Dr. Philipp Haueis
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Dr. Philipp Haueis

Short academic CV

10/2018 - present Assistant Professor (akademischer Rat auf Zeit), Institute of Philosophy, Bielefeld University
10/2014 - 03/2018 PhD student, Berlin School of Mind and Brain & Institute of Philosophy, Otto-von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany
05/2017 - 06/2017
10/2015 - 11/2015
Visiting Scholar, Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology Program, Washington University St. Louis, USA
01/2013 - 06/2013 Visiting Scholar, Science in Society Program, Wesleyan University, Middletown, USA, Department of Philosophy, UBC Vancouver, Canada
04/2012 - 12/2017 Guest Scientist, Research Group Neuroanatomy and Connectivity, Max Planck Institute Human Cognitive & Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
12/2010 - 12/2012 Research Assistant, Cluster of Excellence "Languages of Emotion", Free University Berlin, Germany
10/2010 - 11/2012 M.A. Philosophy, Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany
10/2007 - 08/2010 B.A. Philosophy & Economics Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany



Areas of research

Philosophy of neuroscience: Epistemology of neuroscientific experiments, functional analysis and mechanisms, organizational units of the brain, neuroscience and society

General philosophy of science: formation and structure of scientific concepts, exploratory experiments

Philosophy of Language: philosophical theories of concepts, conceptual engineering



Journal Articles

  • Haueis, P. (2018). Beyond Cognitive Myopia: A Patchwork Approach to the Concept of Neural Function. Synthese doi: 10.1007/s11229-018-01991-z

  • Haueis, P. (2016). The Life of the Cortical Column. Opening the Domain of Functional Architecture of the Cortex (1955-1981). History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 38(3):2 doi: 10.1007/s40656-016-0103-4.

  • Haueis, P. (2014). Meeting the Brain on its own Terms. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 8(815), doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00815

  • Haueis, P. (2013). Vagueness and Mechanistic Explanation in Neuroscience. Croatian Journal of Philosophy 38, 251-275.

  • Haueis, P. (2012). The Fuzzy Brain. Vagueness and Mapping Connectivity in the Human Cerebral Cortex. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy 6 (37), doi: 10.3389/fnana.2012.00037.

Book chapters

  • Burns, R., Margulies, D. and Haueis, P. (2019). From Regions to Networks: Neuroimaging Approaches to Mapping Brain Organization. In: R. Thibault and A. Raz (eds). Casting Light on the Dark Side of Brain Imaging. Amsterdam: Elsevier, p. 135-138 doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-816179-1.00023-2.

  • Haueis, P. und Slaby J. (2017). Connectomes as Constitutively Epistemic Objects. Critical Perspectives on Modelling in Current Neuroanatomy. In T. Mahfoud, S. McLean and N. Rose (eds.). Progress in Brain Research Vol 233: The Making and Use of Animal Models in Neuroscience and Psychiatry. Amsterdam: Academic Press (S. 149-177).

  • Haueis, P. und Slaby, J. (2015). Brain in the Shell. Assessing the Stakes and the Transformative Potential of the Human Brain Project. In J. de Vos and E. Pluth (eds.), Neuroscience and Critique. London: Routledge (S. 117-140).

  • Slaby, J., Haueis, P. und Choudhury, S. (2012). Neuroscience as Applied Hermeneutics: Towards a Critical Neuroscience of Political Theory, In: F. Vander Valk (ed.), Essays on Neuroscience and Political Theory: Thinking the Body Politic. New York: Routledge (S. 50-73).



Summer Term 2019 Bielefeld University

Seminar: Empirical Approaches to the Mind:
Seminar: Interpretations everywhere? On the relation between natural and human sciences

Winter Term 2018/2019 Bielefeld University

Seminar: Philosophical Writing
Seminar: Concepts and Conceptual Analysis: New Perspectives from Experimental Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and Philosophy of Language


Link to the CV.