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Submitted by Catherine Herfeld (University of Zurich).   WORKSHOP: THE EPISTEMIC ROLE OF NARRATIVES IN SCIENCE LOCATION: Department of Philosophy, University of Zurich, Switzerland DATE: September 1 – 2, 2022 ORGANIZERS: Alexandra Quack, Catherine Herfeld (University of Zurich) Narratives play an important epistemic role in science. Across a wide range of disciplines, scientists employ narratives […]

Submitted by Alice Murphy (LMU Munich).   CfR: MCMP Summer School on Mathematical Philosophy for Female Students The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) at Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, is organising the eighth Summer School on Mathematical Philosophy for Female Students. The summer school will take place online August 1-5, 2022. This year’s lecturers are Emily Sullivan, […]

Submitted by Catherine Herfeld (University of Zurich).   CfR: Master Class with Philip Kitcher (Columbia University), The Progress of Inquiry, June 21-22, 2022 Applications are invited for the Master Class entitled ‘The Progress of Inquiry‘. We are pleased to have Professor Philip Kitcher (Columbia University) as the lecturer. The Master Class will take place on […]

Submitted by Stephan Hartmann (MCMP, LMU Munich).   Dear Research Community, dear friends and colleagues, as some of you know, Arthur Merin passed away almost three years ago. Soon after, the MCMP at LMU Munich, where he has been affiliated for a long time, came up with the plan for a scientific memorial event. It […]

Submitted by Leonie Wiemeyer (University of Hannover).   CFR: International Conference on Engaging Ethics and Epistemology in Science (EES 2022), 29-30 September 2022, Hannover Anmeldefrist: 01.07.2022 Registration for our International Conference on Engaging Ethics and Epistemology in Science (EES 2022), which will take place on 29-30 September 2022 at Leibnizhaus Hannover, Germany, is now open. […]

Submitted by Cord Friebe (University of Siegen). Stellenbezeichnung: Wiss. Mitarbeiter/in Forschungsbereich “(Analytic) Philosophy of Time OR Philosophy of Physics” Ausschreibungs-ID:3864 Wir sind eine interdisziplinär ausgerichtete und weltoffene Universität mit aktuell rund 18.000 Studierenden und einem Fächerspektrum von den Geistes-, Sozial- und Wirtschaftswissenschaften bis hin zu Natur-,Ingenieur- und Lebenswissenschaften. Mit über 2.000 Beschäftigten zählen wir zu den größten Arbeitgebern der Region und bieten ein einzigartiges Umfeld für […]

Submitted by Deniz Sarikaya (Vrieje Universiteit Brussels).   Special Issue of AxiomathesMathematical neutrality in science, technology and society (deadline: December 1, 2022) Guest Editors: José Antonio Pérez-Escobar (École Normale Supérieure Paris; and Deniz Sarikaya (Vrije Universiteit Brussel; The interplay between scientific knowledge and society is a central theme in the philosophy of science. Engineering and science crucially rely […]

Submitted by Erik Curiel (MCMP, LMU Munich). ********************************************* “The Quantum, the Thermal and the Gravitational Reconciled: Physics and Philosophy in the Varied Landscape of the Intersections”MCMP, LMU Munich24.-26. June 2022 ********************************************* Quantum, thermal, and gravitational theories constitute the three great pillars of modern fundamental physics.  Each is, prima facie, conceptually and physically independent of the […]

Submitted by Christian J. Feldbacher-Escamilla (University of Cologne).   Registration for the Fourth International Conference of the German Society for Philosophy of Science (GWP.2022) is open now. If you wish to attend the conference, please register via: Early bird registration ends on June 1, 2022. The conference will take place on August 15-17, 2022, […]

Submitted by Deniz Sarikaya (Vrije Universiteit Brussel). Call for Applications: HHU Summer School “Philosophy of Mathematics Beyond the Armchair?!” Aug 22-26, 2022, in Düsseldorf, Germany Application deadline: 1st June, 2022 (you will get notified a few days later) Info and Application: The HHU Summer School “Philosophy of Mathematics Beyond the Armchair?!” aims at gathering […]

Submitted by Fabian Hundertmark (Bielefeld University).   Workshop Dispositions in the Life-Sciences: Contemporary and Historical Perspectives Trier University, V 302 (Senatssaal) June 2-3, 2022 The metaphysics of dispositional properties is a topic relevant to the philosophy of the (life) sciences, the history of philosophy, and contemporary metaphysics. Dispositional concepts are ubiquitous in the life sciences. […]

Submitted by Fridolin Gross (University of Bordeaux).   Master program “Philosophy in Biology and Medicine” We are opening our new Master (Philosophy in Biology and Medicine) in Bordeaux in September 2022. Interested students should contact us now ( This master program (presented at will welcome those of your philosophy students that have a very […]