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1. Donald R. Forsdyke has prepared a 12 short "Evolution Academy" 
videos to aid college level education in evolution for future 
teachers. 
<http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20110413-1.html>http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20110413-1.html

2. The Department of Philosophy at the University of Calgary invites 
applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship starting on 
September 1, 2011.  The area of specialization is logic or the 
philosophy of science.  Applications will be accepted until April 15, 
2011 or until the position is filled. 
<http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20110413-2.html> 
http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20110413-2.html

3. New book: Maladapting Minds: Philosophy, Psychiatry, and 
Evolutionary Theory, edited by Pieter R. Adriaens and Andreas De 
Block, discusses a number of reasons why philosophers of psychiatry 
should take an interest in evolutionary explanations of mental 
disorders and, more generally, in evolutionary thinking. 
<http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20110413-3.html>http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20110413-3.html

4. New book: Transformations of Lamarckism: From Subtle Fluids to 
Molecular Biology, edited by Snait B. Gissis and Eva Jablonka, 
presents an integrated  collection of essays by historians, 
evolutionary biologists and  philosophers of biology which highlight 
"Lamarckian problematics": the history of Lamarckism and present day 
development oriented theoretical and empirical research. 
<http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20110413-4.html>http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20110413-4.html

5. The Department of Philosophy at Bielefeld University invites 
applications for a doctoral position in philosophy of the life 
sciences. The topic may be freely chosen within any area of the life 
sciences, but should preferably address an issue related either to 
medicine or anthropology. The position will be awarded for two years, 
starting in October 2011. Applications are due by May 15, 2011. 
<http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20110413-5.pdf> 
http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20110413-5.pdf

6. New book: Did Darwin Write the 'Origin' Backwards? Philosophical 
Essays on Darwin's Theory, by Elliott Sober, offers a reassessment of 
a number of aspects of Darwin's arguments in the Origin of Species, 
covering topics such as Darwin and group selection, sex-ratio theory 
from the 1700s to today, and Darwin and naturalism. 
<http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20110413-6.html>http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20110413-6.html

7. The Department of Philosophy at Mount Allison University invites 
applications for a tenure-track appointment in philosophy.  The 
successful candidate will have a specialization in the philosophy of 
science broadly construed, along with grounding in the full tradition 
of the history of philosophy. Consideration of applications will 
begin May 2, 2011 and will continue until an appointment is made. 
<http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20110413-7.html> 
http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20110413-7.html

8. The FPR-Hampshire College Culture, Brain and Development program 
is accepting applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in 
Interdisciplinary Studies in Cultural or Social Neuroscience. The 
purpose of the fellowship is to encourage undergraduate teaching and 
research around questions about how neurobiological and cultural 
factors interact with and influence psychological and social 
behaviors and clinical practices.  Review of applications begins 
immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 
<http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20110413-8.html> 
http://www.ishpssb.org/listserv/20110413-8.html



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