The research unit “The Epistemology of the LHC”, established by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), invites applications for
a Postdoctoral position
in the field of philosophy of physics.
Established in 2016, the Research Unit has forged a unique cooperation between physicists, philosophers, historians, and social scientists. Its aim is to collectively investigate the epistemology of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. With its six individual projects cooperating closely and its teams located at universities across Germany and Austria, the Research Unit covers a broad variety of issues concerning the forefront of research on experimental and theoretical physics at one of the largest scientific facilities worldwide. It addresses key questions in philosophy, history, and the social sciences from an interdisciplinary perspective.
The Philosophy of Physics Discussion Club will hold a series of Zoom-seminars during June. Guests and colleagues are welcome.
Full abstracts and updates are available on the discussion club web page: http://edelstein.huji.ac.il/research-groups/philosophy-of-physics-discussion-group
*Call for Participation* and *Call for Papers*
The Inter-University Center for Philosophy and Foundations of Physics (CIRFIS), the Department of Pure and Applied Sciences of the University of Urbino Carlo Bo and the Italian Society for Logic and Philosophy of Science (SILFS) are glad to present:
XXIII International Summer School in Philosophy of Physics
PHILOSOPHY OF QUANTUM COMPUTATION
15-18 June 2020, University of Urbino
The John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values at the University of Notre Dame is pleased to announce that Dr. John Dougherty, a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy at the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, has been chosen as the winner of the 2020 James T. Cushing Memorial Prize in the History and Philosophy of
Physics for his paper, “Large Gauge Transformations and the Strong CP
Problem,” which is forthcoming in *Studies in the History and Philosophy of
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Call for applications
Starting date: 4 May 2020
The International Center for Formal Ontology (ICFO) at the Warsaw University of Technology invites applications for a 3-year doctoral position within the NCN funded project “Self-subsisting structures in quantum gravity” (Principal investigator: Antonio Vassallo; see below for the project’s description).
University of Bremen (5-7 June, 2020)
We invite applications to a 3-day weekend seminar on Philosophy of Physics at the University of Bremen. The seminar is meant as a first encounter with the academic discipline of Philosophy of Physics, and aimed at university students from both Philosophy and Physics. For further information, please see the text below. Note that the seminar will be carried out in German.
We are pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2020 Cushing Prize in History and Philosophy of Physics.
Eligible for nomination are works by what we term “younger scholars,” meaning individuals who are within five years of the receipt of the Ph.D, and work in any area of the history and philosophy of physics may be nominated.