Bayesian Philosophy of Science
Jan Sprenger and Stephan Hartmann
Jan Sprenger, Professor of Philosophy of Science, University of Turin, and Stephan Hartmann, Professor of Philosophy of Science, LMU Munich
Jan Sprenger is Professor of Philosophy of Science at the University of Turin. After completing an undergraduate degree in mathematics, he obtained his PhD in Philosophy at the University of Bonn in 2008. He then took up a post at Tilburg University, first working as Assistant Professor (2008-13) and subsequently as Full Professor (2014-17). He also directed the Tilburg Center for Logic, Ethics and Philosophy of Science (TiLPS). Sprenger's research and publications span a wide range of topics, mainly in philosophy of science and uncertain reasoning, but also in logic, group decision-making, and empirical work on human cognition.
Stephan Hartmann is Professor of Philosophy of Science at LMU Munich, Alexander von Humboldt Professor, and Co-Director of the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP). Between 2007 and 2012 he worked at Tilburg University, where he was Chair in Epistemology and Philosophy of Science and Director of the Tilburg Center for Logic and Philosophy of Science (TiLPS). Prior to this, he was Professor of Philosophy at the London School of Economics and Director of its Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science. He was President of the European Philosophy of Science Association (2013-17) and President of the European Society for Analytic Philosophy (2014-17). Hartmann's primary research and teaching areas are philosophy of science, philosophy of physics, formal epistemology, and social epistemology. His current interests also include the philosophy and psychology of reasoning and argumentation.