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Rinner, Stefan

Stefan Rinner, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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Mailing Address:
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Fakultät für Philosophie, Wissenschaftstheorie
und Religionswissenschaft
Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP)
Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1
D-80539 München

Office:
Ludwigstr. 31
Room 221
D-80539 München


Website: http://publicpolicy-knill.academia.edu/StefanRinner

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Further Information

Stefan Rinner completed a Masters (2010) and a PhD degree (2016) in philosophy, each at the University of Salzburg, where he also works as an External Lecturer at the Department of Philosophy. In 2010 he received a Scholarship of the Autonomous Province of Bolzano-Bozen on the basis of which he did research on his doctoral thesis at the Department of Philosophy at the University of Salzburg. In 2017 he joint the MCMP as a post-doctoral fellow with a Fritz-Thyssen Research Grant.

Research Interests

Stefan Rinner's research interests are in philosophy of language (propositional attitude reports, theories of meaning, semantic externalism), philosophy of mind (propositional attitudes) and epistemology (skepticism, brain-in-a-vat thought experiments).

Awards

In 2010 Stefan Rinner was awarded the Prize of the Austrian Ministry for Science and Research (Würdigungspreis).

Publications

  • “Brains in Vats and Semantic Externalism: New Hope for the Skeptic”, European Journal of Analytic Philosophy (forthcoming).