Al-Rifaie on BBC

AISB Committee member and Research Fellow at Goldsmiths, University of London, Dr Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie was interviewed by the BBC (in Farsi) along with his colleague Mohammad Ali Javaheri Javid on the 6 November 2014. He was a...


Rose wins the Loebne...

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AISB Convention 2015

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Yasemin Erden on BBC

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Mark Bishop on BBC ...

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AISB YouTube Channel

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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Ph.D. position avialble in formal epistemology, U of Konstanz

PhD position: Formal Epistemology

The Formal Epistemology Research Group invites applications for a TVD  
13 (50%) position
for a PhD student in Philosophy. Starting date and duration (up to 4  
years) are flexible.
Salary according to TVD depends on experience, but is approximately  
USD 25.000.- per

The Formal Epistemology Research Group is funded by the German  
Research Foundation for a
period of six years from January 1, 2008, to December 31, 2013. It is  
affiliated with the
Department of Philosophy and hosted at the Zukunftskolleg at the  
University of Konstanz.

The dissertation topic should cover the project Belief and Its Revision.

Applications including a CV, a writing sample of at least 5.000 words,  
and at least two
letters of recommendation should be submitted by September 30, 2008  
and preferably by
e-mail to:

Dr. Franz Huber

Formal Epistemology Research Group

Zukunftskolleg and Department of Philosophy

University of Konstanz

P. O. Box X906

78457 Konstanz