Probabilistic Reasoning in the Sciences, Conference

General Information

We are delighted to announce the call for submissions for the upcoming Conference on Probabilistic Reasoning in the Sciences, to be held at the Marche Polytechnic University (Ancona, Italy) from August 29th to 31st, 2024.

The conference aims to explore and discuss various aspects of probabilistic reasoning within scientific inquiry and will serve as the kick-off event for the “Controlling and Utilizing Uncertainty in the Health Sciences” project, funded by the Italian Ministry of Research (Principal Investigators: Alexander Gebharter and Lorenzo Rossi), as well as the new Center for Philosophy, Science, and Policy (CPSP) at the Marche Polytechnic University.

Keynote speakers who have already confirmed their participation: 

  • Leah Henderson, University of Groningen
  • Saana Jukola, University of Twente
  • David Papineau, King’s College London
  • Jan-Willem Romeijn, University of Groningen
  • Elliott Sober,  University of Wisconsin
  • Katja Tentori, University of Trento

Organizers: Michał Sikorski, Alexander Gebharter, & Barbara Osimani

Please submit an abstract of no more than 500 words, formatted for a blind review, via the following Google form:

Abstracts are due May 15th, 2024.

After the conference, we will invite authors to submit their work to a topical collection covering the conference’s themes in one of the respected philosophical journals. We will be aiming for Synthese.

All questions can be addressed to .

Project funded under the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP), Mission 4, Component 2, Investment 1.1 — Call for tender No. 1409/2022 of 14/09/2022 of the Italian Ministry of University and Research funded by the European Union – NextGenerationEU. Award Number: P2022RT4AT_001, Concession Decree No. 1371 of 01/09/2023 adopted by the Italian Ministry of University and Research, CUP I53D23006890001, Controlling and Utilizing Uncertainty in the Health Sciences. 

Scientific Committee

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The city

Ancona is a captivating city situated along the stunning Adriatic coast, renowned for its abundance of natural and cultural splendor, as well as its exceptional cuisine and wines. For more information, please visit:


The conference will be held in the historic Caserma Villarey building, located in the old city of Ancona. Originally serving as military headquarters, the building now houses a faculty department of the Marche Polytechnic University.


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