Submitted by Sander Verhaegh (TiLPS, Tilburg University).   7th René Descartes Lectures 2020 Pragmatic Naturalism: Progress in Science, Mathematics, and Values Professor Philip Kitcher, Columbia University, USA 14-16 October, 2020 Tilburg University, The Netherlands https://descarteslectures2020.wordpress.com/ Every other year, a distinguished philosopher visits Tilburg University and the Tilburg Center for Moral Philosophy, Epistemology, and Philosophy of […]

Submitted by Inken Rabbel (Hochschulrektorenkonferenz, HRK). In Ergänzung zu den im Wintersemester 2019/20 stattfindenden Kleine Fächer-Wochen an deutschen Hochschulen möchte die HRK mit der vorliegenden Ausschreibung des Wettbewerbs “Kleine Fächer: Sichtbar innovativ!” einen zusätzlichen Impuls für Kommunikation und Vernetzung im Kontext der Kleinen Fächer geben. Ziel des Wettbewerbs ist es, insbesondere jüngere Vertreter*innen Kleiner Fächer […]

Submitted by Thomas Reydon (University of Hannover).   The GenDar project (Hannover/Paris) invites applications for two positions as Research Assistant (m/f/d) (Doctoral Candidate in Philosophy of Science) starting May 1, 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter. The positions are limited in duration to three years. One position is based at the Institut für Philosophie, […]

Submitted by Stephan Hartmann (MCMP, LMU Munich).   ********************************************* Two Postdoctoral Fellowships at the MCMP (LMU Munich) MCMP, LMU Munich https://www.mcmp.philosophie.uni-muenchen.de/news/post_doc_2020/index.html ********************************************* The Chair of Philosophy of Science under the direction of Prof. Dr. Stephan Hartmann seeks applications for two 3-year postdoctoral positions. We are especially interested in candidates with research interests in at least […]

Submitted by Silvia Stößer (University College Freiburg).   Full Professorship (W3) for Epistemology and Theory of Science The University invites applications for a Full Professorship (W3) for Epistemology and Theory of Science This professorship is particularly suitable for highly qualified early career researchers. Fulltime position, Start-date: At the earliest possible date. The University expects an […]

Submitted by Sebastian Schuol (Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg). Conference: Public Research and Private Knowledge – Science in Times of Diverse Research Funding Venue: Hörsäle Medizin, Ulmenweg 18, 91054 Erlangen Start: 26.03.2020 09:30 End: 27.03.2020 17:00 Topic: The production and distribution of knowledge is a key process in scientific and scholarly inquiry. In recent years, different agents have […]

Submitted by Sebastian Schuol (Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg).   Call for Contributions: Public Research and Private Knowledge Deadline for Abstracts: 29 March 2020 Deadline for Manuscripts: 31 July 2020  Research Topic: Public Research and Private Knowledge – Science in Times of Diverse Research Funding The production and distribution of knowledge is a key process in scientific and […]

Submitted by Christian Sachse (University of Geneva).   The 8th Congress of the Society for the Philosophy of Science September 9-11 2020 University of Mons (Belgium) Website: https://sps2020.sciencesconf.org/ The next meeting of the Société de philosophie des sciences (SPS: https://www.sps-philoscience.org/) will take place on September 9-11 2020 at the University of Mons (Belgium). Organisation committee: […]

Submitted by Kristina Musholt (University of Leipzig).   EUROPEAN SOCIETY FOR PHILOSOPHY AND PSYCHOLOGY CALL FOR PAPERS 28th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology (ESPP), University of Leipzig, Germany, 31st of August – 3rd of September 2020   Keynote Speakers: Dorit Bar-On (University of Connecticut) Herbert Clark (Stanford University) Victoria McGeer […]

Submitted by Stephan Hartmann (MCMP, LMU Munich).   ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) is organising the seventh Summer School on Mathematical Philosophy for Female Students 2020 MCMP, LMU Munich July 26-31, 2020 https://www.mathsummer.philosophie.uni-muenchen.de/index.html ********************************************* The summer school is open to excellent female students who want to specialise in mathematical philosophy. Applications are […]

Fabian Hundertmark (Universität Bielefeld).   The topic of this colloquium is Justin Garson’s latest book, “What Biological Functions Are and Why They Matter” (Cambridge University Press, 2019). Garson is one of the leading experts on biological functions. He published numerous articles on the topic of biological functions in prestigious journals and the book “A Critical […]

Submitted by Kristina Wensing (University of Münster).   The DFG funded Research Training Group “Evolutionary Processes in Adaptation and Disease” (EvoPAD) at the University of Münster, Germany, invites applications for a PhD position in philosophy (salary level E13 TV-L, 65%) The position is fixed term for 36 months, available from 1 April 2020 or as […]

Submitted by Niklas König.   The Research Unit “The Epistemology of the LHC”, funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), invites applications for 2 Postdoctoral and 5 Doctoral positions in the fields of philosophy of science, history of science, social studies of science, and physics. Established in 2016, the […]

Submitted by Benedikt Knüsel (ETH Zürich).   CfP: Workshop “Data Science in Climate and Climate Impact Research. Conceptual Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities.” ETH, Zürich, August 20 and 21, 2020 (Deadline for abstracts: March 15, 2020). Disciplines Climate Science Climate Impact Research Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Technology Environmental Data Science Details In recent decades, the […]

Submitted by Meinard Kuhlmann (University of Mainz).   CALL FOR PAPERS (Bonn, Deadline: 19.01.2020) Call for abstracts for Workshop “Metaphysics of Physics”, Bonn, 31 March – 2 April 2020 The Working Group “Philosophy of Physics” (AGPhil) of the German Physical Society (DPG) invites submissions for its annual workshop. Contributions on any topic in the philosophy […]