Prof. Paul Hoyningen-Huene (University of Hannover, University of Zurich)
"The Human Sciences between Quantification and Hermeneutics"

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Paul Hoyningen-Huene is Professor emeritus at Leibniz Universität Hannover (Institute of Philosophy) and a lecturer at the Universität Zürich (Department of Economics). Hoyningen-Huene taught at the University of Bern, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Pittsburgh, University of Konstanz, etc. Hoyningen-Huene's work has focused on issues in general philosophy of science, particularly on the philosophical writings of Thomas S. Kuhn and Paul Feyerabend and the subject of incommensurability. In his influential book Reconstructing Scientific Revolutions: Thomas S. Kuhn's Philosophy of Science he presents a Neo-Kantian reconstruction of Kuhn's philosophy of science and opposes an irrationalist interpretation of Kuhn.


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