中国自然辩证法研究会于1996年加入国际科学史和科学哲学联合会(IUHPS)逻辑学方法论科学哲学分会(DLMPS)，是该会的国家会员。2007年8月9日至8月15日在北京友谊宾馆，与相关单位和组织联合主办召开了“第13届国际逻辑学、方法论与科学哲学大会”(The 13th International Congress of Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science)。
The brief introduction
theThe Chinese Society for Dialectics of Nature (or Philosophy of Nature, Science and Technology) (CSDN), as a part of the Chinese Association of Science and Technology (CAST), is a registered public corporation and academic organization in order to develop Chinese scientific and technological undertakings. It is built up voluntarily by the operators in the circle of Dialectics of Nature (DN) and the staff members who are enthusiastic about DN and working in natural science, engineering and technology, administration of science, and social science.
The Establishment of CSDN was first proposed by some famous scientists at the beginning of 1978, then reported by CAST and finally approved by leaders including Mr. Deng Xiaoping. In October 1981, it convened the first National Congress and appointed Mr. Yu Guangyuan as the first board chairman. Later, he was reappointed to be the second one. On July 17, 1992, Mr. Gong Yuzhi was appointed as the third chairman of the board of directors in the third National Congress in Beijing, who was reappointed to be the fourth one. On Feb. 21 ,2001, Mr. Zhu Xun took the chair in the fifth National Congress in Beijing and then served another term. On April 22, 2012, CSDN held the seventh National Congress and Mr. Wu Qidi was appointed as the seventh chairman of the board. On October 27,2018 ,CSDN held the eighth National Congress and Mr. He Minghong was appointed as the eighth chairman of the board.
CSDN, whose power of decision-making depends on the National Congress of Members, adheres to the principle of the democratic ways of running and puts the member system into practice. The eighth council incumbency has 144 directors, 46 managing directors with 8 working committees and 39 specialty committees at a lower level. Almost every province and city and autonomous region has its own society for dialectics of nature all over the country. CSDN joined the DLMPS of the International Union of the History and Philosophy of Science (IUHPS) as a national member in 1986.
CSDN searches after the universal law in nature and the development of science and technology in the direction of Marxism Philosophy. The subject field not only spreads all over basic research including philosophy of nature, philosophy of science, philosophy of technology, philosophy of engineering, methodology of science and technology, etc., but also covers applied research including philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of physics, philosophy of chemistry, philosophy of astronomy, philosophy of geography, philosophy of medicine, philosophy of biography, philosophy of system, etc. Moreover, it extends to the following areas as far as sociology of science, Science, Technology and Society (STS), ethics of science, philosophy of ecology, philosophy of environment, philosophy of economics, the policy of science and technology, the stratagem of development and the methodology of various profession and domain, etc.
CSDN aims at advocating scientific and technical staffs to study and research Marxism as well as applying it to social practice; promoting the alliance between natural science and social science; and serving the development of science, technology, economy and society. For more than 30 years, CSDN has made prominent contributions to seeking truth from facts, emancipating the mind, advancing the reformation and opening, carrying forward the modernization, expanding the spirit of science, fighting against the superstition and pseudo-science.
The two periodicals, Studies in Dialectics of Natureand Medicine and Philosophy, whose responsible institution is CAST, are sponsored by CSDN and published in Beijing and Dalian respectively. The other two periodicals: Journal of Dialectics of Natureis edited and published by the Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Science; Philosophy of Science and Technology is edited by Shanxi University with the entrust of CSDN. The magazines mentioned above have given great play to achievements presentation, academic exchange, personnel training, and the construction of the subject of DN.
The working institutionof CSDN is located at 4thfloor, No.45 Sanlihe Rd., Xicheng District, Beijing 100045. It has 8 staffs at post and 4 departments: editorial board, academic board, office, and reference room. FAX: 86-010-62173674; web site: http://www.chinasdn.org.cn/, e-mail: email@example.com.