Submitted by Rosa Trappes (University of Bielefeld).   Workshop: Philosophical perspectives on ecological niches 15-16 July 2019, University of Münster The ecological niche is a key conceptual tool for capturing the intricate interactions between an organism and its environment. Within ecology, the niche is generally taken to comprise any environmental factors that determine the establishment or […]

Submitted by Stephan Hartmann (MCMP, LMU Munich).   ********************************************* Call for Papers  GAP Doktorandenworkshop Mathematische Philosophie 2019 MCMP, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München 11.-12. Oktober 2019********************************************* Der Workshop richtet sich an DoktorandInnen im Fach Philosophie aus Deutschland, Österreich oder der Schweiz, die sich mit Fragen und Problemen der Mathematischen Philosophie beschäftigen. Dazu zählt neben der Logik, der Formalen […]

Submitted by Markus Seidel (WWU Muenster).   Call for Abstracts / Registration Das Zentrum für Wissenschaftstheorie (ZfW) der WWU Münster veranstaltet am Donnerstag, den 11. Juli, 13:00 – 19:30 und Freitag, den 12. Juli 2019, 9:00 bis 19:00 einen Workshop zum Thema (Scientific) Observation and Background Effects Conceptualization, Epistemic Issues, & Mechanisms. Ort: Raum DPL […]

Submitted by Meinard Kuhlmann (University of Mainz).   Workshop „Prognostische Implikationen interdisziplinärer Erforschung komplexer Systeme“ (Mainz, 3. Juni 2019, 10:00–16:00)   Programm: Meinard Kuhlmann: Vorhersagen bei komplexen Systemen — Möglichkeiten und Grenzen Cornelis Menke: Vorhersagen neuartiger Phänomene in disziplinären und interdisziplinären Forschungsprogrammen Jürgen Jost: Problems of economic theory from a complex systems perspective Nils Bertschinger: […]

Submitted by Christian J. Feldbacher-Escamilla (DCLPS, University of Duesseldorf). Call for Applications SUMMER SCHOOL on PHILOSOPHICAL ENGINEERING (with travel bursaries) DATE & VENUE: August 25-31, 2019 DCLPS (Duesseldorf Center for Logic and Philosophy of Science), University of Duesseldorf INSTRUCTORS: Eckhart Arnold (Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities) Elke Brendel (University of Bonn) Filippo Ferrari (University […]

Submitted by Erik Curiel (MCMP, LMU Munich). *********************************************  The Irvine-London-Munich-PoliMi-Salzburg Collaboration invites papers for the following event:  The Second Irvine-London-Munich-PoliMi-Salzburg Conference in Philosophy and Foundations of Physics  Department of Philosophy (KGW), University of Salzburg HS 301, Franziskanergasse 1, 5020 Salzburg (Austria)  2-3 September, 2019  *********************************************  Over the past decades, important contributions to the mathematical and conceptual foundations […]

Submitted by Ludger Jansen (Ruhr University Bochum & University of Rostock).   Call for Papers   *SoLEE 2019* Workshop on Ontology of Social, Legal and Economic Entities   Part of The Joint Ontology Workshops JOWO 2019, Medical University of Graz, September 23-25, 2019 Workshop Webpage: JOWO 2019 Webpage:   Understanding the ontological nature […]

Submitted by Catherine Herfeld (University of Zurich). Applications are invited for the master class entitled The Nature of the Social World: Foundations and Applications. We are pleased to have Professor Brian Epstein (Tufts University) as the lecturer. The master class will take place on May 31 to June 1, 2019 at the Philosophy Department of […]

Submitted by Christian J. Feldbacher-Escamilla (DCLPS, University of Duesseldorf). Aaron Wendland from the Higher School of Economics, Moscow, recently launched a popular philosophy column in the New Statesman. The column aims to provide a space for publicly-minded academics to address contemporary social, cultural, and political issues from a philosophical point of view. So far, pieces […]

Submitted bei Neil Dewar (MCMP, LMU Munich). ***Extended deadline: MCMP Summer School in Mathematical Philosophy for Female Students*** The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy is organising the sixth edition of the Summer School on Mathematical Philosophy for Female Students, taking place from 28th July to 3rd August 2019. The deadline for applications has been extended: […]

Submitted by Stephan Hartmann (MCMP, LMU Munich). ********************************************* 12th MuST (Munich-Sydney-Turin) Conference in Philosophy of Science and Third Workshop “Perspectives on Scientific Error” STATISTICAL REASONING AND SCIENTIFIC ERROR LMU Munich, Germany 1-4 July 2019  Invited Speakers: Deborah Mayo, Virginia Tech Regina Nuzzo, Gallaudet University Miklós Rédei, London School of Economics Uri Simonsohn, Universitat Ramón Llull ********************************************* […]

Call for Papers Free Will and Causality September 26-27, 2019, Duesseldorf, Germany The conference aims at bringing together experts on free will and causality in order to explore what the debates about these topics can learn from each other. In particular, the connection between metaphysical aspects of the free will problem and how they depend […]

Submitted by Maria Kronfeldner (CEU). EPSA Fellowships Overview The European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA) offers visiting Fellowships for Central and Eastern European philosophers of science. The aim of the EPSA in making these awards is to create opportunities for early career researchers to carry out research at a leading research institution in Western Europe. An EPSA […]

Submitted by Paul Hasselkuß (University of Duesseldorf).   Call for Abstracts: 30th Novembertagung on the History and Philosophy of Mathematics“Mathematical Cultures, Values and Norms” 31st October – 2nd November 2019, Institut de Recherche Mathématique Avancée (IRMA), Strasbourg, France The Novembertagung on the History and Philosophy of Mathematics is an annual international conference aimed at PhD and postdoctoral […]

Submitted by Simon Friederich (University of Groningen). Call for Papers: Workshop “Probabilities in Cosmology” Groningen, 21 June – 23 June 2019 In cosmology probabilities appear in multiple different guises. We use them when we assess the naturalness of a certain value of the cosmological constant, when we assign likelihoods to possible initial conditions of the […]