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Institute for Applied Ethics und Science Communication (ZIEW)

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Bismarkstr. 12

D-91054 Erlangen

Phone: +49 (0)9131 85 22325

Mail: jon.leefmann@fau.de

Jon Leefmann

Research Interests

  • Applied Ethics (Neuroethics,; Genetic testing; the value of achievement)
  • Concepts of Autonomy and Personhood
  • The relation between Social Epistemology / Philosophy of Science and Ethics (Virtue Epistemology, trust in  testimony, values in science)
  • Metaethics

Short CV

Since 04/2016 Postdoc at FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

12/2015 PhD in Philosophy (summa cum laude), University of Tübingen (Thesis submitted 02/19/2015, day of defence 12/18/2015). Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Sabine A. Döring, Prof. Dr. Eve-Marie Engels.

06/2015-03/2016 Research Associate at the Institute of Ethics and History of Medicine, Göttingen University Medical Center.

12/2012-03/2016 Research Associate at the Research group on Neuroethics and Neurophilosophy, Philosophy Department, Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz.

04/2009-03/2012 Member of the DFG-Research Training Group 889 "Bioethics", University of Tübingen.

08/2008-04/2009 Assistant Researcher at International Center for Neuroscience (IZN) Heidelberg University.

10/2001-07/2008 Studies in Medicine, Biology and Philosophy at the Universities of Heidelberg, Tübingen and Pavia (Italy)