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Prof. Dr. Thomas Reydon

Prof. Dr. Thomas Reydon

Prof. Dr. Thomas Reydon
Address
Otto-Brenner-Str. 1-3
30159 Hannover
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Room
811
Prof. Dr. Thomas Reydon
Address
Otto-Brenner-Str. 1-3
30159 Hannover
Building
Room
811

Main Focus

  • Philosophy of Biology
  • Theoretical Biology
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Evolutionary Theory
  • Scientific Explanations
  • Taxonomy and Classification
  • Research Ethics and Good Academic Practice

External Websites and Further Documents

Curriculum Vitae

  • Scientific Education
    • 1999-2004

    Assistant in Opleiding, Department of Theoretical Biology, Institute of Biology, Universiteit Leiden (NL)

    • 2004-2005

    Research Associate, Central Institution for the Philosophy and Ethics of Science (ZEWW), Leibniz Universität Hannover<b2006-2008> </b2006-2008>

    • 2006-2008

    Research Associate (DFG "own position"), Central Institution for the Philosophy and Ethics of Science (ZEWW), Leibniz Universität Hannover

    • 2009

    Research Associate, Central Institution for Philosophy of Science and Ethics of Science (ZEWW), Leibniz University Hannover

    • 2009-2015

    Junior Professor of Philosophy of Biology, Centre for Ethics and Law in the Life Sciences (CELLS) & Institute of Philosophy, Leibniz Universität Hannover015-2019

    Professor of Philosophy of Biology, Centre for Ethics and Law in the Life Sciences (CELLS) Institute of Philosophy, Leibniz Universität Hannover

    • since 2020

    Professor of Philosophy of Science and Technology, Centre for Ethics and Law in the Life Sciences (CELLS) Institute of Philosophy, Leibniz Universität Hannover

  • Scientific Positions
    • 1993

    MSc (Physics), University Leiden (NL)

    • 1997

    MA Philosophy of Science, University Leiden (NL)

    • 2005

    PhD (philosophy of life sciences and theoretical biology), University Leiden (NL)

  • Memberships
    • Society for Philosophy of Science (GWP) (Founding Member & Board of Directors)
    • International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology (ISHPSSB) (Board of Directors)
    • Association for Philosophy of Science (PSA)
    • European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA)
    • Linnean Society of London