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CfP: Video-Games as a Challenge to Academia: 50 Years of the Gaming Industry

Five decades after Magnavox Odyssey, the first home gaming console, came to market, and five decades after the founding of Atari, the second international Video Game Studies conference (SVI), titled Video-Games as a Challenge to Academia: 50 Years of the Gaming Industry, aims to examine various aspects and links between the gaming industry, video-game scholarship and criticism. The aim of such a conceptualisation is to open a dialogue between the gaming industry and the academe, and foster an understanding of their sometimes diverging goals and interests. Such a dialogue revolves around several key questions: What can scholarship, without giving up on critical thinking, offer the industry, and vice versa? Can the industry survive its crises alone, and should scholarship lend a hand? Can academia remain separate from the industry? Finally, is the market changing gaming, or is gaming conquering the marketplace? The conference is organised into three broad thematic sections dedicated to e

CfP: Edited volume: Philosophy, Cognition, and Archaeology

This edited volume aims to gather philosophers, archaeologists, and psychologists/cognitive scientists working at the intersection of paleoanthropology, cognitive archaeology, psychology, and philosophy of mind and cognition. Some of the topics that we are interested in: Should you have any further questions, do not hesitate to contact us. 4E cognition and cognitive archaeology: in what sense archaeological data and cross-linguistic data about ancient hominins can help us understand human cognition or advance our current theories and assumptions pertaining to cognition, such as 4E cognition? The origin and nature of higher cognitive processes: to what extent can the considerations in the evolution of linguistic competence, numerical cognition, abstraction, and normativity inform current or historical philosophical debates in philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, or epistemology (and vice versa)? The evolutionary history of skilled technical cognition: can we draw lessons from the

CfP: International Workshop on Logic, Philosophy and History of Medicine

Aula de Grados. Facultad de Filosofía, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain. 6-7 October 2022 Organised by the research group “Lógica, Lenguaje e Información” of the University of Seville ************************************************************** DESCRIPTION: The aim of the conference is to bring together researchers in philosophy, logic, history and medicine to discuss issues related to medical reasoning, and medical practice in general, from different perspectives. Submissions related to the (non-exhaustive) following list are welcome: Diagnosis Prognosis Therapy Planning Medical Reasoning Medical Epistemology Medical Ethics Problem of confirmation Risk evaluation Causality Randomized Control Trials Abduction Mechanism Ancient medicine (Ancient Near Eastern, Egyptian, Greek, Roman…) Medieval Medicine Renaissance Medicine History of Nursing and Pharmacology History of Medicine and Related Sciences Philosophy of Medicine Logic and Argumentation in Science KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Lola Ferre (U. G

Recurso: Revista Luz digitalizada

Para aquellas persoans interesadas en el desarrollo de la óptica en España en el siglo XX, me complace comunicaros que gracias a la labor de Simurg, Fondos Digitalizados del CSIC, ( http://simurg.csic.es/ ) ya disponemos de la colección completa de la revista Luz digitalizada: http://simurg.urici.csic.es/view/1719989 La revista "Luz: Revista de información del Instituto de Óptica “Daza de Valdés” y del Comité Español de luminación fue un original proyecto de divulgación promovido por el Instituto de Óptica, en colaboración  con el Comité Español de Óptica y el Comité Español de Iluminación, durante 9 años (1960-1969). En esta revista se divulgaban las actividades científicas del Instituto y otras instituciones españolas, se ofrecían noticias generales de óptica, artículos divulgativos generales, monográficos sobre instituciones dedicadas a la óptica o pequeñas semblanzas de científicos destacados. Por lo que es una fuente de información crucial para entender el desarrollo de la óp

FINO CALL 2022 18 PhD positions in Philosophy (16 Scholarships)

Call for applications to the FINO PhD Philosophy Consortium: 16 PhD scholarships in all fields of philosophy are available (see the link below for further info), and our research group would be glad to receive applications from young scholars interested in analytic philosophy (broadly construed). DEADLINE: July 22. What we offer: - the FINO PhD Consortium offers an outstanding 3 years program including a common core of teaching activities (in English); - our group is part of one of the leading Philosophy Departments in Italy, which provides a vibrant environment and outstanding infrastructural support (starting from the new Departmental Library); - we promote fruitful research interactions with other areas (particularly, but not exclusively, with history of science) and connections with leading international research centers; - our research group has strong connections with the interdisciplinary research center LLC ( https://www.llc.unito.it/ ); - our research group is characterized by

CfP: Nature Religions, Science and Technology (22-23 Sept 2022, Groningen)

International Conference: Nature Religions, Science and Technology. University of Groningen. September 22-23, 2022 It is a pleasure to invite you to the international conference Nature Religions, Science and Technology, co-organized by the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Groningen, and The Institute of Philosophical Studies, Science and Research Centre of Koper. The conference will take place at The University of Groningen in The Netherlands on 22-23 September, 2022. The international conference Nature Religions, Science and Technology seeks to strengthen neglected areas in the interdisciplinary field of Religion, Science, and Technology by introducing original research on the approaches to science and technology in, or related to, pantheism, animism and paganism—especially (but not exclusively) in their ‘Western’ forms. Papers focusing on philosophical, theological and religious studies perspectives (sociology of religion, anthropology of religion, history of

Climate Change in Historical Perspective Grants

The Albert Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest at Villanova University seeks proposals for public-facing historical projects related to the theme of “Climate Change in Historical Perspective.” The Center will fund up to five projects (up to $5,000) that creatively engage with the broad range of questions, concerns, policies and practices related to climate change, and how historical study can further public understanding of the present moment.   For information, please visit: https://www1.villanova.edu/university/liberal-arts-sciences/scholarship/centers/lepage-center/grants-outreach/grants/proposals.html