Submitted by Christian J. Feldbacher-Escamilla (University of Cologne).   The deadline for Early Bird Registration of the Fourth International Conference of the German Society for Philosophy of Science (GWP.2022) was extended. Early Bird Registration ends on June 15, 2022. If you wish to attend the conference, please register via: https://gwp2022.wissphil.de/gwp2022-registration The conference will take place […]

Submitted by Corina Strößner (Birkbeck University of London).   Call for registrations: Hybrid workshop on Bayesian learning and reasoning 11-12 July, Ruhr-Universität Bochum Full program: https://bochumbayesianreasoning.wordpress.com/ Please register via email to firuze.mullaoglu@ruhr-uni-bochum.de until June 10th for in-person participation or until July 5th for online participation Speakers: Ulrike Hahn (Birkbeck) Nico Orlandi (UCSC) Josh Tenenbaum (MIT) […]

Submitted by Stephan Hartmann (MCMP, LMU Munich).   ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy invites registrations for the following event: “AI in Science: Foundations and Applications” at LMU Munich June 9-10, 2022 All details, including speakers, abstracts and the schedule can be found on the workshop website. ********************************************* Summary Artificial intelligence (AI) is all […]

Submitted by Catherine Herfeld (University of Zurich).   WORKSHOP: THE EPISTEMIC ROLE OF NARRATIVES IN SCIENCE LOCATION: Department of Philosophy, University of Zurich, Switzerland DATE: September 1 – 2, 2022 ORGANIZERS: Alexandra Quack, Catherine Herfeld (University of Zurich) Narratives play an important epistemic role in science. Across a wide range of disciplines, scientists employ narratives […]

Submitted by Alice Murphy (LMU Munich).   CfR: MCMP Summer School on Mathematical Philosophy for Female Students The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) at Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, is organising the eighth Summer School on Mathematical Philosophy for Female Students. The summer school will take place online August 1-5, 2022. This year’s lecturers are Emily Sullivan, […]

Submitted by Catherine Herfeld (University of Zurich).   CfR: Master Class with Philip Kitcher (Columbia University), The Progress of Inquiry, June 21-22, 2022 Applications are invited for the Master Class entitled ‘The Progress of Inquiry‘. We are pleased to have Professor Philip Kitcher (Columbia University) as the lecturer. The Master Class will take place on […]

Submitted by Stephan Hartmann (MCMP, LMU Munich).   Dear Research Community, dear friends and colleagues, as some of you know, Arthur Merin passed away almost three years ago. Soon after, the MCMP at LMU Munich, where he has been affiliated for a long time, came up with the plan for a scientific memorial event. It […]

Submitted by Leonie Wiemeyer (University of Hannover).   CFR: International Conference on Engaging Ethics and Epistemology in Science (EES 2022), 29-30 September 2022, Hannover Anmeldefrist: 01.07.2022 Registration for our International Conference on Engaging Ethics and Epistemology in Science (EES 2022), which will take place on 29-30 September 2022 at Leibnizhaus Hannover, Germany, is now open. […]

Submitted by Cord Friebe (University of Siegen). Stellenbezeichnung: Wiss. Mitarbeiter/in Forschungsbereich “(Analytic) Philosophy of Time OR Philosophy of Physics” Ausschreibungs-ID:3864 Wir sind eine interdisziplinär ausgerichtete und weltoffene Universität mit aktuell rund 18.000 Studierenden und einem Fächerspektrum von den Geistes-, Sozial- und Wirtschaftswissenschaften bis hin zu Natur-,Ingenieur- und Lebenswissenschaften. Mit über 2.000 Beschäftigten zählen wir zu den größten Arbeitgebern der Region und bieten ein einzigartiges Umfeld für […]

Submitted by Deniz Sarikaya (Vrieje Universiteit Brussels).   Special Issue of AxiomathesMathematical neutrality in science, technology and society (deadline: December 1, 2022) Guest Editors: José Antonio Pérez-Escobar (École Normale Supérieure Paris; jose.antonio.perez.escobar@ens.psl.eu) and Deniz Sarikaya (Vrije Universiteit Brussel; deniz.sarikaya@vub.be) The interplay between scientific knowledge and society is a central theme in the philosophy of science. Engineering and science crucially rely […]

Submitted by Philipp Haueis (Universität Bielefeld).   Workshop „Klimaforschung zwischen Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft: neue Ansätze in der Wissenschaftsphilosophie und Klimaethik“ 13.5.2022, Universität Bielefeld, 10:30-17:30Uhr Sprecher*innen: Anna Leuschner (Wuppertal) Mathias Frisch (Hannover) Constanze Schmidt (Wuppertal) Christian Baatz (Kiel) Der Workshop findet in Präsenz statt. Die Teilnahme ist kostenlos, aber Plätze sind begrenzt. Anmeldung per Email an […]

Research position 50% (PhD or Postdoc) for 2 years vacant at the Department of Philosophy, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf.   As part of the DFG project Parameterised frames and conceptual spaces (SCHU 1566/17-1), a half-time postdoc research position is vacant. Research focus: Naturalness of predicates, explicated within the theory of conceptual spaces, combined with the frame […]

Submitted by Erik Curiel (MCMP, LMU Munich). ********************************************* “The Quantum, the Thermal and the Gravitational Reconciled: Physics and Philosophy in the Varied Landscape of the Intersections”MCMP, LMU Munich24.-26. June 2022https://www.mcmp.philosophie.uni-muenchen.de/events/workshops/container/qtgr2022/index.html ********************************************* Quantum, thermal, and gravitational theories constitute the three great pillars of modern fundamental physics.  Each is, prima facie, conceptually and physically independent of the […]

Submitted by Alice Murphy (MCMP, LMU Munich). The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) at Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich is organising the eight Summer School on Mathematical Philosophy for Female Students 2022 August 1-5, 2022 The summer school, running yearly since 2014, is open to all women students who want to specialise in mathematical philosophy. The school’s […]

Jan Baedke (Ruhr University Bochum).   Utrecht Summer School “Science and Values: Historical and Philosophical Perspectives”, 25-29 July 2022 Against the background off current academic and public debates as well as global challenges, the summer school focuses on the role of values in and of science and their relevance in past and present scientific practice. […]