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Andreas Wolkenstein
Tübingen (Germany)
Interests: Philosophy, Game Theory, Decision Theory, Reggae
Recent Activity
Recently it was announced (over at Experimental Philosophy) that the main experimental philosophy texts have been translated into French and published in a French publishing house. This made me wonder what value there is in translations. Personally, I guess that there is much value in it (and I often thought... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2012 at The Philosophers' Cocoon
Recently Marcus brought up the issue of how to proceed with a book proposal. In the comments, a few people discussed whether having a book out (a version of the PhD etc.) is valuable, and it was pointed out that things might be different in the US as compared to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2012 at The Philosophers' Cocoon
Recently I went to a conference where a lot of different disciplines (mostly from empirical sciences) came together to discuss future research possibilities, and it was centered around one specific topic. The spirit of the conference was to enhance interdisciplinarity and cooperation in this area, which, I think, is a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2012 at The Philosophers' Cocoon
The Venue Poll, a blog on where to publish, might be of interest for the Cocoon community. Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2012 at The Philosophers' Cocoon
After having been absent for quite a while (sorry about that!), I am back again with a question for you, the Cocoon community. Next semester I will teach a course on X-Phi for undergraduates. I intend to include sessions on the X-Phi of philosophy of language (e.g. reference), epistemology (e.g.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2012 at The Philosophers' Cocoon
If you happen to be in Germany or if you are interested to come, I invite you readers to attend the Tübingen conference on "Security, Ethics, and Justice: Towards a More Inclusive Security Design". The conference takes places from June 21 to 23 in Tübingen (Germany). You will find more... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2012 at The Philosophers' Cocoon
Here is a question I would like to share with you: What do you think about working together with your wife or husband or any other member of your family? I would guess that rather many people probably think that one should keep one’s family and one’s business apart, right?... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2012 at The Philosophers' Cocoon