Katja Stepec studied Philosophy and History at FernUniversität Hagen and holds a PhD in Philosophy. The title of her doctorate thesis is "Sprachgrenzen. Eine philosophische Erklärung der Übersetzung" (Linguistic Boundaries - a philosophical Explanation of Translation). Her main philosophical interests are Philosophy of Language and Philosophy of Mind.
- https://www.fernuni-hagen.de/ksw/forschung/promotionen.shtml (2016/2017)
- infos upcoming.
Yannick Gaasch is a doctoral candidate at Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität in Bonn, he finished his Master degree in Köln and trained a.o. with Klaus Düsing, Claudia Bickmann and Dieter Lohmar.
Areas: phenomenology, intersubjectivity, imagination, ontology, consciousness and (artifical) intelligence.
Aim: interdisciplinary benefits of philosophy and other areas.
Anil K. Jain
Anil K. Jain studied political science, psychology and sociology at the LMU Munich and wrote a doctoral thesis on »Politics in (Post-)Modernity« under the supervision of Ulrich Beck. He not only works in social research but is active in the cultural field, too. Together with Mario Beilhack he founded »edition fatal«: a small publishing company with a series on "new philosophy".
Personal website: http://www.power-xs.net/jain
While studying Philosophy & English at Humboldt University, Auris-E. Lipinski became a scientific assistant at VIOM GmbH. She founded PhenCoCo in the aftermath of university seminars like "Konstruktion und Phänomenologie der Wahrnehmung", Phänomenologie und Kognition" (M. Thiering) and "Computation und Geist" (J. Bach). She has been involved in different research and development projects, guiding her academic interests towards way finding and cognitive preconditions for navigation, both computational and phenomenological. This includes working on spacial concepts found in philosophy, psychology and robotics, subsuming Gestalt theory, embodiment theories, language/ concept importance, association and intuition.
- Humboldt University of Berlin, Phil Fak II, Philosophy
- VIOM GmbH, please see co-operation and support.
- Upcoming publication on drones and swarm intelligence in KEM engineers magazine/ tech portal.
Past team members
Social Scientist and Epistemologist of Human and Social Sciences. I am a PhD Candidate at the University of Lausanne and at Telecom ParisTech. The working title of my thesis is From phenomenological experience to political experience: how to grasp social ontology through rap music?
Philosopher and historian of philosophy, I’m a now a Graduate Assistant and Phd Candidate at the University of Lausanne in epistemology and history of psychology. My thesis concerns the constitution of a “phenomenological naturalism” rooted into the works of M. Merleau-Ponty and F. Varela.
Ancient former team members:
- Jens Schönherr
- Denis E. Vargas Gorenkov
- Gonzalo Rojas
Supporters & co-operation partners
We had the pleasure of esteemed researchers and teachers to be the experts in our colloquia and special guest workshops, who would discuss their findings with us. Among them are:
Philosopher, independent researcher
2018 Visiting Fellow, Tufts University, Center for Cognitive Studies
2009 – 2016 Postdoctoral Researcher & Scientific Coordinator, Berlin School of Mind and Brain / Institute of Philosophy, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
2004 – 2007 Assistant professor (C1), Center for Cognitive Science, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Outside lecturer (cognitive linguistics), doctor of general linguistics, visiting professor in Rome, scientific co-ordinator and university lecturer in Berlin
'Eine Einführung in die Kognitive Linguistik und Kognitive Anthropologie (De Gruyter Studienbuch 2018) - Introduction to cognitive linguistics and cognitive anthropology
Forthcoming in 2018, the second volume of 'Common Sense Geography' (focus on landmarks)
MIT, cogitive architectures, more
Professor of philosophy and director of the Center for Subjectivity Research
Principal investigator in the Einstein Group
Berlin School of Mind and Brain, collaboration in the organisation and conduct of the Zahavi Special Guest Workshop.
Technological support by VIOM GmbH, including support with our website and cloud server.