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CfA: 7th HPS Tuebingen Summer School – with Thomas Ryckman

The Forum Scientiarum (University of Tuebingen) kindly invites 15 graduate students and young researchers in the field of philosophy, physics, and mathematics, to apply for the 7th Summer School on the History and Philosophy of Science:

August 6th – August 10th, 2018

**What can we learn today from Einstein’s interface of physics and philosophy?**

five lectures by *Thomas Ryckman* (Stanford University)

and a keynote lecture by *Jeroen Van Dongen* (University of Amsterdam)
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LMU Munich: Two Postdoctoral Fellowships at the MCMP

http://www.mcmp.philosophie.uni-muenchen.de/news/post_doc_2018/index.html

The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) seeks applications for two 3-year postdoctoral fellowships starting on October 1, 2018. (A later starting date is possible.) We are especially interested in candidates with research interests in at least one of the following fields: general philosophy of science, philosophy of physics, philosophy of the social sciences, philosophy of statistics, formal epistemology, formal philosophy of science, social epistemology, philosophy and psychology of reasoning and argumentation, agent-based modeling in philosophy, or decision theory.

Application deadline: April 15 2018

For more information and details see: http://www.mcmp.philosophie.uni-muenchen.de/news/post_doc_2018/index.html

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LSE: Fellowship in philosophy of physics

The Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method seeks applications for an exciting fellowship position in philosophy of physics.
Deadline: 23:59 BST, 9 May 2018

The LSE Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method seeks applications for a 1 year LSE Fellowship in Philosophy, which has the potential to be extended by 1–2 further years subject to performance and funding availability. The post will begin 3 September 2018, at a salary of £34,736 plus pension benefits. The area of specialty is philosophy of physics.
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Lugano: MA programme in analytic philosophy (with philosophy of physics module)

The Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI) in Lugano offers an MA programme in analytic philosophy, which includes a module in philosophy of physics (although the main emphasis is on metaphysics and the philosophy of mind, and on history of philosophy). For 2018-19, the faculty teaching in the programme are:

– Franz Berto
– Marco Colombetti
– Damiano Costa
– Paolo Crivelli
– Kit Fine
– Kathrin Koslicki
– Jon Marenbon
– Anna Marmodoro
– Kevin Mulligan
– Francesco Orilia
– François Recanati
– Andrea Rocci
– Thomas Sattig
– Peter Simons
– Giuliano Torrengo
– Achille Varzi
– Giovanni Ventimiglia
– Christian Wüthrich

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Oxford: Fixed-term departmental lecturer in philosophy of physics

UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
FACULTY OF PHILOSOPHY, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Oxford.

Departmental Lecturer in Philosophy of Physics

Grade 7: £31,604 – £33,518 per annum

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International Summer School in Philosophy of Physics, Split, 16-21 July 2018

2nd Call for Applications with extended deadline

2018 Split Summer School in the Philosophy of Physics

The Chimera of Entropy

Split, Croatia, 16-21 July 2018

http://mapmf.pmfst.unist.hr/~sokolic/doku.php
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PhD position: philosophy of physics or metaphysics of science

Call for Applications:

PhD position in philosophy of physics / metaphysics of science

University Grenoble Alpes

The Chair of Excellence in Philosophy of Quantum Physics in Grenoble solicits applications for a 3-year PhD position attached to the Chair within the interdisciplinary project ‘The entanglement of physics and philosophy’ starting 1 January 2019 (please see below for more information on the project). The Chair is part of the Cross Disciplinary Program ‘Quantum Engineering Grenoble’ (QuEnG), which aims to foster a pluridisciplinary environment for quantum technologies in Grenoble; more information on the QuEnG project and the Chair of Excellence can be found at https://quantum.univ-grenoble-alpes.fr/ and https://quantum.univ-grenoble-alpes.fr/fostering-the-ecosystem/our-chairs-of-excellence/philosophy-of-quantum-physics/lam-vincent-734540.htm?RH=1494950443893
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