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Joanna K. Malinowska and Tomasz Żuradzki in AJOB Neuroscience

Joanna K. Malinowska and Tomasz Żuradzki in AJOB Neuroscience

What constitutes bias?; how biases may be embedded in the selection of research programs?; is it possible to conduct completely unbiased research? Joanna K. Malinowska and Tomasz Żuradzki try to notice possible answers to these questions in their commentary "Non-Epistemological Values in Collaborative Research in Neuroscience: The Case of Alleged Differences Between Human Populations".
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Results of the "Philosophy in Practice" competition for students in academic year 2019/20

Results of the "Philosophy in Practice" competition for students in academic year 2019/20

We know the laureates of the "Philosophy in Practice" competition for students for best essay in the field of practical philosophy. Papers chosen by the jury will be published soon.
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Discussion: Normative status of high-risk medical services

Discussion: Normative status of high-risk medical services

Various medical services carry a high risk for people subject to such services. However, in a situation such as current Covid-19 pandemic, providing necessary services to an infected person may be associated with high risk for those who provide for that person. To determine the normative status of medical services associated with this type of risk, we need to answer several questions. We invite you to read and join the discussion on this topic.
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The Normative Significance of Empirical Moral Psychology - "Diametros" special issue - June 2020

The Normative Significance of Empirical Moral Psychology - "Diametros" special issue - June 2020

The aim of this special issue is to encourage scholars to rethink how, if at all, it is possible to draw any normative conclusions by discovering the psychological processes underlying moral judgments.
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Intensive care in crisis conditions

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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[Expired] Position available: assistant in the Interdisciplinary Centre for Ethics at the Jagiellonian University

[Expired] Position available: assistant in the Interdisciplinary Centre for Ethics at the Jagiellonian University

The Rector of the Jagiellonian University announces a competition for the position of assistant in the research group / research and teaching staff at the Interdisciplinary Centre For Ethics of the Jagiellonian University. Deadline for submission of documents: 31st of June 2020.
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19th of June 2020: Online research seminar - Dries H. Bostyn (Ghent University) - The Shape of Blame

19th of June 2020: Online research seminar - Dries H. Bostyn (Ghent University) - The Shape of Blame

We have the pleasure to invite you for a research seminar in the ‘BIOUNCERTAINTY’ research project. The subject of the seminar is 'The Shape of Blame' and it will be delivered by Dries H. Bostyn (Ghent University). The seminar will take place on Friday, 19th of June, at 4:00pm on Skype.
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"Philosophy in Practice": Scientific Award 2020

"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": 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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8th May 2020: Research seminar online - Mariusz Maziarz (Jagiellonian University), Martin Zach (Charles University) - Are ABM epidemic models the models of actual mechanisms?

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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What do philosophers and social scientists say about the novel coronavirus?

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

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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[cancelled] 9th March 2020: Research seminar - Jonathan Anomaly, PhD (University of Pennsylvania) - What’s Wrong with Factory Farming?

[cancelled] 9th March 2020: Research seminar - Jonathan Anomaly, PhD (University of Pennsylvania) - What’s Wrong with Factory Farming?

We have the pleasure to invite you for a research seminar in the ‘BIOUNCERTAINTY’ research project. The subject of the seminar is 'What’s Wrong with Factory Farming?' and it will be delivered by Jonathan Anomaly (University of Pennsylvania). The seminar will take place on Monday, 9th of March, at 5:30pm in room 25 of the Institute of Philosophy, 52 Grodzka Street.
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