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Submitted by Nicole Gerstner (TU Darmstadt).   Im Fachbereich Gesellschafts- und Geschichtswissenschaften ist am Institut für Philosophie zum 1. Oktober 2022 eine Universitätsprofessur (W2) für „Wissenschafts- und Technikphilosophie“ zu besetzen. Die_Der Stelleninhaber_in soll das Gebiet der Wissenschafts- und Technikphilosophie in seiner ganzen Breite in Forschung und Lehre vertreten. Erwartet werden entsprechende Arbeitsschwerpunkte in der zeitgenössischen […]

Submitted by Ludger Jansen (WWU Münster).   Fachkulturen – Lehrkulturen. Die Vielfalt der Hochschullehre wissenschaftstheoretisch reflektiert — Ringvorlesung (online) des ZfW Münster — Wer einen Blick in verschiedene Hörsäle und Seminarräume an Hochschulen wirft, wird feststellen, dass unterschiedliche Fächer gänzlich unterschiedliche Lehrformate wählen. Die interdisziplinäre Ringvorlesung‚ Fachkulturen – Lehrkulturen?‘ geht von der leitenden Vermutung aus, […]

Submitted by Michael Herrmann (HLRS).   CfA: Trust in Science Conference series: Science and Art of Simulation (SAS) High-Performance Computing Center Stuttgart, Germany (HLRS) 27-28th of October 2021 Organized by the research group “Trust in information” Trust is a central pillar of the scientific enterprise. Much work in the philosophy of science can be seen […]

Submitted by Nele Röttger (Bielefeld University).   CfA: Two professorships Medical Humanities Help us shape the new Medical School at Bielefeld University: interprofessional, future-oriented, diverse, and strong in research and teaching Bielefeld University stands for interdisciplinarity, high research and teaching quality, and the further development of gender-equitable university culture. A wide variety of disciplines, perspectives, […]

Submitted by Schaufler Lab (TU Dresden).   Call for Abstracts Artificial Intelligence as a Concept in the Humanities and Social Sciences December 1-3, 2021 // Interdisciplinary Conference at TU Dresden, Germany Current debates on artificial intelligence (AI) in the humanities and social sciences seem to be concerned primarily with the effects of the application of […]

Submitted by Axel Gelfert (TU Berlin).   GWP.2022 Fourth International Conference of the German Society for Philosophy of Science Call for Papers – Call for Symposia Technische Universität Berlin Berlin, Germany March 21-23, 2022   Submission Deadline: June 30, 2021. Acceptance Notification: November 2021.   Plenary lectures will be given by: Anjan Chakravartty (Miami) Mazviita […]

Submitted by Leonie Wiemeyer (Leibniz Universität Hannover / Universität Bielefeld).   Call for Applications (CfA) CfA: 5 Doctoral Candidates (all genders) in Ethics of Science and/or Philosophy of Science, Hannover/Bielefeld Einreichfrist/Deadline: 06.05.2021 Leibniz University Hannover and Bielefeld University (Germany) invite applications for the position of 5 Doctoral Candidates (all genders; salary scale E13 TV-L, 65%) […]

Submitted by Uljana Feest (Leibniz University Hannover).   WORKSHOP Bias and Discrimination in Algorithmic Decision-Making Issues in Explainable AI #3 October 8/9, 2021, Hannover, Germany Keynote Speakers: Emily Sullivan (TU Eindhoven) Christian Heinze (U Heidelberg) Markus Langer (U Saarland) Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen (U Aarhus) CALL FOR PAPERS Algorithmic predictions are increasingly used to inform, guide, justify […]

Submitted by Corina Strößner (Ruhr University Bochum).   CARLA 2021 The first international workshop “Concepts in Action: Representation, Learning, and Application” took place at the Institute of Cognitive Science at Osnabrück University in 2018, followed by a virtual event as part of the Bolzano Summer of Knowledge (BOSK) in 2020. Following its great success, we are organizing a third international workshop “Concepts in […]

Submitted by Stephan Hartmann (MCMP, LMU Munich).   ********************************************* The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) at Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, is organising the seventh Summer School on Mathematical Philosophy for Female Students 2021 July 18-23, 2021********************************************* The summer school is open to excellent female students who want to specialise in mathematical philosophy. We are currently […]

Submitted by Florian Boge (Wuppertal University).   Call for Papers for a Minds & Machines Special Issue on Machine Learning: Prediction Without Explanation? ***Extended Deadline: 30 April 2021*** 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, […]

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 […]