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Members of the Croatian academic community who are working in logic in any of its aspects (philosophy, mathematics, computer science, artificial intelligence, linguistics, cognitive science etc.) are invited to apply for the Juraj Dragišić / Georgius Benignus Prize in Logic for 2017.

  1. We invite the contenders to submit an unpublished paper in logic written in English, between 10 and 30 pages long.
  2. Contenders should be affiliated to a Croatian academic institution (university, public research institute, the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts). There are no restrictions regarding age, sex, or nationality.
  3. The award-winning paper will be published in the highly-ranked journal Logica Universalis (Springer, Birkhäuser). The paper will be presented at the UNILOG 2018 congress, 16-26 June, in Vichy, France. Travel costs will be covered by the Croatian organizers, while the accommodation and congress fee will be provided by UNILOG. This support is awarded to the author or one of the co-authors of the winning paper.
  4. The winner(s) will receive a monograph on Juraj Dragišić / Georgius Benignus (c. 1445-1520) and selected papers by Croatian logicians Vladimir Devidé (1925–2010) and Vladimir G. Kirin (1928–2000).
  5. Members of the Prize Jury: Zvonimir Šikić (Croatian Logic Association), Srećko Kovač (Institute of Philosophy in Zagreb), Nenad Smokrović (University of Rijeka), Mladen Vuković (University in Zagreb), and Berislav Žarnić (University of Split).
  6. Deadline for paper submission: 31 January 2018, to zvonimir [dot] sikic [at] fsb [dot] hr or skovac [at] ifzg [dot] hr.

Prize in Logic

Georgius Benignus (1488) Logica nova. Florenze.
Organizing institution:
Croatian Logic Association (CLA)
Co-organizing institutions:
Centre for Logic, Methodology, and Decision Theory (University of Rijeka)
Institute of Philosophy in Zagreb
Research Centre for Logic, Epistemology and Philosophy of Science (University of Split)
In cooperation with:
Georgius Benignus (c. 1445-1520)
Logica est scientia qua sciendi verum[que] a falso se cernendi docetur modus.