Gerhard Vollmer#

Gerhard Vollmer
Email:g.vollmer 'at' tu-bs.de
Membership Number:2435
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:PHILOSOPHY, THEOLOGY & RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Username:gvollmer
Homepage: http://www.philosophie.tu-bs.de/profile/vollmer.html








Present and Previous Positions

  • 2008 Retired
  • 1991-2007 Full Professor, Tech. University, Braunschweig, Germany
  • 1981-1991 Professor, Univ. Giessen, Germany
  • 1975-1981 Lecturer, Univ. Hannover, Germany
  • 1974 Ph.D. Philosophy, Univ. Freiburg, Germany
  • 1971-1974 Assistant Professor, Univ. Freiburg, Germany
  • 1971/72 Research associate / postdoc with Mario Bunge, McGill Univ., Montreal, Canada
  • 1971 Ph.D. Theoretical Physics, Univ. Freiburg, Germany

Fields of Scholarship

  • Evolutionary epistemology
  • Evolutionary ethics
  • Evolutionary theories
  • Philosophy of science, esp. physics and biology
  • Reduction problems
  • Circularity problems
  • Unity of science
  • Philosophy of nature
  • Algorithms

Honours and Awards

  • Member of the Leopoldina Academy Halle, Scientific Society Braunschweig, Academia Europaea, London.
  • 2002 Guest professor, Changsha, China
  • 2003 Honorary volume: “Kaltblütig Philosophy from a Rational Point of View” , 540 pages
  • 2004 Culture Award Eduard-Rhein Foundation


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