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Submitted by Erik Curiel (MCMP, LMU Munich).   Topical Issue of Synthese Call for Papers: “All Things Reichenbach” Guest Editors: Erik Curiel Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, LMU Munich Black Hole Initiative, Harvard University http://strangebeautiful.com Flavia Padovani English and Philosophy Department, Drexel University, Philadelphia http://flaviapadovani.org/ Topical Collection Description: Hans Reichenbach is among the most important […]

Submitted by Catherine Herfeld (University of Zurich).   CFP: Synthese Topical Collection: Concept Formation in the Natural and Social Sciences: Empirical and Normative Aspects   Guest Editors: Georg Brun (University of Bern, Switzerland) Catherine Herfeld (University of Zurich, Switzerland) Kevin Reuter (University of Zurich, Switzerland)   Topic overview: Concept formation has recently become a widely […]

Submitted by Sander Verhaegh (TiLPS, Tilburg University).   CfP: 4th TiLPS History of Analytic Philosophy Workshop On December 14 and 15, 2020, the Tilburg Center for Moral Philosophy, Epistemology, and Philosophy of Science (TiLPS) organizes the fourth annual TiLPS History of Analytic Philosophy workshop. This workshop aims to bring together researchers interested in a wide […]

Submitted by Kian Salimkhani (Universität Bonn) and Niels Linnemann (Universität Bremen).   Aktuelle Information aufgrund der COVID-19 Krise: Leider muss die Veranstaltung auf Grund der COVID-19 Krise auf einen späteren Zeitpunkt, voraussichtlich Dezember 2020, verschoben werden. Wir bemühen uns, einen neuen Termin so schnell wie möglich bekanntzugeben; die Terminfindung soll in Absprache mit allen ausgewählten […]

Submitted by Alexander Gebharter (University of Groningen).   CANCELATION — SOPhiA 2020 Due to the recent CORONA-19 pandemic the organising committee decided to cancel this year’s SOPhiA conference (originally planned for September 2020). The reason for this is that recent developments make the near future too unpredictable. But even if the conference could, in the […]

Submitted by Leonie Wiemeyer (Leibniz Universität Hannover).   Leibniz University Hannover and Bielefeld University (Germany) invite applications for the position of 5 Doctoral Candidates (m/f/d) (salary scale E13 TV-L, 65%) in Ethics of Science and/or Philosophy of Science starting 1 October 2020, within the Graduiertenkolleg (research training group) GRK 2073 “Integrating Ethics and Epistemology of […]

Submitted by Paul Hasselkuß (Heinrich Heine University).   31st Novembertagung on the History and Philosophy of Mathematics “AXIOMATICS: ANCIENT AND CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVES” November 26th–28th 2020 Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany The Novembertagung is an international graduate conference on the history and philosophy of mathematics and neighbouring fields. It aims to provide an opportunity for graduate students […]

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: http://dlmpst.org/pages/documents.php

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 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 https://silviajonas.wixsite.com/mathematicsanalogies *********************************************   IDEA & MOTIVATION: The goal of this conference is to investigate the role of mathematics as a heuristic device for analogical […]

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 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 […]