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Dr. Hein van den Berg – Gastwissenschaftler

Dr. Hein van den Berg – Gastwissenschaftler Foto von Dr. Hein van den Berg

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Campus Nord
EF50

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Emil-Figge-Straße 50
44227 Dortmund
Deutschland

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Lehr- und Forschungsbereich

Hendrik Casimir-Karl Ziegler Resarch Grant of the Dutch Royal Academy of Sciences (KNAW), Research Project "Axiomatics and the Emergence of Biology as a Science", Institut für Philosophie und Politikwissenschaft, TU Dortmund 

 

Aktuelle Positionen

  • Postdoctoral Researcher within the ERC Starting Grant Project "Tarski's Revolution" (from 1 April 2011, 0.4 fte. Director: Dr. A. Betti)
  • Lecturer at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (from 1 April 2011, part-time, only teaching)

 

Forschungsinteressen

  • History of 18th Century Philosophy from Wolff to Kant
  • History of 18th and 19th Century Biology
  • History of 18th Century Logic

 

Publikationen in Auswahl

Buchpublikationen

  • Van den Berg, Hein (2011). Kant on Proper Science: Biology in the Critical Philosophy and the Opus postumum (PhD diss., VU University Amsterdam). Conditionally accepted by Springer Studies in German Idealism.

Aufsätze

  • Van den Berg, Hein. Wolff and Kant on Mechanical Explanation: Parts, Wholes and Demonstration in Logic and Natural Science. Conditionally accepted by Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie (i.E., paper scheduled 2013).
  • Van den Berg, Hein. Kant’s Reconstruction of Wolffian Teleology: Demarcating Biology and Theology. Submitted to Journal of the History of Philosophy (awaiting reaction). (i.E.)
  • Van den Berg, Hein (2011). The Classical Model of Science II, in: The Reasoner Vol. 5, No. 9: S. 153.
  • Van den Berg, Hein (2011). Kant’s Conception of Proper Science,  in: Synthese Vol. 183, No. 1: S. 7-26.
  • Van den Berg, Hein (2009). Kant on Vital Forces: Metaphysical Concerns versus Scientific Practice, in: Onnasch, Ernst-Otto (ed.). Kants Philosophie der Natur. Ihre Entwicklung im Opus postumum und ihre Wirkung. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, S. 115-135.

Work in Progress

  • ‘Mapping Philosophy’ (With A. Betti & B. Speckman). Methodological Paper on the Visualization of Bibliographic Data of Logic Books Published from 1700-1949 (data is gathered, a prototype of the visualization exists, paper needs to be written).
  • ‘Ideengeschichtlich method in the history of philosophy: the Classical Model of Science (early writing stages)’