Submitted by Stephan Hartmann.   ********************************************* Two Postdoctoral Fellowships at the MCMP (LMU Munich) MCMP, LMU Munich ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) seeks applications for two 3-year postdoctoral fellowships starting on October 1, 2018. (A later starting date is possible.) We are especially interested in candidates with research interests in at least one of the […]

Submitted by Maria Kronfeldner (CEU). This summer school will examine critically the ways in which the social sciences and biology have been historically bound up over the course of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. From the beginning of that period, social and political theories exerted their influence on the knowledge produced by biological disciplines, while […]

Submitted by Stephan Hartmann (MCMP, LMU Munich). ********************************************* Call for applications for all-inclusive stipends: 2nd International Rationality Summer Institute (IRSI2) Kloster Irsee, Germany September 2-14, 2018 ********************************************* Rationality is central to many disciplines, including philosophy, psychology, cognitive science, and economics. This may suggest that research in these fields is conducted in close concert. But […]

Submitted by Helmut Pulte (RUB). Dear colleagues and friends of philosophy of science, In the documents below you will find some information about a new MA programme of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, that we would like to call your attention to. It is open for both, students from the humanities and from the natural sciences and […]

Submitted by Stephan Hartmann (MCMP, LMU Munich). Reminder by Christoph Merdes (FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg).   Call for Papers: Special Issue on Computational Modeling in Philosophy with Synthese Guest Editors: Simon Scheller (LMU Munich), Stephan Hartmann (LMU Munich), Christoph Merdes (FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg) Computational modeling has become a well-established and broadly applied tool in core areas of Philosophy. Computational modelers draw on a broad range of techniques (such […]

Submitted by Anke Bueter (University of Hannover). Call for papers – “Philosophy of medicine meets social epistemology” June 7 & 8, 2018 Location: Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany. The location is barrier-free. Keynote speakers: Havi Carel (University of Bristol), Miriam Solomon (Temple University), Sean Valles (Michigan State University). Organizers: Anke Bueter (Leibniz Universität Hannover) & Saana […]

Submitted by Erik Curiel (MCMP, LMU Munich). ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy invites registration for the following event: Second Annual Bristol-MCMP Workshop on the Foundations of Physics MCMP, LMU Munich January 27th 2018 ********************************************* Statistical mechanics plays a central in almost every field of physics: solid state, fluid mechanics, cosmology, astrophysics, the […]

Submitted by Anne Sophie Meincke (University of Exeter).   First Call for Registration Process Biology Final Conference of the ERC-funded project “A Process Ontology for Contemporary Biology” 21-23 March 2018, The Royal Institution of Great Britain, London, UK Organised by John Dupré, Stephan Güttinger, Anne Sophie Meincke & Dan Nicholson (University of Exeter) The ERC-funded project […]

Submitted by Marie Kaiser (Bielefeld University). Two PhD positions in Philosophy of Biology (TV-L E13 65%) Deadline for applications: January, 15th, 2018 A collaborative research centre (SFB) has recently been funded by the German Research Foundation for the period 2018 to 2021 to produce a conceptual and empirical synthesis of individualisation across behaviour, ecology and […]

Submitted by Stephan Hartmann (MCMP, LMU Munich). ********************************************* The Graduate School for Systemic Neurosciences (GSN) invites applications for several PhD-Scholarships in Neurophilosophy at the GSN GSN/MCMP, LMU Munich *********************************************   The Graduate School of Systemic Neurosciences (GSN) at LMU Munich invites applications for several PhD scholarships in Neurophilosophy. The GSN is the teaching entity for the Munich Center […]

Submitted by Christian J. Feldbacher-Escamilla (DCLPS, University of Duesseldorf) CALL FOR PAPERS (Salzburg, deadline: May 1, 2018) Salzburg Conference for Young Analytic Philosophy: SOPhiA 2018 September 12 – 14, 2018 Department of Philosophy (Humanities), University of Salzburg, Austria Aim: SOPhiA 2018 provides an opportunity for students and doctoral candidates in philosophy to take a first […]

Submitted by David Colaço, University of Pittsburgh. The Center for Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for Fellowships supporting visits in the Center for a term or an academic year. The Center has invited William Wimsatt to be the Senior Visiting Fellow for the academic year September 2018 – April 2019. […]

Submitted by Uljana Feest, University of Hannover. <<ACHTUNG: VERLÄNGERUNG DER BEWERBUNGSFRIST: 01.12.2017>> Am Institut für Philosophie der Leibniz Universität Hannover, Lehrstuhl Prof. Uljana Feest, ist eine Stelle als Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in (EntgGr. 13 TV-L FwN, 50%) zum 01.01.2018 oder zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt zu besetzen. Die Stelle ist zunächst auf ein Jahr befristet und kann auf insgesamt […]

Submitted by Uljana Feest, University of Hannover. Am Institut für Philosophie der Leibniz Universität Hannover ist eine Stelle als Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin/Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (EntgGr. 13 TV-L, 80 – 100%) zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt, spätestens zum 01.04.2018, zu besetzen. Die Stelle ist zunächst auf zwei Jahre befristet. Der Stellenumfang beträgt zwischen 80% und 100% der regelmäßigen wöchentlichen Arbeitszeit. […]

Das Zentrum für Wissenschaftstheorie (ZfW) vergibt für das Sommersemester 2018 bis zu 3 bezahlte Lehraufträge (2 SWS, Allgemeine Studien) Die Lehrveranstaltungen sollen einem der drei folgenden Bereiche zugeordnet werden: (1) Einführende Veranstaltungen zur Wissenschaftstheorie, (2) Vertiefungsveranstaltungen zur allgemeinen Wissenschaftstheorie, (3) Seminare zur speziellen Wissenschaftstheorie (z. B. zur Wissenschaftstheorie der Physik, Psychologie, Sozial- und Kulturwissenschaften etc.). […]