The Centre for Logic and Philosophy of Science (CLPS) was founded in 1998 by its first director Jean Paul Van Bendegem as a research unit within the Philosophy Department of the Faculty of Art and Philosophy.
Since 2024, it is part of the Large Research Group CLEA.
Our offices are to be found on the fifth floor in building B/C of the Humanities, Sciences and Engineering Campus, Pleinlaan 2, B-1050 Brussels (Elsene). For specific contact details, see the Members section on this site.
Should you be interested in workshops or lectures organized by us, check out the Events page. We also have an e-mail list. Send us a note if you want to subscribe, or consult the complete archive at your convenience here.
- Practical info-Explanation and understanding are central topics in the philosophy of science. This discipline has made important developments to account for the role explanations play in scientific activities.
- Practical info-The CLPS will host its fifth Masterclass in the Philosophy of Mathematical Practices on June, 21-23 with Jean Paul Van Bendegem (CLPS, VUB). The lectures by will take place in the mornings, and will be followed by afternoon sessions with presentations by early career researchers in PMP.
- Practical info-On Monday 8 and Tuesday 9 May, professor Juliet Floyd (Boston University) will be teaching a masterclass on Wittgenstein's philosophy of mathematics during the morning hours. In the afternoon, there will be presentations of papers.
- Practical info-The aim of this conference is to investigate the historical, present and future significance and influence of Ludwig Wittgenstein to the Philosophy of Mathematical Practice, bridging the gap between both scholarships.