Submitted by Juergen Landes (MCMP, LMU Munich).   ********************************************* The Università Politecnica delle Marche invites participation for the following event: Bayes By the Sea: Formal Epistemology, Statistics, and Probability Università Politecnica delle Marche, Anconca, Italy September 13-14, 2018 https://www.bayesbythesea.com/*********************************************“Bayes By the Sea: Formal Epistemology, Statistics, and Probability” is the first edition of a workshop series […]

Submitted by Erik Curiel (MCMP, LMU Munich). ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy invites abstracts for the following event: Analogical Reasoning in Science and Mathematics MCMP, LMU Munich October 26-28, 2018 www.lmu.de/analogicalreasoning2018*********************************************Analogy is a powerful, yet controversial, tool of scientific reasoning.  Indeed, many achievements in the history of science and mathematics have been driven […]

Submitted by Marie I. Kaiser (Bielefeld University). The Faculty of History, Philosophy and Theology at Bielefeld University (Department of Philosophy) invites applications for a Postdoctoral position in Philosophy of Science (wiss18186) and a Postdoctoral position in Philosophy of the Life Sciences (wiss18187) Both positions are full-time and non-permanent (pay-grade E 13 TV-L). They start on […]

Submitted by Stephan Hartmann (MCMP, LMU Munich). ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy invites registrations for the following event: Foundations of Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Information Theory: A Workshop with Jeffrey Bub MCMP, LMU Munich June 20, 2018 http://www.mcmp.philosophie.uni-muenchen.de/events/workshops/container/found_quantum_mechanics_info/index.html*********************************************The foundations of quantum mechanics have long been a focus of philosophical interest, from both philosophers […]

Submitted by Simon Scheller (MCMP, LMU Munich).   ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy invites registrations for the following event: Computational Modeling in Philosophy (CMP) MCMP, LMU Munich June 22-23, 2018 https://tinyurl.com/y9tpvq9m*********************************************Computational models are an increasingly important tool in philosophy. They find application in diverse domains such as philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, […]

Submitted by Marcel Knöchelmann (University College London). Call for Survey Participation: Authorship in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences University College London’s Centre for Publishing is currently conducting a census survey that aims to identify key aspects of authorship in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences in the UK and Germany: Why publishing, and with […]

Submitted by Alexander Christian (DCLPS, University of Duesseldorf). Postdoc Research Position (100%, 1.5+3 years) with a focus on causality and freedom vacant at the Duesseldorf Center for Logic and Philosophy of Science (Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf) As part of the DFG Research Unit Inductive Metaphysics (FOR 2495) a full-time postdoc research position with a focus […]

Submitted by Samuel Schindler (Aarhus University).   The Centre for Science Studies at Aarhus University invites applications for the position of full professor with an expected starting date of February 2019. We seek applicants with academic expertise in either one or several of the following areas: history of science, history of technology, or history of […]

Submitted by Eric Curiel (MCMP, LMU Munich).   First Irvine-Munich-PoliMi-Salzburg Conference in Philosophy and Foundations of Physics (IMPS 2018) Organizing committee: Erik Curiel (Munich), Patricia Palacios (Salzburg), Giovanni Valente (Milan), Jim Weatherall (Irvine), and Charlotte Werndl (Salzburg) Call for Papers: Over the past decades, important contributions to the mathematical and conceptual foundations of physical theories […]

Submitted by Michael T. Hicks (University of Cologne).   GWP.2019 Third International Conference of the German Society for Philosophy of Science Call for Papers – Call for Symposia Universität zu Köln Cologne, Germany February 25-27, 2019   Submission Deadline: July 31, 2018. Acceptance Notification: November 2018.   Plenary lectures will be given by: Martin Carrier […]

Submitted by Jürgen Landes (MCMP, LMU Munich).   Special Issue on the notion of “Reliability” with Synthese Call for Papers Guest Editors: Stefano Bonzio (UnivPM Ancona), Jürgen Landes (LMU Munich) and Barbara Osimani (UnivPM Ancona) Current political, social and even scientific debates all hinge upon whether data, inferences and/or belief forming processes are reliable (the replication crisis and fake news are […]

Submitted by Stephan Hartmann (MCMP, LMU Munich). ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy invites abstracts for the following event: 2nd Workshop on Decision Theory & the Future of Artificial Intelligence MCMP, LMU Munich July 26-28, 2018 http://www.decision-ai.org/2018/*********************************************This workshop will continue in the tradition established last year of bringing together philosophers, decision theorists, and AI […]

Submitted by Catherine Herfeld (University of Zurich). Applications are invited for the Masterclass entitled ‘Reductionism and Anti-reductionism in Economics‘. We are pleased to have Professor Kevin Hoover (Duke University) as the lecturer. The Masterclass will take place on June 1 and 2, 2018 at the Philosophy Department of the University of Zurich, Switzerland. Please find […]

Submitted by Rafael Ugarte Chacón (Leibniz Universität Hannover).   Leibniz Universität Hannover and Bielefeld University jointly seek to fill 3 Doctoral Candidate Positions (65% TV-L 13) in Ethics of Science and/or Philosophy of Science starting October 1, 2018, within the Graduiertenkolleg (research training group) GRK 2073 Integrating Ethics and Epistemology of Scientific Research. Initial appointment […]

Submitted by Meinard Kuhlmann (University of Mainz).   International Workshop  Reduction and Emergence Technische Universität Berlin Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Berlin Room H 2033 (Main Building) 15th and 16th March 2018   Invited Talks Thursday, 15th March 2018 15:00–15:45 Meinard Kuhlmann — Reduction, emergence and mechanisms in magnets and markets 15:45–16:30 Stefan Bornholdt — Ising models of […]