Uwe Hunz is a PhD student at the Chair of Philosophy and History of Science (Lehrstuhl für Wissenschaftstheorie und Wissenschaftsgeschichte), Department of Philosophy I, Ruhr University Bochum. His research interests include the Philosophy and History of Science with a focus on Philosophy and History of Biology. After having received his Bachelor's degree in Linguistics and Philosophy as well as his Master’s degree in Philosophy, he is currently working on his PhD thesis about Holism and Emergentism in Philosophy of Biology.


  •  as of 2013 computer programmer at TU Dortmund University
  • 2009 – 2012 Research assistant at the Chair of Philosophy and History of Science  (Lehrstuhl für Wissenschaftstheorie und Wissenschaftsgeschichte), Ruhr University Bochum
  • 2007 – 2009 Research assistant (Mentor) at Department of Philosophy I
  • as of 2007 working on PhD thesis on Holism and Emergentism in Biology and Philosophy of Biology in the 20th century
  • 2006 M.A. degree in Philosophy (thesis in Philosophy and History of Biology), Ruhr University Bochum
  • 2004 B.A. degree in Linguistics and Philosophy (thesis in computational linguistics), Ruhr University Bochum


  • "Adolf Meyer-Abich", in: Philosophenlexikon. Hg. von St. Jordan und B. Mojsisch. Stuttgart: Reclam 2009

Uwe Hunz, M.A.

Fakultät III, Institut für Philosophie I
GA 3/148
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Universitätsstr. 150
44801 Bochum
Tel. +49(0)234/32-28726
Email: uwe.hunz@rub.de