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Submitted by Christian J. Feldbacher-Escamilla (DCLPS, University of Duesseldorf)   CALL FOR PAPERS (Salzburg, deadline: May 1, 2021) Salzburg Conference for Young Analytic Philosophy: SOPhiA 2021 September 9 – 11, 2021 Department of Philosophy (Humanities), University of Salzburg, Austria Aim: SOPhiA 2021 provides an opportunity for students and doctoral candidates in philosophy to take a […]

Submitted by Adrian Wüthrich (TU Berlin). 2nd Call for Papers We extend the deadline for submissions to the workshop announced below until 15 January 2021. For this second call, we particularly encourage contributions dealing with the life sciences, or with periods before the 20th century. Virtual entities in science: a virtual workshop 5, 12 and 19 […]

Submitted by Niels Martens (University of Bonn). The Heinrich Hertz Fellowship in History and Philosophy of physics is designed to allow graduate students (typically PhD students but Master students can also apply) and early-career postdoctoral scholars to spend either half of or a full academic year at the University of Bonn to work on any topic in […]

Special Issue on Bayesian Epistemology: Deadline 15.Jan.2021 Bayesian epistemology remains the dominant account of rational beliefs, it underpins the dominant account of decision making in science and beyond, as well as many of our statistical methods. While important applications continue to to emerge, the work on the foundations of Bayesian epistemology never stops and a […]

Submitted by Karim Baraghith (DCLPS, University of Duesseldorf).   The DCLPS is organising a one-day Zoom-workshop on THINKING ABOUT THE CULTURAL EVOLUTION OF THINKING Date & Venue: January 22, 2021, Zoom Website:   Invited Speakers: Azita Chellappoo (Bochum) Cecilia Heyes (Oxford) Larissa Mendoza Straffon (Bergen) Samir Okasha (Bristol) Mason Youngblood (New York)   Abstract: […]

Submitted by Benedikt Loewe (Universities of Amsterdam, Hamburg, and Cambridge).   World Logic Day 2021 14 January 2021 Twitter: @UNESCO_WLD Facebook: @WorldLogicDay UNESCO proclaimed 14 January to be World Logic Day, a global day of supporting the development of logic through teaching and research, as well as to public dissemination of the discipline. The […]

Submitted by Jürgen Landes (MCMP, LMU Munich).   ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy invites abstracts for the following event: Philosophy and Methodology of Medicine Online at the MCMP, LMU Munich June 1-3, 2021 ********************************************* The claims of medicine have been supported by a wide variety of different methods, ranging from randomized controlled […]

Submitted by Ludger Jansen (ZfW, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster).   Einladung — Call for participation   ZfW-Ringvorlesung „Wissenschaft und Öffentlichkeit in der Corona-Krise“   Vorträge ab dem 12.11.2020 immer Donnerstag, 18:15 bis 20:00 Uhr, online, nach Anmeldung   Thema Die Corona-Krise markiert eine Zäsur im Verhältnis von Wissenschaft und Öffentlichkeit. Wissenschaftlich sichtbar gemachte Gefahren und Risiken […]

Submitted by EPSA.   EPSA21: Call for Papers and Symposia 8th Biennial Conference of the EPSA in Turin, Italy The European Society for Philosophy of Science (EPSA) invites contributed papers and proposals for symposia for its next conference, EPSA21, to be held in Turin (Italy) on 15-18 September 2021. The conference will feature contributed talks, symposia, […]

Submitted by Florian Boge (Wuppertal University).   Call for Papers for a Minds & Machines Special Issue on Machine Learning: Prediction Without Explanation? Description Over the last decades, Machine Learning (ML) techniques have gained central prominence in many areas of science. ML typically aims at pattern recognition and prediction, and in many cases has […]