Prof. Dr. Jan C. Schmidt

General Information

Areas of interest

  • Philosophy of Science
  • Philosophie of Technology
  • Philosophy of Nature and Natural Philosophy
  • History of Science and Technology
  • Technology and Scoiety, Technology Assessment
  • Environmental and Sustainability Ethics, Science and Engineering Ethics
  • Philosophy, Theory and Methodology of Inter- and Transdisciplinarity
  • Science, Technoloy and Society Studies and Social Epistemology
  • Social-Ecological and Sustainability Research
  • Complex Systems Theory, Chaos Theory, Self Organization, Nonlinear Dynamics

Positions

  • Since 2008:  Professor of Philosophy, Unit of Social, Culture and Technology Studies, University of Applied Sciences, Darmstadt / Germany.
  • 2018 - 2019: Research Fellow, European Academy of Technology and Innovation Assessment, Bad Neuenhar-Ahrweiler / Germany.
  • 2016: Rank first, Professor for Philosophy of the General Technological Sciences (W3), Department of Social Sciences, Technical University Cottbus / BTU (no offer), Germany.
  • 2016: Invited Guest Professor, Faculty of Risk- and Security Studies, University of Life Science, Vienna / Austria.
  • 2015: Invited Guest Professor, Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Klagenfurt in Vienna / Austria.
  • 2011 - 2012: Stand-in Full Professor of Natural Philosophy, Friedrich-Schiller-University, Jena / Germany.
  • 2006 - 2008: Associate Professor of Philosophy, School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta / U.S.A.
  • 1999 - 2006: Senior Scientist, Lecturer, Assistant to a Professor, Department of Philosophy and Center for Interdisciplinary Studies of Technology, Technical University, Darmstadt / Germany.
  • 1996 - 1999: Junior Scientist and Assistant to a Professor, Department of Physics, University of Mainz / Germany.
  • 1995 - 1996: Junior Scientist, Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Energy, and Environment, Wuppertal / Germany.

Earned Degrees

  • 2006: Habilitation (phil. habil.), Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Technical University, Darmstadt.
  • 2004: B.A. (first state examination for grammar school teacher), Education Science, Department of Pedagogics, University of Mainz.
  • 2004: M.A., Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Technical University, Darmstadt.
  • 1999: Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat.), Physics, Department of Physics, University of Mainz.
  • 1995: M.Sc. (Dipl.-Phys.), Physics, Department of Physics, University of Mainz.

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Herr Prof. Dr. Jan Cornelius Schmidt

Kommunikation
Haardtring 100
64295 Darmstadt
Büro: A12, 3.11a

+49.6151.16-38742
Jan Cornelius Schmidt
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Lehrgebiet
Wissenschafts- und Technikphilosophie

Sprechstunde
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