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 Benedikt Loewe (DLMPST/IUHPST)   The Executive Committee of DLMPST is sad to report that Mario Bunge passed away last month. We celebrated his life and work at CLMPST 2019 in Prague with a mini-symposium. You can find a brief obituary on the website of the DLMPST at: http://dlmpst.org/pages/documents.php

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 Florian J. Boge (University of Wuppertal).   Synthese Topical Collection on Simplicity out of Complexity? Physics and the Aims of Science Deadline: 31 July 2020 Guest Editors Florian J. Boge (University of Wuppertal) Paul Grünke (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology) Martin King (University of Bonn) Miguel Ángel Carretero Sahuquillo (University of Wuppertal) Description The […]

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 Silvia Jonas (MCMP, LMU Munich).   ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy invites registrations for the following event: Mathematics and Analogical Reasoning MCMP, LMU Munich 11-12 September, 2020 https://silviajonas.wixsite.com/mathematicsanalogies *********************************************   IDEA & MOTIVATION: The goal of this conference is to investigate the role of mathematics as a heuristic device for analogical […]

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 Rose Trappes (Bielefeld University).   Workshop: Niche Construction and Other Mechanisms in Ecology & Evolution 2-3 July 2020, Bielefeld University Evolutionary and ecological theories have been developed separately, often concerning different phenomena and time scales, and with different explanatory goals. Yet the many points of connection between the two fields call for cooperation […]

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 […]