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Submitted by Christian J. Feldbacher-Escamilla (DCLPS, University of Duesseldorf). Call for Applications SUMMER SCHOOL on PHILOSOPHICAL ENGINEERING (with travel bursaries) DATE & VENUE: August 25-31, 2019 DCLPS (Duesseldorf Center for Logic and Philosophy of Science), University of Duesseldorf INSTRUCTORS: Eckhart Arnold (Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities) Elke Brendel (University of Bonn) Filippo Ferrari (University […]

Submitted by Erik Curiel (MCMP, LMU Munich). *********************************************  The Irvine-London-Munich-PoliMi-Salzburg Collaboration invites papers for the following event:  The Second Irvine-London-Munich-PoliMi-Salzburg Conference in Philosophy and Foundations of Physics  Department of Philosophy (KGW), University of Salzburg HS 301, Franziskanergasse 1, 5020 Salzburg (Austria)  2-3 September, 2019  *********************************************  Over the past decades, important contributions to the mathematical and conceptual foundations […]

Submitted by Sebastian Schuol (Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg). CfP: Conference “Public Research and Private Knowledge – Science in Times of Diverse Research Funding” March 26-27, 2020 Center for Applied Philosophy of Science and Key Qualifications (ZiWiS) Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany) Topic: The production and distribution of knowledge is a key process in scientific and scholarly inquiry. […]

Submitted by Catherine Herfeld (University of Zurich). We invite abstracts for the following conference: THE SOUL OF ECONOMICS Location: University of Zurich, Switzerland Date: September 9-11, 2019 Website: https://soulofeconomics2019.weebly.com List of confirmed invited speakers Erik Angner (Stockholm University) Alvin Birdi (University of Bristol) Beatrice Cherrier (CNRS & THEMA, University of Cergy Pontoise) Kevin Hoover (Duke […]

Submitted by Ludger Jansen (Ruhr University Bochum & University of Rostock).   Call for Papers   *SoLEE 2019* Workshop on Ontology of Social, Legal and Economic Entities   Part of The Joint Ontology Workshops JOWO 2019, Medical University of Graz, September 23-25, 2019 Workshop Webpage: https://solee-2019.github.io/ JOWO 2019 Webpage: https://www.iaoa.org/jowo/2019/   Understanding the ontological nature […]

Submitted by Catherine Herfeld (University of Zurich). Applications are invited for the master class entitled The Nature of the Social World: Foundations and Applications. We are pleased to have Professor Brian Epstein (Tufts University) as the lecturer. The master class will take place on May 31 to June 1, 2019 at the Philosophy Department of […]

Submitted by Christian J. Feldbacher-Escamilla (DCLPS, University of Duesseldorf). Aaron Wendland from the Higher School of Economics, Moscow, recently launched a popular philosophy column in the New Statesman. The column aims to provide a space for publicly-minded academics to address contemporary social, cultural, and political issues from a philosophical point of view. So far, pieces […]

Call for Papers Free Will and Causality September 26-27, 2019, Duesseldorf, Germany The conference aims at bringing together experts on free will and causality in order to explore what the debates about these topics can learn from each other. In particular, the connection between metaphysical aspects of the free will problem and how they depend […]

Submitted by Maria Kronfeldner (CEU). EPSA Fellowships Overview The European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA) offers visiting Fellowships for Central and Eastern European philosophers of science. The aim of the EPSA in making these awards is to create opportunities for early career researchers to carry out research at a leading research institution in Western Europe. An EPSA […]

Submitted by Florian Fischer (University of Siegen).   Call for participation: Reading seminar ‘Agency, Past and Future’ — July 15–17, 2019 — University of Hamburg This summer there will take place at the University of Hamburg, on July 15–17, a reading seminar on the topic ‘Agency Past and Future’. The seminar is aimed at graduate […]

Submitted by EPSA.   Open Call for Institutional Partners The European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA) is looking for institutional partners to participate as host institutions in its scheme of EPSA Fellowships for junior philosophers working in Central and Eastern Europe. Participating institutions would host a Junior Fellow for approximately one month in the academic year 2019/20, […]

Submitted by EPSA. Call for Venues – 8th EPSA Biennial Conference 2021 The European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA) calls for proposals for the venue of EPSA21, its eighth conference, to be held in the autumn of 2021. The biennial conference is the main scientific event of the EPSA, typically attracting 300-400 philosophers of science […]

Submitted by Anna Kellerer, TU Munich. Master’s program in STS at the Munich Center for Technology in Society Application is possible from January 01 until May 31 2017. The Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS) of the TU Munich launched its new Master’s program in Science and Technology Studies this year. It is an […]