The May 2009 issue of the Proceedings and Addresses of the APA contain an interesting study conducted by the Committee on the Status of Women. It's online on the APA website:CSW Jobs for Philosophers Employment Study
SSHRC has posted the list of funded projects from the most recent Standard Research Grants competition. These grants are for three years. Last year's results are here. (Check the discussion in comments for info on what these grants are for, comparison with NEH grants, etc. UPDATE: Actually, the interesting discussion followed the 2006 list.)This year's … Continue reading 2009 Canadian Research Grants to Philosophers
[On March 27, 2009, Stanford/CSLI hosted a workshop on OpenProof (aka, the software behind Barwise and Etchemendy's Language, Proof, and Logic textbook). Alexei Angelides was there and provided the following report for LogBlog.]On March 27th, CSLI and the OpenProof Project hosted a full day of presentation and discussion commemorating the, so to speak, tenth anniversary … Continue reading Report on OpenProof Day 2009
Jake Chandler at Leuven's Centre for Logic and Analytic Philosophy, and Jonah Schupbach, currently at Tilburg's Center for Logic and Philosophy of Science, have started a new group blog, Choice & Inference: Welcome to the new group blog, Choice & Inference! This blog provides a platform for dialogue and news within the fields of formal … Continue reading Choice & Inference: New Group Blog
There are a number of foundational schemes out there. ZFC set theory is perhaps the most widely known, but of course you can also develop math in type theory. And you can also do it in category theory. So what's the difference? Steve Awodey has an answer in a preprint of a paper, now posted … Continue reading Awodey on Sets, Types, Categories and the Foundations of Mathematics
This call for applications for Elsevier Foundation Travel Grants for junior female researchers for the CiE 2009 conference just came over the wire: We are offering up to five travel grants for junior female researchers to come to CiE 2009. These grants cover the registration fee (at the early rate) plus a travel reimbursement of … Continue reading Travel grants for Women in Computability at CiE 2009
My colleague Marc Ereshefsky brought me back a book of sticky notes from LA: Logical Positivi-its. There are three: a defintional double arrow, one with a picture of Otto Neurath, and one with a picture of Wittgenstein with three check boxes: tautology, meaningless, or Schweigen (be silent).
If you'd rather go to France than Pittsburgh or LA, or you're not an undergrad student: 21st EUROPEAN SUMMER SCHOOL IN LOGIC, LANGUAGE AND INFORMATION ESSLLI 2009 Bordeaux, July 20-31 2009 The European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information (ESSLLI) is organized every year by the Association for Logic, Language and Information (FoLLI) in … Continue reading ESSLLI 2009 in Bordeaux