Catrin Misselhorn holds since 2012 the Chair for the Philosophy of Science and Technology and is director of the Institute of philosophy at the University of Stuttgart. In 2003 she achieved her PhD and in 2010 her habilitation in philosophy at the University of Tübingen where she was also assistant professor until 2011. She spent research stays funded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at the Center of Affective Sciences in Geneva, at the Collège de France and at the Institut Jean Nicod in Paris. Catrin Misselhorn was visiting professor i.a. at the Humboldt University Berlin and the University of Zürich. She is working on epistemology, philosophy of science and technology, philosophy of mind, language and culture.
Recent articles (selection):
– Collective Agency and Cooperation in Natural and Artificial Systems, Philosophical Studies Series 122 (2015), 3-25.
– Musil’s Metaphilosophical View: Between Philosophical Naturalism and Philosophy as Literature, in: The Monist 97 (2014), 104-121.
– Robots as Moral Agents, in: Ethics in Science and Society: German and Japanese Views, ed. by Frank Rövekamp and Friederike Bosse 2013, 30-42.
– Empathy with Inanimate Objects and the Uncanny Valley, in: Minds and Machines 19 (2009), S. 345-59.
– Imaginative Resistance. An Emotion-Based Account, in: Journal of Literary Theory 3 (2009), 129-44.
– Two Types of Apriori Warrant in Content Preservation, in: The Apriori and its Role in Philosophy, ed. by Nikola Kompa et al. 2009, 39-52.