Submitted by Marie I. Kaiser (Bielefeld University).   The Faculty of History, Philosophy and Theology (Department of Philosophy) at Bielefeld University offers a full-time research position (postdoctoral position) starting April 1st, 2020 (E13 TV-L, non-permanent position, 3 years) The official job announcement can be found here: https://www.uni-bielefeld.de/Universitaet/Aktuelles/Stellenausschreibungen/Anzeigen/Wiss/wiss19305_englisch.pdf (English) https://www.uni-bielefeld.de/Universitaet/Aktuelles/Stellenausschreibungen/Anzeigen/Wiss/wiss19305.pdf (German)   Your Tasks The advertised position is part […]

Submitted by Marie I. Kaiser (Bielefeld University).   The Faculty of History, Philosophy and Theology (Department of Philosophy) at Bielefeld University offers a part-time research position (PhD-position) starting April 1st, 2020 (E13 TV-L, 65%, non-permanent position, for 3 years) The official job announcement can be found here: https://www.uni-bielefeld.de/Universitaet/Aktuelles/Stellenausschreibungen/Anzeigen/Wiss/wiss19304_englisch.pdf (English) https://www.uni-bielefeld.de/Universitaet/Aktuelles/Stellenausschreibungen/Anzeigen/Wiss/wiss19304.pdf (German)   Your Tasks The advertised position is […]

Submitted by Florian Boge (Bergische Universität Wuppertal and Aachen University of Technology).   MACHINE LEARNING: PREDICTION WITHOUT EXPLANATION? “Machine Learning: Prediction without Explanation?” is a 2-day workshop taking place from 17 to 18 February 2020 at the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology (KIT), Germany. It aims to bring together philosophers of science and scholars from various […]

Submitted by Rafael Ugarte Chacón (University of Hannover).   Leibniz University Hannover and Bielefeld University jointly seek to fill 5 Doctoral Candidate Positions (65% TV-L 13) 2 Postdoc Positions (100% TV-L 13) in Ethics of Science and/or Philosophy of Science starting April 1, 2020, within the Graduiertenkolleg (research training group) GRK 2073 “Integrating Ethics and […]

Submitted by Vera Hoffmann-Kolss (University of Bern). Postdoc position (75%), Institute of Philosophy, University of Bern The Institute of Philosophy at the University of Bern (Logic and Theoretical Philosophy Division, Prof. Dr. Vera Hoffmann-Kolss) invites applications for a postdoc position (75%, for 3 years) to begin January 2020 (or later). The successful applicant is expected […]

Submitted by Vera Hoffmann-Kolss (University of Bern).   PhD position (65%), Institute of Philosophy, University of Bern The Institute of Philosophy at the University of Bern (Logic and Theoretical Philosophy Division, Prof. Dr. Vera Hoffmann-Kolss) invites applications for a PhD position (65%, for 3 years) to begin January 2020 (or later). The successful applicant is […]

Submitted by Marij van Strien (Bergische Universität Wuppertal).   Am Interdisziplinären Zentrum für Wissenschafts- und Technikforschung (IZWT) ist zum 1. Oktober 2020 oder früher eine Universitätsprofessur für Philosophie (Bes.-Gruppe: W2 LBesG NRW (gem. § 36 HG NRW)) zu besetzen. Innerhalb des IZWT und in seinem forschungsstarken Umfeld kommt der gut ausgestatteten Professur eine gestaltende Funktion […]

Submitted by Petter Sandstad (University of Rostock).   Volume 23.2 of Logical Analysis and History of Philosophy will explore the history of the closely related concepts of form, kind, and essence. These concepts are currently the objects of much study, in particular within metaphysics and philosophy of science. Yet much of the historical background remains under-researched. […]

Submitted by Jürgen Landes (MCMP, LMU Munich).   The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy invites submissions for the following event: Bayesian Epistemology: Perspectives and Challenges MCMP, LMU Munich August 10-14, 2020 https://www.mcmp.philosophie.uni-muenchen.de/events/workshops/container/bayesian_epistemology_2020/index.html The conference on 12-14 August 2020 is preceded by a Summer School on 10-11 August 2020. Bayesian epistemology remains the dominant account of […]

Submitted by Marie I. Kaiser (Bielefeld University). The Department of Philosophy within the Faculty for History, Philosophy, and Theology is seeking to fill the position of a Junior Professor for Philosophy of Science (W1, no tenure track) starting as soon as possible. The successful candidate (f/m) has an independent and innovative research profile in the […]

Submitted by Marij van Strien (Bergische Universität Wuppertal).   Call for Papers How Quantum Mechanics Changed Philosophy Bergische Universität Wuppertal, January 16-17, 2020 The aim of this workshop is to explore the implications of quantum mechanics for philosophy, both historically and in contemporary debates. Quantum mechanics is generally regarded as a fundamental theory of nature, […]

Submitted by Jan Baedke (Ruhr University Bochum).   Call for Applications: 1x Post-Doc position and 2x PhD positions in philosophy, history, and social studies of biology, Department of Philosophy I, Ruhr University Bochum The Institute of Philosophy I at the Ruhr University Bochum seeks applications for one Post-Doctoral Research Position and two PhD Student Positions […]

Submitted by Catherine Herfeld (University of Zurich).   WORKSHOP: CAILIN O’CONNOR’S ‘THE ORIGINS OF UNFAIRNESS’ AND RELATED METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES LOCATION: Institute of Philosophy, University of Zurich DATE: Saturday, October 12, 2019 KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Cailin O’Connor (University of California, Irvine) ORGANIZER: Catherine Herfeld (University of Zurich, Switzerland) This is a one-day workshop that enables discussion about […]

Submitted by William Peden (Univpm Ancona; Durham). Conference Announcement Bayes By the Sea: “Formal Epistemology, Statistics, and Game Theory”, Ancona, The Marche – Italy, 30-31 August 2019. The second edition of the Bayes By the Sea conference: “Formal Epistemology, Statistics, and Game Theory” aims to bring together philosophers of statistics and of the scientific method, […]

Submitted by Niels Martens (RWTH Aachen University).   Special Issue on Dark Matter & Modified Gravity Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics Deadline: 1 DECEMBER 2019 INTERDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES ON DARK MATTER & MODIFIED GRAVITY Astrophysical and cosmological observations as well as explanatory gaps in the Standard Model of particle physics imply the existence of dark matter […]