Call for Participati...

The AISB Convention is an annual conference organised by the http://aisb2017.cs.bath.ac.uk/registration.html (http://aisb2017.cs.bath.ac.uk/registration.html) The 2017 Convention will be held at the University of Bath, UK, with t...


Read More...

AI Summit London

     The AI Summit London: The World’s Number One AI Event for Business  Date: 9-10 May 2017 Venue: Business Design Centre, London. The AI Summit is the world’s first and largest/number one conference exhibition dedicated to t...


Read More...

AISB Wired Health

    AISB and WIRED events have partnered to bring together inspirational high-profile speakers. Join hundreds of healthcare, pharmaceutical and technology influencers and leaders at the 4th Annual WIRED Health event, taking pl...


Read More...

Hugh Gene Loebner

  The AISB were sad to learn last week of the passing of philanthropist and inventor Hugh Gene Loebner PhD, who died peacefully in his home in New York at the age of 74.  Hugh was founder and sponsor of The Loebner Prize, an an...


Read More...

AI Europe 2016

  Partnership between AISB and AI Europe 2016: Next December 5th and 6th in London, AI Europe will bring together the European AI eco-system by gathering new tools and future technologies appearing in professional fields for th...


Read More...

AISB convention 2017

  In the run up to AISB2017 convention (http://aisb2017.cs.bath.ac.uk/index.html), I've asked Joanna Bryson, from the organising team, to answer few questions about the convention and what comes with it. Mohammad Majid...


Read More...

Harold Cohen

Harold Cohen, tireless computer art pioneer dies at 87   Harold Cohen at the Tate (1983) Aaron image in background   Harold Cohen died at 87 in his studio on 27th April 2016 in Encintias California, USA.The first time I hear...


Read More...

Dancing with Pixies?...

At TEDx Tottenham, London Mark Bishop (the former chair of the Society) demonstrates that if the ongoing EU flagship science project - the 1.6 billion dollar "Human Brain Project” - ultimately succeeds in understanding all as...


Read More...

Computerised Minds. ...

A video sponsored by the society discusses Searle's Chinese Room Argument (CRA) and the heated debates surrounding it. In this video, which is accessible to the general public and those with interest in AI, Olly's Philosophy Tube ...


Read More...

Connection Science

All individual members of The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour have a personal subscription to the Taylor Francis journal Connection Science as part of their membership. How to Acce...


Read More...
0123456789

Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

PhD student position in history and philosophy of science, GERMANY


Contact: kann@phil.uni-duesseldorf.de

Duesseldorf (Germany)

Heinrich-Heine-Universitt Dsseldorf, Institut fr Philosophie

Im Rahmen eines von der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft finanzierten Forschungsprojekts "'Masse' und 'Kraft' zwischen Mittelalter und Neuzeit: 
Terminologisierung und theoriengeschichtliche Bedeutung in Metaphysik und Physik" ist

1/2 Stelle einer/eines wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiterin/Mitarbeiters (TVL
13)

zum nchstmglichen Zeitpunkt fr zunchst sechs Monate (verlngerbar auf ca. 20 Monate) zu besetzen.

Einstellungsvoraussetzung ist ein abgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium
(Master/Magister/Staatsex.) in Philosophie

Gegenstand des Projekts ist die historisch-systematische Untersuchung der Termini "Masse" und 
"Kraft", einschlielich angrenzender Termini hinsichtlich ihrer begrifflichen Genese, ihres 
Bedeutungswandels, ihrer Vorluferbegriffe in der aristotelischen Tradition, ihrer Rolle in
Theorie- und Paradigmenwechseln sowie ihrer logisch-semantischen Eigenschaften u.a. mittels 
des Theorieansatzes der Wissensreprsentation und -systematisierung (Schema- und Frame-Ansatz).

Das fachliche Bewerbungsprofil soll dem Themenbereich des Projekts deutlich entsprechen 
(Philosophie- und Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Wissenschaftstheorie, Begriffsanalyse, Fachsprachenforschung)

Ihre Bewerbung richten Sie bitte mit Zeugniskopien, Lebenslauf, einer kurzen Darstellung des 
wissenschaftlichen Werdegangs, Publikationsliste, einer kurzen Skizze Ihrer Forschungsinteressen, 
ggfs. Ihres Dissertationsvorhabens, bis zum 10. Juli 2011 (bevorzugt per e-mail) an

Prof. Dr. Christoph Kann, Institut fr Philosophie, Heinrich-Heine-Universitt Dsseldorf, 
Universittsstr. 1 - Geb. 23.21,
40225 Dsseldorf kann@phil.uni-duesseldorf.de