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CFP: Complexities and Simplicities, Bonn, 22-24 May 2019

International Conference on Simplicities and Complexities
22-24 May 2019
Bonn, Germany
Call for Papers + Essay Competition – Deadline: 15 January 2019
https://www.lhc-epistemologie.uni-wuppertal.de/complexities
https://easychair.org/cfp/simplecomplex1
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New Prize: Du Châtelet Prize in Philosophy of Physics

Duke University is pleased to announce the Du Châtelet Prize in Philosophy of Physics, an award that celebrates excellence in philosophy of physics and promotes breadth across the field both historically and philosophically.
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SILFS Prize for the Philosophy of Science 2018

SOCIETÀ ITALIANA DI LOGICA E FILOSOFIA DELLE SCIENZE

SILFS PRIZE FOR THE PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE 2018

1. The Italian Society for Logic and the Philosophy of Science (SILFS), in order to promote research in philosophy of science, establishes a prize called “SILFS Prize for the Philosophy of Science”.

2. The prize is awarded every two years.

3. Eligibility: all scholars affiliated to Italian/foreign Universities or Research Institutions, irrespective of their role, nationality, or gender, who have not yet reached the age of 40 by the deadline of this call for application.
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Call for nominations: Hanneke Janssen Memorial Prize 2018

The Jury would like to issue a call for nominations for the Hanneke Janssen Memorial Prize, which is awarded annually for the best work in History and/or Philosophy of Modern Physics, done by a student as a requirement for a Masters Thesis. The prize carries a 2000 euro award. Nominations for this Prize need to be submitted by a supervisor of the nominee before November 2, 2018.

For more details I refer to the Stipulations 2018.

The Jury:

Jos Uffink (University of Minnesota)
Klaas Landsman (Radboud University, Nijmegen)
Christopher Lehner (Max Planck Institute for History of Science)
Michiel Seevinck

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CFP: Black Hole Initiative Essay Competition

As the first interdisciplinary center for the study of black holes, the Black Hole Initiative (BHI, https://bhi.fas.harvard.edu/) is a nexus for scholars from fields in which black holes play prominent roles: Mathematics, Philosophy, Astronomy, Physics and History. A central mission of the BHI is to foster cross-disciplinary studies and communication of results in the rapidly growing area of black hole science. Engaging essays that illuminate research and ideas are solicited for a competition, with monetary awards for the top 5 papers.
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2017-18 Beyond Spacetime Essay Prize Winners

The 2017-18 Beyond Spacetime Essay Prize in the philosophy of quantum gravity goes to

• Adam Koberinski (Western): Problems with the cosmological constant problem
• David Wallace (Southern California): Why black hole information loss is paradoxical

Congratulations!

As always, the papers are being made available on the philsci archive.

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CFP: Hanneke Janssen Memorial Prize 2017

The Jury would like to issue a call for nominations for the Hanneke Janssen Memorial Prize, which is awarded yearly for the best work in History and/or Philosophy of Modern Physics, done by a student as a requirement for a Masters Thesis. The price carries a 2000 euro award. Nominations for this Prize need to be submitted by a supervisor of the nominee.
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