EPSA Fellowships

The European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA) announces 13 EPSA Fellowships for junior philosophers working in Central and Eastern Europe to visit a leading research institution in Western Europe. The fellowship covers travel, accommodation and living expenses for approximately one month (details below) in the academic year 2015/16. During their visit, successful candidates will be members of the host institution and take part in its research activities. In alphabetic order, the participating institutions are:
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Oxford: Postdoc in foundations of quantum reality

Post-doctoral Research Assistant in Foundations of Quantum Reality

Applications are invited for a post-doctoral position testing maximally psi-epistemic theories of reality. Applicants will have research experience in relating the mathematical and philosophical foundations of quantum theory to practical experimental tests. The post is available immediately for up to 12 months duration.
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CFP: Spanish Society for Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science

Sounds like a delight, in one of the best European cities! Alas, I won’t be able to go, maybe next year…:

VIII Conference of the Spanish Society for Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science

The Spanish Society of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science (SLMFCE) and the Facultat de Filosofia of the Universitat de Barcelona organize the VIII Congress of the society to be held in Barcelona from 7th to 10th July 2015. The congress will host the second edition of the Lullius Lectures, which will be in charge of Prof. Hartry Field (New York U.). The steering committee of the society will organize a symposium on H. Field’s work.
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FQXi’s FOCUS ON “EVENTS”: THE PHYSICS OF WHAT HAPPENS

NOTICE THE TIGHT DEADLINE: 15 February 2015

An international request for proposals – open to all researchers and outreach specialists

Initial Applications due February 15, 2015 at 11:59PM EST

FQXi’s programming encompasses both ‘open’ requests for proposals and more targeted programs in particular areas of thought. The current request for proposals targets research on the Physics of “Events” both in physics and also in related fields including cosmology, astrophysics, philosophy of physics, complex systems, biophysics, computer science, and mathematics.
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RIP: Peter Menzies (1953-2015)

UPDATE 15 February 2015: There is now a short obituary note on the AAP website, with comments open for anyone who wants to leave thoughts or reminiscences about Peter.

Australian philosopher of science and metaphysician Peter Menzies has died last Friday. Below is the message sent out by Huw Price and Philip Pettit. Please let me know if an obituary has appeared–I will gladly link to it.
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Call for Applications: Tuebingen Summer School

The Forum Scientiarum (University of Tuebingen) kindly invites 20 graduate students and young researchers in the field of philosophy, physics and mathematics, to apply for the 4th Summer School on the History and Philosophy of Science:

Tuebingen, July 27th–July 31st, 2015

Idealizations in Physics
with John D. Norton (University of Pittsburgh)
and a keynote lecture by Stephan Hartmann (LMU Munich).
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Call for Applications: Black Forest Summer School in Philosophy of Physics

3rd International Summer School in Philosophy of Physics: The Ontology of Physics

Saig (Black Forest), Germany, 20-25 July 2015

Organized by the Department of Philosophy of the University of Lausanne, the Department of Mathematics of Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich and the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy

Supported by the Volkswagen Stiftung
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