Martin Carrier
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Invited Lecture Series

Vienna International Summer University 2012: Applied Science: Historical, Epistemological, and Institutional Characteristics, Universität Wien, 2.7. – 13.7.2012 (with Rose-Mary Sargent & Peter Weingart).

Leibniz-Lectures, University of Hannover, Germany (in German): "Science under the Pressure of Practice: Epistemic Commitment, Credibility, Social Benefit," July 15-17, 2009 (see also below).

Workshop on my work: "Incommensurability between Scientific Theories," Journée de recherche on my work, Université de Nancy, France, March 11, 2003

Lecture Series, Università degli studi di Firenze, Italy, "Theory-ladenness and Empirical Test," March 29 -31, 2000.

 

Organizaiton of Scientific Meetings (past ten years)

2014 Organization of the Fourth Sino-German Symposium on Philosophy of Science and Technology: How to Shape the Technological Future (with Holger Lyre), Bielefeld University, September 10-12, 2014
2013 Organization of the conference on "Agnotology: On the Genesis of Ignorance" (with Daniel Andler and Mathias Girel), Paris, France, June 13-15, 2013.
2012 Georgia State - Bielefeld Conference on "Global Justice and International Law" (with George Rainbolt), Georgia State University, Atlanta, September 27-29, 2012
The Social Relevance of Philosophy of Science" (with Don Howard), Bielefeld University, June 11-13, 2012.
Science and the Public (with Peter Weingart), Bielefeld University, May 30 - June 1, 2012
2011 Agnotology: Ways of Producing, Preserving, and Dealing with Ignorance (with Ja-net Kourany), Bielefeld University, May 30 - June 1, 2011.
Georgia State - Bielefeld Conference on "Neuroscience, Ethics, and the Philosophy of Mind" (with George Rainbolt), Bielefeld University, May 11-13, 2011.
2009-2010 Co-Chair of the Program Committee for "HOPOS 2010" at Budapest, Hungary.
2009 ESF-ZiF-Bielefeld Conference on "The Politicization of Science" (with Peter Weingart), Bielefeld University, May 25 -29, 2009
École de printemps franco-allemande sur « science et valeurs » (avec Claude Debru), ZiF, Université de Bielefeld, 20 -24 avril 2009
2007 "Science in the Context of Application," (with Alfred Nordmann and Johannes Lenhard), Final Conference of the ZiF research group "Science in the Context of Application," ZiF, Bielefeld University, Sept. 27-29, 2007.

 

Additional Research Stays Abroad (past ten years)

  • Department of Philosophy, University of Haifa, March - May 2012, April - May 2014
  • Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto, Aug. - Dec. 2009

 

Institutional Responsibilities

Since 2013 Director of the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies of Science (I2SoS)
Since 2013 Coordinator of the Master's Program "History, Economics, and Philosophy of Sci-ence" (HEPS)
Since 2003 Erasmus Departmental Coordinator (including other international exchange pro-grams and double diplomas of the Department of Philosophy)

 

Commissions of Trust (past ten years)

Since 2015 Head of Division for Social Sciences and Humanities of the European Academy of Sciences
2014 Scientific Evaluator of Teaching Programs in Philosophy and Education, University of Vienna
Since 2014 Member of the Editorial Board of Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Since 2013 Reviewer for the Eurias Fellowship Program
2012-2014 Member of the Selection Committee for the French-German Research Cooperation Program DFG-ANR
Since 2008 Member of the University Council of Bielefeld University
Since 2008 Member of the Selection Committee for Prizes and Awards of the Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation
Vice-President Since 2012, President Since 2014

 

Research Grants (past ten years)

  1. Graduiertenkolleg "Die Integration von theoretischer und praktischer Wissenschaftsphiloso-phie" (GRK 2073/1) (mit Torsten Wilholt). DFG-funded Doctoral School "Integrating Ethics and Epistemology of Scientific Research" (GRK 2073/1) (with Torsten Wilholt) Oct. 2015 - March 2020.

  2. EU-funded project "Responsible Research and Innovation" (together with Rolf König), Part of the NUCLEUS-Consortium in the framework of Horizon 2020. Sept. 2015 - Aug. 2019.

  3. DFG funded project "Climate Engineering Impacts: Between Reliability and Liability" as part of the interdisciplinary CEIBRAL/CELARIT-Consortium, June 2013 - Oct. 2017.

  4. DFG-Projekt "Wissenschaftliche Politikberatung: Epistemisch-institutionelle Charakteristika von Expertenkommissionen am Beispiel der deutschen Strahlenschutzkommission" (mit Wolf-gang Krohn); DFG-funded project "Scientific policy advice: epistemic and institutional characteristics of ex-pert committees. The example of the German radiation protection committee." Oct. 2010 - Feb. 2014.

  5. DFG-Projekt "Computersimulation: methodologische Charakteristika und Gründe ihrer Va-lidität"; DFG-funded project "Computer simulation: methdological characteristics and ways to secure reliability." Aug. 2009 - July 2011.

  6. Transcoop Project on "Science and Values" with James Robert Brown (U. of Toronto) and Kathleen Okruhlik (U. of Western Ontario), 2008 - 2010.

  7. Förderung eines deutsch-französischen Studiengangs "Wissenschaftsforschung/Études sur la science" durch die Deutsch-französische Hochschule (mit Claude Debru, ENS Paris). Support of a French-German Course Program on Science Studies by the French-German University (together with Claude Debu, ENS Paris). Oct. 2007 - Sept. 2010.

  8. ZiF-Research Group on "Science in the Context of Application" (with Alfred Nordmann, TU Darmstadt), Oct. 2006 - Sept. 2007.

  9. DFG-Projekt "Wirtschaftswissenschaften unter den Bedingungen der Anwendungsdominanz"/ DFG-sponsored project on "Economics as application dominated research". Oct. 2006 - Sept. 2008.

 

Organization of Lecture Series 

  1. Bielefeld Pentecoste Lectures 2011: Michael Friedman, “A-Post Kuhnian Approach to the History and Philosophy of Science/Mathematics in Kant’s Critical Philosophy"
    Univ. Bielefeld, 8.-10.6.2011.
  2. Bielefeld Pentecoste Lectures 2008: Elliott Sober, “Evolution Without Metaphysics?," “Prob­abilistic Epistemology," Univ. Bielefeld, 14.–16.5.2008
  3. Bielefeld Pentecoste Lectures 2005: Nancy Cartwright, “Causality. Metaphysics and Methods,"
    Univ. Bielefeld, 18.–20.5.2005.
  4. Bielefeld Pentecoste Lecture 2001: Philip Kitcher: “The Evolution of Human Altruism," “Sci­ence, Truth, and Democracy," Univ. Bielefeld, 30.5.–1.6.2001.

 

Editorial Board Membership

  • International Studies in the Philosophy of Science
  • Studies in History and Philosophy of Science

 

Ph.D. Theses Supervised

  • Andreas Hüttemann, Idealisierungen und das Ziel der Physik (1996)
  • James L. Cook, Recursive Fitness (1997)
  • Jutta Rockmann, Wissenschaftlicher Realismus und Unterbestimmtheit (1999)
  • Jesse Kraai, Rheticus? Heliocentric Providence. A study concerning the astrology/astronomy of the sixteenth century (2001)
  • Patrick Finzer, Verstehen komplexer Systeme. Reduktionen in Biologie und Biomedizin (2002)  
  • Matthias Adam, Theoriebeladenheit und Objektivität. Zur Rolle von Beobachtungen in den Naturwissenschaften (2002
  • Torsten Wilholt, Zahl und Wirklichkeit: Eine philosophische Untersuchung über die Anwendbarkeit der Mathematik (2002)
  • Alexander Mäder, Falsche Überzeugungen verstehen: Begriffliche und methodische Überlegungen zur Erforschung der alltagspsychologischen Praxis (2003)
  • Michael Stöltzner, Vienna Indeterminism. Causality, Realism and the Two Strands of Boltzmann's Legacy (1896-1936) (2003)
  • Christian Schütte, Gesetze am Himmel. Die Astronomie der Frühen Neuzeit als Wegbereiterin moderner Naturwissenschaft (2006)
  • Cornelis Menke, Zum methodologischen Wert von Vorhersagen neuartiger Phänomene (2007)
  • Soazig Le Bihan, Understanding Quantum Phenomena (2008) (Cotutelle avec U. Nancy 2)
  • Sandro Gaycken, Technisches Wissen – Philosophische Untersuchungen (2008)
  • Tobias Knobloch, Quasi-Experimente. Zum Erkenntniswert von Gedankenexperimenten und Computersimulationen (2009)
  • Anna Leuschner, Die Glaubwürdigkeit der Wissenschaft (2011)
  • Anke Büter, Pluralismus statt Wertfreiheit: Soziale Erkenntnistheorie und das Beispiel der Frauengesundheitsforschung (2012)
  • Adele Gerdes, Die Selbstorganisation dynamischer Systeme. Whiteheads Beitrag zur Philosophie des Geistes (2013)
  • Fabian Lausen, Tragweite und Grenzen eines heuristischen Reduktionismus (2013)
  • David Willmes, Zur Legitimität ethischer und sozialer Werte in der Wissenschaft (2013)
  • Daniel Stephen Brooks, The Concept of Levels of Organization in Biology (2014)
  • Stephan Kopsieker, Modularität und Plastizität in biologischen Systemen. Eine mechanistische Perspektive (2016)

 

Ph.D. Theses Supervising

  • Bertold Lampe
  • Roel Visser
  • Lisa Heller
  • Stefan Fuchs

 

Habilitationen

  • Andreas Hüttemann
  • Torsten Wilholt
  • Johannes Lenhard