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CfA: 3 PhD positions in ethics of science/philosophy of science (Leibniz Universität Hannover/Bielefeld University (Germany), Deadline: May 20, 2018)

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 […]

CfA: Master Class on Reductionism and Anti-reductionism in Economics, Lecturer: Kevin Hoover (University of Zurich, June 1-2, 2018, Deadline: May 10, 2018)

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 2 and 3, 2018 at the Philosophy Department of the University of Zurich, Switzerland. Please find […]

CfP: Workshop – Concept Formation in the Natural and the Social Sciences (University of Zurich, October 18-20 2018; Deadline: May 7, 2018)

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: This workshop will bring together historians and philosophers of […]

CfP: 2nd Workshop on Decision Theory & the Future of Artificial Intelligence (LMU Munich, July 26-28, 2018, Deadline: April 30, 2018)

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*********************************************This workshop will continue in the tradition established last year of bringing together philosophers, decision theorists, and AI […]

CfP: Formal Causation (University of Rostock, 22.-23.10.2018, Submission Deadline: 15.04.2018)

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. […]