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Impressions from GAP.10

The large GAP-congress 2018 is over now. We would like to thank all who were there. A special thanks goes to the organising team of GAP.10. Below you can find some impressions from the conference - you can view the slideshow by moving the cursor over the picture or by clicking on the picture. We are very much indebted to Filippo Ferrari (University of Bonn) for providing us with the pictures (copyright Filippo ...

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Wolfgang Stegmüller Award 2018 and De Gruyter Award 2018

The Wolfgang Stegmüller Award 2018 goes to Romy Jaster (HU Berlin), Benjamin Kiesewetter (HU Berlin) and Tom Sterkenburg (LMU Munich). The De Gruyter Award for metaphysics or philosophy of mind goes to Romy Jaster (HU Berlin).

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GAP Essay Award 2018

The essay question is:
Can it be rational to accept contradictions?

Further information can be found here.

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Margarete Stegmüller (1941–2018): Obituary

On April 18, 2018 Margarete Stegmüller (1941–2018) passed away unexpectedly and much too soon.

A short obituary can be found here.

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Position paper on the consolidation of junior researchers

A joint work group of the GAP and the DGPhil has compiled a position paper on strategies for providing an increased number of permanent positions for junior researchers in Germany at earlier junctures of their academic career. The position paper has been approved by both associations and can be downloaded here (in German).

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Obituary for Günther Patzig (1926–2018)

On February 2, 2018 Günther Patzig passed away in Göttingen. The GAP mourns its longtime honorary member. Please read his obituary by Ulrich Nortmann and Achim Stephan here.

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Jury decision on the 2017 joint essay prize of the GAP and GPS

The Society for Analytic Philosophy (GAP) and Grazer Philosophische Studien (GPS) are pleased about the great interest in the essay question: Does freedom of speech permit lying in public? 

19 submissions were received (eight of which were from women). A jury of five experts thoroughly considered the contributions: each essay was reviewed by at least two jurors, and a final ...

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