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 Paris Lodron University Salzburg celebrated University Day on Wednesday, 5 June, 2019. The link to the photo gallery (Scheinast) is here :
        A lawyer and two researchers from the scientific discipline won the Young Investigator Awards. They were presented during the Day of the University.
        The introductory and orientation phases at universities frequently determines where a student is in a course of study. Leonhard Menges from the Department of Philosophy has presented an excellent concept.
        The University Council approved the proposals of the designated Rector Hendrik Lehnert, and chose Nicola Hüsing, Katja Hutter, Barbara Romauer and Martin Weichbold as the new Vice-Rectors. The new Rectorate will start work on 1 October, 2019.
        Thanks to a generous legacy on the part of Herrn Kurt Zopf, the University of Salzburg is endowing the €10,000.00 Kurt Zopf Prize for habilitated members of organizational units of the University, which include the fields of Humanities, Cultural and / or Social Sciences, Law or Theology.
        The Botanical Garden invites you to a free guided tour! Meeting point: entrance to the Botanical Garden. Duration: about two hours. The tours takes place in all weather conditions. Botanical Garden, Hellbrunnerstrasse 34.
        The continuing education offer for committed teachers and interested parties in the new compact conference format in the Großen Universitätsaula Salzburg. Register now and learn how to make children and adolescents feel secure!
        The Botanical Garden invites you to a free guided tour! Meeting point: Entrance to the Botanical Garden. Duration: approximately one hour. The tour will take place in all weather conditions. Botanical Garden, Hellbrunnerstrasse 34.
        Thu 27 JUNE, 18:00: FINAL EVENT OF THE PROGRAM KUNSTPOLEMIK – POLEMIKKUNST // KunstQuartier|Bergstr. 12a |W&K-Atelier, 1. OG //
        The 7th Salzburg Summer School will take place the 2nd and 3rd of September, 2019. A comprehensive pedagogical summer education program is offered for teachers and student teachers of all types of schools and subjects. Registrations are possible.
      • Veranstaltungen
      • 23.06.19 Die Familie der Rötegewächse: Botanisches und Spannendes
        24.06.19 Dr. Dirk Tiede, Venia: Geoinformatik (Beginn Vortrag 10:15 Uhr)
        25.06.19 Salzburger Apotheker-Kräutergarten
        26.06.19 Der Kampf um die Gesinnungsästhetik. Christa Wolf und der deutsch-deutsche Literaturstreit
        26.06.19 Sprachwandel R/Evolution von unsichtbarer Hand ?
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