Jens Høyrup

Visiting Scholar
Visiting Scholars are established scholars, as evidenced by significant publications and broad academic experience, spending a fixed term as guests at the MPIWG for research purposes. They may be externally funded or receive a Research Fellowship from the MPIWG.
Department I
Dr. phil., Professor Emeritus
1. Dezember 2016 to 31. Dezember 2019

Jens Høyrup is an Honorary Research Fellow, Institute for the History of Natural Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He has taught and researched extensively on the history of natural, human and social science in the specialization cycle of philosophy and science studies, occasionally also philosophical topics; philosophy, history of ideas, history of sciences in the cycle of general humanities. His first visit to the MPIWG was in 1994–1995 and he has since had many shorter-term stays. He is in intermittent residence at the MPIWG until December 2019.



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Curriculum Vitae