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Gabriele Contessa
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CFP: HOPOS 2016 (Minneapolis)
June 22-25, 2016, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA http://hopos2016.umn.edu/ Keynote Speakers Karine Chemla, REHSEIS, CNRS, and Université Paris Diderot Thomas Uebel, University of Manchester HOPOS: The International Society for the History of Philosophy of Scie...

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Book: Models and Maps: An Essay on Epistemic Representation
For those of you who might be interested, a version of my book manuscript Models and Maps: An Essay in Epistemic Representation is now available here . Please feel free to cite and circulate.

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Postdoc: Intuitions in Science and Philosophy (Aarhus)
The project  Intuitions in Science and Philosophy   hires -        2 postdocs and -        1 PhD student. Application deadline: 01/11/2015. The Sapere Aude project Intuitions in Science and Philosophy, funded by the Danish Council for Independent Research a...

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Job: Associate or Full Professor AOS: Science Studies (Aarhus)
Professor/Associate Professor in Science Studies The Centre for Science Studies at Aarhus University in Denmark invites applications for the position of full professor or associate professor (depending on the qualifications of the successful candidate) in s...

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Prize: Marc Sanders Prize in Metaphysics
The Marc Sanders Prize in Metaphysics In keeping with its mission of encouraging and recognizing excellence in philosophy, The Marc Sanders Foundation seeks to highlight the importance of ongoing support for the work of younger scholars. As part of this com...

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Logic versus Rhetoric in Philosophical Argumentation
A few nights ago, I watched the first few minutes of Particle Fever , a documentary on the ATLAS project (I ended up only watching a bit of it but that's a different story). One of the most striking things for me as an ESL philosopher was to notice how much...

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"But You Are White!"; or What It's Like to Be A Wop in Philosophy [UPDATED!!!!]
[UPDATED (November 2, 2014) I have revised the original post in light of the feedback I have received. I hope the new post is an improvement on the old one. I would like to thank John Drabinski and Mike Otsuka for their critical comments. Needless to say, a...

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Is Linguistic Bias Unfair or Just Unfortunate?
In a guest post at Feminist Philosopher, Sara Protasi argues that, while gender and racial biases are unjust , linguistic biases are merely unfortunate  (click the link "ESL philosophers" at the bottom of this post to see my posts on the topic so far). Sinc...
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