Call for applications


From Natural History to Science: the Emergence of Experimental Philosophy

24-26 October 2016

Invited speakers: Iordan Avramov (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences), Andreas Blanck(University of Paderborn & Bard College, Berlin), Arianna Borrelli (Technical University Berlin), Florike Egmont (Leiden University), Mordechai Feingold (California Institute of Technology), Raphaele Garrod (University of Cambridge), Friedrich Steinle (Technical University Berlin).

The sixth edition of the Bucharest Colloquium in Early Modern Science aims to bring together an interdisciplinary group of historians and philosophers interested in the interplay between theory and experimental practices in the 16th–18th centuries, with a special focus on the emergence of experimental philosophy. We invite papers on the history of natural history, early modern experimental practices and forms of experimental methodology, as well as papers investigating the philosophical and methodological discussions surrounding the emergence of experimental philosophy.

Bucharest Colloquium in Early Modern Science is organized by Dana Jalobeanu and the team of the project From natural history to science: the emergence of experimental philosophy ( and will represent the final conference of this five-year project. Abstracts no longer than 500 words should be sent by 15 July to Doina-Cristina Rusu (