Submitted by Christian J. Feldbacher-Escamilla (DCLPS, University of Duesseldorf).   EVENT SERIES: December 4, 2018: Public Evening Talk of Timothy Williamson December 4-5, 2018: Reading Group with Timothy Williamson December 6-7, 2018: Workshop on Abduction and Modelling in Metaphysics   **********   WORKSHOP Abduction and Modelling in Metaphysics   Speakers: Helen Beebee (University of Manchester): […]

Submitted by Dunja Šešelja (MCMP, LMU Munich). ***Call for abstracts*** Agent-Based Models in Philosophy: Prospects and Limitations March 20-22, 2019 Institute for Philosophy II, Ruhr-University Bochum ***The conference theme*** Over the last decade agent-based models (ABMs) have become an increasingly popular method across philosophical disciplines: from ethics and political philosophy to philosophy of science […]

Submitted by Stephan Hartmann (MCMP, LMU Munich).   ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy invites abstracts for the following conference: Biases in Science MCMP, LMU Munich April 10-12, 2019*********************************************One of the main obstacles of reliable scientific research is the occurrence of explicit or implicit biases. Well-known examples of such biases include the confirmation […]

Submitted by Michael Kreisel (Bergische Universität Wuppertal). The Interdisciplinary Centre for Science and Technology Research (IZWT) is seeking a University Professor for Philosophy Pay scale group: W 2 State Remuneration Act (LBesG) NRW (pursuant to section 36 Higher Education Act (HG) NRW) to start on 01.04.2020 or earlier. The professorship is located in the field […]

Submitted by Niels Martens (RWTH Aachen University).   Dark Matter & Modified Gravity Conference 6-8 February 2019 Aachen, Germany Call for Abstracts (deadline 31 October 2018)   The Research Unit “Epistemology of the LHC” invites students and scholars in philosophy, history and sociology of physics/science, as well as in physics, to submit abstracts for […]

Submitted by Gerhard Schurz (DCLPS, University of Duesseldorf).   Call for Participation   Joint GAP-GWP Colloquium. Belief Aggregation and Epistemic Diversity in Science   Date. September 18, 2018, 09:00-12:00 Venue. GAP.10, University of Cologne, Universitaetsstr. 35, Hoersaal C   Aims & Scope. Individuals acting within a group very often try to come up with a […]

Submitted by Juergen Landes (MCMP, LMU Munich).   ********************************************* The Università Politecnica delle Marche invites participation for the following event: Bayes By the Sea: Formal Epistemology, Statistics, and Probability Università Politecnica delle Marche, Anconca, Italy September 13-14, 2018*********************************************“Bayes By the Sea: Formal Epistemology, Statistics, and Probability” is the first edition of a workshop series […]

Submitted by Michael T. Hicks (University of Cologne).   GWP.2019 Third International Conference of the German Society for Philosophy of Science Call for Papers – Call for Symposia Universität zu Köln Cologne, Germany February 25-27, 2019   Submission Deadline: July 31, 2018. Acceptance Notification: November 2018.   Plenary lectures will be given by: Martin Carrier […]

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 Erik Curiel (MCMP, LMU Munich). ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy invites abstracts for the following event: Analogical Reasoning in Science and Mathematics MCMP, LMU Munich October 26-28, 2018*********************************************Analogy is a powerful, yet controversial, tool of scientific reasoning.  Indeed, many achievements in the history of science and mathematics have been driven […]

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*********************************************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*********************************************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 […]