prof.dr. FA Muller

prof.dr. FA Muller
Erasmus School of Philosophy ESPhil
Location
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam
Room
J5-33
Email
f.a.muller@esphil.eur.nl

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F.A. Muller is full professor of philosophy of natural science at the Erasmus School of Philosophy.

Areas for PhD-supervision:
1. Philosophy of Natural Science
2. Philosophy of Physics
3. Philosophy of Mathematics
4. Philosophy of Knowledge (Epistemology)
5. Philosophy of Reality (Metaphysics)
6. Philosophy of Language
7. Philosophy of Mind

Home-page with more information: http://www.staff.science.uu.nl/~muller106

F.A. Muller is full professor of philosophy of natural science at the Erasmus School of Philosophy.

Areas for PhD-supervision:
1. Philosophy of Natural Science
2. Philosophy of Physics
3. Philosophy of Mathematics
4. Philosophy of Knowledge (Epistemology)
5. Philosophy of Reality (Metaphysics)
6. Philosophy of Language
7. Philosophy of Mind

Home-page with more information: http://www.staff.science.uu.nl/~muller106

        • F.A. Muller (2016). Waarheid in de Wetenschap. De Filosoof, 73, 28-29.
        • F.A. Muller (2013). Hedendaags Structuralisme. De Filosoof, 60, 19-22.
        • F.A. Muller (2009). Reflections on a revolution at stanford. Synthese : an International Journal for Epistemology, Methodology and Philosophy of Science.
        • F.A. Muller (2008). Gissen en missen: over de psyche en de populariteit van Karl Popper en de geschiedenis van de XXste eeuw. De Gids, 2008 (171.10), 787-801.
        • F.A. Muller (2008). List mania. Physics World, 2008 (21.8), 42-43.
        • F.A. Muller (2005). De onthoofding van Clio's stiefkind. De Gids.
        • F.A. Muller (2004). Een zee van tijd. De academische boekengids.
        • J.C. van den Herik & F.A. Muller (2016). Het Cognibolistische Keijzerrijk. Algemeen Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Wijsbegeerte, 108 (2), 183-187. doi: 10.5117/ANTW2016.2.HERI
        • F.A. Muller (2016). Een hoofdstedelijk dwaallicht. Algemeen Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Wijsbegeerte, 108 (4), 515-519.
        • F.A. Muller (2015). Dikailogische Verkenningen. Algemeen Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Wijsbegeerte, 107 (2), 185-191.
        • F.A. Muller (2015). The Rise of Relationals. In-Mind Magazin, 124, 201-237.
        • F.A. Muller (2014). The Slaying of the iMongers. Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 48, 52-55.
        • F.A. Muller (2014). The Relativity of Simultaneity is Not a Temporal Illusion. Analysis (München), 74 (2), 232-233.
        • F.A. Muller & O. Linnebo (2013). On Witness-Discernibility of Elementary Particles. Erkenntnis. An International Journal of Analytic Philosophy, 2013 (78), 1133-1142.
        • F.A. Muller & O. Linnebo (2013). On Witness-Discernibility of Elementary Particles. Erkenntnis. An International Journal of Analytic Philosophy, 76, 1133-1142.
        • F.A. Muller (2012). Circular Discernment in Completely Extensive Structures and How to Avoid such Circles Generally. Studia Logica (Warszawa), 100 (5), 947-952.
        • F.A. Muller (2012). How to Defeat Wüthrich's Abysmal Embarrassment Argument against Space-Time Structuralism, Philosophy of Science. Philosophy of Science, 78, 1046-1057.
        • F.A. Muller & F. Buekens (2012). Intentionality and Constructive Empiricism. Erkenntnis. An International Journal of Analytic Philosophy, 76 (1), 91-100. doi: 10.1007/s10670-011-9348-1
        • F.A. Muller & T. Teunis (2010). Kant en Keus. Een Ontogenese van de Paradox van Banach & Tarski. Tijdschrift Erfrecht, 2010 (2).
        • F.A. Muller (2009). Reflections on a Revolution at Stanford (only available online). Synthese : an International Journal for Epistemology, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, 2009. doi: 10.1007/s11229-009-9669-7
        • F.A. Muller & M.P. Seevinck (2009). Discerning Elementary Particles. Philosophy of Science, 2009 (76.3), 179-200.
        • F.A. Muller (2009). The insidiously enchanted forrest. Essay Review of Scientific Representation by Bas C. van Fraassen. Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 2009 (40.3), 268-272. doi: 10.1016/j.shpsb.2009.05.003
        • F.A. Muller & M.P. Seevinck (2009). Discerning elementary particles. Philosophy of Science, 2009 (76.3), 179-200.
        • F.A. Muller (2008). Discerning fermions. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 2008 (59), 499-548. doi: 10.1093/bjps/axn027
        • F.A. Muller & B.C. van Fraassen (2008). How to talk about unobservables. Analysis (München), 2008 (68.3), 197-205.
        • F.A. Muller (2008). Newton, het ondoorgrondelijke genie. Verslag van Newton and/as Philosophy. Tijdschrift Erfrecht, 100 (2), 151-153.
        • F.A. Muller (2008). In defence of constructive empiricism: Maxwell's master argument and aberrant theories. Philosophy of Science, 2008 (39.1), 131-156. doi: 10.1007/s10838-008-9065-x
        • F.A. Muller & M.P. Seevinck (2007). Is Quantum Mechanics Technologically Inadequate? British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 2007 (58), 595-604.
        • F.A. Muller (2007). In defence of constructive empiricism: Science versus metaphysics. Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie, 2007 (38).
        • F.A. Muller & M.P. Seevinck (2007). Is quantum mechanics technologically inadequate? British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 2007 (58), 595-604.
        • F.A. Muller (2007). Inconsistency in Classical Electrodynamics? Philosophy of Science, 2007 (74), 253-277. doi: 10.1086/520942
        • F.A. Muller (2006). De denkbewegingen van Harry Mulisch. Tijdschrift Erfrecht, 98 (2006), 33-56.
        • F.A. Muller (2006). In defence of constructive empiricism: science versus metaphysics (in press). British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 37 (2006).
        • F.A. Muller (2005). De waarneembare wereld. Tijdschrift Erfrecht, 2005 (97), 188-205.
        • F.A. Muller (2005). Deflating Skolem. Synthese : an International Journal for Epistemology, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, 2005 (143), 223-253.
        • F.A. Muller (2005). The deep black sea: observability and modality afloat. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 2005 (56), 61-99. doi: 10.1093/phisci/axi103
        • F.A. Muller (2004). Scientific structures. Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 713-720.
        • F.A. Muller (2004). Maxwell's lonely war. Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 109-119.
        • F.A. Muller (2004). Can a constructive empiricist adopt the concept of observability? Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 637-654.
        • F.A. Muller (2004). The implicit definition of the set-concept. Synthese : an International Journal for Epistemology, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, 417-451.
        • F.A. Muller (2013). Nut en Noodzaak van de Wijsbegeerte. Erasmus Magazine, 2013 (5).
        • F.A. Muller (2009). The insidiously enchanted forest [Bespreking van het boek Scientific Representation]. Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 2009(40.3), 268-272.
        • F.A. Muller (2008). Uit verveling [Bespreking van het boek Uit verveling]. Tijdschrift Erfrecht, 100(2), 157-159.
        • F.A. Muller (2007). Concepts of simultaneity [Bespreking van het boek Concepts of simultaneity]. Journal of Physics A-Mathematical and General, 2007(40), 12255-12258.
        • F.A. Muller (2005). Review Alternative Logics. Who needs them? [Bespreking van het boek Alternative Logics. Who needs them?]. Europhysics News.
        • F.A. Muller (2018). Enactivisme [Bespreking van het boek Evolving Enactivism: Basic Minds meet Content]. Algemeen Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Wijsbegeerte, 110(2), 227-233.
      • F.A. Muller (2015). Circumveiloped by Obscuritads. The nature of interpretation in quantum mechanics, hermeneutic circles and physical reality, with cameos of James Joyce and Jacques Derrida. In J.Y. Beziau, D. Krause & J.R. Becker Arenhardt (Eds.), Conceptual Clarifications. Tributes to Patrick Suppes (1992-2014). London: College Publications
      • F.A. Muller (2010). The Characterisation of Structure: Definition versus Axiomatisation. In F. Stadler (Ed.), The Present Situation in the Philosophy of Science (pp. 399-416). Springer Verlag
      • F.A. Muller (2017). Bound States and the Special Composition Question. In M. Massimi & J.-W. Romeijn (Eds.), EPSA2015 Selected Papers. Springer
      • F.A. Muller (2006, december 30). Denkend westwaarts. NRC Handelsblad
      • F.A. Muller (2005, april 2). Praten en Puberen te Cambridge. NRC Handelsblad
      • F.A. Muller (2005, februari 21). Waardevolle Wijsheid. NRC Handelsblad
      • F.A. Muller (2017, december 15). What is a Physical Theory? Utrecht University, Van Fraassen Festival.
      • F.A. Muller (2015, december 12). Parts, Wholes, Potentials. Amsterdam, Annual OZSW Conference.
      • F.A. Muller (2015, september 7). The Einstein Phenomenon. Cesena, The Einstein Phenomenon.
      • F.A. MullerParts, Wholes, Potentials. Dusseldorf, Bi-annual Conference European Philosophy of Science Association.
      • F.A. Muller (2015, februari 7). The History of Discernibility. Cambridge, The History of Discernibility.
      • F.A. Muller (2015, juli 7). Circumveiloped by Obscuritads. The nature of interpretation in qunatum mechanics, hermeneutic circles and physical reality wit cameos of James Joyce and Jacques Derrida. Cambridge, Circumveiloped by Obscuritads. The nature of interpretation in qunatum mechanics, hermeneutic circles and physical reality wit cameos of James Joyce and Jacques Derrida.
      • F.A. Muller (2015, maart 6). SpaceTime Structuralism. Rotterdam, VICI Workshop EUR.
      • F.A. Muller (2015, maart 2). Culticide: the Ebola-Virus of Valorisation, Flop-Sectors, Misunderstanding Science and Scholarship, Stalinesque Drams of Planning, the Economization of Academia and the Value of the Humanities. Amsterdam, Universiteit van Amsterdam.
      • F.A. Muller (2015, april 15). What are we doing when we are interpreting quantum mechanics? Dubrovnik, What are we doing when we are interpreting quantum mechanics?.
      • F.A. Muller (2015, april 3). Interpretations of Franz Kafka's Der Prozess. Praag, Interpretations of Franz Kafka's Der Prozess.
      • F.A. Muller (2015, november 25). The Signific Circle and the Vienna Circle: A Comparison from the Sky. Parijs, Universite Sorbonne-Paris.
      • F.A. Muller (2013, november 16). Comment on Truth Approximation. EUR, seminar EIPE.
      • F.A. Muller (2010, november 5). Structuralism and the General Theory of Relativity. Montreal, Bi-annual Philosophy of Science Association Conference (PSA 2010).
      • F.A. Muller (2010, december 6). GedachtenExperimenten in de Algemene RelativiteitsTheorie. Leiden, Studium Generale, Universiteit van Leiden.
      • F.A. Muller (2010, december 8). Structuralism in Physics. Groningen, seminar Philosophy Faculty of Groningen University.
      • F.A. Muller (2010, juli 24). How to exorcise heacceitas from physics (Part II): the special and general theory of relativity. Bristol, Bristol Conference on Structuralism and Identity.
      • F.A. Muller (2010, januari 19). Constructive Empiricism and Intentionality. Leuven, Annual Congress of Vereniging voor Analytische Filosofie.
      • F.A. Muller (2010, december 6). Gedachten Experimenten in de Algemene RelativiteitsTheorie. Leiden, Studium Generale, Universiteit van Leiden.
      • F.A. Muller (2009, november 30). Understanding with and without Understanding. Rotterdam, EIPE seminar, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam.
      • F.A. Muller (2009, december 12). Deep Ontology. Bristol, Bristol University.
      • F.A. Muller (2009, maart 19). The 2nd Underdetermination Thesis. Leeds, Leeds University.
      • F.A. Muller (2009, april 15). The 2nd Underdetermination Thesis. Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik.
      • F.A. Muller (2009, oktober 22). Discerning Elementary Particles. Amsterdam, mini-symposion (georganiseerd met A. Caulton, Cambridge University), `Identity, Indistinguishability, Indiscernibility, bi-annual conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA).
      • F.A. Muller (2009, maart 18). The Quine-Duhem Theses. Leeds, Leeds University.
      • F.A. Muller (2009, juni 17). Moderator avond Wat een onzin! Rotterdam, Studium Generale, Arminiuskerk.
      • F.A. MullerDeelname maandelijks Landelijk Seminarium Analytische Filosofie. Utrecht, Landelijk seminarium Analytische Filosofie, georganiseerd door mr.dr.prof. H. Philipse.
      • F.A. MullerDeelname 3-wekelijkse leesgroep Filosofie & Grondslagen van de Natuurkunde. Utrecht, Instituut voor Grondslagen en Geschiedenis der Natuurwetenschappen, Universiteit Utrecht.
      • F.A. Muller (2009, maart 9). Einstein, God en de Schepping. Utrecht, Universiteit Utrecht.
      • F.A. Muller (2008, april 25). Progress in philosophy: Schrodinger on meaningless questions. Utrecht, Philosopher's rally 2008.
      • F.A. Muller (2008, december 20). Structural realism in physics. Wenen, Conference The Current State in the Philosophy of Science.
      • F.A. Muller (2008, december 11). The logic of discernibility. Brussel, Conference New Trends in Logic & Physics.
      • F.A. Muller (2008, november 7). Discerning elementary particles, all of them. Pittsburgh, Philosophy of Science Association Conference, Pittsburgh University.
      • F.A. Muller (2008, juni 13). Locality, causality and localisability: a conceptual geography. Tilburg, One-day conference Causality & Locality in Physics, Tilburg University.
      • F.A. Muller (2008, januari 31). How to discern elementary particles. Oxford, Seminar Oxford University.
      • F.A. Muller (2008, april 10). Structural realism and quantum mechanics. Dusseldorf, Conference Theoretical frameworks and underdetermination.
      • F.A. Muller (2008, februari 4). How to discern elementary particles. Londen, Sigma seminar.
      • F.A. Muller (2008, januari 11). Comment on weak discernibility in quantum psysics. Utrecht, Conferentie Logic & Physics, Utrecht University.
      • F.A. Muller (2008, oktober 28). The identical-particles myth of quantum mechanics: weak discernibility all the way down. Utrecht, One-day conference Foundations of Quantum Mechanics, Utrecht University.
      • F.A. Muller (2008, maart 17). Response to Roman frigg on a fictional account of models in science. Rotterdam, Stafcolloquium Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam.
      • F.A. Muller (2007, mei 22). The Deep Black Sea: Observability and Modality Afloat. Düsseldorf, Heinrich Heine Universität.
      • F.A. Muller (2007, december 18). Subjunctive Reasoning in the Philosophy of Quantum Mechanics. Rotterdam, Conference What if? So what, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam.
      • F.A. Muller (2007, juni 27). Reply to B.C. van Fraassen's Lecture How to talk about unobservables. Groningen, Universiteit van Groningen.
      • F.A. Muller (2007, juni 29). Reply to M. Boon's The Transcendental Stance. Rotterdam, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam.
      • F.A. Muller (2007, november 15). The Concept of Structure. Madrid, Founding Conference of European Association for the Philosophy of Science (EPSA).
      • F.A. Muller (2007, maart 30). Is Classical Electrodynamics Inconsistent? Leeds, UK-European Conference on the Foundations of Physics, Leeds University.
      • F.A. Muller (2007, november 23). Debate with P.M.S. Hacker on Philosophical Foundations of Neuroscience. Madrid, Landelijk Seminarium Analytische Filosofie.
      • F.A. Muller (2006, mei 24). Is classical electrodynamics inconsistent? Utrecht, One day conference on philosophy & foundations of physics.
      • F.A. Muller (2006, maart 30). Identity and the building blocks of matter. Amsterdam, First international conference of the Dutch-Flemish Society for Analytic Philosophy.
      • F.A. Muller (2006, oktober 20). An inquiry into the meaning and truth of structural realism. Amsterdam, International Conference Structuralism in Science.
      • F.A. Muller (2006, december 2). A new theory of structures and relations. Bristol, Conference Structuralism about Physics & Mathematics.
      • F.A. MullerThe hunting of the structures. Ravenstein, Gastcollege workshop "realism, empiricism and constructivism", Dutch-Flemisch Network of Philosophy of Science & Technology.
      • F.A. Muller (2006, april 10). Discernible fermions in quantum mechanics. Dubrovnik, 33rd Annual Philosophy of Science Conference.
      • F.A. Muller (2005, januari 27). Deflating Skolem. Rotterdam, CEPON Colloquium, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam.
      • F.A. Muller (2005, november 10). Einstein, God en de Schepping. Utrecht, Studium Generale, Universiteit Utrecht.
      • F.A. Muller (2005, augustus 25). Analysing Understanding. Amsterdam, Scientific Understanding Conference, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
      • F.A. Muller (2005, september 8). Leibniz, Identity and Quantum Mechanics. Rotterdam, CEPON Colloquium, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam.
      • F.A. Muller (2005, mei 25). Identity and Quantum Mechanics. Amsterdam, Identity Conference, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
      • F.A. Muller (2005, maart 7). Does structuralism need a new theory of structure? Parijs, Conferentie aan de Sorbonne.
      • F.A. Muller (2005, december 9). On Marcioni on Explanation in Geographical Economics. Rotterdam, EIPE Seminar, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam.
      • F.A. Muller (2005, november 10). On Psillos on Causality. Rotterdam, EIPE Seminar, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam.
  • Bachelor Thesis Filosofie

    Title
    Bachelor Thesis Filosofie
    Year
    2018
    Year level
    (Bachelor 3)

    Master Thesis Philosophy

    Title
    Master Thesis Philosophy
    Year
    2018
    Year level
    (Master 1)

    Bachelor Thesis Philosophy

    Title
    Bachelor Thesis Philosophy
    Year
    2018
    Year level
    (Bachelor 3)

    Wittgensteins Tractatus

    Title
    Wittgensteins Tractatus
    Year
    2018
    Year level
    (Bachelor 3) (Bachelor 3 keuzeruimte)

    Wittgensteins Tractatus

    Title
    Wittgensteins Tractatus
    Year
    2018
    Year level
    (Bachelor 3) (Bachelor 3 keuzeruimte)

    Academic Skills

    Title
    Academic Skills
    Year
    2018
    Year level
    (Master 1)

    Logica en Bewustzijnsfilosofie

    Title
    Logica en Bewustzijnsfilosofie
    Year
    2018
    Year level
    (Bachelor 2)

    Logica en Taalfilosofie

    Title
    Logica en Taalfilosofie
    Year
    2018
    Year level
    (Bachelor 2)

    Filosofisch Atelier

    Title
    Filosofisch Atelier
    Year
    2018
    Year level
    (Bachelor 1)

    Schrijven

    Title
    Schrijven
    Year
    2018
    Year level
    (Bachelor 1)

    Philosophy of Science I

    Title
    Philosophy of Science I
    Year
    2018
    Year level
    (Bachelor 2)

    Philosophy of Science II

    Title
    Philosophy of Science II
    Year
    2018
    Year level
    (Bachelor 2)

    Philosophy of Science II

    Title
    Philosophy of Science II
    Year
    2018
    Year level
    (Bachelor 2)

    Philosophy of Science I

    Title
    Philosophy of Science I
    Year
    2018
    Year level
    (Bachelor 2)
  • University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    Erasmus School of Philosophy
    Department
    ESPhil
    Country
    The Netherlands

Address

Visiting address

Burg. Oudlaan 50 3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738 3000 DR Rotterdam