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Jacobsen Essay Prize awarded to Jørgen Dyrstad

Tuesday 8 November 2016
The Jacobsen Committee is delighted to award the 2016 Jacobsen Essay Prize to Jørgen Dyrstad (KCL) for their essay 'Seeing and Differentiating'. Entries for the essay Prize are judged by members of the Jacobsen Committee on the basis of anomymous review. For the 2016 essay prize, entries were invited from postgraduate research students in the University of London. For the 2017 prize, entries will be invited from undergraduate and masters students in the University'

IP Supported Conference 2017 - History of Early Analytic Philosophy | Second call for proposals. Deadline 30th November 2016

Friday 4 November 2016
  The call for proposals for the IP Supported Conference 2017 has been reopend with a new deadline of 30th November 2016 History of Early Analytic Philosophy Proposals are sought from UK philosophy departments (not including University of London) to organise a one or two day philosophy conference on a topic related to the History of Early Analytic Philosophy. The conference will be financially supported by the Institute, who will also provide the venue. Proposals – of no more than three pages – should contain:

Prof Christopher Peacocke to give four seminars on Metaphysics and Mental Representation.

Monday 26 September 2016
Four Seminars on Metaphysics and Mental Representation Christopher Peacocke (Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Philosophy, and Johnsonian Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University) will deliver four seminars in Senate House, Malet St, London, under the general title Metaphysics and Mental Representation. All are welcome to attend but some knowledge of philosophy of mind and language will be presupposed. The titles, times, and locations of the four Seminars are as follows: Seminar One: Wednesday 5 October, at 4.30pm in Room 234 Senate House:

Plenary Lecture of the PLM Masterclass on Williamson's Philosophy - Fri 18th Novmember

Tuesday 16 August 2016
Plenary Lecture of the PLM Masterclass on Williamson's Philosophy Timothy Williamson (Oxford): Counterfactuals and the Epistemology of Modality.   Date: Friday 18 November 2016 Time: 17:00-18:30, Location: Senate House Room 349. Lecture free to attend and open to the public. See programme here: www.sas.ac.uk/events/event/6600

Call for Papers: 2016 Jacobsen Prize in Philosophy

Tuesday 2 August 2016
1. The J A B Jacobsen Essay Prize is awarded from funds donated to the University by Mr Jacobsen, who was concerned to propagate a better understanding of life as a universal concept, in the interests of minimizing egocentricity, nationalism, and sectarianism. 2. The value of the First Prize is £1000. A Second Prize of £500 may also be awarded. 3. Eligibility for entry will vary from year to year, as advised by the Jacobsen Committee. The 2016 Prize is open to all current students registered for a research degree (e.g. MPhil; PhD; MPhilStud) in the University of London

Call for applications – Institute of Philosophy Visiting Fellowships 2016/17

Thursday 23 June 2016
Call for applications – Institute of Philosophy Visiting Fellowships 2016/17 The Institute of Philosophy is extending a call for International and UK based candidates to apply for the position of Visiting Fellow for up to 6 months (dependant on the fellowship route applied for). The deadline for the new round of visiting fellowships applications for 2016-17 is Sunday 31st July 2016. Application should be sent to IP@sas.ac.uk , stating 'Visiting Fellowship application' in the subject line. Collaborative Fellowships

IP Supported Conference 2017 - Call for Proposals

Friday 17 June 2016
  History of Early Analytic Philosophy Proposals are sought from UK philosophy departments (not including University of London) to organise a one or two day philosophy conference on a topic related to the History of Early Analytic Philosophy. The conference will be financially supported by the Institute, who will also provide the venue. Proposals – of no more than three pages – should contain: - a clear rationale for the theme or topic chosen; - a list of possible speakers; - a draft budget, including likely accommodation needs;

The Chandaria Lectures 2016 POSTPONED until October.

Friday 13 May 2016
We regret to announce that due to unforeseeable circumstances the Chandaria Lectures planned for the 13th, 16th and 22nd of June will now be postponed until October (dates tbc). We look forward to welcoming Prof Andy Clarke in October to deliver the lectures.

LEM Forum Autumn Programme 2016

Thursday 5 May 2016
LEM ─ Logic, Epistemology & Metaphysics Forum Autumn 2016 Programme Tuesday 08/11 Anna Mahtani (LSE) Title: Arguments for Probabilism

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