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Dr. Melanie Altanian

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Melanie Altanian is research associate and lecturer at the Professorship in Epistemology and Theory of Science. Her areas of specialization are social and political epistemology, moral philosophy, and social philosophy. She currently works on issues of epistemic injustice, denialism and ignorance, and in particular, on finalizing her book publication on The Epistemic Injustice of Genocide Denialism for Routledge.


Dr. Melanie Altanian
Alte Universität, 1. OG, R. 01 031b
Bertoldstr. 17
79098 Freiburg
Tel. +49 761 203-67678

Brief Academic CV

  • 2020   Doctor of Philosophy, University of Bern
  • 2015   Master of Arts in Political, Legal and Economic Philosophy, University of Bern
  • 2012   Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy (Major) and Social Sciences (Minor), University of Bern

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