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1. Call for Papers: Acta Biotheoretica Acta Biotheoretica publishes articles on any topic in mathematical biology or philosophy of biology. The journal is also open for contributions from closely related fields, such as bioinformatics, and the mathematical and philosophical foundations of biomedical science.  http://athena.english.vt.edu/cgi-bin/netforum/ishlist/a/14--24.1.1

2. Book announcement:  Boundaries of Biomedicine: Pragmatic Perspectives on Health and Disease.  Pre-publication price of US $46 is valid until 31 July 2003 ($66 afterward). http://athena.english.vt.edu/cgi-bin/netforum/ishlist/a/14--24.2.1

3. On-line interdisciplinary journal Human Nature Review seeks book review suggestions and reviewers. http://athena.english.vt.edu/cgi-bin/netforum/ishlist/a/14--24.3.1

4. Call for Papers: 22nd Annual Mephistos Conference - An International Graduate Student Conference on the History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science, Technology, and Medicine. January 30th - February 1st, 2004. University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada Deadline for submissions: October 1st, 2003http://athena.english.vt.edu/cgi-bin/netforum/ishlist/a/14--24.4.1

5. Center for Biological Sciences (CBSA) Archives established at University of Maryland, Baltimore County.  The mission of the CBSA is to identify, preserve, and provide access to manuscripts, personal papers, and archives generated by individuals and institutions involved in the biological sciences.  http://athena.english.vt.edu/cgi-bin/netforum/ishlist/a/14--24.5.1

6. The Center for Philosophy and Ethics of Science, University of Hannover (Germany), offers a 1-year postdoctoral position to a philosopher of biology. The position may be filled on 1 October, 2003, or later. Deadline for applications: 29 August, 2003. http://athena.english.vt.edu/cgi-bin/netforum/ishlist/a/14--24.6.1

7. The Unit for History and Philosophy of Science (HPS) and the Centre for Values, Ethics,
and the Law in Medicine (VELIM), University of Sydney, Australia, invite applications for
the shared position of Sesquicentenary Lecturer (Level B) in Bioethics. Closing: 28 August 2003http://athena.english.vt.edu/cgi-bin/netforum/ishlist/a/14--24.7.1

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