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The newly established, DFG-funded Emmy Noether Junior Research Group “UDNN: Scientific Understanding and Deep Neural Networks” invites applications for one doctoral and one postdoctoral position at the Institute for Philosophy and Political Science (IPP) at TU Dortmund University (TUDo). Together with group leader Dr. Florian J. Boge, you will conduct research on the impact of […]

Guest editors: Tobias Henschen (Cologne), Andreas Hüttemann (Cologne) Topical Collection Description: The metaphysics of science debate is often characterized as dividing philosophers who endorse positions of “maximal” metaphysics and “maximal” anti-metaphysics: philosophers who believe and philosophers who refuse to believe that the content or practice of science is to be explained in terms of unobservable […]

Die Frage nach der Stellung des Menschen in der Wissenschaft gewinnt durch die immer umfassendere wissenschaftliche Erschließung der menschlichen Lebenswelt an Bedeutung. Das Feld der damit verbundenen Phänomene erstreckt sich von der geistes- und sozialwissenschaftlichen Erforschung des Menschen und seiner Lebenszusammenhänge über die Vorstellungen vom Menschen in den Rechts- und Wirtschaftswissenschaften bis hin zu praktischen […]

PROGIC 2023: Eleventh Workshop on Combining Probability and Logic Utrecht University,Utrecht, Netherlands, August 30 – September 1, 2023The special focus of  PROGIC2023 is Knowledge representation and reasoning.   Classically, logic and probability offer competing representations of partial or incomplete information, with the former assuming a qualitative perspective on uncertainty and the latter focusing on a quantitative account. Both provide their own […]

Timing ability is important for social interaction, decision-making and task management. However, making a good sense of time is not always easy. Some reliable timing mechanisms of organisms have been widely assumed and empirically supported, such as internal clock theory or circadian clock. By contrast, a number of psychological and neuroscientific studies have emphasized that […]

Full Professorship (W3) in Philosophy (f/m/d) with a focus on philosophy of (life) science and technology at the University of Heidelberg at the earliest convenience. This position is intended as a bridge between the faculties of philosophy and engineering sciences and it is part of the Institute for Molecular Systems Engineering and Advanced Materials.$.startup?MODUL=LS&M1=1&M2=0&M3=0&PRO=32995 Successful […]

Dear all.  Submissions are now open for the 7th edition of HaPoC, to be hosted by the Faculty of Administration and Social Sciences at Warsaw University of Technology from 18 through 20 October, 2023. Important dates:  – Submission deadline: April 30, 2023  – Notification of acceptance/rejection: June 30th, 2023 – Conference: October 18-20, 2023  Conference […]

Netzwerk Hermeneutik Interpretationstheorie (NHI): 8. Jahrestagung / Call for Papers  Sprache und Aussersprachlichkeit – Ist alles Sein, das verstanden werden kann, Sprache?  Keynotes Gottfried Boehm (Kunstwissenschaft, Basel)  Inga Mai Groote (Musikwissenschaft, Zürich)  Thomas Wabel (Theologie, Bamberg)  Zum Thema Keine der mittlerweile zahlreich proklamierten ‘Wenden’ hat nachhaltig die gleiche Berühmtheit erlangt wie der von Richard Rorty 1967 beschriebene […]

The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy invites submissions for the following event:  How Should We Reason? Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives  MCMP, LMU Munich October 12-13, 2023********************************************* According to a long-standing insight going back to Hume, the normative and the descriptive are distinct in kind, so that it is wrong to conclude “is” from “ought” or […]

Masterclass in the Philosophy of Mathematical Practices with Jean Paul Van BendegemDate: 21 – 23 June 2023Location: Brussels, Belgium (in person)Costs: FreeDeadline for abstract submission: April 1, 2023Webpage: The Centre for Logic and Philosophy of Science (CLPS) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) will host its fifth Masterclass in the Philosophy of Mathematical Practices on […]

LMU’s international Master program in Logic and Philosophy of Science is now inviting applications for 2023 admission. The Master program isbased at the LMU’s Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP). Details regarding the application process are accessible here: General information concerning the Master program is available here: Despite the late official deadline, we encourage applicants to apply early. Please help us spread the word!