Philosophers Among ERC Starting Grant Winners


The European Research Council (ERC) has announced the winners of its recent round of “Starting Grants,” and several philosophers are among them.

The ERC’s Starting Grants “help ambitious younger researchers launch their own projects, form their teams and pursue their best ideas.” The ERC awarded 397 such grants this round, totalling €619 million (approximately $706 million). Individual grant awards average around €1.5 million ($1.7 million).

Philosophers awarded the Starting Grants include:

Lorenz Demey (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
“Towards a Systematic Theory of Aristotelian Diagrams in Logical Geometry”

Catherine Herfeld (Leibniz Universität Hannover)
“Model Transfer and its Challenges in Science: The Case of Economics”

Benjamin Kiesewetter (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin)
“The Structure of Normativity”

Tamer Nawar (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen)
“Truth in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy”

Jonathan Parry (London School of Economics)
“Not in My Name! The Ethics of Acting for Others”

Caterina Tarlazzi (Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia)
“Polyphonic Philosophy: Logic in the Long Twelfth Century (c. 1070-1220) for a New Horizon in the History of Philosophy”

Enrico Terrone (Università degli Studi di Genova)
“The Philosophy of Experiential Artifacts”

Sander Verhaegh (Tilburg University)
“Exiled Empiricists: American Philosophy and the Great Intellectual Migration”

You can access a list of all of the 2022 Starting Grant winners here.

(via Matthew Duncombe and Simon Columbus)

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