CfA: 2017 Summer School in Higher Education Research and Science Studies (University of Kassel, October 9–13, 2017)

Submitted by Susanne Höckelmann (University of Kassel). Boundaries in Science and Higher Education (Research) Call for Participation for the 2017 international Summer School in Higher Education Research and Science Studies. The summer school “Boundaries in Science and Higher Education (Research)”, organized by the International Centre for Higher Education Research Kassel (INCHER-Kassel), will take place at […]

CfA: Wiss. Mitarbeiter/in theoretische Physik und Geschäftsführung des Zentrums für Wissenschaftstheorie der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster (Juni, 15, 2017)

Submitted by Ulrich Krohs (WWU Münster). CfA: Wiss. Mitarbeiter/in theoretische Physik und Geschäftsführung des Zentrums für Wissenschaftstheorie der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster. Bewerbungsfrist: 15.6.2017 Am Fachbereich 11 (Physik) der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster ist im Institut für Theoretische Physik zum 1. Oktober 2017 eine Stelle als Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin/Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L) mit einer Lehrverpflichtung von 4 […]

CfR: WORKSHOP: Progress in Science and Society – with Philip Kitcher (Leibniz University Hannover, June 14, 2017)

Submitted by Markus Dressel (Leibniz University Hannover). WORKSHOP: Progress in Science and Society (with Philip Kitcher) June 14, 2017, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany The Research Training Group “Integrating Ethics and Epistemology of Scientific Research” hosts a one day workshop on the topic of progress in science and society at Leibniz University Hannover, Germany. The keynote […]

CfP: Salzburg Conference for Young Analytic Philosophy: SOPhiA 2017 (University of Salzburg, September 13 – 15, 2017)

Submitted by Alexander Gebharter, DCLPS, University of Duesseldorf. Salzburg Conference for Young Analytic Philosophy: SOPhiA 2017 September 13 – 15, 2017 Department of Philosophy (Humanities), University of Salzburg, Austria Aim SOPhiA 2017 provides an opportunity for students and doctoral candidates in philosophy to take a first peek into the philosophical business and to get in […]

CfP (Extended Deadline): GAP-Doktorandenworkshop Wissenschaftsphilosophie 2017 (Leibniz Universität Hannover, Mai 12-13, 2017)

Submitted by Torsten Wilholt (Leibniz Universität Hannover). Call for Papers: GAP-Doktorandenworkshop Wissenschaftsphilosophie 2017 Leibniz Universität Hannover, 12.-13. Mai 2017 veranstaltet von Torsten Wilholt, Uljana Feest und Mathias Frisch in Zusammenarbeit mit der Gesellschaft für Analytische Philosophie Neuer Bewerbungsschluss (Frist verlängert): 1. Mai 2017 Webseite: http://www.philos.uni-hannover.de/gapworkshop2017.html Der Workshop richtet sich an DoktorandInnen im Fach Philosophie, die […]

EPSA Fellowships: Call for Institutional Partners

Submitted by Stephan Hartmann (MCMP, LMU Munich).   Call for Institutional Partners The European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA) is looking for institutional partners to participate as host institutions in its scheme of “EPSA Fellowships for junior philosophers working in Central and Eastern Europe”. Participating institutions would host a fellow for approximately one month in […]

GWP Letter Supporting CEU

Submitted by the Executive Committee of the GWP. The German Society for Philosophy of Science has, after a unanimous decision of the executive committee, sent a letter to Mr. Zoltán Balog, Minister of Human Capacities in Hungary, to express support for the Central European University (CEU) and concerns regarding pending legislation that would endanger academic […]

CfP: Causation, Explanation, Conditionals (MCMP/GSN at LMU Munich, June 21-23, 2017)

Submitted by Mario Günther, LMU Munich. ********************************************* Causation, Explanation, Conditionals MCMP/GSN, LMU Munich June 21-23, 2017 http://www.cec2017.philosophie.uni-muenchen.de/index.html ********************************************* The analysis of causation and explanation has served as a major motivation for investigating conditionals, developing conditional logics, Bayesian networks, ranking theory, Ramsey Tests, and possible worlds semantics. This analysis, consequently, has evolved into a very fruitful […]

CfP: GAP-Doktorandenworkshop Wissenschaftsphilosophie 2017 (Leibniz Universität Hannover, Mai 12-13, 2017)

Submitted by Torsten Wilholt (Leibniz Universität Hannover). Call for Papers: GAP-Doktorandenworkshop Wissenschaftsphilosophie 2017 Leibniz Universität Hannover, 12.-13. Mai 2017 veranstaltet von Torsten Wilholt, Uljana Feest und Mathias Frisch in Zusammenarbeit mit der Gesellschaft für Analytische Philosophie Bewerbungsschluss: 23. April 2017 Webseite: http://www.philos.uni-hannover.de/gapworkshop2017.html Der Workshop richtet sich an DoktorandInnen im Fach Philosophie, die sich in ihren […]

CfA: Postdoctoral Research Associate in causal learning and automated scientific discovery (Virginia Tech)

Submitted by Benjamin Jantzen (Virginia Tech). Postdoctoral Research Associate in causal learning and automated scientific discovery A 1-year postdoc position (with the possibility of renewal for an additional year) is available in the area of causal learning and automated scientific discovery. The successful applicant will explore the formal connections between causal learning in the graphical […]

CfP: Progress in Science & Society – Workshop with P. Kitcher (Hannover, June 14)

Submitted by Markus Dressel, University of Hannover. Call for Abstracts: PROGRESS IN SCIENCE AND SOCIETY – Workshop with Philip Kitcher June 14, 2017 | Leibniz University Hannover | Deadline for submissions: March 12, 2017 Topic Is the notion of progress suitable to analyze such disparate endeavors as science, ethics, the economy or society as a […]

CfA: 2nd Call for applications: Summer School on Mathematical Philosophy for Female Students (LMU Munich, July 30 – August 5, 2017)

Submitted by Samuel Fletcher, MCMP, LMU Munich. ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy invites applications for the following event: SUMMER SCHOOL ON MATHEMATICAL PHILOSOPHY FOR FEMALE STUDENTS 2017 MCMP, LMU Munich July 30 – August 5, 2017 http://www.mathsummer.philosophie.uni-muenchen.de/index.html ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) is organizing the fourth Summer School on Mathematical […]

CfA: Two Doctoral fellowships at the MCMP (LMU Munich, April 2, 2017)

Submitted by Stephan Hartmann (MCMP, LMU Munich). ********************************************* Two Doctoral fellowships at the MCMP (LMU Munich) MCMP, LMU Munich http://www.mcmp.philosophie.uni-muenchen.de/news/doc_fellows_2017/index.html ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) seeks applications for two 3-year doctoral fellowships starting on October 1, 2017. (A later starting date is possible.) We are especially interested in candidates who want to […]

CfP: Reasoning and Argumentation in Science (LMU Munich, May 31 – June 2, 2017)

Submitted by Stephan Hartmann, MCMP, LMU Munich. Call for Papers Reasoning and Argumentation in Science Center for Advanced Studies, LMU Munich 31 May – 2 June 2017 http://tinyurl.com/RASCAS   Progress in science is not only a matter of new models and theories, but also of new ways of reasoning and arguing for specific conclusions. In […]

CFP: Society for the Metaphysics of Science (3d Annual Conference), New York.

Submitted by Markus Schrenk, University of Duesseldorf. After two successful meetings (at Rutgers, Newark in 2015 and the University of Geneva in 2016), the Society for the Metaphysics of Science (SMS) will be holding its third annual conference on October 5-7, 2017 at Fordham University, New York. Our keynote speaker will be Michael Strevens (NYU) […]