Submitted by Christian J. Feldbacher-Escamilla (DCLPS, University of Duesseldorf). Aaron Wendland from the Higher School of Economics, Moscow, recently launched a popular philosophy column in the New Statesman. The column aims to provide a space for publicly-minded academics to address contemporary social, cultural, and political issues from a philosophical point of view. So far, pieces […]

Submitted bei Neil Dewar (MCMP, LMU Munich). ***Extended deadline: MCMP Summer School in Mathematical Philosophy for Female Students*** The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy is organising the sixth edition of the Summer School on Mathematical Philosophy for Female Students, taking place from 28th July to 3rd August 2019. The deadline for applications has been extended: […]

Submitted by Stephan Hartmann (MCMP, LMU Munich). ********************************************* 12th MuST (Munich-Sydney-Turin) Conference in Philosophy of Science and Third Workshop “Perspectives on Scientific Error” STATISTICAL REASONING AND SCIENTIFIC ERROR LMU Munich, Germany 1-4 July 2019  Invited Speakers: Deborah Mayo, Virginia Tech Regina Nuzzo, Gallaudet University Miklós Rédei, London School of Economics Uri Simonsohn, Universitat Ramón Llull ********************************************* […]

Submitted by Paul Hasselkuß (University of Duesseldorf).   Call for Abstracts: 30th Novembertagung on the History and Philosophy of Mathematics“Mathematical Cultures, Values and Norms” 31st October – 2nd November 2019, Institut de Recherche Mathématique Avancée (IRMA), Strasbourg, France The Novembertagung on the History and Philosophy of Mathematics is an annual international conference aimed at PhD and postdoctoral […]

Submitted by Simon Friederich (University of Groningen). Call for Papers: Workshop “Probabilities in Cosmology” Groningen, 21 June – 23 June 2019 In cosmology probabilities appear in multiple different guises. We use them when we assess the naturalness of a certain value of the cosmological constant, when we assign likelihoods to possible initial conditions of the […]

Submitted by Jan Baedke (Ruhr University Bochum). The Extended Evolutionary Synthesis: Philosophical and Historical Dimensions Ruhr University Bochum, 21st – 22nd March 2019 This workshop will bring together scholars from history and philosophy of biology as well as biologists who have worked on the Extended Evolutionary Synthesis (including fields such as epigenetics, niche construction theory, […]

Submitted by MCTS Responsible Innovation CulturesInternational Summer School 14-18 October 2019 Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS)Technical University of Munich (TUM) The Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS, Technical University of Munich) is very happy to announce to be host of the 5th annual German Summer School of Higher Education Research and Science Studies (HERSS). The school […]

Submitted by Erik Curiel (MCMP, LMU Munich).   ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy invites abstracts for the following event: All Things Reichenbach MCMP, LMU Munich 22-24 July, 2019 *********************************************Hans Reichenbach (1891-1953), one of the founding fathers of Logical Empiricism, is among the most important philosophers of science of the Twentieth Century and […]

Submitted by Lena Kästner (Saarland University).   The Department of Philosophy at Saarland University is seeking applications for a Research Assistant (m/f/d) position to be filled as soon as possible:   Reference Number W1485; salary in accordance with the German TV-L salary scale, pay grade E13 TV-L, employment: period: 3 years, hours worked: 50 % […]

Submitted by Marta Sznajder (MCMP, LMU Munich).   PROGIC 2019: Ninth Workshop on Combining Probability and Logic Frankfurt School of Finance & Management Frankfurt, Germany, July 7-10, 2019 Submissions page: Local web page:   The Ninth Workshop on Combining Probability and Logic (PROGIC 2019) continues the progic workshop series. The focus of this iteration of PROGIC is decision […]

Submitted by Martin Carrier (Bielefeld University). Fully funded PhD post in philosophy of science over 3 years available at Bielefeld University Applications are invited for a fully funded (65% TV-L 13) PhD-position for three years (fixed term) in philosophy of science at Bielefeld University (beginning April 15, 2019). The post is part of a DFG-funded […]

Submitted by Neil Dewar (MCMP, LMU Munich).   The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy is organising the sixth edition of the Summer School on Mathematical Philosophy for Female Students Taking place from 28th July to 3rd August 2019, and invites applications until 17th March 2019. PROGRAM =============== This year, we will have the following lecture […]

Submitted by Tobias Dangel (University of Heidelberg).   An der Philosophischen Fakultät der Universität Heidelberg ist zum 01.10.2020 die W3-Professur für Philosophie der Wissenschaften (Nachfolge Prof. Dr. Peter McLaughlin) wiederzubesetzen. Die Professur partizipiert an den vorhandenen Institutsressourcen. Von den Bewerber/innen (m/w/d) werden durch Publikationen ausgewiesene Schwerpunkte in der Wissenschaftsphilosophie und Wissenschaftsgeschichte der Neuzeit und Gegenwart […]

Submitted by Uljana Feest (Leibniz University Hannover).   The Institute of Philosophy at Leibniz University Hannover (LUH), Germany, invites applications for three positions as Research Assistants (Doctoral/Postdoctoral) (Salary Scale 13 TV-L, 65%) to be appointed by the next possible date. The positions are limited to 4 years. The positions are based in the interdisciplinary project […]

Submitted by Christian J. Feldbacher-Escamilla (DCLPS, University of Duesseldorf).   CALL FOR PAPERS Salzburg Conference for Young Analytic Philosophy: SOPhiA 2019 September 18 – 20, 2019 Department of Philosophy (Humanities), University of Salzburg, Austria Aim: SOPhiA 2019 provides an opportunity for students and doctoral candidates in philosophy to take a first peek into the philosophical […]