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This is the second post in our series where we put a member of our society in the spotlight, and allow them to introduce themselves on the basis of a short interview.

Interview with John Sullins

Q: The philosophy of information is a diverse field, and attracts people with very different backgrounds. Could you tell us a bit more about your academic background, and your current research?

The list of the papers accpeted at IACAP 2014 is now awailable here http://www.pt-ai.org/iacap/2014/program

Friday, March 27, 2015.
Pembroke College, Oxford, UK

For details and registration, please visit our web page (Please check often for regular updates).

The programme and registration-information for the Sixth Workshop on the Philosophy of Information is now available on the workshop homepage. The workshop is preceded on May 14th by a Conference on the work of Fred Dretske (programme here) organised by the philosophy department at Duke University. Participants to the workshop are kindly invited to attend this event as well.

Event date: 
Thursday, May 15, 2014 (All day) to Friday, May 16, 2014 (All day)

This issue contains three papers that may be of interest for philosophers of information. Authors are Gobbo & Benini, Gamez and Castelfranchi. Have a look at the permalink of Topoi at Springer.

The Department of Sociology, Philosophy & Anthropology of the University of Exeter (UK) is advertising a research fellowship in connection to Sabina Leonelli’s ERC project 'The Epistemology of Data-Intensive Science' (DATA_SCIENCE). The fellowship is available from 1 October 2014 until 31 March 2018. The successful applicant will investigate how the use of online databases is affecting research practices and outcomes in biomedicine.

Podcast on http://mendelspod.com/

"For the next installment in our Philosophy of Science series, we look at issues around data. Sabina Leonelli is a philosopher of information who collaborates with bioinformaticians. In today's interview, she expresses her concerns about the terms Big Data and Open Data."

This is the first post in a new series where we put a member of our society in the spotlight, and allow them to introduce themselves on the basis of a short interview. Throughout this series, we will give the word to senior as well as to junior members, and try to reveal the diverse background in our membership.

"The Ethics of Information Warfare" (Floridi & Taddeo) is now available as an e-book from Spriner website.



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