Myllymaa Lauri, Tohtorikoulutettava/Doctoral Student

Myllymaa Lauri, Tohtorikoulutettava/Doctoral Student
Opinkivi 212.2

Areas of Interest (in Order of Preference)

  • 19th and early 20th century French philosophy, in particular Henri Bergson, Maine de Biran, and Félix Ravaisson
  • 19th and 20th century history of science, especially life sciences (biological and psychological sciences), but also e.g. physical sciences
  • Methods in philosophy, especially in the philosophical historiography, history of ideas, and the wide scope of methodological discourses about historiography in the analytic tradition
  • 19th and 20th century history of pragmatistic philosophies (C. S. Peirce, William James, F. C. S. Schiller)
  • British empiricism from 17th to 19th centuries and movements associated with it (Scottish common sense in Britain, sensualism and French ideology in France)
  • In addition (primary or secondary) interest in the philosophies of Leibniz, Descartes, Kant, Samuel Alexander, Alfred N. Whitehead, Plotinus and the neoplatonist tradition
  • Contemporary research, findings, and theories of evolutionary biology and psychology, neuro- and cognitive sciences, and metascience

Research Areas

  • Hypothetic ’metaphysical positivism/empiricism’ in the philosophies of Maine de Biran, Félix Ravaisson, and Henri Bergson
  • Research, invention and implementation of scientific methods in the research of philosophy and philosophical historiography
  • Philosophical problems in life sciences

Dissertation (in Preparation)

Two Sources of Human Experience: Metaphysical Empiricism in the Philosophies of Maine de Biran, Félix Ravaisson and Henri Bergson

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