Chair of Philosophy and History of Science

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Philosophy of science systematically analyses the premises of knowledge, methods, purposes and results of individual scientific disciplines as well as science in general. History of science studies the genesis and development of scientific knowledge and its related techniques in their respective institutional contexts as well as in its broader social context.

The Chair of Philosophy and History of Science pursues an integrative concept regarding both areas: Philosophy of Science provides History of Science with systematic key questions; on the other hand, History of Science serves as a laboratory without which a comprehensive Philosophy of Science could hardly exist: „Philosophy of science without history of science is empty; history of science without philosophy of science is blind.” (Imre Lakatos)

Within this framework, research projects on the current philosophy of science are just as important as historical studies, especially in conjunction with the history of modern philosophy.

 

 

 

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Die Sprechstunde von Prof. Pulte findet während der Vorlesungszeit immer mittwochs von 12 - 13 Uhr statt.


During the semester office hours of Prof. Pulte take place regularly on Wednesday 12 am - 1 pm.



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E. Görg:
Raum, Gott, Gravitation. Eine Untersuchung zum Verhältnis von Wissenschaft und Metaphysik anhand des 'absoluten Raumes' von Newton über Kant zu Fries, Franz Steiner Verlag 2018.

 

Cover Book2018

J. Baedke:
Above the Gene, beyond Biology. Toward a Philosophy of Epigenetics, University of Pittsburgh Press 2018.

 

Bild Wahrheit-plicht Baedke

J. Baedke, A. Brunschweiger, Ulf Häger u.a. (Hg.):
Wahrheit oder Pflicht? Herausforderungen für die moderne Wissenschaft
, Klartext 2017.

 

Bild B _ber Helmholtz-edition

M. Heidelberger, H. Pulte, G. Schiemann (Hg.):
Hermann von Helmholtz - Philosophische und populär-wissenschaftliche Schriften
. 3 Bde., Hamburg, Meiner Verlag 2017.

 

Michael Anacker, Nadia Moro (Hg.):
Limits of Knowledge. The Nineteenth-Century Epistemological Debate and Beyond, Mimesis 2016.
 

Jan Baedke, Christina Brandt, Hans-Ulrich Lessing (Hg.):
Anthropologie 2.0? Neuere Ansätze einer philosophischen Anthropologie im Zeitalter der Biowissenschaften, LIT 2015.


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Journal for General Philosophy of Science
Volume 49, Number 3 / 2018 erschienen
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