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III - Metaphysics and Philosophy of Language

Metaphysics, especially metaphysics of science — natural laws, dispositions, causality, modality — is the research focus of Philosophy III.

The team around Professor Markus Schrenk has yet wider research and teaching interests: We also focus on epistemology (especially modal theories of knowledge), thought experiments, applied ethics, the philosophies of technology, artefacts, and art, as well as the philosophy of mathematics.

The research projects "Modelling, Error-Robustness and Grounding Explanations" of the DFG research group "Inductive Metaphysics" and "What is proprioceptive Art?" are located here.

We also organise denXte, Heinrich Heine University’s interactive philosophical event series.


Photo of Markus Schrenk© Florian Kaiser-Winter

Prof. Dr. Markus Schrenk
Professor +49 211 81-12920

Building: 23.32
Floor/Room: U1.69
Office Hours

by appointment via email, in person or by zoom

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Dr. Eva Kellner
+49 211 81-12321
+49 211 81-11612321

Building: 23.32
Floor/Room: U1.68
Office Hours

Mon. and Wed. 11:00-16:00, and via phone or mail

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