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Submitted by Marie I. Kaiser (Bielefeld University). The Department of Philosophy within the Faculty for History, Philosophy, and Theology is seeking to fill the position of a Junior Professor for Philosophy of Science (W1, no tenure track) starting as soon as possible. The successful candidate (f/m) has an independent and innovative research profile in the […]

Submitted by Marij van Strien (Bergische Universität Wuppertal).   Call for Papers How Quantum Mechanics Changed Philosophy Bergische Universität Wuppertal, January 16-17, 2020 The aim of this workshop is to explore the implications of quantum mechanics for philosophy, both historically and in contemporary debates. Quantum mechanics is generally regarded as a fundamental theory of nature, […]

Submitted by Jan Baedke (Ruhr University Bochum).   Call for Applications: 1x Post-Doc position and 2x PhD positions in philosophy, history, and social studies of biology, Department of Philosophy I, Ruhr University Bochum The Institute of Philosophy I at the Ruhr University Bochum seeks applications for one Post-Doctoral Research Position and two PhD Student Positions […]

Submitted by Catherine Herfeld (University of Zurich).   WORKSHOP: CAILIN O’CONNOR’S ‘THE ORIGINS OF UNFAIRNESS’ AND RELATED METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES LOCATION: Institute of Philosophy, University of Zurich DATE: Saturday, October 12, 2019 KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Cailin O’Connor (University of California, Irvine) ORGANIZER: Catherine Herfeld (University of Zurich, Switzerland) This is a one-day workshop that enables discussion about […]

Submitted by Petter Sandstad (University of Rostock).   Volume 23.2 of Logical Analysis and History of Philosophy will explore the history of the closely related concepts of form, kind, and essence. These concepts are currently the objects of much study, in particular within  metaphysics and philosophy of science. Yet much of the historical background remains under-researched. […]

Submitted by Niels Martens (RWTH Aachen University).   Special Issue on Dark Matter & Modified Gravity Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics Deadline: 1 DECEMBER 2019 INTERDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES ON DARK MATTER & MODIFIED GRAVITY Astrophysical and cosmological observations as well as explanatory gaps in the Standard Model of particle physics imply the existence of dark matter […]

Submitted by Andrea Reichenberger (Paderborn University).   Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren, sehr geehrte Kolleg*innen, Wir möchten Ihnen den Pilot für ein Mentoring-Programm für akademische Philosoph*innen von SWIP Germany e.V. vorstellen und Sie einladen, bei Interesse als Mentor*in oder Mentee teilzunehmen. Mit diesem Programm möchte SWIP Germany einen Beitrag zur Geschlechtergerechtigkeit und Chancengleichheit leisten und […]