Brian Weatherson points to a great new service: Richard Heck has built a searchable database of philosophy papers available online. Go register at phonline.org!
Sad news: John Peel, legendary British radio DJ, died Monday.
The University of Erlangen is advertising a position at the rank of Associate Full Professor (W3) with AOS in Logic or Philosophy of Science.
Jobs for Philosophers has ads for three logic jobs: Notre Dame, Wisconsin, and Auckland. Open jobs with "teaching needs in logic" and the like at Wayne State University, and Victoria University, Wellington. There were no logic-only jobs in the October JfP last year, and neither Toronto nor LSE, which had jobs where logic was part … Continue reading Logic jobs in October JfP
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada has posted a list of new Standard Research Grants for 2004. These are the Canadian equivalent of the NEH's Faculty Fellowships that Brian Leiter mentioned back in February. The SSHRC grants, unfortunately, almost never provide for teaching release--only the most senior people seem to win research … Continue reading New philosophy research grants from SSHRC
Brian Leiter and Joseph Shieber note that Elfriede Jelinek won this year's Nobel Prize in literature. Jelinek is a major figure in German-speaking literature. Outside the German speaking world, she is mostly known for her novel The Piano Teacher (Die Klavierspielerin, 1983). But she is just as well known in the German-speaking world as a … Continue reading Elfriede Jelinek wins Nobel Prize in literature
Alfred Tarski: Life and Logic, by Anita Burdman Feferman and Sol Feferman, is now out. Get it at your local bookstore or on Amazon. Only 24$!
Continuing my earlier posts about logic and philosophy, here's a little survey of the top 36 US philosophy departments, what logic courses they offer, and what the logic requirements for PhD and BA are there. The next time I feel like procrastinating, I'll do this for the rest of the US programs, and UK, Australasian, … Continue reading Formal Logic and Philosophy III