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Albert Newen, Prof. PhD

University of Bochum
Email: albert.newen@rub.de



Main Research Interests



Academic Background

since 2007 Chair of Philosophy of Mind, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Head of Deptartment Philosophy II since 10/2010
2006,2009 Visiting Fellow, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2005-2007 Vice-Dean/ Student-Dean, Department of Philosophy, University of Tübingen
2003-2007 Professor of Philosophy of Mind and Language, University of Tübingen
2003 Visiting Fellow, University of Oxford (St. Catherine's College)
2002-2003 Fellow at the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg (Delmenhorst/Bremen)
2002 Habilitation, University of Bonn ("Theories of Self-Consciousness")
1995-2002 Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Bonn
1994 Ph.D, University of Bielefeld, Thesis: "Context, Reference and Meaning" (in German), Dissertationspreis der Universitätsgesellschaft
1990-1994 Research assistant, Department of Philosophy, University of Bielefeld


Five Recent Publications

Jung, E.-M., & Newen, A. (2010). Knowledge and Abilities: The need for a new understanding of knowing-how. Phenomenology and Cognitive Sciences 9, 113-131.

Newen, A., & Schlicht, T. (2009). Understanding Other Minds: A criticism of Goldman’s simulation theory and an outline of the Person Model Theory. Grazer Philosphische Studien 79, 209-242.

Synofzik, M., Vosgerau, G., & Newen, A. (2008). I move, therefore I am: A new theoretical framework to investigate agency and ownership. Consciousness & Cognition 17, 411-424.

Zinck, A., & Newen, A. (2008). Classifying Emotions. Synthese 1, 1-25.

Vosgerau, G., & Newen, A. (2007). Thoughts, Motor Actions and the Self. Mind and Language 22, 22-43.



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