Philosophy of Information

Friday, March 27, 2015.
Pembroke College, Oxford, UK

For details and registration, please visit our web page (Please check often for regular updates).

The programme and registration-information for the Sixth Workshop on the Philosophy of Information is now available on the workshop homepage. The workshop is preceded on May 14th by a Conference on the work of Fred Dretske (programme here) organised by the philosophy department at Duke University. Participants to the workshop are kindly invited to attend this event as well.

Event date: 
Thursday, May 15, 2014 (All day) to Friday, May 16, 2014 (All day)

This issue contains three papers that may be of interest for philosophers of information. Authors are Gobbo & Benini, Gamez and Castelfranchi. Have a look at the permalink of Topoi at Springer.

Podcast on

"For the next installment in our Philosophy of Science series, we look at issues around data. Sabina Leonelli is a philosopher of information who collaborates with bioinformaticians. In today's interview, she expresses her concerns about the terms Big Data and Open Data."

The proceedings from the Sixth Symposium at Royaumont in 1962 were titled Le concept d’information dans la science contemporaine (The Concept of Information in Contemporary Science) and were published three years later in Paris in 1965 by Les Éditions de Minuit.

Women philosophers working in the philosophy of information can add their details here:

Submissions are invited for the Sixth Workshop on the Philosophy of Information, which will take place at Duke University, 15th–16th of May 2014.

Deadline: 1st of March (closed)

It's out!
L. Floridi The Fourth Revolution: How the Infosphere is Reshaping Human Reality OUP

By the approval of Xian Jiaotong University’s document [2010] No.51, on Dec. 3, 2010, Xian Jiaotong University International Center for Philosophy of Information(XJTU-ICPI) was founded in Xian, China. This center is the first center for Philosophy of Information in China, and is the first international institution for Philosophy of Information in the world. The fundamental tasks of this center are as follows: to unite  scholars of the world in order to do original research on PI; to improve communication and dialogue between China and other countries on PI research; to facilitate the development of PI in China and in the world.


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