Postdoc Position Available

The Phlox research group is pleased to announce an open postdoc position in Hamburg.
The position is available for a period of three years and the salary level is TV-L E13 (roughly 2.000€ net monthly salary; see the further particulars). Candidates are not required to speak German, though they are required to speak English.

The successful applicant will work part-time (60%) in our new SNF-funded Sinergia project Grounding – Metaphysics, Science, and Logic, and part-time (40%) as a lecturer at the department of philosophy in Hamburg (with a moderate teaching load of one course per semester). Applicants should have research interests that match the goals of the project.

For a detailed job description and further particulars, click here.
For a short description of the Grounding project, click here.

The deadline for applications is the 5th of February.

Note that we expect to be able to announce a further postdoc position within the next two months, so check back for more information.

Volume on Dependence

We are proud to announce a volume on varieties of dependence , published with Philosophia Verlag (Munich) and edited by Miguel Hoeltje, Benjamin Schnieder and Alex Steinberg:

Varieties of Dependence.
Ontological Dependence, Grounding, Supervenience, Response-Dependence

We’re very happy that we could assemble a great line up! Contributions are split into surveys and research papers:

Part I: Survey Papers
Kathrin Koslicki Ontological Dependence: An Opinionated Survey
Phil Corkum Substance and Independence in Aristotle
Kelly Trogdon An Introduction to Grounding
Alex Steinberg Supervenience: A Survey
Jussi Haukioja Different Notions of Response-Dependence
Part II: Research Papers
E.J. Lowe Some Varieties of Metaphysical Dependence
C.S.I. Jenkins Explanation and Fundamentality
Louis deRosset No Free Lunch
Fabrice Correia Metaphysical Grounds and Essence
Stefano Caputo The Dependence of Truth on Being: Is There a Problem for Minimalism?
Stephan Leuenberger Supervenience Among Classes of Relations
Ralf M. Bader Multiple-Domain Supervenience for Non-Classical Mereologies
Eline Busck Gundersen Response-Dependence and Conditional Fallacy Problems
Dan López de Sa Rigid vs. Flexible Repsonse-Dependent Properties