Everyone should read this new entry in the SEP. Emily Elizabeth Constance Jones (1848–1922), a contemporary of Bertrand Russell and G. E. Moore at Cambridge University, worked primarily in philosophical logic and ethics. Her most significant contribution to the former area is her application of the intension-extension distinction to singular terms, anticipating Frege's related distinction … Continue reading E. E. C. Jones in the SEP
The Department of Philosophy at the University of Calgary invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship starting on September 1, 2011. The area of specialization is logic or the philosophy of science. The fellow will be expected to have a well-defined research project, teach one course in the area of specialization, and participate in the … Continue reading Postdoc in Logic/Philosophy of Science at Calgary
The AGM Theory of Belief Revision was 25 years old last year, and the JPL has a special anniversary issue on it.
The Swedish Academy awarded the 2011 Rolf Schock Prize to Hilary Putnam "for his contribution to the understanding of semantics for theoretical and ‘natural kind’ terms, and of the implications of this semantics for philosophy, theory of knowledge, philosophy of science and metaphysics". Here's the citation: Hilary Putnam is one of the most versatile philosophers … Continue reading Hilary Putnam Awarded 2011 Schock Prize in Logic and Philosophy
From Hannes Leitgeb's new Center for Mathematical Philosophy at the LMU Munich: Four doctoral fellowships are being advertised at the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP). The MCMP, which is devoted to applications of logical and mathematical methods in philosophy, has recently been established at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (LMU) based on generous support by the … Continue reading PhD Fellowships in Mathematical Philosophy in Munich
LogBlog moved last year. I've tried to make it noticeable as little as possible--the RSS feed has been redirected for a while. So even if your feed reader is set to www.ucalgary.ca/~rzach/logblog/atom.xml you stil get the new posts. But you should really change it! (to http://www.ucalgary.ca/rzach/rss.xml) And now I've also put in redirects from all … Continue reading LogBlog Move
Funny Venn diagrams, a vaguely-logic-related internet thing: Not sure where that last one originated. Any other good suggestions?