CPS-member Øystein Linnebo receives prestigious ERC Advanced Grant for the project "Construction in the Formal Sciences".
The Centre for Philosophy and the Sciences (CPS) at the University of Oslo invites applications for Visiting Scholars 2022/2023 for a period of 1 − 4 months.
We are happy to announce the first ever MA scholarship recipients at CPS: Karianne Hagen Wendt and Ane Maria Døhl!
Three philosophy PhD-fellowships now available at the University of Oslo, one of them will give preference to qualified applicants whose projects relate to the work of CPS.
We are happy to announce 1-3 MA scholarships of NOK 20,000 for students at the University of Oslo who are writing a MA thesis within CPS's research areas.
CPS is arranging a PhD Course in the spring of 2022, titled "Opening Philosophy of Medicine to the Future by Integrating Historical Epistemology and STS".
Congratulations to Anders Strand (Ass. Prof. II at CPS), that takes part in a brand new convergence environment.
We are thrilled to welcome Ingvild Haraldsen to CPS as new administrative staff!
According to philosopher Sebastian Watzl, what you pay attention to is a moral question that concerns society as a whole.
Gry Oftedal, senior lecturer at IFIKK, UiO, takes over as leader for Centre for Philosophy and the Sciences (CPS), from August 2021.
CPS warmly welcomes Salvatore Florio and Anders Strand to the team.
We cannot simply accept words that contribute to oppression or exclusion, says philosopher Joey Pollock.
CPS is participating at the 2020 Digital Science Expo with a video for children called "Bli lurt av din egen hjerne!" (Get tricked by your own brain), where children are presented to some questions that CPS philosophers work with and to some illusions that "trick the brain".
CPS-affiliate Alejandra Mancilla wins prestigious ERC grant
The handling of the covid-19 outbreak raises a philosophical discussion about the basis of state power that goes back hundreds of years.
CPS will be so fortunate as to have Ingrid Lossius Falkum on board as Associate Professor (shared between IFIKK and ILN).
Yael Friedman will work on the philosophy of P-medicine.
Researcher Karen Crowther reckons critical thinking can assist with the hunt for the theory that can describe “everything”.
What is space? Is it something that exists in its own right (as an object, or substance)? Or does it consist in a network of relations between material objects? What is time? Does it exist? Does it have a direction, and does it "flow"? Is time travel possible? What does modern physics tell us about the nature of space and time?
Congratulations to our members!
"The Developing Communicator" awarded with ERC starting grant
Gry Oftedal will start her work with CPS in November. Her speciality is the philosophy of biology and the interactions between CPS and UiO:Life Science.
Our members are involved in a new convergence environment at UiO:Life Science
Very happy to be working together with the Science Study Colloquium Series, who have been doing a fantastic job since 1979 (!) organizing events around the philosophical, historical, sociological and ethical issues in science.
Should we replace democracy with scientific experts? Or how else should we use science to make policy? Or should science be more inclusive or democratic? Why is there so much opposition to science?