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Sven Bernecker is primarily interested in epistemology, philosophy of mind as well as Kant and German Idealism.

Before coming to Cologne in 2016 he taught at the Universities of California-Irvine, Manchester, Munich, Vienna, and Birkbeck College London. He has held visiting appointments at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Humboldt University Berlin, Ruhr University Bochum, and University of Cologne.

Sofie Møller's research focuses on Kant and German Idealism. She's currently investigating the notion of normativity and the relationship between epistemological, legal, and moral progress. Recent publications include the edited volume Kant on Freedom and Human Nature (Routledge, 2023) with Luigi Filieri and the monograph Kant’s Tribunal of Reason. Legal Metaphor and Normativity in the Critique of Pure Reason (CUP, 2020). Before joining CONCEPT, she was a research associate at the Research Centre “Normative Orders” at the Goethe University Frankfurt and held visiting positions at Brown University and the University of Passau. She completed her PhD at the European University Institute in Florence in 2017.

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Paul Silva's current research is primarily in epistemology (traditional, social and formal), but he is also interested in metaphysics and ethics. Before Paul joined CONCEPT he was a visiting faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania. And before that he was a Lecturer in philosophy at Monash University. He completed his PhD at the University of Connecticut in 2013. 

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Assistant Professor (wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter)

Dr. Luis Rosa

Luis Rosa's main area of research is epistemology/ formal epistemology. He's currently concerned with problems about the nature and normativity of suspended judgment, the relationship between knowledge and uncertainty and norms of coherence. Rosa is also interested in the cognitive psychology of reasoning and Artificial Intelligence. Before joining CONCEPT, he was Humboldt fellow at the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (LMU Munich).

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