Mini-course "Proof Theory for Philosophers: an Introduction"

Mini course "Proof Theory for Philosophers: an Introduction".
Speaker: Luca Tranchini (Tübingen)
University of Navarra (Pamplona), November 3-4, 2014
Attendance is free. Anyone with patience and with a minimal logical background will be in the position to follow the course. Those interested should contact Pablo Cobreros ( or Paloma Pérez-Ilzarbe (


Call for Papers: XII Conference of the International Network for Economic Method

The twelfth INEM conference will be hosted by the Research Unit in
Behavioural Economics and Neuroeconomics (RUBEN) in the School of Economics
at the University of Cape Town.

Keynote speakers
George Ainslie, University of Cape Town & Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Coatesville PA; Nancy Cartwright, Durham University; Glenn Harrison, Georgia
State University; Edward Leamer, UCLA; Dori Posel, University of KwaZulu-
Natal; Nat Wilcox, Chapman University

Job Openings: Three PhD Positions in Philosophy

The Philosophy Department of the University of Twente is looking for three PhD candidates to work in the project “Theorizing Technological Mediation: Towards an empirical-philosophical theory of technology”. This five-year project, which includes six researchers, will study the relations between human beings and technology, focusing on its epistemological, ethical, and metaphysical dimensions. Its aim is to develop a theory of technological mediation: how do technologies help to shape human understandings of the world, normative frameworks and actions, and metaphysical frameworks? Project leader is Peter-Paul Verbeek. More information on the positions and the project can be found at:

V Workshop on Philosophy of Biology and Cognitive Sciences -Life & Cognition

The Research Workshop on Philosophy of Biology and Cognitive Science (PBCS) aims at bringing together researchers from different disciplinary backgrounds: philosophers, cognitive scientists and biologists, working on issues of common interest. In its fifth edition, the organizers would like to keep encouraging young researchers to participate in this fresh and distinctive forum through a call for papers.
This call is addressed to graduate, master, Ph.D. students, as well as Doctors who finished their dissertations during the last three years, working on the areas of Philosophy of Biology and Cognitive Science.
Topic: The research workshop will focus on the relationship between life and cognition. This tries to bring to light philosophical debates regarding (but not limited to): enactive approaches to biology and cognition, conceptions of life, philosophy of functions, cognition and adaptation, natural kinds, minimal requirements for either life or cognition, ecological approaches to psychology, systemic theories, biological basis of cognitive systems, etc…

International Colloquium: The Philosophers and Mathematics

The Philosophers and Mathematics is an international colloquium organised by Hassan Tahiri, Center for the Philosophy of Science of the University of Lisbon, that takes place on 29th and 30th October 2014, at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon, under the FCT research project Argumentation and scientific change. A case study of how Ibn al-Haytham al-Shukuk changed the course of Astronomy forever.

VIII Congreso de la Sociedad de Lógica, Metodología y Filosofía de la Ciencia en España

La Sociedad de Lógica, Metodología y Filosofía de la Ciencia en España (SLMFCE) y la Facultad de Filosofía de la Universitat de Barcelona organizan el VIII Congreso de la mencionada sociedad que se celebrará en Barcelona del 7 al 10 de julio de 2015. En el marco del congreso se celebrará la segunda edición de las Conferencias Lullius que correrán a cargo del Prof. Hartry Field (U. New York). La Junta Directiva de la sociedad organizará un simposio sobre la obra de H. Field.

Call for Participation: The Actuality of Peirce's Thought

Call for Participation:
Please sent an abstract of an original proposal between 250-500 words asap, indicating as well your affiliation and name and a short bio in doc(x). and .pdf to the organizer latest 25st of October 2014 to this email address: with the following heading [Peirce Lisbon 2014, your name]