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Submitted by Benedikt Loewe (DLMPST/IUHPST)   The Executive Committee of DLMPST is sad to report that Mario Bunge passed away last month. We celebrated his life and work at CLMPST 2019 in Prague with a mini-symposium. You can find a brief obituary on the website of the DLMPST at:

Submitted by Stephan Hartmann (MCMP, LMU Munich).   ********************************************* Two Postdoctoral Fellowships at the MCMP (LMU Munich) MCMP, LMU Munich ********************************************* The Chair of Philosophy of Science under the direction of Prof. Dr. Stephan Hartmann seeks applications for two 3-year postdoctoral positions. We are especially interested in candidates with research interests in at least […]

Submitted by Florian J. Boge (University of Wuppertal).   Synthese Topical Collection on Simplicity out of Complexity? Physics and the Aims of Science Deadline: 31 July 2020 Guest Editors Florian J. Boge (University of Wuppertal) Paul Grünke (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology) Martin King (University of Bonn) Miguel Ángel Carretero Sahuquillo (University of Wuppertal) Description The […]

Submitted by Silvia Stößer (University College Freiburg).   Full Professorship (W3) for Epistemology and Theory of Science The University invites applications for a Full Professorship (W3) for Epistemology and Theory of Science This professorship is particularly suitable for highly qualified early career researchers. Fulltime position, Start-date: At the earliest possible date. The University expects an […]

Submitted by Kian Salimkhani (Universität Bonn) and Niels Linnemann (Universität Bremen).   Veranstaltung: 2. Wochenendseminar zur Philosophie der Physik: Philosophie der Quantenmechanik   Beschreibung: Der Workshop richtet sich insbesondere an Bachelor- und Masterstudierende der Physik und der Philosophie und hat zum Ziel, mittels Fachvorträgen (von Sibylle Anderl, Manfred Stöckler, Marij van Strien und Stefan Wolf), […]

Submitted by Silvia Jonas (MCMP, LMU Munich).   ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy invites registrations for the following event: Mathematics and Analogical Reasoning MCMP, LMU Munich 11-12 September, 2020 *********************************************   IDEA & MOTIVATION: The goal of this conference is to investigate the role of mathematics as a heuristic device for analogical […]

Submitted by Sebastian Schuol (Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg). Conference: Public Research and Private Knowledge – Science in Times of Diverse Research Funding Venue: Hörsäle Medizin, Ulmenweg 18, 91054 Erlangen Start: 26.03.2020 09:30 End: 27.03.2020 17:00 Topic: The production and distribution of knowledge is a key process in scientific and scholarly inquiry. In recent years, different agents have […]

Submitted by Sebastian Schuol (Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg).   Call for Contributions: Public Research and Private Knowledge Deadline for Abstracts: 29 March 2020 Deadline for Manuscripts: 31 July 2020  Research Topic: Public Research and Private Knowledge – Science in Times of Diverse Research Funding The production and distribution of knowledge is a key process in scientific and […]

Submitted by Rose Trappes (Bielefeld University).   Workshop: Niche Construction and Other Mechanisms in Ecology & Evolution 2-3 July 2020, Bielefeld University Evolutionary and ecological theories have been developed separately, often concerning different phenomena and time scales, and with different explanatory goals. Yet the many points of connection between the two fields call for cooperation […]

Submitted by Christian Sachse (University of Geneva).   The 8th Congress of the Society for the Philosophy of Science September 9-11 2020 University of Mons (Belgium) Website: The next meeting of the Société de philosophie des sciences (SPS: will take place on September 9-11 2020 at the University of Mons (Belgium). Organisation committee: […]

Submitted by Kristina Musholt (University of Leipzig).   EUROPEAN SOCIETY FOR PHILOSOPHY AND PSYCHOLOGY CALL FOR PAPERS 28th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology (ESPP), University of Leipzig, Germany, 31st of August – 3rd of September 2020   Keynote Speakers: Dorit Bar-On (University of Connecticut) Herbert Clark (Stanford University) Victoria McGeer […]

Submitted by Stephan Hartmann (MCMP, LMU Munich).   ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) is organising the seventh Summer School on Mathematical Philosophy for Female Students 2020 MCMP, LMU Munich July 26-31, 2020 ********************************************* The summer school is open to excellent female students who want to specialise in mathematical philosophy. Applications are […]

Submitted by Benedikt Knüsel (ETH Zürich).   CfP: Workshop “Data Science in Climate and Climate Impact Research. Conceptual Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities.” ETH, Zürich, August 20 and 21, 2020 (Deadline for abstracts: March 15, 2020). Disciplines Climate Science Climate Impact Research Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Technology Environmental Data Science Details In recent decades, the […]

Submitted by Christian J. Feldbacher-Escamilla (University of Duesseldorf).   CALL FOR PAPERS (Salzburg, deadline: May 1, 2020) Salzburg Conference for Young Analytic Philosophy: SOPhiA 2020 September 2 – 4, 2020 Department of Philosophy (Humanities), University of Salzburg, Austria Aim: SOPhiA 2020 provides an opportunity for students and doctoral candidates in philosophy to take a first […]

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 […]