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Dr Anne Sophie Meincke (Spann)

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Teaching Experience

Teaching at Exeter University, UK:

Spring term: Invited Lecture on "Process Ontology" in the Undergraduate Seminar "Fundamental Ontology"  (Lecturer: Dr Jonathan Davies); 15th March 2017

Teaching at Leopold Franzen University Innsbruck, Austria:

Winter term 2014/15

           Master-/ PhD-Seminar SE Key Texts of Theoretical Philosophy: Hans Jonas: Organism and Freedom

Summer term 2014

           Master-/ PhD-Seminar SE Key Texts of Theoretical Philosophy: Can Animals Act? Introduction to Biological Action Theory

Winter term 2012/13

           Master-/ PhD-Seminar SE Key Texts of Theoretical Philosophy: Philosophical Theories of the Organism in the Context of Contemporary Biology

Teaching at Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Germany:

Summer term 2010

          Undergraduate Seminar: Introduction to the Philosophy of Henri Bergson: Matter and Memory (1896), The Creative Mind (1934)

 

          Undergraduate  Essay Writing Course: Introduction to the Philosophy of Henri Bergson: Matter and Memory (1896), The Creative Mind (1934)

 

 

Winter term 2009/10

          Graduate & Postgraduate Essay Writing Course: Kant: Critique of Pure Reason, Transcendental Dialectic

 

 

Summer term 2009

          Graduate & Postgraduate Essay Writing Course: The Ontological Difference in Heidegger: The Fundamental Problems of Phenomenology (1927)

 

          Summerschool Course (10th – 12th July 2009): Heidegger: Being and Time

 

          Tutorial: Philosophical Coaching

 

 

Winter term 2008/09

          Graduate & Postgraduate Essay Writing Course: Descartes: Meditations on First Philosophy

 

          Undergraduate & Graduate Reading Course: Heidegger: The Fundamental Problems of Phenomenology (1927)

 

 

Summer term 2008

          Undergraduate & Graduate Reading Course: Descartes: Meditations on First Philosophy and other Metaphysical Writings

Philosophical Teaching at Christian Albrecht University Kiel, Germany:

Summer term 2001

           Undergraduate Tutorial: Platon: Gorgias

Upcoming Refereed Conference Presentations

  • “Processual Animalism”, The Ninth European Congress of Analytic Philosophy (ECAP 9), Ludwig Maximilian University Munich/Germany, 21st-28th August 2017, & Norm und Natur, 24th German Congress for Philosophy, University of Münster/Germany, 24th-27th September 2017.
  • “Biological Autonomy, Autopoiesis and the Process View of Life”, EPSA17, Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association, University of Exeter/UK, 6th-9th September 2017.
  •  “Processual Animalism: Towards a Scientifically Informed Account of Biological Identity Through Time”, Conference of the International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology (ISHPSSB), University of São Paulo/Brazil, 17th July 2017.
  • “On the Metaphysics of Living Boundaries”, talk in the organised session Organisms, Membranes and Boundaries: A Process Perspective, Conference of the International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology (ISHPSSB), University of São Paulo/Brazil, 19th July 2017.        

 Upcoming Invited Conference Presentations

  • “Human Agency: A Bio-Processual View”, Conference of the Ontologies of Personal Identity (Pontology) network, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich/Germany, 19th October 2017 (key-note speech). 
  • “Animalism and the Problem of Vagueness”, Conference Die Vagheit des Embryos – Unbestimmtheitsphänomene bei biowissenschaftlichen Entitäten (The Vagueness of the Embryo - Phenomena of Indeterminacy in Bioscience), funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Technical University of Dresden/Germany, 12th September 2017.

Upcoming Public Lectures

  • “The Disappearance of Change. How Process Ontology Solves the Persistence Dilemma”, Colloquium of the ‘Metaphysics of Entanglement’ group, Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford/UK, invited by Professor Anna Marmodoro, 18th May 2017.
  • "Bio-Agency and Natural Freedom", departmental seminar, University of Leeds/UK, invited by Professor Helen Steward, 10th May 2017.

Organisation of Conferences