Current Roundtable

2020 Philosophy of Social Science Roundtable

March 13-15, Emory University, Atlanta Georgia USA


The Roundtable will be held in parallel with the Scientific Understanding and Representation (SURe) Workshop. Participants in both events are welcome at the other.

Robert Sugden (University of East Anglia) will give a keynote lecture for the Philosophy of Social Science Roundtable and for SURe on Friday March 13.

Angela Potochnik (University of Cincinnati) will give a keynote lecture for SURe on Thursday March 12.

The Joint Program is available here.

Conference Location

All events will be held in Suite S420, in the South wing of the Callaway Memorial Center.


Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is easily accessible and links to public transportation (MARTA). To get to Emory by public transportation, take MARTA to Decatur Station, and pick up the CTMA Shuttle to Emory.

Emory runs a shuttle service around campus.  All shuttles are free and do not require an Emory ID.  There is a stop across the street from the University Inn. All Emory shuttles stop at the Woodruff Circle Transit Plaza, which is a short walk from Callaway.  A map of the shuttle system will be found here.


The University Inn at Emory is located at 1767 N Decatur Rd, Atlanta, GA 30307, and it is a convenient walk to the Callaway Memorial Center.

Philosophy of the Social Sciences Special Issue

Selected presenters will be invited to submit papers to a special issue of Philosophy of the Social Sciences.

Program Committee 

Program chairs and local hosts: Mark Risjord (Emory) and Kareem Khalifa (Middlebury College)

Philosophy of Social Science Roundtable Steering Committee:

  • David Henderson (University of Nebraska, Lincoln)
  • Kareem Khalifa (Middlebury College)
  • Mark Risjord (Emory University)
  • Paul Roth (UC – Santa Cruz)
  • Deborah Tollefsen (University of Memphis)
  • Stephen Turner (University of South Florida)

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