Events & Calls for Paper - Philosophy of Science Association

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Thursday, January 21, 2021 - Thursday, June 24, 2021
This Webinar aims to contribute to a better understanding of clinical and theoretical psychiatry. Every two weeks, internationally renowned experts in the field will present their work to the audience, who will then be invited to take part in a discussion. 
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Thursday, June 3, 2021 - Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Call for Submissions: The Philosophy of Science Association is pleased to invite submissions for the PSA Outreach and Engagement Award. The Outreach and Engagement Award is a new, biennial award of the Philosophy of Science Association, which recognizes a scholar or team of scholars who have led outstanding efforts to engage the general public in philosophy of science topics. The scope of outreach and engagement that may be recognized by this award is wide, but its purpose is to highlight, promote, and elevate professional efforts to engage the general public about philosophy of science. 

Outreach and Engagement Efforts May Include: (1) public-facing philosophy of science communication such as op-eds, videos/films, public-facing events, and public-facing writing; (2) K-12 formal educational efforts such as engaging with K-12 students and/or K-12 educators; (3) informal science education, such as philosophy of science encounters in museums, zoos, libraries, and prisons; (4) scientific work with communities with a strong philosophy of science component, such as research with public participation, citizen science, and community- based research; (5) science policy, such as working with policy makers and/or work to develop science policy informed by philosophy of science. 

Award Details: Recipients will receive a $500 cash prize and will be given the opportunity to have their work showcased by the PSA. The award will be announced at the biennial meeting.

Eligibility: Awardees may be individuals or groups and must be members of the PSA. Nominators and nominees must be members of the PSA. (If you or your group are not members, click here to join the PSA.) Self-nominations are allowed. 

Submission Details: Nominees will be evaluated on the basis of a nomination packet of no more than five pages of written text plus samples, in some form, of the outreach work.

Deadline: August 31, 2021 (23:59 EST)

Submission Packet Requirements: 
(1) A detailed project description which explains the (a) project’s aims, (b) the target audience, (c) the methods employed, and (d) the role of philosophy of science in the project. (2) Evidence of impact, evaluated in a way most appropriate to the project. This might include quantitative evidence, survey data, a summary of qualitative interviews, or letters of support. (3) Examples of the project or product itself.

For questions, please contact Michael Weisberg, Chair of the Outreach and Engagement Committee, weisberg@phil.upenn.edu

Wednesday, June 16, 2021
ONLINE PHILOSOPHY OF LAMBDA WORKSHOP
Wednesday 16th of June 2021
Online via Zoom
This online workshop focuses on various philosophical aspects of Lambda, i.e. dark energy/ the cosmological constant/ vacuum energy.
Info & free registration (by 8 June): https://www.history-and-philosophy-of-physics.com/events.html

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Monday, June 21, 2021 - Friday, June 25, 2021
This event is brings together experts and students from many different countries to discuss free will, agency and their ethical implications. 

III International Colloquim on Philosophy of Neuroscience

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Thursday, June 24, 2021 - Friday, June 25, 2021
Join us for the twentieth annual Philosophy of Logic, Math and Physics (LMP) graduate student conference in philosophy hosted by Western University in London, Ontario, Canada over Zoom.
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Thursday, June 24, 2021
PhilStat Forum: Katrin Hohl "Have COVID-19 lockdowns led to an increase in domestic violence? Drawing inferences from police administrative data."
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Sunday, June 27, 2021 - Wednesday, June 30, 2021
9th International Philosophy of Medicine Roundtable, to be held virtually June 27-30, 2021.
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Monday, June 28, 2021 - Friday, July 2, 2021
Society for Philosophy and Psychology (SPP), 47th annual meeting, 2021
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Monday, June 28, 2021 - Tuesday, June 29, 2021
​Difference-making and mechanistic approaches have dominated recent philosophical discussion of causality. The aim of the conference is to explore and examine alternative approaches to causation. The approaches to be examined include but are not limited to causal pluralism, causal contextualism, causal primitivism, causal eliminativism, the projectivist approach, the dispositional approach, the epistemic approach, and the informational approach. 
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Wednesday, June 30, 2021
GWP.2022

Fourth International Conference of the German Society for Philosophy of Science

Call for Papers – Call for Symposia

Technische Universität Berlin
Berlin, Germany
March 21-23, 2022
 
Submission Deadline: June 30, 2021.
Acceptance Notification: November 2021.

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Wednesday, June 30, 2021
14th History of Recent Economics Conference
ESSCA School of Management, Angers
November 05-06th, 2021
Local organizer: Matthieu Ballandonne

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Thursday, July 8, 2021 - Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Sunday, August 1, 2021
The aim of the Topical Collection is to provide an up-to-date critical assessment of the research on the epistemic significance of diversity in science and to propose ways to move towards empirically more accurate understanding of diversity and its epistemic effects as well as a better account of the moral-political aspects of diversity. We welcome papers applying a variety of philosophical methods, including case study methods, the use of ethnography in philosophy of science, and modeling and simulation methods.
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Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Friday, August 27, 2021 - Saturday, August 28, 2021