2018 JOINT MEETING THE EUROPEAN NETWORK FOR THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCES/ THE PHILOSOPHY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE ROUNDTABLE   Call for Papers: Third joint European/American Conference Leibniz Universität Hannover August 30 – September 1, 2018   The European Network for the Philosophy of the Social Sciences and the Philosophy of Social Science Roundtable invite […]

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 1 Jahr befristet, eine Verlängerung auf insgesamt 3 Jahre ist möglich.   Aufgaben Die Stelle dient der individuellen […]

The Evolution of Knowledge &HPS7: Integrated History and Philosophy of Science, 7th conference   Leibniz Universität Hannover, Hannover, Germany, July 5-7, 2018   Call for papers and posters   The Committee for Integrated HPS and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science invite the submission of individual paper and poster abstracts for “The […]

Associate Professor or Full Professor in Philosophy of Science and Technology The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of Associate Professor or Full Professor in Philosophy of Science and Technology to begin in summer semester 2018. The position is a tenured W3 position. Scientific environment The professorship belongs to the TUM […]

Call For Application (Deadline: January 31, 2018) THOUGHT EXPERIMENTS Univie Summer School – Scientific World Conceptions (USS-SWC) July 2–13, 2018 The Univie Summer School – Scientific World Conceptions (USS-SWC) – until 2014 under the label “Vienna International Summer University” – will be held from July 2 to 13, 2018. The topic of the two-week course […]

Submitted by Claus Beisbart, University of Bern. CSH Fellow in Philosophy of Science at University of Bern The Center for Space and Habitability (CSH) at the University of Bern, Switzerland, invites applications for CSH Fellows. CSH Fellows are expected to be independent postdoctoral researchers, who will carry out their own early-career research program that is […]

Submitted by Erik Curiel (MCMP, LMU Munich). ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy invites attendance at the following event: The Second Law of Thermodynamics MCMP, LMU Munich September 1-2, 2017 http://www.lmu.de/secondlaw2017 ********************************************* The attempt to understand the Second Law of thermodynamics occupies a central role in the foundations of physics: not only is it […]

Submitted by Kian Salimkhani, University of Bonn. CfR: Spacetime: Fundamental or Emergent? University of Bonn, 26-28 October 2017 Speakers: Karen Crowther, Richard Dawid, Neil Dewar, Michael Esfeld, Dennis Lehmkuhl, Brian Pitts, James Read, Kian Salimkhani, Alastair Wilson, Christian Wüthrich Topic: Spacetime or spatiotemporal relations have traditionally been considered as perfect candidates for fundamental entities or […]

The Generalized Theory of Evolution January 31 – February 3, 2018 DCLPS, University of Duesseldorf, Germany For some decades now experts in several fields of the science of human nature, society and culture are using evolutionary models to explain their domain-specific phenomena. This led to the prominent idea, that the historical development of human culture […]

Submitted by Markus Schrenk, University of Duesseldorf. (Call for Application as PDF: German/English) The Institute of Philosophy at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Dep. Philosophy III – Metaphysics and Philosophy of Language, Prof. Markus Schrenk, invites applications for a doctoral position scientific employee/doctoral student (50 %, pay grade 13 TV-L) starting at the earliest date. Initial […]

Submitted by TiLPS. Perspectives on Scientific Error TiLPS, Tilburg University, NL 26-27 June 2017 https://scientificerror2017.wordpress.com/ Invited Speakers: Edouard Machery, University of Pittsburgh Barbara Osimani, LMU Munich Daniel Lakens, Eindhoven University of Technology Eric-Jan Wagenmakers, University of Amsterdam ********************************************* This workshop brings together an interdisciplinary group of researchers interested in issues of scientific error. Participants share […]

Submitted by Markus Dressel (Leibniz University Hannover). WORKSHOP: Progress in Science and Society (with Philip Kitcher) June 14, 2017, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany The Research Training Group “Integrating Ethics and Epistemology of Scientific Research” hosts a one day workshop on the topic of progress in science and society at Leibniz University Hannover, Germany. The keynote […]

Submitted by Ulrich Krohs (WWU Münster). CfA: Wiss. Mitarbeiter/in theoretische Physik und Geschäftsführung des Zentrums für Wissenschaftstheorie der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster. Bewerbungsfrist: 15.6.2017 Am Fachbereich 11 (Physik) der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster ist im Institut für Theoretische Physik zum 1. Oktober 2017 eine Stelle als Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin/Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L) mit einer Lehrverpflichtung von 4 […]

Submitted by Andreas Albert, TU Munich. Master’s program in Responsibility in Science, Engineering, and Technology (RESET) at the Munich Center for Technology in Society The application is now possible until July 15, 2017. The Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS) of the TU Munich is launching its new Master’s program supported by the Elite […]

Submitted by Torsten Wilholt (Leibniz Universität Hannover). Call for Papers: GAP-Doktorandenworkshop Wissenschaftsphilosophie 2017 Leibniz Universität Hannover, 12.-13. Mai 2017 veranstaltet von Torsten Wilholt, Uljana Feest und Mathias Frisch in Zusammenarbeit mit der Gesellschaft für Analytische Philosophie Neuer Bewerbungsschluss (Frist verlängert): 1. Mai 2017 Webseite: http://www.philos.uni-hannover.de/gapworkshop2017.html Der Workshop richtet sich an DoktorandInnen im Fach Philosophie, die […]