Dr. phil. habil. Alexander Reutlinger

August 28th, 2020 to January 31st, 2021

Affiliation: LMU Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München / Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy

Research for a study about:

Trust in Science and Strategic Science Skepticism


- general criteria for epistemic trust in science to analyze and rebut strategic science skepticism (the project is based on different tools from social epistemology, formal epistemology, and philosophy of science)

- the role of science and expertise in liberal democracies (a project that brings together debates from epistemology and political philosophy)

- non-causal explanations and understanding in the sciences, mathematics and metaphysics (a project situated at the intersection of philosophy of science, philosophy of mathematics, and metaphysics).

Online Lectures:

 "When Do Non-Epistemic Values Play an Epistemically Illegitimate Role in Science?"

Moderator: Iulian Toader

Date: 26/11/2020

Time: 15h00 - 17h00

Venue: Moodle Collaborate


"Disentangling Two Kinds of Science Skepticism. How Strategic Research and Strategic Doubt Undermine Two Kinds of Agreement in Science"

Moderator: Iulian Toader

Date: 14/01/2021

Time: 15h00 - 17h00

Venue: Moodle Collaborate