Other Announcements of Interest
Call for applications: one postdoc and two PhD student positions in philosophy of physics in Lausanne for four years.
The positions are funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation within the project “A philosophical enquiry into a parsimonious ontology of the natural world”. Applications are welcome from anybody with a firm background in philosophy of science and / or physics who intends to do a PhD thesis or a postdoc in philosophy of physics. Particular attention will be paid to project proposals related to (a) the metaphysics of laws and explanations, as far as it concerns contemporary physics, (b) ontic structural realism and the ontology of physics, (c) relationalism about space and time in the context of contemporary physics, (d) the ontology of quantum physics in a scientific realist setting, or (e) the relationship between quantum non-locality and relativistic physics, again in a scientific realist setting.