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 Stefan März (TU Munich).   Associate Professor or Full Professor in Philosophy of Technology The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of Associate Professor or Full Professor in Philosophy of Technology to begin as soon as possible. The position is a tenured W3 position. Scientific environment The professorship belongs […]

Submitted by Erik Curiel (MCMP, LMU Munich).   ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy invites registration for the following event: All Things Reichenbach MCMP, LMU Munich 22-24 July, 2019 http://www.lmu.de/reichenbach2019 ********************************************* Hans Reichenbach (1891-1953), one of the founding fathers of Logical Empiricism, is among the most important philosophers of science of the Twentieth Century […]

Submitted by Sebastian Schuol (Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg). CfP: Conference “Public Research and Private Knowledge – Science in Times of Diverse Research Funding” March 26-27, 2020 Center for Applied Philosophy of Science and Key Qualifications (ZiWiS) Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany) Extended Deadline for Abstract Submission: July 21st, 2019. Notification of Acceptance: August 15th, 2019. Topic: The […]

Submitted by William J. Peden (University of Durham).   Call for Applications (CfA): Summer School: Bayes By the Sea: “Formal Epistemology, Statistics, and Game Theory: The Summer School!”, 25 August -1 September 2019 Ancona, The Marche –Italy The School aims to bring together international experts in such fields as philosophy of statistics, philosophy of science, game theory […]

Submitted by Barbara Osimani (Univpm Acona/MCMP).   Bayes By the Sea: “FormalEpistemology, Statistics, and Game Theory”, Ancona, The Marche –Italy, 30-31 August 2019. Extended deadline: 2nd July 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 […]

Submitted by Catherine Herfeld (University of Zurich). EXTENSION OF DEADLINE until June 30 of the Call for Papers for the following conference: THE SOUL OF ECONOMICS Location: University of Zurich, Switzerland Date: September 9-11, 2019 Website: https://soulofeconomics2019.weebly.com List of confirmed invited speakers Erik Angner (Stockholm University) Alvin Birdi (University of Bristol) Beatrice Cherrier (CNRS & […]

Submitted by Rosa Trappes (University of Bielefeld).   Workshop: Philosophical perspectives on ecological niches 15-16 July 2019, University of Münster The ecological niche is a key conceptual tool for capturing the intricate interactions between an organism and its environment. Within ecology, the niche is generally taken to comprise any environmental factors that determine the establishment or […]

Submitted by Stephan Hartmann (MCMP, LMU Munich).   ********************************************* Call for Papers  GAP Doktorandenworkshop Mathematische Philosophie 2019 MCMP, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München 11.-12. Oktober 2019https://tinyurl.com/gapdoktorandenworkshop2019********************************************* Der Workshop richtet sich an DoktorandInnen im Fach Philosophie aus Deutschland, Österreich oder der Schweiz, die sich mit Fragen und Problemen der Mathematischen Philosophie beschäftigen. Dazu zählt neben der Logik, der Formalen […]

Submitted by Markus Seidel (WWU Muenster).   Call for Abstracts / Registration Das Zentrum für Wissenschaftstheorie (ZfW) der WWU Münster veranstaltet am Donnerstag, den 11. Juli, 13:00 – 19:30 und Freitag, den 12. Juli 2019, 9:00 bis 19:00 einen Workshop zum Thema (Scientific) Observation and Background Effects Conceptualization, Epistemic Issues, & Mechanisms. Ort: Raum DPL […]

Submitted by Meinard Kuhlmann (University of Mainz).   Workshop „Prognostische Implikationen interdisziplinärer Erforschung komplexer Systeme“ (Mainz, 3. Juni 2019, 10:00–16:00)   Programm: Meinard Kuhlmann: Vorhersagen bei komplexen Systemen — Möglichkeiten und Grenzen Cornelis Menke: Vorhersagen neuartiger Phänomene in disziplinären und interdisziplinären Forschungsprogrammen Jürgen Jost: Problems of economic theory from a complex systems perspective Nils Bertschinger: […]