Christopher Gauker

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Academic Career

  • Since 2014: Full Professor at the Department of Philosophy (KGW), University of Salzburg.
  • 2012: Fulbright-University of Vienna, Visiting Professorship in Humanities and Social Science.
  • 2000–2014: Professor, University of Cincinnati.
  • 1999: Visiting Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins University.
  • 1993–2000: Associate Professor, University of Cincinnati.
  • 1988–1993: Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati.
  • 1987–1988: Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Wyoming.
  • 1986–1987: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Cincinnati.
  • 1985–1986: Visiting Assistant Professor, Wesleyan University.
  • 1979–1985: Teaching Assistant/Instructor, University of Pittsburgh
  • 1979–1984:  Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh (Dissertation director: Wilfrid Sellars).
  • 1974–1979:  B.A., University of Chicago (Bachelor's thesis director: Donald Davidson).
  • 1977–1978:  Exchange student at the University of Frankfurt.

    Research and Teaching Interests

      • Philosophy of Language
      • Philosophy of Mind
      • Philosophical Logic
      • History of Modern Philosophy

      Administrative Activities

      • News
        The virtual international conference „The Mediality of the Letter – diplomatic Correspondence in the Context of Early Modern Letter Culture ” will take place via Webex on 29th/30th/31st October.
        In social pedagogical practice employees (agents) are confronted with a variety of challenges in complex, open social problem situations that have to be dealt with "professionally“ and with „ qualitatively“.
        As part of a six year long laser scan-monitoring in the Hohen Tauern geoscientists from Austria, Germany and Switzerland (GEORESEARCH, University of Salzburg, TU Munich, University of Bonn, University of Lausanne) examined the connection between the current glacier retreat and rockfall activity.
        New publication from the der MINT and the Media Didactics of the University of Salzburg by Waxmann Verlag.
        The EPU Project Call 2020 is now open! The deadline for submissions is the 17th November 2020 (12:00).
        The Faculty of Slavic Studies, the cultural centre DAS KINO and the Russian Centre invite you to the fifth series of cinema films from Eastern and Central Europe. As part of the film club „Slawistyka, Slavistika, Cлавистика“ award winning current Polish, Russian and Czech films with political and social themes will be shown.
        Applications for two dissertation prizes (worth 2,000 euros each) can be made until the 31st October.
        The Language Center has been active in the field of intercomprehension didactics for almost 20 years,Well-known multilingual didactics experts, came together to present the current state of research in this area.The result is the anthology "Lehr- und Lernkompetenzen für die Interkompehension. Perspektiven für die mehrsprachige Bildung (Teaching and Learning Skills for Intercomprehension. Perspectives for Multilingual Education)"Band 10 der Salzburger Reihe zur Lehrer/innen/bildung.
        During the time of Corona, in particular, it became clear just how important it is to support students digitally in their every day university life. The project „On Track“ – stay on track combines digital and social worlds. It is starting at the right time!
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