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Friday, July 27, 2012

2 post-doc jobs in logic and phil of sci


The Centre for Logic and Philosophy of Science at Ghent University (http://logica.ugent.be/centrum/) is looking for 2 post-doctoral researchers for a research project entitled /Contextual and formal-logical approach to scientific problem solving processes /supervised by //Prof. Dr. Erik Weber and Prof. Dr. Joke Meheus.
We offer 2-year post-doctoral positions (October/November 2012 tillSeptember/October 2014). The research areas are the following:
(1) Position 1: Methodological and epistemological analysis of scientific reasoning processes.
(2) Position 2: Logical analysis of scientific reasoning processes.
Researchers with a PhD in philosophy or a related discipline (e.g. science studies or philosophy of a specific scientific discipline) who are interested in these positions can apply by sending an e-mail to Prof. Dr. Erik Weber (Erik.Weber@ugent.be ) before *12 August 2012.*Applications must contain a CV with list of publications and a 1 page research proposal that fits into one of the areas outlined above.
We particularly welcome proposals which relate to one of the topics thatare the currently investigated at the CLSP, such as: abduction, analogical reasoning, causation, belief revision, conceptual change, explanation, induction, scientific discovery, adaptive logics, erotetic logics, paraconsistent logics, ...