Submitted by Anke Bueter (University of Hannover). Call for papers – “Philosophy of medicine meets social epistemology” June 7 & 8, 2018 Location: Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany. The location is barrier-free. Keynote speakers: Havi Carel (University of Bristol), Rebecca Kukla (Georgetown University), Miriam Solomon (Temple University), Sean Valles (Michigan State University). Organizers: Anke Bueter (Leibniz […]

Submitted by Helmut Pulte (RUB). Dear colleagues and friends of philosophy of science, In the documents below you will find some information about a new MA programme of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, that we would like to call your attention to. It is open for both, students from the humanities and from the natural sciences and […]

Submitted by Florian Boge (University of Wuppertal).   Second Call for Applications The Research Unit Epistemology of the LHC invites applications for the Summer School Particle Physics at the Crossroads: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Past, Present and Future of Particle Physics taking place 23-30 July 2018 in Wuppertal (Germany). Extended deadline: 28 February 2018   Confirmed speakers Physics: John Ellis Margarete Mühlleitner Christian Zeitnitz […]

Submitted by Anne Sophie Meincke (University of Exeter).   First Call for Registration Process Biology Final Conference of the ERC-funded project “A Process Ontology for Contemporary Biology” 21-23 March 2018, The Royal Institution of Great Britain, London, UK Organised by John Dupré, Stephan Güttinger, Anne Sophie Meincke & Dan Nicholson (University of Exeter) The ERC-funded project […]

2018 JOINT MEETING THE EUROPEAN NETWORK FOR THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCES/ THE PHILOSOPHY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE ROUNDTABLE   Call for Papers: Third joint European/American Conference Leibniz Universität Hannover August 30 – September 1, 2018   The European Network for the Philosophy of the Social Sciences and the Philosophy of Social Science Roundtable invite […]

Call For Application (Deadline: January 31, 2018) THOUGHT EXPERIMENTS Univie Summer School – Scientific World Conceptions (USS-SWC) July 2–13, 2018 The Univie Summer School – Scientific World Conceptions (USS-SWC) – until 2014 under the label “Vienna International Summer University” – will be held from July 2 to 13, 2018. The topic of the two-week course […]

Submitted by Simon Scheller (LMU Munich).   ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy invites abstracts 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, political […]

Submitted by Stephan Hartmann.   ********************************************* Two Doctoral Fellowships at the MCMP (LMU Munich) MCMP, LMU Munich http://www.mcmp.philosophie.uni-muenchen.de/news/doc_fellows_2018/index.html ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) seeks applications for two 3-year doctoral fellowships starting on October 1, 2018. (A later starting date is possible.) We are especially interested in candidates with research interests in at least […]

Submitted by Stephan Hartmann.   ********************************************* Two Postdoctoral Fellowships at the MCMP (LMU Munich) MCMP, LMU Munich http://www.mcmp.philosophie.uni-muenchen.de/news/post_doc_2018/index.html ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) seeks applications for two 3-year postdoctoral fellowships starting on October 1, 2018. (A later starting date is possible.) We are especially interested in candidates with research interests in at least one of the […]

Submitted by Erik Curiel (MCMP, LMU Munich). ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy invites registration for the following event: Second Annual Bristol-MCMP Workshop on the Foundations of Physics MCMP, LMU Munich January 27th 2018 http://www.mcmp.philosophie.uni-muenchen.de/events/workshops/container/bristolmcmpworkshop2018/ ********************************************* Statistical mechanics plays a central in almost every field of physics: solid state, fluid mechanics, cosmology, astrophysics, the […]

Submitted by Maria Kronfeldner (CEU). This summer school will examine critically the ways in which the social sciences and biology have been historically bound up over the course of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. From the beginning of that period, social and political theories exerted their influence on the knowledge produced by biological disciplines, while […]

Submitted by Anke Bueter (University of Hannover). Call for papers – “Philosophy of medicine meets social epistemology” June 7 & 8, 2018 Location: Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany. The location is barrier-free. Keynote speakers: Havi Carel (University of Bristol), Miriam Solomon (Temple University), Sean Valles (Michigan State University). Organizers: Anke Bueter (Leibniz Universität Hannover) & Saana […]

Submitted by Marie Kaiser (Bielefeld University). Two PhD positions in Philosophy of Biology (TV-L E13 65%) Deadline for applications: January, 15th, 2018 A collaborative research centre (SFB) has recently been funded by the German Research Foundation for the period 2018 to 2021 to produce a conceptual and empirical synthesis of individualisation across behaviour, ecology and […]

Submitted by Uljana Feest, University of Hannover. Am Institut für Philosophie der Leibniz Universität Hannover ist eine Stelle als Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin/Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (EntgGr. 13 TV-L, 80 – 100%) zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt, spätestens zum 01.04.2018, zu besetzen. Die Stelle ist zunächst auf zwei Jahre befristet. Der Stellenumfang beträgt zwischen 80% und 100% der regelmäßigen wöchentlichen Arbeitszeit. […]

The Evolution of Knowledge &HPS7: Integrated History and Philosophy of Science, 7th conference   Leibniz Universität Hannover, Hannover, Germany, July 5-7, 2018   Call for papers and posters   The Committee for Integrated HPS and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science invite the submission of individual paper and poster abstracts for “The […]