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A postdoctoral position in the 'BIOUNCERTAINTY' project at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Ethics

A postdoctoral position in the 'BIOUNCERTAINTY' project at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Ethics

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 Prof. Tomasz Żuradzki (Philosophy, Jagiellonian University).
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13 maja 2021: Research seminar online - Markus Kneer (University of Zurich), Izabela Skoczeń (Jagiellonian University): Outcome Effects, Moral Luck and the Hindsight Bias

13 maja 2021: Research seminar online - Markus Kneer (University of Zurich), Izabela Skoczeń (Jagiellonian University): Outcome Effects, Moral Luck and the Hindsight Bias

We have the pleasure to invite you for a research seminar in the ‘BIOUNCERTAINTY’ research project. The seminar will take place on Thursday, May 13th, at 5:30pm on MS Teams (link below).
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Funding opportunity

Funding opportunity

The Ulam Programme (NAWA) offers an opportunity to fund applicants’ own research fellowships at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Ethics (INCET) - a research centre within the Faculty of Philosophy of the Jagiellonian University in Kraków. The research stay can last from 6 to 24 months. All researchers holding PhD are eligible for applying. Deadline: 15 June 2021.
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Philosophy in Practice: student competition 2021

Philosophy in Practice: student competition 2021

"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: 30th June 2021.
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[Important! Event date changed] May 6th 2021: Research seminar online - Joby Varghese (Indian Institute of Technology Jammu): Non-epistemic values in shaping the parameters for evaluating the effectiveness of candidate vaccines

[Important! Event date changed] May 6th 2021: Research seminar online - Joby Varghese (Indian Institute of Technology Jammu): Non-epistemic values in shaping the parameters for evaluating the effectiveness of candidate vaccines

We have the pleasure to invite you for a research seminar in the ‘BIOUNCERTAINTY’ research project. The seminar will take place on Thursday, May 6th, at 3pm on MS Teams (link below).
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Wojciech Ciszewski: new publication in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

Wojciech Ciszewski: new publication in Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

The article focuses on a crucial segment of a discussion regarding the legitimacy of conscientious exemptions, namely the burden inquiry. I argue that the main justifications advanced for the incommensurable religious costs account and the subjective religious costs account do not stand up to critical scrutiny, and that the objective religious costs account is the most plausible position in this debate.
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Zmarła Janina Suchorzewska

W imieniu Kolegium Interdyscyplinarnego Centrum Etyki UJ pragniemy wyrazić głęboki smutek z powodu śmierci Pani Profesor Janiny Suchorzewskiej. W osobie czcigodnej Zmarłej żegnamy znakomitą przedstawicielkę pokolenia lekarzy humanistów, wybitną uczoną, której niestrudzone prace na rzecz większej obecności etyki w medycynie i medycyny w etyce pozostaną wzorem także dla naszego Centrum.
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22nd April 2021: Research seminar online - Christian Tarsney (University of Oxford): Non-Additive Axiologies in Large Worlds

22nd April 2021: Research seminar online - Christian Tarsney (University of Oxford): Non-Additive Axiologies in Large Worlds

We have the pleasure to invite you for a research seminar in the ‘BIOUNCERTAINTY’ research project. The seminar will take place on Thursday, April 22nd, at 5:30pm on MS Teams (link below).
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Call for papers: Synthese Topical Collection 'Evidence in law and ethics'

Call for papers: Synthese Topical Collection 'Evidence in law and ethics'

Guest editors: Adam Dyrda, Tomasz Żuradzki. Deadline: July 18, 2021.
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What do philosophers and social scientists say about the coronavirus?

What do philosophers and social scientists say about the coronavirus?

Last months 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 responses to it. Below we present an overview of the most interesting philosophical articles.
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Discussions concerning abortion and moral status of human fetus

Discussions concerning abortion and moral status of human fetus

Overview of the most interesting books, anthologies and articles concerning philosophical and ethical problems of abortion and moral status of human fetus.
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8th April 2021: Research seminar online - Michael Klenk (Technische Universiteit Delft): Moral Judgement and Moral Progress: The Problem of Cognitive Control

8th April 2021: Research seminar online - Michael Klenk (Technische Universiteit Delft): Moral Judgement and Moral Progress: The Problem of Cognitive Control

We have the pleasure to invite you for a research seminar in the ‘BIOUNCERTAINTY’ research project. The seminar will take place on Thursday, April 8th, at 5:30pm on MS Teams (link below).
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A new publication co-authored by Piotr Bystranowski in Law and Human Behavior

A new publication co-authored by Piotr Bystranowski in Law and Human Behavior

We conducted a meta-analysis to examine whether numeric decision-making in law is susceptible to the effect of (possibly arbitrary) values present in the decision contexts (anchoring effect) and to investigate which factors might moderate this effect.
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