Christian Sachse
Year of birth: 1979
Place of birth: Bergisch-Gladbach (Germany)
Nationality: German
Marital status: Married
Senior lecturer (MER)
in epistemology and history of science
Education
1990 – 1999 Secondary school
at Lessing-Gymnasium in Cologne
June 1999 High school graduation (Abitur) at Lessing-Gymnasium in Cologne
Aug. 1999 – July 2000 Civilian service at St Martin's Geriatric Care Centre in Cologne
Oct. 2000 – Nov. 2004 Study of philosophy and biology at the University of Cologne.
Junior assistant in philosophy at the University of Cologne (March 2002 – February 2003).
Master (Staatsexamen) in philosophy and biology at the University of Cologne.
Master Thesis in philosophy on: “Reduktionismus in der Wissenschaftstheorie unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Philosophie der Biologie”.
Dec. 2004 – Feb. 2007 Assistant FNS (60%) (Swiss National Science Foundation) at the University of Lausanne (Switzerland), dissertation thesis on: “Reductionism in the philosophy of science”.
Sept. 2005 – Feb. 2007 Assistant (40%) at the University of Lausanne (Switzerland), substitute for Bruno Strasser MER.
Feb. 2006 – May 2006 Visiting Scholar at Brown University, Providence, United States of America, with prof. Jaegwon Kim.
February 2007 Defense of the doctor thesis « Reductionism in the philosophy of science », supervisor: Prof. Michael Esfeld (Lausanne), jury: Prof. Pascal Engel (Geneva) and Prof. Marcel Weber (Basel).
March 2007 – Aug. 2007 MER (suppléant) in epistemology and history of science.
June 2007 Award of the Société Académique Vaudoise (SAV) for the dissertation thesis.
Since Sept. 2007 MER (type 1) in epistemology and history of science.
Languages Modern: German, French, English (written and spoken)
Ancient: Latin (Latinum)
Miscellaneous Referee activity: Abstracta, Dialectica, Erkenntnis, Journal for General Philosophy of Science, Mind and Matter, Philosophia Naturalis, Philosophical Papers, Philosophical Psychology, REPHA, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Administration committee: Société de philosophie des sciences (SPS)
Member: European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA), Gesellschaft für Analytische Philosophie (GAP), lgBIG - lake geneva Biological Interest Group, Netzwerk Philosophie der Lebenswissenschaften, Société Académique Vaudoise (SAV), Société de philosophie des sciences (SPS)