Submitted by Florian Boge (Wuppertal University).   Call for Papers for a Minds & Machines Special Issue on Machine Learning: Prediction Without Explanation? https://www.springer.com/journal/11023/updates/18180316 ***Extended Deadline: 30 April 2021*** Description Over the last decades, Machine Learning (ML) techniques have gained central prominence in many areas of science. ML typically aims at pattern recognition and prediction, […]

Submitted by Christian J. Feldbacher-Escamilla (DCLPS, University of Duesseldorf)   CALL FOR PAPERS (Salzburg, deadline: May 1, 2021) Salzburg Conference for Young Analytic Philosophy: SOPhiA 2021 September 9 – 11, 2021 Department of Philosophy (Humanities), University of Salzburg, Austria Aim: SOPhiA 2021 provides an opportunity for students and doctoral candidates in philosophy to take a […]

Submitted by Adrian Wüthrich (TU Berlin). 2nd Call for Papers We extend the deadline for submissions to the workshop announced below until 15 January 2021. For this second call, we particularly encourage contributions dealing with the life sciences, or with periods before the 20th century. Virtual entities in science: a virtual workshop 5, 12 and 19 […]

Submitted by Niels Martens (University of Bonn). The Heinrich Hertz Fellowship in History and Philosophy of physics is designed to allow graduate students (typically PhD students but Master students can also apply) and early-career postdoctoral scholars to spend either half of or a full academic year at the University of Bonn to work on any topic in […]

Special Issue on Bayesian Epistemology: Deadline 15.Jan.2021 Bayesian epistemology remains the dominant account of rational beliefs, it underpins the dominant account of decision making in science and beyond, as well as many of our statistical methods. While important applications continue to to emerge, the work on the foundations of Bayesian epistemology never stops and a […]

Submitted by Karim Baraghith (DCLPS, University of Duesseldorf).   The DCLPS is organising a one-day Zoom-workshop on THINKING ABOUT THE CULTURAL EVOLUTION OF THINKING Date & Venue: January 22, 2021, Zoom Website: http://dclps.phil.hhu.de/tacet/   Invited Speakers: Azita Chellappoo (Bochum) Cecilia Heyes (Oxford) Larissa Mendoza Straffon (Bergen) Samir Okasha (Bristol) Mason Youngblood (New York)   Abstract: […]

Submitted by Benedikt Loewe (Universities of Amsterdam, Hamburg, and Cambridge).   World Logic Day 2021 14 January 2021 http://wld.cipsh.international/ Twitter: @UNESCO_WLD Facebook: @WorldLogicDay UNESCO proclaimed 14 January to be World Logic Day, a global day of supporting the development of logic through teaching and research, as well as to public dissemination of the discipline. The […]

Submitted by Jürgen Landes (MCMP, LMU Munich).   ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy invites abstracts for the following event: Philosophy and Methodology of Medicine Online at the MCMP, LMU Munich June 1-3, 2021 https://www.mcmp.philosophie.uni-muenchen.de/events/workshops/container/methodology_medicine_2021/index.html ********************************************* The claims of medicine have been supported by a wide variety of different methods, ranging from randomized controlled […]

Submitted by Paul Hasselkuß (Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf). 31st Novembertagung on the History and Philosophy of Mathematics “AXIOMATICS: ANCIENT AND CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVES” November 26th–28th 2020, 9:30 – 18:00 CET / UTC+1Online, hosted by Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany The Novembertagung is an international graduate conference on the History and Philosophy of Mathematics and neighbouring fields. It aims to […]

Submitted by Sander Verhaegh (TiLPS, Tilburg University).   Call for Registration: 4th TiLPS History of Analytic Philosophy Workshop (online) Date: December 14 and 15, 2020 Location: Online (Zoom) Website: https://thapw2020.wordpress.com Everyone is cordially invited. If you would like to attend, please register at https://thapw2020.wordpress.com/registration/ before December 1. The conference is free of charge and will […]

Submitted by Ludger Jansen (ZfW, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster).   Einladung — Call for participation   ZfW-Ringvorlesung „Wissenschaft und Öffentlichkeit in der Corona-Krise“   Vorträge ab dem 12.11.2020 immer Donnerstag, 18:15 bis 20:00 Uhr, online, nach Anmeldung   Thema Die Corona-Krise markiert eine Zäsur im Verhältnis von Wissenschaft und Öffentlichkeit. Wissenschaftlich sichtbar gemachte Gefahren und Risiken […]

Submitted by EPSA.   EPSA21: Call for Papers and Symposia 8th Biennial Conference of the EPSA in Turin, Italy UPDATE: It has been decided that EPSA21 will include online as well as in-person presentations. In order to accommodate those who want to take advantage of this change, the submission deadline will be extended beyond 18 January 2021. The […]

Submitted by Adrian Wüthrich (TU Berlin).   Call for Papers Virtual entities in science: a virtual workshop 5, 12 and 19 March 2021, online Organized by the Project “Virtual Particles” (A1) of the Research Unit “The Epistemology of the Large Hadron Collider” Not only since the sudden increase of online communication due to the COVID-19 situation has the […]

Submitted by Ludger Jansen (WWU Münster).   Das Zentrum für Wissenschaftstheorie (ZfW) vergibt für das Sommersemester 2021 vier vergütete Lehraufträge (2 SWS) Die Lehrveranstaltungen sind den Allgemeinen Studien zugeordnet, richten sich an wissenschaftstheoretisch interessierte Studierende aller Fächer und sollen einem der drei folgenden Bereiche zugeordnet werden: Klassiker der Wissenschaftstheorie (z.B. Kuhn, Popper etc.), Vertiefungsveranstaltungen zur […]

Submitted by Leonie Wiemeyer (Leibniz University Hannover).   The Research Training Group GRK 2073 “Integrating Ethics and Epistemology of Scientific Research”) at the Institute of Philosophy of Leibniz University Hannover invites applications for a position as a Research Assistant – Postdoc (m/f/d, Salary Scale E13 TV-L, 100 %) to start on 1 January 2021. The […]