Thursday, 27 October 2016

Assistant Professorship at the MCMP

Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich is seeking applications for one

Assistant Professorship position in Logic and Philosophy of Language
(for three years, with the possibility of extension)

at the Chair of Logic and Philosophy of Language (Professor Hannes Leitgeb) and the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) at the Faculty of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, and Study of Religion. The position, which is to start on April 1st 2017, is for three years with the possibility of extension.

The appointee will be expected (i) to do philosophical research, especially in logic and philosophy of language, (ii) to teach five hours a week in areas relevant to the chair, and (iii) to participate in the administrative work of the MCMP.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in philosophy or logic, will have teaching experience in philosophy and logic, and will have carried out research in logic and related areas (such as philosophy of logic, philosophy of language, philosophy of mathematics, formal epistemology).

Women are currently underrepresented in the Faculty, therefore we particularly welcome applications for this post from suitably qualified female candidates. Furthermore, given equal qualification, severely physically challenged individuals will be preferred.

Applications (including CV, certificates, list of publications), a description of planned research projects (1000-1500 words), and letters of reference of two referees should be sent either by email (ideally all requested documents in just one PDF document) or by mail to

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Faculty of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and Study of Religion
Chair of Logic and Philosophy of Language / MCMP
Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1
80539 München
E-Mail: office.leitgeb@lrz.uni-muenchen.de

by

December 1st, 2016.

If possible at all, we very much prefer applications by email.

Contact for informal inquiries: office.leitgeb@lrz.uni-muenchen.de

More information about the MCMP can be found at http://www.mcmp.philosophie.uni-muenchen.de/index.html.

The German description of the position is to be found at http://www.uni-muenchen.de/aktuelles/stellenangebote/wissenschaft/20161017140416.html.

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Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Entia et Nomina 2017 CFP

The “Entia et Nomina” series features English language workshops for researchers in formally oriented philosophy, in particular in logic, philosophy of science, formal epistemology and philosophy of language. The aim of the workshop is to foster cooperation among philosophers with a formal bent. Previous editions took place at Gdansk University, Ghent University (as part of the Trends in Logic series), Jagiellonian University, and Warsaw University. The sixth conference in the series will take place in Palolem, Goa, India, on 29 January - 5 February 2017. Invited speakers confirmed so far include:

Krzysztof Posłajko (Jagiellonian University)
Katarzyna Kijania-Placek (Jagiellonian University)
Tomasz Placek (Jagiellonian University)
Nina Gierasimczuk (Danish Technical University)
Cezary Cieślinski (Warsaw University)
Marcello Dibello (City University of New York)


Authors of contributed papers are requested to submit short (up to 2 normalized pages) and extended (up to 6 pages) abstracts, prepared for blind-review, in PDF format, by 30.10.2016. Decisions about acceptance will be communicated by 20.11.2016.

Authors of accepted papers will have 40 minutes to present their work. Each paper will be followed by a 10 minute commentary prepared beforehand by another participant. Accepted participants might also be asked to comment on at least one talk. Commentaries will be followed by 10-15 minutes of discussion. Applications can be made also for the role of commentator only, in which case only a short CV is requested. We aim to make the short versions of accepted papers available to the participants ahead of the conference.

Please send your abstracts, questions and any inquiries to both Rafal Urbaniak <rfl.urbaniak@gmail.com> and Juliusz Doboszewski <jdoboszewski@gmail.com>.

Tuesday, 4 October 2016

CFA: The Fifth Reasoning Club Conference

Call for Abstracts: The Fifth Reasoning Club Conference
University of 
Torino, 18-19 May 2017

Keynote speakers: 
Branden FITELSON (Northeastern University, Boston)
Jeanne PEIJNENBURG (University of Groningen)
Katya TENTORI (University of Trento)
Paul EGRÉ (Institut Jean Nicod, Paris)
Please visit http://www.llc.unito.it/notizie/fifth-reasoning-club-meeting-llc-2017 for further information.

Submissions for the Fifth Reasoning Club Conference are now open. All PhD candidates and early career researchers with interests in reasoning and inference, broadly construed, are encouraged to submit an abstract of up to 500 words (prepared for blind review) via Easy Chair at https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=rcc17
 
We especially welcome members of groups that are underrepresented in philosophy to submit. We are committed to promoting diversity in our final programme.

The deadline for submissions is 1 February 2017. The final decision on submissions will be made by 15 March 2017. 

Grants will be available to help cover travel costs for contributed speakers. To apply for a travel grant, please send a CV and a short travel budget estimate in a single pdf file by 1 February 2017 to reasoningclubconference2017@gmail.com.

For any queries please contact Vincenzo Crupi or Jason Konek.

The Reasoning Club is a network of institutes, centres, departments, and groups addressing research topics connected to reasoning, inference, and methodology broadly construed. It issues the monthly gazette The Reasoner.

Earlier editions of the meeting were held in Brussels, Pisa, Kent, and Manchester