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Simon Lohse, Dipl-Päd., M.A., Dr. des. (Hannover)

Simon Lohse is a research fellow at CELLS and a member of the Centre for Ethics and Philosophy of Science (former ZEWW) at the Institute of Philosophy. He studied sociology, educational science, political science and philosophy in Hannover. During Michaelmas Term 2013 Simon has been a visitor at the Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science, LSE. He has recently completed his PhD studies in philosophy with a thesis on anti-reductionism in the social sciences.

Simon is speaker of the E2LSI Group at CELLS, a co-founder of the LUH reading group on the philosophy of scientific practice, and an elected member of the Committee for Responsibility in Research at LUH. He is primarily interested in philosophy of (social) science and in questions at the junction of philosophy of science, bioethics and science studies in the context of animal-related biomedical research.

Contact Information

E-Mail: simon.lohsecells.uni-hannover.de     [public PGP key]
Tel.: +49 511 762 4799
Fax: +49 511 762 14146

CELLS – Centre for Ethics and Law in the Life Sciences
Leibniz University Hannover
Otto-Brenner-Straße 1 (Room 804)
30159 Hannover
Germany

Office hours: by appointment

Main Areas of Research & Teaching

  • philosophy of the social sciences
  • philosophy and ethics of biomedicine
  • general philosophy of science
  • socio-political philosophy
  • doing philosophy (metaphilosophy, writing, interdisciplinarity)

Publications (Selection)

Upcoming talks

  • "Social Emergence and Unpredictability", Third International Conference of the German Society for Philosophy of Science, Köln (26/27th February 2019)
  • "Institutional and (Socio-)Epistemic Barriers for Replacing Animal Experimentation, Animal Research Unbound Conference, Exeter (UK) (invited) (15/16th July 2019)