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

Call for Applications

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

Entropy is among the most important but also most perplexing concepts in physics. It is also a polymorphic concept: introduced in thermodynamics, we now find it in statistical mechanics, quantum mechanics, information theory, and black hole physics, to name just the most obvious. In this summer school, we will systematically explore the various concepts of entropy as they are used in state-of-the-art physics and evaluate their philosophical interpretations.

The summer school will consist in lectures and research talks. Participants will have the opportunity to present their work in short talks. We would like to emphasize that we are happy to accept scholars at any stage of their career (from students to senior faculty) as participants.
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CFA: First Biennial Midwest Summer School in Philosophy of Physics

Hosted by:
University of Chicago
University of Illinois at Chicago and the Space and Time After Quantum Gravity project
University of Notre Dame

Location:
Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge, 5737 S. University Ave., Chicago, Illinois, USA

Dates:
July 22-27, 2018

Further information, when available, at http://beyondspacetime.net/summer-school-2018.
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Geneva: Scientific Collaborator in philosophy of physics or metaphysics

Call for Applications:

SCIENTIFIC COLLABORATOR
in the project ‘To and Fro: Scientific Metaphysics at Physics’s Frontiers’

University of Geneva

The Department of Philosophy in Geneva solicits applications for a research position (‘collaborateur scientifique’), starting 1 April 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation grant ‘To and Fro: Scientific Metaphysics at Physics’s Frontiers’. The position will be funded for up to 21 months from the starting date.

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CFA: Junior Visiting Fellowships in Philosophy of Quantum Gravity, Geneva

Call for Applications:
JUNIOR VISITING FELLOWSHIPS in PHILOSOPHY OF QUANTUM GRAVITY
University of Geneva

The philosophy of physics group at the Department of Philosophy in Geneva (the Geneva Symmetry Group) solicits applications for short- to medium-term junior visiting fellowships for advanced PhD students and recent PhDs, to visit the group anytime between now and June 2018. The fellowships are funded by the John Templeton Foundation grant ‘Space and Time after Quantum Gravity’.

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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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CFA: 5th HPS 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 5th Summer School on the History and Philosophy of Science:

Tuebingen, August 1st–August 5th, 2016

Probability and Quantum Mechanics
five lectures by Guido Bacciagaluppi, Utrecht University

and a keynote lecture by Christopher A. Fuchs, University of Massachusetts Boston.
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2nd Call: Summer School in Philosophy of Quantum Gravity

The deadline for applications to participate in our (close to) Chicago summer school is very soon: Wednesday, 16 March. There is no registration fee, and we provide room and board. Please note that the summer school is planned for students with very different backgrounds, generally coming from both physics and philosophy. Don’t hesitate to ask if you are not sure whether this would be for you.

For more information, please visit http://beyondspacetime.net/2016summerschool/.

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