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Dr. Philipp Haueis

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Dr. Philipp Haueis


+49 521 106-4585
Gebäude X A4-232

Short CV

  • 10/2018 - present: Assistant professor (Akademischer Rat auf Zeit), Department of Philosophy, Bielefeld University
  • 09/2019 - 02/2020: Visting scholar, Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh, USA
  • 06/2018 - 09/2018: Visting scholar, Department of Philosophy, Free University Berlin
  • 10/2014 - 03/2018: PhD in philosophy and neuroscience, Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Department of Philosophy, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg
  • 10/2015 - 11/2015 & 05/2017: - 06/2017 Visting PhD student, Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology Program, Washington University St. Louis
  • 01/2013 - 06/2013: Visiting scholar, Science in Society Program, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Department of Philosophy, UBC Vancouver
  • 09/2012 - 12/2017: Visiting scholar, Research Group Neuroanatomy and Connectivity, Max Planck Institute Human Cognitive & Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
  • 12/2010 - 12/2012: Research assistant, Department of Philosophy and Cluster of Excellence “Languages of Emotion, Free University Berlin
  • 10/2010 - 11/2012: M.A. Philosophy, Humboldt-University Berlin
  • 10/2007 - 08/2010: B.A. Philosophy (Major) und Economics (minor), Humboldt-University Berlin

Areas of Resarch


Philosophy of Neuroscience: Epistemology of Neuroscientific Experiments, Functional Analysis and Mechanisms, Organizational Units of the Brain, Conceptual and Tool Development

General Philosophy of Science: Concepts and Concept Formation in Scientific Practice, Exploratory Experiments, Methodology in the Sciences and the Humanities, Discovery and Pursuit in Science

Science and Society: Critical Neuroscience, Climate Science, Policymaking and Activism



Philosophy of Language: Theories of Concepts, Conceptual Engineering

Philosophy of Mind: Animal Cognition, Situated Cognition, Phenomenology

Philosophy of climate science: Local Climate Knowledge, Downscaling Climate Data for Policy-Making


Peer-reviewed journal articles

Book chapters



Organized Conferences and Workshops


Winter term 2022/23

  • Seminar: "Science and Democracy" (German)
  • Seminar: Introduction to Philosophy of Science

Summer term 2022

  • Graduate Seminar: "Race" and Racism in Philosophy and Science" (German)
  • Seminar: Technology in Science and Society

Winter term 2021/2022

  • Seminar: (Philosophical Writing): Science and Responsibility (German)

Summer term 2021

  • Seminar: Experiment and Decomposition in the Life Sciences
  • Seminar: Holism in Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Science, and Philosophy of Mind (German)

Winter term 2020/2021

  • Seminar (Philosophischer Einstieg): Climate Science and Climate Crisis (German)
  • Graduate Seminar (joint seminar with JProf Lena Kästner) Discovery, Pursuit and Justification in Science

Summer term 2020

  • Graduate Seminar “Brain Doping, Genetic Corn, Mass Extinction and Pandemics: Societal Issues in the Life Sciences"
  • Graduate Seminar "Theories of the Brain: from Freud to Friston" (German)

Summer term 2019

  • Seminar "The empirical investigation of the mind: cognition and consciousness" (German)
  • Seminar "Interpretations Everywhere? On the Relation between the Sciences and the Humanities (German)

Winter term 2018/19

  • Seminar “Philosophical Writing: Embodiment and Extended Mind” (German)
  • Graduate Seminar “Concepts and Conceptual Analysis: New Perspectives from Experimental Philosophy, Philosophy of Language and Philosophy of Science” (German)

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