Chair in Epistemology and Theory of Science
Welcome to philosophy at UCF!
The chair represents large parts of theoretical philosophy and some parts of practical philosophy. Major areas of research include epistemology, philosophy of science, philosophy of language and mind, logic and metaphysics, and the recent history of philosophy. In teaching we additionally cover introductions to the philosophy of action and rationality.
News: Starting with April 1, Marc Andree Weber (PhD) will take up the position of an Assistant Professor at the Chair. Welcome, Andree, and have a great start!
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Freitag teaches at UCF and at the Department of Philosophy. He has studied in Germany, England, and the USA. Before coming to Freiburg, he taught at the Universities of Heidelberg, Bern (Switzerland), and Konstanz.
Assistant professor Dr. Katharina Kraus teaches at UCF and at the Department of Philosophy. Before coming to Freiburg, she completed her Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge (UK) and worked as a postdoc at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel).
For our individual research interests and projects, click our names.
We are also working on a joint research project on language and self-knowledge (think – Language and Self-Consciousness).