Author Archives: Reidar Maliks

Associate professor in practical philosophy, the University of Oslo

The Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas seeks to appoint an Associate Professor in Philosophy specializing in practical philosophy. We have a preference for candidates whose research focuses on normative or applied ethics, as the department has particular teaching needs in these areas. More information.

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Two-Year Research MA (MPhil) in Philosophy at the University of Oslo

The degree is taught entirely in English. As a public university, we charge no tuition fee. We are home to one of the largest and most international philosophical communities in Europe and offer high-quality instruction and supervision across a broad range of the philosophical disciplines. We have particular strengths in Ancient Philosophy, Ethics, the Philosophies of Languages and Logic, as well as Philosophy of Mind and Epistemology. Additionally, the Department has a number of international Professorial Fellows and hosts a Centre of Excellence (CSMN), which ensures that a large number of leading international philosophers lecture and teach in Oslo on a regular basis. read more...

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Associate Professor in Philosophy – Two Positions

There are two vacant positions as Associate Professor of philosophy (any area) at the University of Oslo. The positions are tenured.

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  Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in Philosophy

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A Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship (SKO 1352) is vacant at the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas at the University of Oslo (UiO).
The post is available for a period of three years, preferably starting in the autumn of 2014. The main purpose of post-doctoral research fellowships is to qualify researchers for work in higher academic positions within their disciplines.

Preference may be given to applicants working in areas in which the Department has particular research strengths, including the History of Philosophy (especially Ancient and Early Modern), the areas associated with the Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature (CSMN), and the Philosophies of Logic and Mathematics. read more...

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Summer Course: Human Rights, International law, and Cosmopolitanism (HIC), Oslo, 16-20 June 2014

In this intensive summer Ph.D. course at the University of Oslo an international team of experts explores the philosophical foundation of human rights and the legitimacy of the institutions that establish them in practice. Topics include the nature of human rights, the legitimacy of international courts and political institutions, intervention and the limits of sovereignty, cosmopolitanism, and the prospects for democracy in an international order.

The course is co-organized by the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas (UiO), MultiRights: The Legitimacy of Multi-Level Human Rights Judiciary, PluriCourts: Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order (UiO), and the Norwegian Kant Society. read more...

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CFP: Kantian Theory and International Human Rights Courts

The MultiRights project in collaboration with the Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature, the Norwegian Association for Legal Philosophy and the Norwegian Kant Society is organizing a workshop on Kantian Theory and International Human Rights Courts on August 27, and a graduate conference on August 28 at the University of Oslo. Paper proposals for the graduate conference may be submitted before May 18.

The August 27 workshop has the following program:

  • Katrin Flikschuh (LSE): ‘Universal Human Rights and Selective Enforcement: some Kantian Reservations’
  • Peter Niesen (Darmstadt): ‘Border-crossing Speech as a Human Right: a Kantian Perspective’
  • Thomas Pogge (Yale): ‘Kantian Theory and International Human Rights Courts’
  • Howard Williams (Aberystwyth): ‘Kantian Underpinnings for a Theory of Multirights’

For further information go to http://tinyurl.com/blbpjfk or write to reidar.maliks@nchr.uio.no. The workshop is free and open to the public but please let us know if you would like to attend. read more...

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