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"Philosophy in Practice": Scientific Award 2020

Interdisciplinary Centre for Ethics of the Jagiellonian University (INCET), publisher of popular science journal "Philosophy in Practice" announces a competition for Scientific Award of "Philosophy in Practice" for the author of a paper in the field of practical philosophy. Papers can be submitted in Polish or English by a researcher or doctoral student affiliated with a Polish research unit. The paper should have been published in a journal or book in the year 2019. Deadline: 20th of May.
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"Philosophy in practice": Competition for students

"Philosophy in practice" popular science journal announced a competition for first and second cycle students of all Polish universities. The competition concerns papers in the subject of practical philosophy. Deadline for submitting papers: 31st of May.
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Intensive care in crisis conditions

From reports on the course of the COVID-19 pandemic in various countries, especially Italy and Spain, we find out about desperate doctors who - in the absence of sufficient number of respirators - were forced to decide which of the suffocating patients would be given a chance to be saved. It seems that in such difficult decisions, doctors should not be abandoned - left without any normative support, relying only on an individual "conscience". We invite you to read the discussion on this topic.
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What do philosophers and social scientists say about the novel coronavirus?

Those last weeks both general public and scientific world is concerned about one thing only - and it is of course the pandemic of an infectious disease Covid-19 caused by novel coronavirus SARS-Cov-2. Philosophers and social scientists are among those who analise the global pandemic and the response to it. Below we present an overview of the most interesting philosophical articles about the novel coronavirus.
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New deadline for applications for postdoctoral position in the 'BIOUNCERTAINTY' project

The Jagiellonian University in Kraków welcomes applications for a postdoctoral position ("adiunkt") in the project "Deep uncertainties in bioethics: genetic research, preventive medicine, reproductive decisions" (BIOUNCERTAINTY), funded by the European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant No. 805498. The Principal Investigator of this project is Dr. Tomasz Żuradzki (Philosophy, Jagiellonian University). New deadline is 31 May 2020.
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8th May 2020: Research seminar online - Mariusz Maziarz (Jagiellonian University), Martin Zach (Charles University) - Are ABM epidemic models the models of actual mechanisms?

We have the pleasure to invite you for a research seminar in the ‘BIOUNCERTAINTY’ research project. The subject of the seminar is 'Are ABM epidemic models the models of actual mechanisms?' and it will be delivered by Mariusz Maziarz (JU) and Martin Zach (CU). The seminar will take place on Friday, 8th of May, at 4:00pm on Skype (link below).
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