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Pittsburgh Summer Program 1:
A Summer Program in Philosophy of Science for Underrepresented Groups

July 10 to July 14, 2017

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS IS CLOSED

Who should apply?

  • Undergraduates only
  • Women
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Underrepresented racial/ethnic backgrounds
  • Students with disabilities
  • Open to North American students only

Exceptions may be granted to undergraduates not in these groups on a case-by-case basis (please explain your situation in your cover letter). Past coursework in philosophy of science is not a prerequisite for application to the Summer Program.

What is it?

The Summer Program will feature two daily graduate seminars and some shorter lectures about core issues and cutting-edge topics in general philosophy of science and philosophy of the special sciences (physics, biology, cognitive science and neuroscience, social sciences). The seminars and lectures will be given by the internationally recognized faculty in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science and the Department of Philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh as well as in the Department of Philosophy at Carnegie Mellon University. Visiting lecturers include Quayshawn Spencer (U. Pennsylvania, Philosophy of Biology and on Race) and Serife Tekin (Daemen College, Philosophy of Psychiatry).

Costs

Housing, meals, and transportation costs will be covered, and all course materials provided.

Deadline

Applications are due March 15, and participants will be notified in April.

 


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