Submitted by Meinard Kuhlmann (University of Mainz).   Call for abstracts for Workshop “Philosophy of Cosmology”, Munich, 18-20 March 2019 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 of physics are welcome. The workshop takes place 18-20 […]

Submitted by Niels Martens (RWTH Aachen University).   CFR: Dark Matter & Modified Gravity Conference   Dark Matter & Modified Gravity Conference 6-8 February 2019 Aachen, Germany Call for Registration (deadline 13 January 2019) www.lhc-epistemologie.uni-wuppertal.de/dm-mg   The Research Unit “Epistemology of the LHC” invites students and other scholars in philosophy, history and sociology of physics/science, […]

Submitted by Christian J. Feldbacher-Escamilla (DCLPS, University of Duesseldorf).   EVENT SERIES: December 4, 2018: Public Evening Talk of Timothy Williamson December 4-5, 2018: Reading Group with Timothy Williamson December 6-7, 2018: Workshop on Abduction and Modelling in Metaphysics   **********   WORKSHOP Abduction and Modelling in Metaphysics   Speakers: Helen Beebee (University of Manchester): […]

Submitted by Miguel Ángel Carretero (University of Wuppertal).   International Conference on Simplicities and Complexities 22-24 May 2019 Bonn, Germany Call for Papers – Deadline: 15 January 2019 https://www.lhc-epistemologie.uni-wuppertal.de/complexities https://easychair.org/cfp/simplecomplex1 “Simplicities and Complexities” will take place from 22 to 24 May 2019 at the University of Bonn, Germany. It aims to bring together scientists and […]

Submitted by Michael Kreisel (Bergische Universität Wuppertal). The Interdisciplinary Centre for Science and Technology Research (IZWT) is seeking a University Professor for Philosophy Pay scale group: W 2 State Remuneration Act (LBesG) NRW (pursuant to section 36 Higher Education Act (HG) NRW) to start on 01.04.2020 or earlier. The professorship is located in the field […]

Submitted by Martin Kusch (University of Vienna).   Call For Application (Deadline: February 15, 2019) PHILOSOPHY AND PSYCHIATRY Univie Summer School – Scientific World Conceptions (USS-SWC) July 1–12, 2019 The Univie Summer School – Scientific World Conceptions (USS-SWC) – until 2014 under the label “Vienna International Summer University” – will be held from July 1 […]

Submitted by EPSA.   Call for Papers – EPSA19   Call for Papers and Symposia The EPSA invites contributed papers and proposals for symposia for its next conference, EPSA19, to be held in Geneva (Switzerland) on 11-14 September 2019. The conference will feature contributed talks, symposia, and posters covering all subfields of the philosophy of science, and will bring […]

Submitted by EPSA. Election of Officers The EPSA is a thriving learned society that seeks to promote and advance the study of philosophy of science in Europe. To keep it thriving, it is important to have an active and committed Steering Committee. In June 2019, members of the EPSA will be asked to elect a new Vice-President, […]

Submitted by Stephan Hartmann (MCMP, LMU Munich).   ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy invites abstracts for the following conference: Biases in Science MCMP, LMU Munich April 10-12, 2019 http://www.lmu.de/biasesinscience2019*********************************************One of the main obstacles of reliable scientific research is the occurrence of explicit or implicit biases. Well-known examples of such biases include the confirmation […]

Submitted by Niels Martens (RWTH Aachen University).   Dark Matter & Modified Gravity Conference 6-8 February 2019 Aachen, Germany Call for Abstracts (deadline 31 October 2018) www.lhc-epistemologie.uni-wuppertal.de/dm-mg   The Research Unit “Epistemology of the LHC” invites students and scholars in philosophy, history and sociology of physics/science, as well as in physics, to submit abstracts for […]

Submitted by Dunja Šešelja (MCMP, LMU Munich). ***Call for abstracts*** Agent-Based Models in Philosophy: Prospects and Limitations March 20-22, 2019 Institute for Philosophy II, Ruhr-University Bochum http://homepage.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/defeasible-reasoning/ABM-Phil-2019.html ***The conference theme*** Over the last decade agent-based models (ABMs) have become an increasingly popular method across philosophical disciplines: from ethics and political philosophy to philosophy of science […]

Submitted by Gerhard Schurz (DCLPS, University of Duesseldorf).   Call for Participation   Joint GAP-GWP Colloquium. Belief Aggregation and Epistemic Diversity in Science   Date. September 18, 2018, 09:00-12:00 Venue. GAP.10, University of Cologne, Universitaetsstr. 35, Hoersaal C   Aims & Scope. Individuals acting within a group very often try to come up with a […]

Submitted by Juergen Landes (MCMP, LMU Munich).   ********************************************* The Università Politecnica delle Marche invites participation for the following event: Bayes By the Sea: Formal Epistemology, Statistics, and Probability Università Politecnica delle Marche, Anconca, Italy September 13-14, 2018 https://www.bayesbythesea.com/*********************************************“Bayes By the Sea: Formal Epistemology, Statistics, and Probability” is the first edition of a workshop series […]

Submitted by Erik Curiel (MCMP, LMU Munich). ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy invites abstracts for the following event: Analogical Reasoning in Science and Mathematics MCMP, LMU Munich October 26-28, 2018 www.lmu.de/analogicalreasoning2018*********************************************Analogy is a powerful, yet controversial, tool of scientific reasoning.  Indeed, many achievements in the history of science and mathematics have been driven […]

Submitted by Marie I. Kaiser (Bielefeld University). The Faculty of History, Philosophy and Theology at Bielefeld University (Department of Philosophy) invites applications for a Postdoctoral position in Philosophy of Science (wiss18186) and a Postdoctoral position in Philosophy of the Life Sciences (wiss18187) Both positions are full-time and non-permanent (pay-grade E 13 TV-L). They start on […]