Research Unit for Epistemology, Metaphysics, and Philosophy of Cognition

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The unit coordinates research on interrelated issues in analytical epistemology, metaphysics, and philosophy of cognition. Currently prominent research questions within the unit concern modal conditions for knowledge and knowledge of modality, epistemic norms, dispositions and response-dependence, non-representational theories of cognition, process ontology, the role of intuitions and conceivability for modal cognition, mathematical knowledge, scientific realism, naturalism, and pragmatism.

The unit has a strong international profile, with solid ties to several of the worlds most prominent research centers in the field. 

The unit arranges a permanent research seminar with weekly meetings during term time, with a university-wide following, and often hosts workshops and conferences.

Please contact the coordinator of the unit if you wish to get involved!

Unit Coordinator

Johanna Seibt

Professor with Special Responsibilities

Events Autumn 2017

Unless otherwise noted, talks take place on Fridays, 12:30-14:30 in 1467/616

Monday Aug 21, 10-12am: Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa (Univ of British Columbia) Positive Epistemology

Sept 8: K. Brad Wray (Centre for Science Studies, AU) How Far Can Extended Knowledge Be Extended?  The Asymmetry Between Research Teams and Artifacts

Thursday Sept 14: Conference Future Worth Living--Why We Need the Humanities Now Even More

Sept 15: Melanie Rosen (Interacting Minds, AU) Who is dream-Napoleon? The vicarious protagonist as a case of temporary personhood

Monday Sept 18, 2-4pm: Wolfgang Spohn (University of Konstanz) How the Modalities come into the world

Sept 29: Mark Bickhard (Lehigh University, USA) TBA

Oct 6: Fifth Meeting of the Normind Network (Network for Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science)

Oct 13: Nikolaj Nottelman (SDU) Positive Epistemology

Wednsday Oct 25-27: Workshop: Linguistic Intuitions, Evidence, and Expertise (Center for Science Studies, AU)

Oct 27: Antje Rumbjerg (University of Konstanz) Time, Change, Power

Nov 3: Alexander Gebhardter (University of Düsseldorf) Uncovering constitutive relevance relations in mechanisms

Nov 10: Pierre Saint-Germier (Center for Science Studies, AU) Should Embodied Cognitive Science Go Radical? A Hint from Music

Nov 17: Dennis Sölch (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf) Ants and Other Organisms: On the Genesis of Process Metaphysics

Nov 24: Jonas Christensen (University of Edinburgh) Grounding and the Hard Problem of Consciousness

Dec 1: Bartolomew Skowron (International Center for Formal Ontology, Warsaw University of Technology) In Defense of a Theory of Ideas

Participants

Lise Marie Andersen
Assistant Professor

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Jens Christian Krarup Bjerring
Assistant Professor

Phone: +4587162861
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Jacob Busch
Associate professor

Phone: +4587162246
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Lars Bo Gundersen
Associate professor

Phone: +4587162274
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Katrine Krause-Jensen
PhD Student

Phone: +4587162249
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Marco Nørskov
Associate professor

Phone: +4587162821
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Sara Kier Praëm
Postdoc

Phone: +4587162412
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Raffaele Rodogno
Associate professor

Phone: +4587162259
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Samuel Schindler
Associate professor

Phone: +4587156308
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Johanna Seibt
Professor with Special Responsibilities

Phone: +4587162245
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Joshua Charles Skewes
Associate professor

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Asbjørn Steglich-Petersen
Associate professor

Phone: +4587162272
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