Submitted by Stephan Hartmann (MCMP, LMU Munich)   ********************************************* Postdoctoral Position at the MCMP (Project “The Bayesian Approach to Robust Argumentation Machines”) LMU Munich ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) and the Chair of Philosophy of Science at the Faculty of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and Study of Religion at LMU Munich […]

Submitted by Jürgen Landes (MCMP, LMU Munich). ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy invites extended abstracts for the following event:  Progic 2021: Combining Probability and Logic MCMP, LMU Munich September 1-3, 2021********************************************* The 10th event in the Progic series of conferences is set to take place 1. Sep – 3. Sep 2021. This series has a […]

Submitted by Benjamin Wilck (Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin)   Call for Abstracts 2nd European Society for the History of Science Early Career Scholars Conference 20-22 September 2021 in Athens, Greece We invite submissions for individual papers addressing the main topic of the conference: Science and its Enemies: Exploring Conflicts and Alliances in the History of Science. […]

Call for Registrations SPRING SCHOOL and WORKSHOP on Laws and Explanations in Metaphysics and Science DFG-funded research group Inductive Metaphysics and Department of Philosophy, University of Duesseldorf DATE & ACCESS:March 24-25, 2021 (the spring school introductory course takes place on March 24; on March 25 there will be a workshop on the same topics). […]

Submitted by Inken Rabbel (Hochschulrektorenkonferenz). Digitale Themenwoche zu den Kleinen Fächern Vom 8. bis zum 11. März 2021 bietet die Hochschulrektorenkonferenz gemeinsam mit dem Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung eine digitale Themenwoche zu den Kleinen Fächern an. Die Veranstaltung ist Teil der Initiative „Kleine Fächer-Wochen an deutschen Hochschulen“ und hat zum Ziel, die Perspektiven der […]

Submitted by Corina Strößner (Ruhr University Bochum). Call for papers: Protolang 7 (HHU Düsseldorf, September 6-8, 2021) The 7th International Conference “Ways to Protolanguage” is going to take place at the University of Düsseldorf from Sept 6 to Sept 8, 2021. The thematic focus of Protolang is on delineating the socio-cultural, semiotic, symbolic, ecological genetic, […]

Submitted by Florian Boge (Wuppertal University).   Call for Papers for a Minds & Machines Special Issue on Machine Learning: Prediction Without Explanation? ***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:   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 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 ********************************************* 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 […]