Research Group on History and Philosophy of Science and Science Studies

The Research Group encompasses the history and philosophy of the sciences broadly conceived while focused on integrative approaches to history and philosophy of science and on philosophy of science in practice.

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Head of Research Group on History and Philosophy of Science and Science Studies: Professor (wsr) Henrik Kragh Sørensen.

The Research Group for History and Philosophy of Science and Science Studies  holds special expertise in the philosophy of the life sciences, the history and philosophy of mathematics, the philosophy of interdisciplinarity. Research in the group is also directed at other areas of history and philosophy of science that are of special importance to practicing scientists, science policy, and science education.













































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Name Title Phone E-mail
Christian Benjamin Joas Associate professor  
Claus Emmeche Associate professor +45 51 32 91 49 E-mail
Hanne Andersen Head of Department +45 353-34196 E-mail
Henrik Kragh Sørensen Deputy head of department, professor MSO +45 353-33963 E-mail
Joeri Witteveen Assistant professor, tenure track +45 353-30467 E-mail
Josefine Lomholt Pallavicini Research assistant   E-mail
Kristian Danielsen Research assistant +45 353-32500 E-mail
Kristine Cecile Harper Professor   E-mail
Mikkel Willum Johansen Associate professor +45 353-20381 E-mail
Sara Green Assistant professor, tenure track +45 353-34632 E-mail


Professor with special responsibilities Henrik Kragh Sørensen,

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