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LMU Munich: 2 postdocs, 2 doctoral fellowships

The MCMP has opened four positions for which philosophers of physics will also be considered:

Two Postdoctoral Fellowships at the MCMP (LMU Munich)

The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) seeks applications for two 2-year postdoctoral fellowships starting on October 1, 2017. (A later starting date is possible.) We are especially interested in candidates who work in one or more of the following fields: general philosophy of science, social epistemology, philosophy and psychology of reasoning and argumentation, Bayesian epistemology, Bayesian philosophy of science, philosophy of physics, and decision theory. Some teaching (in English) is possible, but not required.
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Grenoble: PhD position in philosophy of physics

The Cross Disciplinary Program QuEng: An Ecosystem for Quantum Technologies at the Université Grenoble Alpes invites applications for a PhD position in philosophy of quantum physics.

Starting date: September 2017

We are looking for candidates with excellent academic achievements, willing to immerse themselves in interdisciplinary research (philosophy and physics).

Further information on the project and on the application process (deadline April 10) available at:

http://www.grenoble-lanef.fr/spip.php?article164

Contact: stephanie.ruphy@univ-grenoble-alpes.fr

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Eotvos Lorand University Budapest: MA in Logic and Theory of Science

The Logic and Theory of Science MA is a two-year master’s program in English at Eotvos Lorand University Budapest. The program is open to students from all over the world with a BA or BSc degree in philosophy, mathematics, physics, computer science, linguistics, social science, and all related fields.
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Bristol: New MA Program in Philosophy of Physics

From September 2017 the University of Bristol will introduce a new MA in Philosophy of Physics. This will be a one year taught masters including courses in philosophy of physics, theoretical physics, and philosophy of science.

The MA in Philosophy of Physics is intended both for students who wish to specialise in philosophy of physics at a higher level, and for individuals with a background in physics or mathematics who wish to make a transition to philosophy and foundations of physics.

For more information see:
http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/2017/arts/ma-philosophy-of-physics/

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CFA: Black Forest Summer School in Philosophy of Physics, 17-22 July 2017

Call for Applications
5th International Summer School in Philosophy of Physics

Space, time and matter: new directions in the philosophy of physics

Saig (Black Forest), Germany, 17-22 July 2017
http://wp.unil.ch/isspp/
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2017 BSPS Doctoral Scholarship Competition

The British Society for the Philosophy of Science is offering a scholarship for doctoral work in the philosophy of science at a UK university, subject to a candidate of sufficient merit presenting themselves.
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17th annual Philosophy of Logic, Mathematics, and Physics Graduate Conference: Western Ontario, 15-16 June 2017

The 17th annual Philosophy of Logic, Mathematics, and Physics Graduate Conference will take place on Thursday-Friday, June 15-16, 2017, at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada. We are pleased to announce that Aristidis Arageorgis (National Technical University of Athens) will be giving the keynote address.

Call for Papers:
Graduate students who have not yet defended their PhD thesis are invited to submit papers on any topic in philosophy of logic, philosophy of mathematics, and philosophy of physics. Papers in philosophy of physics will be considered for the 14th Annual Clifton Memorial book prize. The contest will be adjudicated by philosophy of physics faculty members at Western.
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