Submitted by Marie I. Kaiser (Bielefeld University). The Faculty of History, Philosophy and Theology at Bielefeld University (Department of Philosophy) invites applications for a Postdoctoral position in Philosophy of Science (wiss18186) and a Postdoctoral position in Philosophy of the Life Sciences (wiss18187) Both positions are full-time and non-permanent (pay-grade E 13 TV-L). They start on […]

Submitted by Simon Scheller (MCMP, LMU Munich).   ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy invites registrations for the following event: Computational Modeling in Philosophy (CMP) MCMP, LMU Munich June 22-23, 2018 https://tinyurl.com/y9tpvq9m*********************************************Computational models are an increasingly important tool in philosophy. They find application in diverse domains such as philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, […]

Submitted by Stephan Hartmann (MCMP, LMU Munich). ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy invites registrations for the following event: Foundations of Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Information Theory: A Workshop with Jeffrey Bub MCMP, LMU Munich June 20, 2018 http://www.mcmp.philosophie.uni-muenchen.de/events/workshops/container/found_quantum_mechanics_info/index.html*********************************************The foundations of quantum mechanics have long been a focus of philosophical interest, from both philosophers […]

Submitted by Samuel Schindler (Aarhus University).   The Centre for Science Studies at Aarhus University invites applications for the position of full professor with an expected starting date of February 2019. We seek applicants with academic expertise in either one or several of the following areas: history of science, history of technology, or history of […]

Submitted by Eric Curiel (MCMP, LMU Munich).   First Irvine-Munich-PoliMi-Salzburg Conference in Philosophy and Foundations of Physics (IMPS 2018) Organizing committee: Erik Curiel (Munich), Patricia Palacios (Salzburg), Giovanni Valente (Milan), Jim Weatherall (Irvine), and Charlotte Werndl (Salzburg) Call for Papers: Over the past decades, important contributions to the mathematical and conceptual foundations of physical theories […]

Submitted by Rafael Ugarte Chacón (Leibniz Universität Hannover).   Leibniz Universität Hannover and Bielefeld University jointly seek to fill 3 Doctoral Candidate Positions (65% TV-L 13) in Ethics of Science and/or Philosophy of Science starting October 1, 2018, within the Graduiertenkolleg (research training group) GRK 2073 Integrating Ethics and Epistemology of Scientific Research. Initial appointment […]

Submitted by Alexander Christian (DCLPS, University of Duesseldorf). Postdoc Research Position (100%, 1.5+3 years) with a focus on causality and freedom vacant at the Duesseldorf Center for Logic and Philosophy of Science (Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf) As part of the DFG Research Unit Inductive Metaphysics (FOR 2495) a full-time postdoc research position with a focus […]

Submitted by Catherine Herfeld (University of Zurich). Applications are invited for the Masterclass entitled ‘Reductionism and Anti-reductionism in Economics‘. We are pleased to have Professor Kevin Hoover (Duke University) as the lecturer. The Masterclass will take place on June 1 and 2, 2018 at the Philosophy Department of the University of Zurich, Switzerland. Please find […]

Submitted by Catherine Herfeld (University of Zurich).   WORKSHOP: CONCEPT FORMATION IN THE NATURAL AND THE SOCIAL SCIENCES LOCATION: Institute of Philosophy, University of Zurich DATE: Thursday, 18 October – Saturday, 20 October, 2018 ORGANIZERS: Catherine Herfeld (University of Zurich) and Sebastian Lutz (Uppsala University) WEBSITE: http://conceptformation2018.weebly.com This workshop will bring together historians and philosophers of […]

Submitted by Stephan Hartmann (MCMP, LMU Munich). ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy invites abstracts for the following event: 2nd Workshop on Decision Theory & the Future of Artificial Intelligence MCMP, LMU Munich July 26-28, 2018 http://www.decision-ai.org/2018/*********************************************This workshop will continue in the tradition established last year of bringing together philosophers, decision theorists, and AI […]

Submitted by Marcel Knöchelmann (University College London). Call for Survey Participation: Authorship in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences University College London’s Centre for Publishing is currently conducting a census survey that aims to identify key aspects of authorship in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences in the UK and Germany: Why publishing, and with […]

Submitted by Ludger Jansen (University of Rostock).   *** *** Call for Papers *** *** FORMAL CAUSATION *** *** 22–23 October 2018 *** University of Rostock, Germany *** *** Deadline: 15 April 2018 *** Formal causation, one of the four traditional kinds of causation distinguished by Aristotle, is currently heavily under-researched and has even fallen into disrepute. […]

Submitted by Stephan Hartmann (MCMP, LMU Munich). Call For Papers Synthese Special Issue — Reasoning in Physics Modern Physics provides an extremely rich testing ground for philosophical theories of scientific reasoning. In recent times, we have seen the emergence of many new forms of theory confirmation, necessitated by the empirical inaccessibility of some of the […]

Submitted by Stephan Hartmann (MCMP, LMU Munich). ********************************************* Call for applications for all-inclusive stipends: 2nd International Rationality Summer Institute (IRSI2) Kloster Irsee, Germany September 2-14, 2018 http://2018.irsi-school.de ********************************************* Rationality is central to many disciplines, including philosophy, psychology, cognitive science, and economics. This may suggest that research in these fields is conducted in close concert. But […]

Submitted by Meinard Kuhlmann (University of Mainz).   International Workshop  Reduction and Emergence Technische Universität Berlin Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Berlin Room H 2033 (Main Building) 15th and 16th March 2018   Invited Talks Thursday, 15th March 2018 15:00–15:45 Meinard Kuhlmann — Reduction, emergence and mechanisms in magnets and markets 15:45–16:30 Stefan Bornholdt — Ising models of […]