Research Projects at our department

Current FWF Projects

Dr. Anna-Maria Eder: “Higher Order Evidence” – Schrödinger-Stipendium – Supervisor: Prof. Charlotte Werndl
Dr. Günther Eder:
"Axiomatizing Metatheory: Frege’s New Science" - FWF Project
Dr. Guillaume Fréchette:
“Phänomenale Intentionalität in der österreichischen Philosophie” – FWF-Project
Ass. Prof. Dr. Julien Murzi & Dr. Lorenzo Rossi: “The Liar and its Revenge in Context” – FWF-Project
Dr. Iulian Toader & Charlotte Werndl: “Nicht-kategorische Theorien in den Wissenschaften”– FWF-Projekt
Dr. Giovanni Valente & Charlotte Werndl: “Time and Ontology in Quantum Field Theory” – FWF-Projekt

Other Current PhD- and PostDoc-Projects (2017/18)

Pablo Ruiz de Olano Altuna: “Studies in Philosophy of Classical Mechanics: Symmetries, Conservation Laws and Theoretical Equivalence” – Supervisor: Prof. Charlotte Werndl
Mariangela Zoe Cocchiaro: “Epistemology of disagreement from a formal perspective” – Supervisor: Prof. Charlotte Werndl
Dr. Anna-Maria Eder: “Higher Order Evidence” – Schrödinger-Stipendium – Supervisor: Prof. Charlotte Werndl
Insa Lawler: “The role of statistical significance testing for scientific explanations” – Supervisor: Prof. Charlotte Werndl
Andrea Marchesi: “Brentano's descriptive psychology” – Supervisor: Dr. Guillaume Fréchette
Patricia Palacios: “Phase transitions in infinite systems” – Supervisor: Prof. Charlotte Werndl


Doctoral Schools PLUS

1) Statistics and Applied Data Science
PhD Candidate: Gregor Greslehner
Supervisor: Prof. Charlotte Werndl
2) Dynamic Mountain Environments
PhD Candidate: Ines Obermair
Supervisor: Prof. Charlotte Werndl

 

Completed FWF- and ÖAW-Projects

Dr. Frank Esken: “Understanding the Normative Dimensions of Human Conduct (NormCon)” – ESF-Project
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Marcello Oreste Fiocco: “The World in Mind: Radical Ontology and Franz Brentano” – Lise-Meitner-Grant
Dr. Kurt F. Strasser: Edition der akademischen Reden Bernard Bolzanos (ÖAW)


Completed other PhD-Projects & PostDoc-Projects


(2016/17)

Dr. Matthew Baxendale: “Beyond the Layer Cake Model of the world” – Mach-Stipendium (OeaW) – Supervisor: Prof. Charlotte Werndl
James Fraser, MA: “Foundations of quantum field theory and statistical mechancis” – Supervisor: Prof. Charlotte Werndl
Joshua Luczak, MA:
“Justifying the Success of the Fokker-Plank Equatiation” – Mach-Stipendium (OeAW) – Supervisor: Prof. Charlotte Werndl
Matteo Pascucci, MA: “Determinism: comparing a logical and an empirical perspective” – Supervisor: Prof. Charlotte Werndl
Dr. Margot Strohminger: “Modal epistemology“ – Mach-Stipendium – Supervisor: Prof. Julien Murzi
Florian Wüstholz: “Being Origins” – SNF-Mobilitätsstipendium – Supervisor: Prof. Johannes Brandl

(2015/16)

Matej Drobnak, MA: “Communication and Language Change” – “Aktion Österreich - Tschechien”-Grant
Marton Gomori, MSc
: “Statistical Mechanics without Phase Space” – Mach-Grant
Lorenzo Rossi, MA: “Investigations into Semantic Partiality” – Mach-Grant


 

 

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