The research programme at The Department of Philosophy and the History of Ideas

Particular strengths in social and political thought, ethics, epistemology, metaphysics, phenomenology,
German idealism, aesthetics, and philosophy of science and cognition.

About

The research programme at The Department of Philosophy and the History of Ideas is one of the largest and widest-ranging research units of its kind in Northern Europe, with more than 35 permanent and post-doctoral researchers, and around 20 PhD students. 


The programme covers all of the main areas of philosophy and intellectual history, with particular strengths in social and political thought, ethics, epistemology, metaphysics, phenomenology, German idealism, aesthetics, and philosophy of science and cognition, represented in six distinct research groups.

Members of the programme collaborate with researchers from a wide range of other disciplines, including psychology, linguistics, history, economics, medicine, physics, and robotics.

The programme welcomes anyone interested in collaboration or participation in the programme’s activities.

Research Programme Director

Raffaele Rodogno

Associate professor

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