Further Information

Stephan Hartmann completed a Diploma in Physics (1991), a Master in Philosophy (1991), and a PhD degree in Philosophy (1995), each at Justus-Liebig University Giessen. In autumn 2012 he became Chair of Philosophy of Science, Alexander von Humboldt Professor, and Head of the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy at the LMU Munich. Before that he taught at Tilburg University, the London School of Economics, and the University of Konstanz. He had visiting appointments at the University of California at Irvine and Lund University and was a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh. He was President of the European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA, 2013-2017) and of the European Society for Analytical Philosophy (ESAP, 2014-2017). For more information, visit his webpage.

Research Interests

Stephan Hartmann's main research areas are philosophy of science, philosophy of physics, formal epistemology, social epistemology and (Bayesian) cognitive science. He published numerous articles and the books Bayesian Epistemology (with Luc Bovens, OUP 2003) and Bayesian Philosophy of Science (with Jan Sprenger, OUP 2019). His current research interests include the philosophy and psychology of reasoning and argumentation, the philosophy of physics (esp. the philosophy of open quantum systems) and formal social epistemology (esp. models of deliberation). For more information, visit his webpage.

Publications in LMU's Open Access

2021

2020

  • Eva, Benjamin; Hartmann, Stephan (2020)
    Reasoning in physics
    In: Synthese. Vol. 198, No. SUPPL 16: pp. 3665-3669
  • Collins, Peter J.; Krzyanowska, Karolina; Hartmann, Stephan; Wheeler, Gregory; Hahn, Ulrike (2020)
    Conditionals and testimony
    In: Cognitive Psychology. Vol. 122, 101329
  • Eva, Benjamin; Hartmann, Stephan; Rad, Soroush Rafiee (2020)
    Learning from Conditionals
    In: Mind. Vol. 129, No. 514: pp. 461-508

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2008

  • Bovens, Luc; Hoefer, Carl; Hartmann, Stephan (eds.) (2008)
    Nancy Cartwright's Philosophy of Science
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science, London: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.
  • Hartmann, Stephan (2008)
    Modeling in Philosophy of Science
    In: Frauchiger, Michael; Essler, Wilhelm K. (eds.): Representation, Evidence, and Justification: Themes from Suppes. Lauener Library of Analytical Philosophy, Vol. 1. Frankfurt: Ontos Verlag. pp. 95-121
  • Hartmann, Stephan (2008)
    Modeling High-Temperature Superconductivity: Correspondence at Bay?
    In: Soler, Léna; Sankey, H.; Hoyningen-Huene, Paul (eds.): Rethinking Scientific Change and Theory Comparison: Stabilities, Ruptures, Incommensurabilities?. Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science, Vol. 255. Berlin: Springer. pp. 107-128
  • Bovens, Luc; Hartmann, Stephan (2008)
    Welfare, Voting and the Constitution of a Federal Assembly
    In: Galavotti, Maria Carla; Scazzieri, Roberto; Suppes, Patrick (eds.): Reasoning, Rationality, and Probability. Stanford: CSLI Publications. pp. 61-76
  • Hartmann, Stephan (2008)
    Granger, Gilles Gaston
    In: Mittelstraß, Jürgen (eds.): Enzyklopädie Philosophie und Wissenschaftstheorie. Vol. 3. 2. Stuttgart: Metzler Verlag. pp. 197-198

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2003

  • Bovens, Luc; Hartmann, Stephan (2003)
    Solving the Riddle of Coherence
    In: Mind. Vol. 112, No. 448: pp. 601-633
  • Bovens, Luc; Hartmann, Stephan (2003)
    Bayesian Networks in Philosophy
    In: Löwe, Benedikt; Malzkorn, Wolfgang; Räsch, Thoralf (eds.): Foundations of the Formal Sciences II. Trends in Logic, Vol. 17. Springer Netherlands. pp. 39-46

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  • Hartmann, Stephan (1998)
    Idealization in Quantum Field Theory
    In: Shanks, Niall (eds.): Idealization IX: Idealization in Contemporary Physics. Poznań Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities, Vol. 64. Amsterdam: Rodopi. pp. 99-122
  • Hartmann, Stephan; Müller, Rainer; Wiesner, Hartmut (1998)
    Bose-Einstein-Kondensation ultrakalter Atome
    In: Schneider, Werner (eds.): Wege in der Physikdidaktik. Vol. 4. Erlangen: Palm & Enke. pp. 165-183

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