Universiteit van Amsterdam

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Research fellowship (postdoctoral) in "Epistemic Innocence of Imperfect Conditions", Birmingham (U.K.)

This post arises from an AHRC Fellowship awarded to Professor Lisa Bortolott for a project entitled 'The Epistemic Innocence of Imperfect Cognitions'. The project aims to develop the notion of epistemic innocence and to investigate whether delusional beliefs, distorted memories and confabulatory explanations can ever have epistemic benefits which outweigh their epistemic faults.

Qualifications: PhD relevant to research area (Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Psychology, Philosophy of Psychiatry). The post is fixed term for 12 months, starting 2 September 2013, and part time at 30% FTE.

More information on the project can be found at http://www.epistemic-innocence.com/ and http://www.imperfectcognitions.blogspot.co.uk/.

Applications must be received before 11 July, 2013. For more information, see http://goo.gl/Ex59t or http://www.download.bham.ac.uk/vacancies/jd/51057.pdf (PDF), or contact Prof. Lisa Bortolotti at .

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