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ICPTKB 2017 : 19th International Conference on Philosophy of Truth, Knowledge, Belief

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Code: 17ZA01ICPTKB

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICPTKB 2017: 19th International Conference on Philosophy of Truth, Knowledge, Belief aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Philosophy of Truth, Knowledge, Belief. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Philosophy of Truth, Knowledge, Belief.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Philosophy of Truth, Knowledge, Belief are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Federated Conference

Federated conference series is an event that brings together significant number of recurring events; academic conferences, symposia, workshops, special sessions, and plenary talks in the field of science and technology since inception in 1999. Each event may run over any span of time within the conference days.

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the International Science Index (ISI), Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICPTKB 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Philosophy of Truth, Knowledge, Belief. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets the conference's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Ethnic Andean Concepts of Health and Illness in the Post-Colombian World and Its Relevance Today
Elizabeth J. Currie, Fernando Ortega Perez
2) Analysis of Joint Source Channel LDPC Coding for Correlated Sources Transmission over Noisy Channels
Marwa Ben Abdessalem, Amin Zribi, Ammar Bouallègue
3) Unpacking Chilean Preservice Teachers’ Beliefs on Practicum Experiences through Digital Stories
Claudio Díaz, Mabel Ortiz
4) The Employee's Right to Observe the Religious Worship Day: Position of the Portuguese Constitutional Court
Susana Sousa Machado
5) Theoretical Appraisal of Satisfactory Decisions: Uncertainty, Evolutionary Ideas and Beliefs, and Satisfactory Time Use
Okay Gunes
6) Hallucinatory Activity in Schizophrenia: The Relationship with Childhood Memories, Submissive Behavior, Social Comparison, and Depression
C. Barreto Carvalho, C. da Motta, J. Pinto-Gouveia, E. B. Peixoto
7) The Differences in Normative Beliefs among Schoolchildren with Reactive, Proactive, Reactive-Proactive Aggression, and without Aggression
Annis Lai Chu Fung
8) Emotional Intelligence as Predictor of Academic Success among Third Year College Students of PIT
Sonia Arradaza-Pajaron
9) Understanding Primary School Students’ Beliefs Regarding the Adoption of Pro-Environmental Behaviors
Astrid de Leeuw, Pierre Valois
10) Beliefs in Auspicious Materials of Shop Entrepreneurs in Maung Hat Yai, Thailand
Punya Tepsing
11) Dempster-Shafer Information Filtering in Multi-Modality Wireless Sensor Networks
D.M. Weeraddana, K.S. Walgama, E.C. Kulasekere
12) The Relationship between Pretend Play and False-Belief in 18-Month-Old Children
Midori Ban, Ichiro Uchiyama
13) The Female Beauty Myth Fostered by the Mass Media
Yoojin Chung
14) The Development of a Teachers- Self-Efficacy Instrument for High School Physical Education Teacher
Yi-Hsiang Pan
15) The Development and Examination of a Teaching Commitment Scale for Elementary School Health and Physical Education Teachers
Yi-Hsiang Pan, Wei-Ting Hsu, Chang-Pang Lin

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