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Location: Brussels, Belgium (in person)Costs: FreeDeadline for abstract submission: May 2, 2024 Deadline for registration: May 15, 2024 == Submission talkWe invite early career researchers who would be interested to present their work to send us an abstract of at most 250 words by May 2nd. Please submit your abstract, including your affiliation information, via […]

We cordially invite all interested parties to the 9th Quarterly Lecture on Philosophy of Science, which will be given by Alastair Wilson (University of Leeds) with a talk on “Four Grades of Modal Naturalism”. Abstract: How, if at all, can scientific progress improve our view of the modal facts? According to rationalist approaches to modal […]

Two postdoctoral job opportunities at Technische Universität München, in the project “Philosophy of Open Science for Diverse Research Environments”, funded by a European Research Council Consolidator Award under the leadership of Sabina Leonelli The project is dedicated to the philosophy, history and social studies of open research. It relocates to TUM from the University of […]

– Project SENSORA range of new interventions targetting our sensory experiences will soon become commonplace in our society: Virtual and augmented reality, scientific sensory tools, sensory prosthetics, stroboscopic stimulation, psychedelic substances, and so on. In this project, we will study these interventions to develop a better philosophical understanding of the sensory experiences these new interventions […]

Liebe GWP-Mitglieder, im Namen des Vorstandes freue ich mich, Ihnen die Daten der nächsten GWP-Konferenz bekanntgeben zu können: Die GWP.2025 wird vom 24. bis 26. März 2025 in Erlangen an der Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), unter Federführung des ZIWIS – FAU Kompetenzzentrum für interdisziplinäre Wissenschaftsreflexion, stattfinden. Ein ausführlicher Call for Papers wird derzeit vorbereitet und voraussichtlich […]

Event Date: 22-26 July 2024 [Idea and Motivation]The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) is organizing the Summer School for Widening Participation in Mathematical Philosophy, which will take place from Monday 22 July to Friday 26 July, 2024 in Munich, Germany.  Following a series of eight successful MCMP-organized summer schools on mathematical philosophy for female students, the MCMP will this […]

The Emmy Noether junior research group “From Bias to Knowledge: The Epistemology of Machine Learning,” led by Dr. Tom Sterkenburg, does work in the philosophical foundations of machine learning. The group’s main aim is to improve our understanding of inductive bias in machine learning algorithms, by building bridges between the philosophy of science and the […]

In connection with the centenary of the Vienna Circle and the upcoming 75th anniversary of the Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science, we are organizing a conference titled Philosophy of Science: Past, Present and Future. This conference will take place on October 17-19, 2024, and will be held at the University of Minnesota.  The conference will […]

Salzburg Conference for Young Analytic Philosophy: SOPhiA 2024September 11 – 13, 2024Department of Philosophy (Humanities), University of Salzburg, AustriaMode: hybrid (online and offline), though physical presence is preferred Aim:SOPhiA 2024 provides an opportunity for students and doctoral candidates in philosophy to take a first peek into the philosophical business and to get in touch with […]

Graduate Workshop, 23rd ‑ 24th May 2024, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany dgwp.org In recent years, many researchers working in the philosophy of science have become more and more interested in scientific practices. This so-called “practice turn” seeks to replace or amend the attention traditionally given to scientific theories (their structure, content, and ontological status) […]

The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) is organizing the Summer School for Widening Participation in Mathematical Philosophy, which will take place from Monday 22 July to Friday 26 July, 2024 in Munich, Germany.  Following a series of eight successful MCMP-organized summer schools on mathematical philosophy for female students, the MCMP will this year broaden its offering, with a summer […]

dgwp.org In recent years, many researchers working in the philosophy of science have become more and more interested in scientific practices. This so-called “practice turn” seeks to replace or amend the attention traditionally given to scientific theories (their structure, content, and ontological status) with a focus on the practical activities carried out by physicists, chemists, […]

Invited Speakers:  Alison Fernandes, Bryan Roberts, Cristian López, Eddy Chen, Jill North, Natalja Deng, and Nina Emery Abstract: The problem of the direction of time is a central issue in contemporary philosophy of science. On the one hand, we experience many time-directed phenomena, such as causal relationships and local thermodynamic behavior; on the other hand, […]

Aims:The international workshop on “Trivalent Suspension, Uncertainty and Reasoning with Conditionals” (TSUC) aims to bring together renowned researchers from philosophy, logic, formal epistemology, and mathematics to discuss the major issues, contemporary methodologies that have arisen in the study of suspension, uncertainty, and conditionals. We would like to investigate a specific perspective concerning trivalent logic, probability and conditionals. Specifically, this workshop intends […]

Call for Registration: “Explainable AI and Society” Lecture Series The 4th installment of the lecture series “Explainable AI and Society” will take place during the winter semester 2023/2024, online and in person at TU Dortmund. Modern AI can be used to drive cars, to decide on loans, or to detect cancer. Yet, the inner workings […]

Dear colleagues and students, please find here some information about the two-year Master program “History, Philosophy and Culture of Science” (HPS+) offered by the Philosophy Department in cooperation with other Departments at Ruhr-University Bochum (RUB): HPS+-info [1] An important novelty is that from now on a specialization in logic (next to a focus on HPS) […]

The European Philosophy of Science Association calls for proposals for the venue of EPSA25, its 10th Biennial Conference, to be held in the autumn of 2025. The biennial conference is the main scientific event of the EPSA, typically attracting 200-300 philosophers of science from across the world. It usually comprises 200 contributed and symposia talks, […]

Ankündigung Das Netzwerk „Argumentieren in der Schule“ richtet im Rahmen seines Arbeitstreffens einen öffentlichen Workshop mit dem Titel „Ziele und Grenzen des Argumentierens“ aus, der vom 18. bis 20. September 2023 in Düsseldorf stattfindet. Welche Ziele können und sollen im Argumentieren verfolgt werden? Wo liegen die Grenzen des Argumentierens und wie lässt sich mit ihnen umgehen? Diese […]

Job: PhD position (3 years) in the Philosophy of the Life Sciences at Bielefeld University, Germany (deadline: July 5th, 2023) The Faculty of History, Philosophy und Theology, Department of Philosophy (research group philosophy of science, Prof. Dr. Marie I. Kaiser/Prof. Dr. Lara Keuck/Jun.-Prof. Dr. Alkistis Elliott-Graves), has the following job opening: PhD position in the […]

Logikphilosophisch – psychologisch – mathematisch – informatisch Hintergrund:In seiner Erkenntnislehre unterscheidet Stumpf zwischen universalen Axiomen oder logischen Grundsätzen einerseits und regionalen Axiomen oder phänomenologischen Grundsätzen andererseits. Das so bestimmte, phänomenologisch geprägte Logikkonzept soll im Mittelpunkt der Jahrestagung stehen und mit anderen, auch aktuellen Logikkonzepten verglichen werden. Call for papers Die Carl Stumpf Gesellschaft lädt dazu ein, die Bedeutung der […]

The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy invites abstracts for the following event:  The Unconventional Memory Workshop MCMP, LMU Munich September 12-13, 2023https://www.mcmp.philosophie.uni-muenchen.de/events/workshops/container/memory_workshop_2023/index.html********************************************* Recent philosophical and scientific research has aimed to widen the boundaries of what we think memory is as well as where and how we think it occurs. This workshop is dedicated to the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, 2023https://www.mcmp.philosophie.uni-muenchen.de/events/workshops/container/perspectives_2023/index.html********************************************* 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: https://sites.google.com/view/mc-pmp-brussels-2023/ 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 […]