Uncertainty, fallibilism, and rational belief

1 Research Project Grant position
(Deadline February 26th, 2021 12:00 )

Philosophy of Science, Formal Epistemology


(research fellowship holder) in philosophy of science or formal epistemology, with excellent track record, who will work in the PRIN project “From Models to Decisions” (PI: Prof. Gustavo Cevolani).


The candidate will contribute to the PRIN project by developing the study on "Assessing and Accepting Scientific Models" under the supervision of Prof. Cevolani. The research activity will mainly address the issue of rational belief and acceptance under (severe) uncertainty, in relation to the notions of knowledge, fallibilism probability and truthlikeness, and to the role of conditionals and epistemic paradoxes.

Formal requirements
  • PhD in Philosophy or similar fields;
  • Research experience in the fields of philosophy of science, formal epistemology, or logic. 
  • Excellent knowledge of English language
Specific requirements
  • Being acquainted with the problems related to the logical analysis of rational belief, of conditionals, and of doxastic paradoxes. 

6 months

Gross amount


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Job Contract Type: 
Borsa a progetto - Project fellowship


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  • University degree and ongoing PhD (compulsory)


  • Your CV in English (compulsory)