Current openings at the Rotman Institute

We are very excited to announce two openings at the Rotman Institute of Philosophy -- a Canada Research Chair (Tier I) in Philosophy of Science, and a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Foundations of Physics. Please help us share the news of these opportunities! Canada Research Chair (Tier I) in Philosophy of Science We are currently accepting [...]

2016-08-17T11:48:14+00:00 August 16th, 2016|Rotman News|

July Member News and Updates

While the institute has quieted down for the summer, our members have still been quite busy. For one Rotman member in particular, we have two very exciting announcements. Please join us in congratulating Justin Bzovy who just began a limited term appointment at Mount Allison University in New Brunswick. In addition to his new position, [...]

2017-01-25T13:40:21+00:00 August 4th, 2016|Education, Members, Rotman News|

June Member News and Updates

During this past month, Rotman members have organised, and taken part in many conferences. Those that included participation by more than one member are listed chronologically below: The Rotman Institute was a co-sponsor of the fifteenth annual Philosophy of Logic, Math and Physics (LMP) graduate student conference, held on June 9-10, here at Western University. [...]

2016-07-04T13:29:25+00:00 July 4th, 2016|Members, Rotman News|

Rotman Institute Member Sessions at HOPOS 2016

HOPOS 2016, the eleventh biennial meeting of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science, will take place on June 22-25 in Minneapolis. We're pleased to announce that several members of the Rotman Institute will take part in the conference. Sessions that include Rotman members are listed below. The full conference program and [...]

2016-06-21T13:27:06+00:00 June 21st, 2016|Philosophy of Science, Members, Rotman News|

May Member News & Updates

Once again, we are pleased to open this month's post with job news. Yann Benetreau-Dupin accepted a position as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh for 2016-2017. Alkistis Elliott-Graves will be a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence in the Philosophy of Social Sciences (TINT) [...]

2016-10-24T11:42:11+00:00 May 31st, 2016|Members, Rotman News|

Rotman Institute Member Sessions at Congress 2016

The annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, now in its 85th year, begins this weekend. This year's congress is being hosted by the University of Calgary. Faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students from the Rotman Institute will be participating in the congress. Listed below are the many sessions that include Rotman members. If [...]

2016-05-26T14:04:48+00:00 May 26th, 2016|Rotman News|

April Member News & Updates

In our April monthly digest, we're very excited to share job news of some of our members. Tommaso Bruni accepted a position as a Research Associate in the Wellcome Trust funded project “Towards a Humanitarian Research Ethics” at King's College London. Molly Kao accepted a position as Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at [...]

2016-07-18T10:47:13+00:00 April 29th, 2016|Members, Rotman News|

Grant Awarded for Philosophy of Cosmology

Rotman Director, Chris Smeenk, was recently awarded a $205,000 grant from the John Templeton Foundation to pursue research on the philosophy of cosmology. Smeenk will serve as principal investigator, along with co-investigators Jim Weatherall and John Manchak, both from the Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science at UC Irvine. Physical cosmology has made enormous [...]

2016-04-25T10:14:36+00:00 April 25th, 2016|Philosophy of Cosmology, Rotman News|

March Member News & Updates

Rotman members have delivered several talks, and participated in conferences and colloquia throughout the month -- including the 2016 American Philosophical Association Pacific Division Meeting. Listed below are the APA 2016 program sessions that include Rotman members, followed by additional events (shown in alphabetical order) for the month of March. 2016 American Philosophical Association Pacific [...]

2016-07-18T10:48:50+00:00 March 31st, 2016|Members, Rotman News|

February Member News and Updates

Our February monthly digest brings news of a new Canada Research Chair, publications, conferences, and public talks from some of our members. Listed below (in alphabetical order) are some of the ways our members have been busy engaging with other philosophers, scientists, and the general public. Gillian Barker was the featured speaker at the Darwin [...]

2016-07-18T10:50:20+00:00 February 29th, 2016|Members, Rotman News|