apl. Prof. Dr. Nikolay Milkov

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Über Nikolay Milkov

Curriculum Vitae

Seit 15.03.2015: apl. Professor, University of Paderborn, Germany

20.03.2014 - 01.06.2019: Tenured Lecturer (Lehrkraft für besondere Aufgaben), University of Paderborn, Germany

09.06.2009 - 01.06.2019: Berufung zum Mitglied Landesprüfungsamtes NRW für erste Staatsprüfungen für Lehrämter an Schulen

07/2009 - 03/2015: Privatdozent, University of Paderborn, Germany

04/2011 - 03/2014: Lecturer (Lehrkraft für besondere Aufgaben), University of Paderborn, Germany

01/2012 - 04/2012: Bertrand Russell Visiting Professor, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada

09/2007 - 01.04.2010: Fellow (wissenschaftlicher Angestellter), University of Paderborn, Germany

02/2007 - 08/2007: Adjunct Lecturer (Lehrbeauftragte), University of Paderborn, Germany

09/2005 - 05/2006: Visiting Fellow, Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh (PA), USA

11/1995 - 02/2003: Associate, Department of Philosophy, University of Bielefeld, Germany

04/1991 - 10/1995: Guest Research Fellow: Department of Philosophy, University of Bielefeld, Germany

11/1990 - 04/1991: Visiting Philosopher: Sub-faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford, UK

10/1989 - 11/1990: Guest Research Fellow: Department of Philosophy, University of Bielefeld, Germany

1983 - 1989: Research Fellow, Institute for Philosophical Research, Bulgarian Academy of Science, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Publikationen

Aktuelle Publikationen

Hermann Lotze’s Influence on the Twentieth Century Philosophy

N. Milkov, Hermann Lotze’s Influence on the Twentieth Century Philosophy, De Gruyter Berlin New York, Berlin, 2023.


The History of the Concept of Truth-making

N. Milkov, Philosophy Study 13 (2023) 449–461.


Bertrand Russell’s Philosophical Logic and its Logical Forms

N. Milkov, Athens Journal of Philosophy 2 (2023) 193–209.


The History of the Concept of Truth-making

N. Milkov, Philosophy Study 13 (2023) 449–461.



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Lehre


Laufende Lehrveranstaltungen

  • Ludwig Wittgenstein, Philosophische Untersuchungen

Weitere Informationen

Conferences

  1. “Hans Reichenbach, Helmuth Plessner and the Scientifically Informed Philosophy in the Weimar Republic”, The Fifteenth Biennial Congress of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science (HOPOS), University of Vienna, July 09–12, 2024.

  2. "Did Tolstoy Influenced the Logical Philosophy of Wittgenstein's Tractatus?", Twelfth Annual Conference of the Society for the Study of the History of Analytic Philosophy, University of Connecticut, Hartford & Wesleyan University, June 27-29, 2024. 

  3. "Hans Reichenbach, Helmuth Plessner and the Scientifically Informed Philosophy in the Weimar Republic", Ninth Quadrennial Fellows Conference 2024 of the Center for Philosophy of Science of the University of Pittsburgh, The University of Miami, Florida, USA, June 2-4, 2024.

  4. "Wittgenstein and Hegel as Idealsaitic Philosophers", "Wittgenstein and Hegel on the Foundations of Logic" Workshop, University of Vienna, September 11-13, 2023.

  5. "Why Lotze?", Hermann Lotze: A Reassessment, University of Paderborn, September 4, 2023.

  6. “Wittgenstein and Hegel as Idealistic Philosophers”, 11th Annual Conference of the Society for the Study of the History of Analytic Philosophy, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, July 15, 2023.

  7. “Bertrand Russell and the Emergence of the Concept of Truth-making”. “Russell 150” Conference at the University of Bucharest, Romania, November 4–5, 2022.

  8. "Susan Stebbing and Some Uncharted Sides of Analytic Philosophy", 5th TiLPS of History of Analytic Philosophy Workshop, August 24, 2022, Tilburg, Niederlands. 

  9. "Susan Stebbing and Some Poorly Explored Venues of Analytic Philosophy", Society for the Study of the History of Analytic Philosophy Annual Conference, July 7, 2022, Shanxi University, Chna.

  10. "Bertrand Russell's Philosophical Logic and Its Logical Forms", Conference "Philosophical Toots of Mathematical Logic", University of Turin, Italy, April 4, 2022.

  11. “Making Sense of Wittgenstein’s Tractatus”, “The Philosophy of Wittgenstein” panel, 3rd International Conference “Philosophy Nowadays: Traditions, Innovations, Education”, Varna, September 11, 2021.

  12. "Bertrand Russell's Philosophical Logic and Its Logical Forms", XXV. Congress of the German Society for Philosophy, September 5th – 9th, 2021, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg.

  13. "Bertrand Russell's Philosophical Logic and Its Logical Forms", Society for the Study of the History of Analytical Philosophy Annual Conference, University of  Vienna, July 14–16, 2021.

  14. “Brave New World: The Political Turn of 2014–2016, its Causes and its Prospective,” International Conference “Transformations and Challenges in the Global World,” Southwest University of Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad, October 15–17, 2020.

  15. “Russell’s Philosophical Logic and Its Logical Forms”, Workshop: Geschichte und Philosophie von Logik und Mathematik, Paderborn, February 17–18, 2020.

  16. "The Composition of Wittgenstein's Tractatus: Interpretative Survey", Workshop "130 Years Ludwig Wittgenstein", University of Sofia, October 16-17, 2019.
  17. “Towards an Analytic Scientific Metaphysics—on the Example of Philosophy of Cosmology”, 16th International Congress on Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Prague, 5–10 August, 2019.
  18. “From Kant’s Encyclopaedic Approach in Philosophy to Hegel’s Philosophical Encyclopaedia”, The 13th International Kant Congress: The Court of Reason, Oslo, 6–9 August, 2019.
  19. “The Concept of Truth-Making and Russell’s 1918 Lectures on Logical Atomism”, Bertrand Russell Society Annual Conference, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, June 20–22, 2019.
  20. “The Composition of Wittgenstein’s Tractatus and the Tractarian Wars”, Society for the Study of the History of Analytical Philosophy Annual Conference, University of Boston, Massachusetts, June 17–19, 2019.
  21. “Bertrand Russell’s Conception of Proposition in Relation to Pragmatism”, 14th Annual International Conference on Philosophy, 27–30 May 2019, Athens, Greece.
  22. “Bertrand Russell’s 1918 Lectures and the Emergence of the Concept of Truth-Making”, “Bertrand Russell’s The Philosophy of Logical Atomism, 1918–1919” Workshop, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain, January 28–9, 2019.
  23. “Wittgenstein’s Notebooks and the Composition of the Tractatus”, 24th World Congress of Philosophy, Peking, VR China, August 13–20, 2018. 
  24. “Wittgenstein’s Notebooks, the Composition of the Tractatus, and the ‘Tractarian Wars’ ”, 2018 Joint Session of the Aristotelian Society and the Mind Association, Oxford, UK, July 6–8.
  25. “Two Concepts of Analytic Philosophy”, second annual TiLPS History of Analytic Philosophy workshop, University of Tilburg, Nederland, July 3–4, 2018.
  26. “Stereology”, 6th World Congress on Universal Logic, June 21–26, 2018, Vichy, France.
  27. “Hegel’s dialectics and the method of the early analytic philosophy”, 32d International Hegel Congress, June 6–7, 2018, University of Tampere, Finland.
  28. “Concept Formation in Science: Heinrich Rickert and the Logical Empiricists”, Joint Session of “The North American Neo-Kantian Society” and “The Society for the Study of the History of Analytic Philosophy”, in connection with the 115th Meeting of the Central Division of the Americal Philosophical Association in Chicago, February 22, 2018.
  29. “Hermann Lotze’s Microcosm”, PHILO-SOPHIA. 125 Years University Philosophy in Bulgaria, Sofia, October 25–28, 2017.
  30. “David Hilbert and the Berlin Group”, Hilbert’s axiomatic method in Central and Eastern Europe, October 3. 2017, in connection with the 4th International Conference on the History and Philosophy of Computing, 4-7 October 2017 Brno (Czech Republic)
  31. "What is Analytic Philosophy?", Alexander von Humboldt Kolleg „Der Neue Realismus / New Realism“, Sofia, 27.05.2017.
  32. "Hermann Lotze und Franz Brentano", Konferenz "Denken im Zwiespalt – Zum 200. Geburtstag des Philosophen Rudolph Hermann Lotze", Bautzen, 20.05.2017.
  33. "The Method of Wittgenstein's Tractatus: Towards a New Interpretation", The 6th Annual Conference, The Society for the Study of the History of Analytic Philosophy, 9.05.2017, Calgary, Alberta.
  34. “Aesthetic Gestures: Essay in Frege–Wittgenstein Theory of Art​”, 39. International Wittgenstein Symposium 2016, Kirchberg am Wechsel, 7.–13. August 2016.
  35. “Theories of Concept Formation: Heinrich Rickert and the Logical Empiricists”, 8th Quadernial8th Quadrennial Fellows of Pittsburgh’s Center of Philosophy of Science, Conference, University of Lund, Sweden, 11–13, 2016.
  36. “The 1900-Turn in Russell’s Logic and the Emergence of His Paradox”, 12th International Conference on Contemporary Logic”, University of Sankt Petersburg, Russia, 22–24.06.2016.
  37. “Wittgenstein’s Ways”, 5th International Workshop on Topological Philosophy, Warsaw, Poland, February 8–9, 2016. 
  38. “Theories of Concept Formation: Heinrich Rickert and the Logical Empiricists”, Neo-Kantian Perspectives on the Exact Sciences, 22–24, 2016, Zukunftskolleg, University of Konstanz, Germany.
  39. “Aesthetic Gestures: Essay in Frege–Wittgenstein Theory of Art​”, open session of the 89th Joint Session of the Aristotelian Society and Mind Association, Warwick University (England), 10–12 July 2015.
  40. “On John Wisdom”, Fourth Annual Conference of the Society for the Study of the History of Analytical Philosophy, 4th–6th June 2015, Trinity College, Dublin (Ireland).
  41. “Russell and Husserl: The Odd Couple”, Bertrand Russell Society Meeting for 2015, 5th–7th June 2015, Trinity College, Dublin (Ireland).
  42. “Kant’s Encyclopedic Turn”, British Society for the History of Philosophy, University of York (England), 9–11 April 2015.
  43. Commentary on Prof. Stephen Read’s paper: “Inferentialism and the Logic of Identity”, Workshop “Philosophy of Logic. New Tasks and Perspectives”, November 14, 2014, University of Paderborn.
  44. “The 1900 Turn in Bertrand Russell’s Philosophy of Mathematics and the Emergence of his Paradox”, 8. Rheinisch-Westfälisches Seminar zur Geschichte und Philosophie der Mathematik”, Universität Paderborn, Juli 11, 2014.
  45. “On Walter Dubislav”, International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science (HOPOS) Conference, Ghent, Belgium, July 3, 2014.
  46. “Frege and the Philosophy of German Idealism”, Gottlob Frege International Conference, Wismar, May 12, 2013.
  47. “The Construction of the Logical World”, First Annual Conference of the Society for Study of the History of Analytical Philosophy, McMaster University, Canada, May 24–26, 2012.
  48. “The Method of the Tractatus”, Joint Session of the Mind Association and the Aristotelian Society, Brighton, England, 10. July 2011.
  49. “Wittgenstein’s Method: The Third Phase of Its development (1933–1936)”, Wittgenstein’s Early Investigations, Lisbon, Portugal, 27 June, 2011.
  50. “The Construction of Logical Worlds: Fixing the Boundaries of Human Thought”, Crossing Borders: 9. Kongreß der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Philosophie, Wien, 2–4. Juni 2011.
  51. “A Logical–Contextual History of Philosophy”, 72nd Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Philosophical Society, November 12–14, 2010, Memphis, Tennessee. Comment: Randall Auxier (Southern Illinois University, Carbondale)
  52. “Bertrand Russell’s Philosophical Logic”, International Workshop Formal System and Their Interpretations, Paderborn, October 15, 2010.
  53. “The Cement of Social Alchemy”, Conference on Collective Intentionality VII. Perspectives on Social Ontology, University of Basel, Switzerland, August 26, 2010.
  54. “Remarks on Hans Reichenbach’s Conception of Probability”, European Science Foundation—The Philosophy of Science in European Perspective, Team E 2010. Workshop Historical Debates about Logic, Probability and Statistics, University of Paderborn, July 9, 2010. http://www.pse-esf.org/FinalReport3123.pdf      
  55. “Russell’s Debt to Peano and His Logic”, International Workshop Recent Studies in the History and Philosophy of Logic, University of Paderborn, June 25, 2010.
  56. “Kant’s Transcendental Turn as a Second Step in the Logicalization of Philosophy”, in: Proceedings of the XIth International Kant Congress, Pisa (Italy), May 26, 2010.
  57. “Heinrich Rickert and the Logical Empiricists”, Phänomenologie, Konstruktivismus und Analytische Philosophie, Wissenschaftliches Becker-Kolloquium der Fernuniversität Hagen, 4. Februar, 2010, Europäische Akademie, Bad Neuenahr/Ahrweiler, Germany.
  58. “Russell, Wittgenstein, and the Project for ‘Analytic Philosophy’ ”, Eastern Division Meeting, American Philosophical Association, New York (NY), December 28, 2009. Commented by Dr. Nathan Berber, University of Haifa (Israel)
  59. “Commentary on: Nathan Berber, ‘A Tractarian Formal Ontology of Concepts’ ”, Eastern Division Meeting, American Philosophical Association, New York (NY), December 28, 2009.
  60. “Frege’s Logical Voluntarism”, International Workshop Form and Content in the History of Modern Logic, November 13, 2009, University of Paderborn.
  61. “Husserl und Russell, 1911–1913”, Internationale Tagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für phänomenologische Forschung, Phänomenologie im Wettstreit der Methoden, Würzburg, October 1, 2009.
  62. “Cambridge Phenomenology”, German–Finnish Workshop “Themes in Early Analytic Philosophy and History of Logic”, Tampere (Finland), September 21, 2009.
  63. “Carl Hempel—Whose Philosopher?”, International Conference “Die Berliner Grupe: Erkenntnis, Wahrscheinlichkeit, Interdisziplinarität”, Universität Paderborn, September 5, 2009.
  64. “Russell, Wittgenstein, and the Project for ‘Analytic Philosophy’ ”, The 130th Joint Session of the Mind Association and the Aristotelian Society (contributed paper), University of East Anglia, Norwich, England, July 11–12, 2009.
  65. “Towards a Reistic Social Ontology”, International Conference “The Stakes of Contemporary Ontological Thinking”, Sofia, June 18–20, 2009.
  66. “Lotze Influence of Russell”, German–Finnish Workshop “Perspectives on the Early History of Analytic and Phenomenological Philosophy”, University of Paderborn, March 30, 2009.
  67. “Cambridge Phänomenologie”, Phänomenologie, Konstruktivismus und Analytische Philosophie, Wissenschaftliches (Becker-)Kolloquium der Fernuniversität Hagen, February 6, 2009, Europäische Akademie, Bad Neuenahr/Ahrweiler, Germany.
  68. “Bertrand Russell’s Religious Humanism,” Eastern Division Meeting, American Philosophical Association, Philadelphia (PA), December 29, 2008. Commented by Timothy Madigan (St. John Fisher College)
  69. “The Joint Philosophical Project of Russell and Wittgenstein (1912)”, German–Finnish Workshop “Positions in Early Analytic Philosophy and Phenomenology”, University of Paderborn, October 9, 2008.
  70. “Stücke einer reistischen Gesellschafts- Geschichtstheorie”, XXI. Deutscher Kongress für Philosophie, Universität Duisburg-Essen, Campus Essen; September 18, 2008.
  71. “Reichenbach’s Concept of Logical Analysis of Science and his Lost Battle against Kant”, 31th International Wittgenstein Symposium, Kirchberg/Wechsel, Austria; August 15, 2008.
  72. “Reichenbach’s Method of Analysis of Science”, Sixth Quadrennial Fellows Conference 2008 [organized by the Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh], Ohio State University at Athens (OH), July 23, 2008.
  73. “The Berlin Group and the Vienna Circle: Affinities and Divergences”, 7th Congress of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science (HOPOS), Vancouver, University of British Columbia, June 20, 2008.
  74. “Russell, Wittgenstein, and the Project for ‘Analytic Philosophy’,” 30th International Wittgenstein Symposium, Kirchberg/Wechsel, Austria, August 6–12, 2007.
  75. “Die Berliner Gruppe und der Wiener Kreis: Gemeinsamkeiten und Unterschiede,” 8th Congress of the Austrian Society of Philosophy, University of Graz, Austria, June 8, 2007.
  76. “Leibniz’s Concept of characteristica universalis,” 8th International Leibniz Congress, University of Hannover, Germany, July 26, 2006.
  77. “Karl Popper’s Debt to Leonard Nelson,” 6th Congress of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science (HOPOS), Paris, école normale superieure, June 18, 2006.
  78. “The Joint Philosophical Project of Russell and Wittgenstein: April–November 1912,” Central Division Meeting, American Philosophical Association, Chicago, April 27, 2006.
  79. “Hermann Lotze’s Influence on Bertrand Russell,” Eastern Division Meeting, American Philosophical Association, New York, December 28, 2005. Commented by Prof. David Sullivan (Metropolitan State College of Denver, Colorado)
  80. “The Fitting Theory of Truth,” 4th European Congress of Analytic Philosophy, Lisbon, Portugal, August 29, 2005.
  81. “Bertrand Russell Early Philosophy of Time (1899–1913),” 28th International Wittgenstein Symposium, Kirchberg/Wechsel, Austria, August 8–14, 2005.
  82. “The Formal Theory of Everything,” Phenomenology Worldwide at the Beginning of the Third Millennium, 3d World Congress of Phenomenology, Wadham College, University of Oxford (UK), August 15–21, 2004.
  83. “Hermann Lotze’s Microcosm,” Ibidem. 
  84. “Husserl and Russell: 1911–1913”, 27th International Wittgenstein Symposium, Kirch­berg/Wechsel, Austria, August 8–14, 2004.
  85. “Analytic Philosophy and Phenomenology: Common Sources, Related Results”, 23d Varna International Philosophical School, June 3–6, 2004, Varna, Bulgaria.
  86. “The Historical Achievement of Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason,” 9th International Kant- Conference: Kant between West and East, Kaliningrad (Königsberg), April 22–24, 2004.
  87. “The Meaning of Life: A Topological Approach,” 53d International Pheno­­meno­logy
    Congress, Phenomenology of Life: Meeting the Challenges of the Present Day World, Istanbul, Turkey, August 10–17, 2003.
  88. “What is Analytic Philosophy,” 21st World Congress of Philosophy, Istanbul, Turkey, August 10–17, 2003. www.wcp2003.org/contemporary/Nikolay_Milkov.doc
  89. “The ‘Method’ of the Tractatus,” 26th International Wittgenstein Symposium, Kirch­berg/ Wechsel, Austria, August 4–10, 2003. sammelpunkt.philo.at:8080/1664/1/milkow.pdf
  90. “Pure Forms in Biology,” International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology Meeting 2003, Vienna, Austria, July 16–20, 2003.
  91. “The Joint Philosophical Program of Russell and Wittgenstein (March–November 1912) and Its Downfall”, 25th International Wittgenstein Symposium, Kirchberg/Wechsel, Austria, August 11–17, 2002. sammelpunkt.philo.at:8080/1434/Milkov.pdf
  92. “Stereology,” 6th World Multiconference of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics: SCI 2002/ISAS 2002, July 14–18, 2002, Orlando, Florida.
  93. “The History of the Conception of Truth-making,” 4th European Congress of Analytic Philosophy, Lund, Sweden, June 14–17, 2002.
  94. “History of Analytic Philosophy: Helping to Bring an Unfinished Project to its Conclusion”, British Society for the History of Philosophy Conference, Oxford, St. Anne’s College, March 22–24, 2002.
  95. “Ist Wittgensteins Tractatus in irgendwelchem Sinne mystisch?”, Symposium zum 50. Todestag von L. Wittgenstein, am 15.–16. November 2001, Haus Wittgenstein, Parkgasse 18, Wien, Österreich.
  96. “Susan Stebbing’s Criticism of Wittgenstein’s Tractatus,” International Symposium The Vienna Circle and Logical Empiricism, University of Vienna, July 12–14, 2001.
  97. “Russell’s Turn of August-1900 and His Paradox,” Munich, June 2–5, 2001, One Hundred Years of Russell’s Paradox, International Conference in Logic and Philosophy.
  98. “Mesocosmological Descriptions: Towards an Extensionalist Ontology of History,” Session of the Society for the Philosophy of History, held with the APA 99th Central Division Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 3–5, 2001.
  99. “Logico-linguistic Moleculism: Towards an Ontology of Collocations,” Workshop on Ontologies and Lexical Knowledge Bases, OntoLex’2000, Sozopol, Bulgaria, September 8–10, 2000.
  100. “The Geometrical Method in Analysing Practical Reasoning,” 23rd International Wittgenstein Symposium, Kirchberg/Wechsel, Austria, August 13–19, 2000.
  101. “Russell’s Theory of Propositions (1905–19) in Relation to Pragmatism,” International Conference Pragmatism & Semantics, Villa Lanna, Prague, The Czech Republic, June 20–23, 2000.
  102. “Tractarian Topology: A New Interpretation of the Objects in Witt­gen­stein’s Trac­tatus,” 22d International Wittgenstein Symposium, Kirchberg/Wechsel, Austria, August 16–21, 1999.
  103. “The Latest Frege,” 3rd International Conference held by the Gesellschaft für Analytische Philosophie (GAP), Munich, Germany, September 15–18, 1997.
  104. “Neither Verifiers not Verificators: The Refutation of ‘Truth-Making’,” 20th International Wittgenstein Symposium, Kirchberg/Wechsel, Austria, August 10–16, 1997.
  105. “The Origins and Structure of Russell’s Paradox,” 11th International Symposium, Logica’97, Liblice Castle, The Czech Republic, June 17–20, 1997.
  106. “Black Sea Athena,” 2nd International Conference Civil Society in South-Eastern Europe, American University in Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad, April 25–27, 1997.
  107. “Sexual Experience,” The December Meeting of the Society for the Philosophy of Sex and Love, hold in conjunction with the Eastern Division meeting of APA, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, December 27–30, 1996.
  108. “Russell’s Fregean Turn,” 2nd European Congress of Analytic Philosophy, Leeds, England, September 5–7, 1996.
  109. “The Cement of Social Alchemy: A Philosophical Analysis of Mind Groups Identity,” 19th International Wittgenstein Symposium, Kirch­berg/Wechsel, Austria, August 11–18, 1996.
  110. “What is Analytical Phenomenology?,” 1st International Congress in Philosophy, Phenomenology, and the Science of Life, April 18–20, Macerata, Italy, 1996.
  111. “Elements of a Wittgensteinian Theory of Aesthetic Objects,” 18th International Witt­gen­stein Symposium, Kirchberg/Wechsel, Austria, 13–20 August, 1995.
  112. “Was Wittgenstein a Philosopher of Language?,” 1st International Conference held by the Gesellschaft für Analytische Philosophie (GAP), Saarbrücken, Germany, October 10–14, 1991.
  113. “Scheinbegriffe Übersetzen,” AvHumboldt-Foundation Symposium, Geistes­wissen­­schaftliches und literarisches Übersetzen im internationale Kultur­aus­tausch, Sont­hofen im Allgäu, Germany, Oktober 7–11, 1991.
  114. “Wittgenstein and Contemporary Philosophy,” Round-Table Meeting in Honour of Wittgenstein’s Centenary at Wittgenstein-House, Vienna, April 26, 1989.
  115. “Philosophy of Language without Meaning and without . . . Language,” International Symposium Models of Meaning, Varna, Bulgaria, September 25–28, 1988.
  116. “The Regress ad infinitum Argument and the True Method in Philosophy,” 18th World Congress of Philosophy, Brighton, England, August, 1988.
  117. “The Unity of Wittgenstein’s Philosophy of Science: Attempt at Reconstruction,” 8th International Congress in Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, Moscow, Russia, August 16–20, 1987.
  118. “Russellstein’s annus mirabilis: 1913,” 12th International Wittgenstein Symposi­um, Kirch­berg/ Wechsel, Austria, August 7–14, 1987.
  119. “Philosophy of History without Entities: Against the Subjectivism in History,” 5th Meeting of the European Society for the History of the Behavioural and Social Sciences, Varna, Bulgaria, September, 1986.
  120. “On the Reconstruction of Early Wittgenstein’s Philosophy,” 10th International Witt­genstein Symposium, Kirchberg/Wechsel, Austria, August, 1985.

Invited Lectures (Selection)

 

  1. "Die Einheit von Wittgensteins Philosophie", Paderborner Kolloquium zur Philosophie, 21.01.2021.
  2. “Towards a New Interpretation of Wittgenstein’s Tractatus” Institute for Exploration of the Societies and Knowledge”, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, May 30, 2017.
  3. “Kant’s Encyclopedic Turn”, Institute for Exploration of the Societies and Knowledge”, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, October 15, 2014.
  4. “Was ist eine sexuelle Handlung? Philosophische Bemerkungen”, Öffentlicher Vortrag im Rahmen des Workshops “Philosophie und Sexualität”, Universität Paderborn, June 13, 2014.
  5. “The Joint Philosophical Program of Russell and Wittgenstein and Its Demise,”, McMaster Department of Philosophy, Visiting Speaker Series, March 30, 2012.
  6. “The Two Turns of Bertrand Russell’s Logic”, Buffalo Logic Colloquium, March 7th, 2012.
  7. “The Berlin Group”, Lunchtime Colloquium, Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh, November 16, 2010.
  8. “Die Berliner Gruppe und der Wiener Kreis: Gemeinsamkeiten und Unterschiede”, Ruhr Universität Bochum, 19. November 2009.
  9. “Elemente einer reistischen Gesellschaftstheorie”, Habilitatiosvortrag, Universität Paderborn, 9. Juli 2009.
  10. “Hermann Lotzes philosophische Anthropologie”, Universität Paderborn, 22. Januar 2009.
  11. “Wittgenstein: Twenty Years Later”, Key Address. Wittgenstein and Analytic Philosophy: Conference on the Occasion of the 20th Anniversary from the [Milkov’s] First Translation of Wittgenstein’s Works [T, PI, RFM] into Bulgarian, Department of Philosophy, University of Sofia, Bulgaria, October 4, 2008.
  12. “Leonard Nelson und der ‘bulgarischen Standpunkt’,” Wittgenstein-Haus, Vienna, Austria,June 5, 2007.
  13. “The Idiosyncrasy of Bulgarian Philosophy,” Institute for Philosophical Investigations, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, July 18, 2006.
  14. “The Joint Philosophical Project of Bertrand Russell and Ludwig Wittgenstein: April–November 1912,” Lunchtime Colloquium, Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh, April 14, 2006.
  15. “Hermann Lotze’s Influence on Bertrand Russell,” Lunchtime Colloquium, Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh, October 18, 2005.
  16. “Der Sinn des Lebens,” Ringvorlesung, Abteilung Philosophie, Universität Bielefeld, February 13, 2002.
  17. “Leo Tolstois Philosophie des Lebens,” Kant-Gesellschaft, Herford, Germany, January 28, 2000.
  18. “Tolstoi und Wittgenstein: ihre Philosophie im Vergleich,” Kant-Gesellschaft, Herford Germany, February 25, 2000. Review: Helmut Schlüter, “Das wahre Leben liegt außerhalb der Zeit,” Neue Westfälische, 28. Februar 2000, p. HE 12.
  19. “Varieties of Understanding,” Philosophische Klub, Abteilung Philosophie, Universität Bielefeld, Germany, January 1993.
  20. “How Epiphenommenal Mind is Possible?,” Philosophische Klub, Abteilung Philosophie, Universität Bielefeld, Germany, April 1990.
  21. “Recent Studies on Wittgenstein,” Institute of Philosophy, Academy of Sciences of the Soviet Union, Moscow, October 1985.
  22. “J. L. Austin’s Philosophical Development,” Institute of Philosophy, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, April 1984.
  23. “The Philosophy of Logical Atomism”, Lexis Circle, University of Moscow, Russia, May 1983.

Profile

 

Area of Specialization

History of Analytic Philosophy, History of the Philosophy of Science (HOPOS), Metaphysics, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind

 

Area of Competence

History of Ancient and Modern Philosophy, Philosophy of the Nineteenth Century, Ethics, Political Theory, Aesthetics, General Philosophy of Science, Epistemology

 

Personal

Married with four children; German and Bulgarian citizen

 

Education

 

Dr. habil. (doctor habilitatus) in Philosophy (Habilitation), University Paderborn, Germany

 

Ph.D. in Philosophy, Lomonossov University of Moscow (Chair History of Foreign Philosophy), Russia  

 

M.A. in Philosophy,  University of Sofia, Bulgaria

 

Theses

MA:    “On Bertrand Russell’s Logic and Plato’s Dialectic” (in Bulgarian).

           

PhD:    “A Critical Analysis of the Philosophy of Logical Atomism” (in Russian).

 

Dr. habil.: “Analytic Philosophy in Context” (in English).

Service to the Profession

Appointed Referee of:

 

  1. Contributions of the Austrian Ludwig Wittgen­stein Society
  2. Oxford University Press (review of book proposal)
  3. History and Philosophy of Logic (more then 10 times)
  4. Cambridge University Press (review of book proposal)
  5. Journal for General Philosophy of Science
  6. European Journal of Philosophy
  7. Balkan Journal of Philosophy (multiple)
  8. Diametros (bis)
  9. National Science Centre, Poland (review of project) (bis) 
  10. History of Philosophy Quarterly (bis)
  11. Nordic Wittgenstein Review
  12. Journal for the History of Analytical Philosophy (bis)
  13. Axiomathes
  14. Journal of the History of Ideas
  15. Philosophical Alterntives
  16. HOPOS: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science
  17. Journal of Transcendental Philosophy (bis)
  18. Synthese (bis)
  19. International Journal of Philosophy and Theology
  20. The Polish Journal of Aesthetics
  21. Palgrave Macmillan (review of book proposal) (bis)
  22. Bloomsbury Academic (review of book proposal) (multiple)
  23. Philosopher’s Imprint
  24. Logique et Analyse
  25. Mind
  26. The History of the Behavioral Sciences
  27. Theoretical Biology
  28. Athens Journal of  Philosophy
  29. Journal of the American Philosophical Association
  30. History of Philosophy and Logical Analysis
  31. Philosophical Investigations

 

Book Endorsement:

1.Kevin Morris und Consuelo Preti (eds.), Early Analytic Philosophy: An Inclusive Reader with Commentary, London: Bloomsbury Academic Publishers, 2023.

 

Member of Editorial Board:

 

 

Founding Member

 

  • The Club “Bulgarian Academy of Sciences—Scientific Diaspora”

 

Organized Conferences:

 

  • “Die Berliner Gruppe: Axiomatik, Erkenntnis, Interdisziplinarität”, Universität Paderborn, September 3–5, 2009. (Conference supported by the Fritz-Thyssen Foundation.)
  • Rudolph Hermann Lotze: Eine Neubewertung“, Die Tagung wird vom 4. bis 6. September 2023 an der Fakultät für Kulturwissenschaften, Fach Philosophie der Universität Paderborn ausgetragen. (Conference supported by the Fritz-Thyssen Foundation.)

Supervisor / Gutachter

Bachelor of Arts Students

Jennifer Gohlke

Lilli Isabel Förster

Alexander Marzeion

Lea Knop

 

Doctoral Students

Michele Vagnetti (University of Paderborn / University of Florence)

 

Examiner

  • Bachelor Thesis

Alexander Nowak

Nadine Sand

Lara Gerhards

  • Doctoral dissertation

Alexander Nowak

Michele Vagnetti (University of Florence)

  • Habilitation

Elena Ficara

Miriam-Sonja Hantke

 

Member of the PhD Dissertation Committee

Anna-Sophie Heinemann

 

Fellowship Supervisor

Michele Vagnetti (University of Florence), Heinrich-Hertz-Fellowship

Teaching / Lehre

Vorlesungen / Lectures

  1. “Einführung in die Philosophie des Geistes,” SS 2012
  2. “Einführung in die Metaphysik,” WS 2012/13
  3. Was ist Erkenntnis?, SS 2016
  4. Was ist analytische Philosophie?, WS 2016/17
  5. Bewußtseinstheoiren, SS 2017
  6. Emotionstheorien, WS 2017/18
  7. Einführung in die Philosophie des Geises, SS 2018
  8. Einführung in die Metaphysik, WS 2018/19
  9. Probleme der politischen Philosophie, SS 2019

Classes

  1. “Early Analytic Philosophy in Context”, McMaster University, Canada, Jan.-April 2012
  2. "Early Analytic Philosophy and the German Philosophical Tracition", Insitute of Philosophy, University of Saint Petersburg, Oct. 2018

Seminare / Seminars

  1. Ludwig Wittgenstein, "Philosophische Untersuchungen", SS 2024.
  2. Immanuel Kant, "Kritik der reinen Vernunft", WS 23/24
  3. Baruch de Spinoza, "Die Ethik", SS 2023
  4. Martin Heidegger, "Sein und Zeit", WS 22/23
  5. Aristotles "Metaphysik", SS 2022
  6. Hegels "Wissenschaft der Logik", WS 2021/22
  7. Platons Frühdialoge, SS 2021
  8. David Hume, "An Enquiry Concerning Human Unterstanding", SS 2021
  9. Baruch de Spinoza, "Die Ethik", WS 2020/1
  10. Martin Heidegger zur Einführung, WS 2020/1
  11. Einführung in die Rechtsphilosophie, SS 2020
  12. Platons Spätdialoge, SS 2020 
  13. Aristotles "Metaphysik", WS 2019/20
  14. John Locke, "Versuch über den menschlichen Verstand", WS 2019/20
  15. Einführung in die Erkenntnistheorie, SS 2019
  16. Die philosophische Methoden, SS 2019
  17. Philosophie der Kosmologie, SS 2019
  18. Hat der Mensch einen freien Willen?, WS 2018/19
  19. Themen der Sprachphilosophie, WS 2018/19
  20. Klassiker der Kulturtheorie, WS 2018/19
  21. Wittgensteins "Philosophische Untersuchungen", SS 2018
  22. Einführung in die Philosophie der Mathematik, SS 2018
  23. Martin Heidegger zur Einführung, SS 2018
  24. Philosophie der politischen Ökonomie, SS 2018
  25. Philosophie der Sprache, WS 2017/18
  26. Philosophie der Biologie, WS 2017/18
  27. Kunstphilosophie, WS 2017/18
  28. Karl Marx zur Einglührung, WS 2017/18
  29. Philosophische Probleme der zeitgenössischen Kosmologie, SS 2017
  30. Wahrheitstherien, SS 2017
  31. Religion oder Spiritualität?, SS 2017
  32. Hegel: "Wissenschaft der Logik", SS 2017
  33. Was ist kontinentale Philosophie, WS 2016/17
  34. Ludwig Wittgensteins "Philosophische Untersuchungen", WS 2016/17
  35. Probleme der Sozialphilosophie, WS 2016/17
  36. Franz Brentanos Deskriptive Psychologie, WS 2016/17
  37. Themen der Sprachphilosophie, SS 2016
  38. Einführung in die Philosophie der Mathematik, SS 2016
  39. Probleme der philosophischen Psychologie, SS 2016
  40. John Locke, "Versuch über den menschlichen Verstand", SS 2016
  41. “Einführung in die Lebensphilosophie,” WS 2015/16 
  42. “Einführung in der Philosophie des Logischen Empirismus,” WS 2015/16 
  43. “Psychoanalyse: Theorie und Kritik,” WS 2015/16
  44. “Themen der Kunstphilosophie,” WS 2015/16 
  45. “David Hume: Eine Untersuchung über den menschlichen Verstand,” WS 2015/16
  46. “Themen der Wissenschaftstheorie,” SS 2015 
  47. “Was ist analytische Philosophie?,” SS 2015
  48. “Einführung in die Philosophie des Geistes,” SS 2015 
  49. “Was ist Wahrheit?,” WS 2014/15
  50. “Themen der Religionsphilosophie,” WS 2014/15
  51. “Wittgensteins Philosophische Untersuchungen,” WS 2014/15
  52. “Einführung in die Metaphysik,” SS 2014
  53. “Bertrand Russells analytische Philosophie,” SS 2014
  54. “Themen der philosophischen Psychologie,” SS 2014
  55. “Gottlob Frege: Philosophie der Sprache,” WS 2013/14
  56. “Einführung in die Philosophie der Wissenschaft,” WS 2013/14
  57. “Einführung in die philosophische Ästhetik,” WS 2013/14
  58. “Die Berliner Gruppe,” SS 2013
  59. “Wittgensteins Weg zu Philosophische Untersuchungen,” SS 2013
  60. “Einführung in die Sprachphilosophie,” SS 2013
  61. “Walter Dubislavs wissenschaftliche Philosophie,” WS 2012/13
  62. “Der Wiener Kreis,” WS 2012/13
  63. “Carl Stumpfs Philosophie der Psychologie,” SS 2012 
  64. “Einführung in die analytischen Philosophie,” SS 2012
  65. “Bertrand Russell’s Human Knowledge”, University of Paderborn, WS 2011/12.
  66. “Gottlob Frege’s Philosophy of Language”, University of Paderborn, WS 2011/12. 
  67. “The Phenomenological Method”, University of Paderborn, WS 2011/12. 
  68. “Theories of Truth,” University of Paderborn, SS 2011. 
  69. “Themes in Philosophy of Science,” University of Paderborn, SS 2011.
  70. “Ludwig Wittgenstein: Philosophical Investigations,” University of Paderborn, SS 2011.
  71. “Introduction to Gottlob Frege’s exact Philosophy,” University of Paderborn, WS 2010/11.
  72. “Introduction to Rudolf Carnap’s Philosophy,” University of Paderborn, SS 2010.
  73. “Carl Hempel’s Philosophy of Science,” University of Paderborn, WS 2009/10.
  74. “Hans Reichenbach’s Experience and Prediction,” University of Paderborn, WS 2009/10.
  75.  “The Vienna Circle,” University of Paderborn, SS 2009.
  76. “Introduction to Analytic Philosophy,” University of Paderborn, WS 2008/9.
  77. “Reichenbach’s Rise of Scientific Philosophy,” University of Paderborn, SS 2008.
  78. “Quine’s Word and Object,” University of Paderborn, WS 2007/8.
  79. “Russell’s The Problems of Philosophy,” University of Paderborn, SS 2007.
  80. “Dummett’s Theory of Meaning,” exercise (under­graduate students), University of Bielefeld, SS 1996.
  81. ”Russell’s Theory of Knowledge,” exercise (under­graduate students), University of Bielefeld, SS 1995.
  82. “Analysing Analytical Philosophy, Part II,” seminar, (graduate students), University of Bielefeld, SS 1991 (in English).
  83. “Analysing Analytical Philosophy,” seminar (graduate students), University of Bielefeld, SS 1990 (in English).
  84. “Wittgenstein Colloquium,” together with Prof. E. von Savigny (graduate students), University of Bielefeld, WS 1989/90 (in English and German).

Vita

 

Area of Specialization

History of Analytic Philosophy, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind

 

EDUCATION

Dr. habil. (doctor habilitatus) -- in Philosophy (Habilitation), University Paderborn, Germany

Ph.D. in Philosophy -- Lomonossov University of Moscow (Chair History of Foreign Philosophy), Russia            

M.A. in Philosophy -- University of Sofia, Bulgaria                                

 

Theses

MA:     “On Bertrand Russell’s Logic and Plato’s Dialectic” (in Bulgarian).

             

PhD: “A Critical Analysis of the Philosophy of Logical Atomism” (in Russian). 

 

Dr. habil.: “Analytic Philosophy in Context” (in English).

 

ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT

1983–1989 Research Fellow, Institute for Philosophical Research, Bulgarian Academy of Science, Sofia, Bulgaria. 

Oct. 1989–Nov.1990 Guest Research Fellow: Department of Philosophy, University of Bielefeld, Germany

Nov. 1990–Apr.1991 Visiting Philosopher: Sub-faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford, UK 

Apr. 1991–Oct. 1995 Guest Research Fellow: Department of Philosophy, University of Bielefeld, Germany

Nov. 1995–Feb 2003 Associate, Department of Philosophy, University of Bielefeld, Germany

Sep. 2005–Mai 2006 Visiting Fellow, Center for the Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh, USA

Feb.–August 2007 Adjunct Lecturer (Lehrbeauftragte), University of Paderborn, Germany 

Sep. 2007–Aug.2009 Fellow (wissenschaftlicher Angestellter), University of Paderborn, Germany 

9. Juni 2009–Berufung zum Mitglied Landesprüfungsamtes [NRW] für erste Staatsprüfungen für Lehrämter an Schulen gem.2008, § 30 (6).

July 2009–March 2015 Privatdozent, University of Paderborn, Germany

Sept. 2009–April 10 Fellow (wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter), University of Paderborn, Germany

April 2011–March 2014 Lecturer (Lehrkraft für besondere Aufgaben), University of Paderborn, Germany

March 2014–June 2019 Tenured Lecturer (Lehrkraft für besondere Aufgaben), University of Paderborn, Germany

April 2015–   apl. Professor, University of Paderborn, Germany

 

Visitng Positions

October 2018 Visiting Professor, Institutue of Philosophy, University of Saint Petersburg

Jan.–April 2012 Bertrand Russell Visiting Professor, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada

Sept. 2005–May 2006 Visiting Fellow, Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh (PA), USA

Nov. 1990–April 1991 Visiting Philosopher, Sub-Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford, UK

 

Awards

German Acad. Exchange Serv. Travel Grant                June 2024 (Miami, FL)

German Acad. Exchange Serv. Travel Grant                June 2019 (Boston & Amherst, MA)        

German Acad. Exchange Serv. Visiting Professorship Oct. 2018 (Sankt Petersburg, Russia)

German Acad. Exchange Serv. Travel Grant               May 2017 (Calgary, Alberta)

Thyssen Foundation Travel Grant                                June 2015 (Dublin, Ireland)

Thyssen Foundation Travel Grant                                Nov. 2010 (Memphis, TN; Pittsburgh, PA)

German Acad. Exchange Serv. Travel Grant                December 2009 (New York)

German Research Community Travel Grant                December 2008 (Philadelphia)

Thyssen Foundation Travel Grant                                July 2008 (Athens, Ohio)

Thyssen Foundation Travel Grant                                July 2008 (Vancouver, British Columbia)

Thyssen Foundation Research Grant                          Universität Padeerborn (2007–2009)

University of Pittsburgh                                                2005–2006 (Visiting Fellow)

Fellow of Thyssen-Foundation, Germany                    1994         

Fellow of Humboldt-Foundation, Germany                  1997, 1995, 1993, 1989–1991