Jürgen Mittelstrass#

Jürgen Mittelstrass
Membership Number:38
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY

Present and Previous Positions

  • 1970-2005 Full Professor, Philosophy, Univ. Konstanz, Germany
  • 1968 Habilitation, Univ. Erlangen, Germany
  • 1961 Ph.D. Philosophy, Univ. Erlangen, Germany

Fields of Scholarship
  • History and philosophy of science
  • Epistemology
  • Ethics
  • History of philosophy (particularly ancient Greek philosophy)

Honours and Awards
  • 1989 Leibniz-Prize of the German Research Society
  • 1992 Arthur-Burkhardt Prize
  • 1998 Lorenz-Oken Medal of the Society of German Scientists and Physicians
  • 2000 Werner-Heisenberg Medal of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
  • 1993 Order of Merit of the State of Berlin
  • 1999 Officer’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • 2006 Order of Merit of the State of Bavaria
  • 2000 Honorary Doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh Pa/USA, from the Humboldt University of Berlin and from the University of Jassy/Romania
  • 2003 Honorary Doctorate from the University of Tartu/Estonia
  • 2004 Honorary Doctorate from Technical University of Berlin
  • 2007 Honorary Doctorate from the University of Duisburg-Essen
  • 1985-1990 Member of the German Science Council
  • 1997-1999 President of the German Philosophical Association
  • 2002-2009 President of the Academia Europaea
  • 2005 Chairman of the Austrian Science Council
  • 2013 Nicholas Rescher Prize
  • Member of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Science (Berlin), of the German Academy of Scientists Leopoldina (Halle), of the Academia Europaea (London), of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences (Pontificia Academia Scientiarum) (Rome); Corresponding Member of the Académie Internationale d’Histoire des Sciences (Paris) and the Austrian Academy of Sciences (Vienna)


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