of Pavia, Italy, “Moral Bubbles in Action”

Contributing Speakers

Jonna Lappalaine and Eva Schwarz, School of Culture and Education, Söodertörn University, Stockholm, Sweden, “Collective Phronesis? An investigation of collective\\ judgement and professional knowledge”

Robert Lowe, Department of Applied Information Technology Division of Cognition and Communication, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, “Bridging Habits and Cognition: Inference and Category Learning through Neural-Dynamic Logic”

Joel Patomaki, Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy, University of Jyväaskylä, Finland, “John Searle as Practice Theoretician”

Mario Radico, Department of Philosophy, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy, “Social practices and philosophical practices: from habitus to critique. A philosophical trajectory through Bourdieu, Foucault and Wittgenstein”

Suren Zolyan, Institute of Philosophy and Law, National Academy of Sciences of Armenia, Armenia, “Logic of preferences and a settlement of conflicts (based on the example of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict”

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