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 ********************************************* 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 […]

Submitted by Niklas König.   The Research Unit “The Epistemology of the LHC”, funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), invites applications for 2 Postdoctoral and 5 Doctoral positions in the fields of philosophy of science, history of science, social studies of science, and physics. Established in 2016, the […]

Submitted by Benedikt Knüsel (ETH Zürich).   CfP: Workshop “Data Science in Climate and Climate Impact Research. Conceptual Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities.” ETH, Zürich, August 20 and 21, 2020 (Deadline for abstracts: March 15, 2020). Disciplines Climate Science Climate Impact Research Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Technology Environmental Data Science Details In recent decades, the […]

Submitted by Meinard Kuhlmann (University of Mainz).   CALL FOR PAPERS (Bonn, Deadline: 19.01.2020) Call for abstracts for Workshop “Metaphysics of Physics”, Bonn, 31 March – 2 April 2020 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 […]

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: (English) (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: (English) (German)   Your Tasks The advertised position is […]

Submitted by Christian J. Feldbacher-Escamilla (University of Duesseldorf).   CALL FOR PAPERS (Salzburg, deadline: May 1, 2020) Salzburg Conference for Young Analytic Philosophy: SOPhiA 2020 September 2 – 4, 2020 Department of Philosophy (Humanities), University of Salzburg, Austria Aim: SOPhiA 2020 provides an opportunity for students and doctoral candidates in philosophy to take a first […]

Submitted by Marcel Weber (University of Geneva).   EASPLS 2020 Call for Applications Sixth European Advanced School in the Philosophy of the Life Sciences (EASPLS)  “Dealing with complexity in the life sciences” Konrad Lorenz institute for Evolution and Cognition Research (KLI), Klosterneuburg (Austria), September 7–11, 2020 Event website: Directors: Guido Caniglia (KLI) & Marcel Weber (University […]

Submitted by Maria Kronfeldner (Central European University, Budapest).   CfA: Two fully funded PhD fellowships at CEU (one in history, one in philosophy) on understanding humanity Apply now! (Deadline: January 30, 2020) Central European University (CEU, Budapest-Vienna) invites applications for two new and fully funded interdisciplinary Joint PhD Fellowships starting in the 2020/21 academic year […]

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 Oliver Schaudt (University of Heidelberg).   Conference description: Measurement at the Crossroads 2020 is an interdisciplinary conference that explores the philosophy and history of measurement. It aims at consolidating and developing the study of these topics, following the conferences in Bielefeld (2013), Cambridge (2015), and Paris (2018). The conference intends to promote the […]

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 […]