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Prof. Dr. Ulrich Gähde

Theoretical Philosophy

Investigations into the logical structure and development of scientific theories
Problems concerning the intersection of epistemology and philosophy of science
Confirmation holism
Structural comparisons of ethical and descriptive theories.


Officer of Research and International Affairs / ERASMUS Programme Officer




Contact


 Office Hours, summer semester 2014
Room : Phil 1057
Phone : +49(40)428 38 - 4713
Fax : +49(40)428 38 - 3983
Email : ulrich.gaehde@uni-hamburg.de
 
During term-time:
on Tuesdays, 2-3 pm
Outside of term-time:

 


Teaching and Research

Recent activities


June 23-27, 2014
Organiser: Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker Lectures, delivered this year by Professor Margaret Morrison (Toronto University) on „RECONSTRUCTING REALITY: MODELS AND SIMULATIONS IN SCIENCE“.
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December 2013
In december 2013 there appeared the Proceedings of the conference Models, Simulations, and the Reduction of Complexity (Academy of Sciences in Hamburg), edited by Ulrich Gähde, Stephan Hartmann and Jörn Henning Wolf. In 2014 it will appear as a Supplementary Volume of the Journal Erkenntis.
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June 2013
Elected as member of the Board of the Akademie der Wissenschaften in Hamburg.
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Veranstaltungen

Lecture series Die logische Struktur und Dynamik empirischer Theorien (T)
Sub-honours seminar Ethische und naturwissenschaftliche Fragen der Endlagerung hochradioaktiver Abfälle (T/P)
Honours seminar Holismus in der Wissenschafts- und Erkenntnistheorie (T)
Graduate seminar
Erkenntnis- und Wissenschaftstheorie(T)
Lecture series Wahrheit, Wissen, Gründe (organized with Dr. Hoffmann and Prof. Schnieder)
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Research

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About me

Curriculum Vitae

1970 - 1976 
Studies in physics, mathematics, and philosophy in Berlin and Munich
1976
Diploma in physics (Thesis in theoretical nuclear physics, supervised by Prof. Süßmann/Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich)
1976 - 1979
Studies in philosophy, logic, and philosophy of science at the LMU
1980 - 1982
Member of a research project funded by the DFG
1982
Ph.D. in philosophy at the LMU, supervised by Wolfgang Stegmüller
Subject: Formal Criteria for the Distinction of Theoretical Terms
1983 - 1990
Assistant Professor at the University of Bielefeld and the FU Berlin
1989
Habilitation in philosophy
Subject: Theory and Hypothesis. Studies on the Localization of Conflicts Between Theory and Experience.
Award for an outstanding habilitation by the Westfälisch-Lippische Universitätsgesellschaft
1991 - 1993
Heisenberg-Research-Scholarship
1993 - 1999
Professor of Philosophy (C 3) at the University of Bayreuth
1998
Offer for Chair in Philosophy (C 4) at the Ludwig-Mercator-University Duisburg with focus on theoretical philosophy (turned down)
since 1999
Professor of Philosophy (C 4) at the University of Hamburg
2000 - 2006
Vice president of the German Society for Analytic Philosophy (GAP)
2002 - 2004 Head of the Department of Philosophy, University of Hamburg
since 2003
Member of the Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina (German Academy of Natural Scientists Leopoldina)
since 2005 Founding member of the Akademie der Wissenschaften in Hamburg (Academy of Sciences in Hamburg)
Convenor for the working group Models, Simulations, and the Reduction of Complexity
2006 - 2009
Convenor for the working group Models, Simulations, and the Reduction of Complexity
2007
Head of the Department of Philosophy, University of Hamburg
since 2007
Member of the board of directors, Joachim Jungius Stiftung (Joachim Jungius Foundation)
since 2008
Director of Research, and responsible for international collaboration, Department of Philosophy, University of Hamburg
2013


Elected as member of the Board of the Akademie der Wissenschaften in Hamburg


Assistant

Dr. Martin Hoffmann  

Dr. Martin Hoffmann
Assistant Professor
Academic Advisor for Philosophy



Publications

List of Publications

 

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