Assoc. Prof. Axel Gelfert
Dr. Axel Gelfert completed his PhD in History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge in 2005, having previously studied Physics at the Humboldt University in Berlin and the University of Oxford. Before coming to Singapore, he held a Junior Fellowship at Collegium Budapest (Institute for Advanced Study) in Hungary, where he also guest-lectured in the Department of Philosophy and History of Science (Budapest University of Technology and Economics). In the summer of 2009, and again in 2011, he was a Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh. His research and teaching revolve around issues in the philosophy of science and technology, social epistemology, and the history of philosophy.