AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

PhD scholarships in philosophy, Bristol (U.K.)

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Bristol invites 
applications for funded PhD research in all areas of philosophy through 
the South, West and Wales Consortium Doctoral Training Programme for the 
Arts and Humanities:

 The department particularly encourages applications in ancient philosophy 
and the history of philosophy, ethics and political philosophy, logic and 
philosophy of mathematics, history and philosophy of science (especially 
philosophy of biology, medicine, psychology and physics), philosophy of 
language, and philosophy of mind.

 We currently host large research projects in Darwinism and the theory of 
rational choice, in epistemic utility theory, and in homotopy type theory. 
The department has a very active research culture and there are many 
regular seminars and events including those organised by the Centre for 
Science and Philosophy (

 For more information about the department and its staff see our webpages:

 The department will be holding an informal open day on Wednesday 18th 
December at Cotham House (address below) from 12.30pm. Those interested in 
applying for a doctorate are welcome to attend if convenient and are 
encouraged to make contact with their potential supervisor or supervisors, 
and/or to contact James Ladyman ( to discuss 
their application.

 The consortium as a whole will have an Open Day on 22 January 2014 at the 
Arnolfini Gallery in Bristol. The deadline for registration for this Open 
Day is 13th January 2014. Full details of the South, West and Wales 
Consortium Doctoral Training Programme can be found at the consortium 

 Professor James Ladyman
 Head of Department
 Department of Philosophy
 University of Bristol
 Cotham House
 Bristol BS66JL
 0117 3310934