CfP: The Generalized Theory of Evolution (University of Duesseldorf, Deadline: September 1, 2017)

The Generalized Theory of Evolution January 31 – February 3, 2018 DCLPS, University of Duesseldorf, Germany For some decades now experts in several fields of the science of human nature, society and culture are using evolutionary models to explain their domain-specific phenomena. This led to the prominent idea, that the historical development of human culture […]

CfR: The Second Law of Thermodynamics (LMU Munich, September 1-2, 2017)

Submitted by Erik Curiel (MCMP, LMU Munich). ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy invites attendance at the following event: The Second Law of Thermodynamics MCMP, LMU Munich September 1-2, 2017 http://www.lmu.de/secondlaw2017 ********************************************* The attempt to understand the Second Law of thermodynamics occupies a central role in the foundations of physics: not only is it […]

CfA: Doctoral Position Scientific Employee/Doctoral Student (University of Duesseldorf, Application Deadline: July 13, 2017)

Submitted by Markus Schrenk, University of Duesseldorf. (Call for Application as PDF: German/English) The Institute of Philosophy at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Dep. Philosophy III – Metaphysics and Philosophy of Language, Prof. Markus Schrenk, invites applications for a doctoral position scientific employee/doctoral student (50 %, pay grade 13 TV-L) starting at the earliest date. Initial […]

CfP: Perspectives on Scientific Error (Tilburg University, June 26-27, 2017)

Submitted by TiLPS. Perspectives on Scientific Error TiLPS, Tilburg University, NL 26-27 June 2017 https://scientificerror2017.wordpress.com/ Invited Speakers: Edouard Machery, University of Pittsburgh Barbara Osimani, LMU Munich Daniel Lakens, Eindhoven University of Technology Eric-Jan Wagenmakers, University of Amsterdam ********************************************* This workshop brings together an interdisciplinary group of researchers interested in issues of scientific error. Participants share […]

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 […]

CfA: Master’s Program RESET at the Munich Center for Technology in Society

Submitted by Andreas Albert, TU Munich. Master’s program in Responsibility in Science, Engineering, and Technology (RESET) at the Munich Center for Technology in Society The application is now possible until July 15, 2017. The Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS) of the TU Munich is launching its new Master’s program supported by the Elite […]

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 […]