The Chair of Philosophy
Professor Ahti-Veikko Pietarinen PhD (University of Helsinki) directs the Chair of Philosophy and currently teaches as a visiting professor at the Centre for the Study of Language and Cognition at Zheijang University in China and as a professor at the University of Helsinki. In his previous career he has worked at the Harvard University as the Houghton Library Visiting Fellow, as a visiting professor at the Kyung Hee University in Republic of Korea and as an adjunct professor at the University of Turku and at the University of Helsinki. Professor Pietarinen’s areas of specialization include Philosophy of Logic & Language, Philosophy of Science, Pragmatism, History of Analytic & American Philosophy and the Philosophy of Mathematics. Contacts: ahti-veikko dot pietarinen at ttu dot ee
Pietarinen, A.-V. (2011). A Hedgehog Who Thought He Was a Fox: John Dewey betwixt the One and Manyworlds Philosophies. M. Flamm, L. Hickman, K.P. Skowronski, J.A. Rea (Eds.). The Continuing Relevance of John Dewey: Reflections on Aesthetics, Morality, Science, and Society (-). Amsterdam: Rodopi
Research Fellow Dr. Francesco Bellucci studied Communication and Semiotics at the University of Bologna. He received a Ph.D. in Semiotics from the University of Siena, defending a thesis on the history of diagrammatic thinking (2012). His areas of research include Charles S. Peirce’s Logic, Theory of Semiotics, Philosophy of Language, History and Philosophy of Logic. Contacts: bellucci dot francesco at gmail dot com
Bellucci, F. (2013). Peirce’s Continuous Predicates. Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society. ISSN: 0009-1774
Bellucci, F. (2013). Diagrammatic Reasoning. Some Notes on Charles S. Peirce and Friedrich A. Lange. History and Philosophy of Logic. ISSN: 0144-5340
Bellucci, F. (2013) Peirce, Leibniz, and the Threshold of Pragmatism. Semiotica, 195, 331–355. ISSN: 0037-1998.
Research Fellow Dr. Amirouche Moktefi, PhD (University of Strasbourg, 2007) has previously worked at the Universities of Strasbourg and Nancy, France and taught courses in logic, mathematics, history of science, philosophy of science, and science communication. His research interests include visual reasoning, theory of opposition, Euclidean geometry and the history of symbolic logic. Contacts : amirouche dot moktefi at ttu dot ee
A. Moktefi & Sun-Joo Shin (2012). History of logic diagrams. In D. M. Gabbay, F. J. Pelletier & J. Woods (eds.), Logic. A History of its Central Concepts, series: The Handbook of the History of Logic, vol. 11. Amsterdam: North-Holland, 611-682
A. Moktefi (2011). Geometry: the Euclid debate. In R. Flood, A. Rice & R. Wilson (eds.), Mathematics in Victorian Britain, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 320-336 (notes, 445-446)
A. Moktefi (2008). Lewis Carroll’s logic. In D. M. Gabbay & J. Woods (eds.), British Logic in the Nineteenth-Century, series: Handbook of the History of logic, vol. 4. Amsterdam: North-Holland, 457-505
Lecturer Indrek Meos MA (University of Tartu) has previously lectured at Estonian Information Technology College and Estonian Academy of Arts. Contacts: indrek dot meos at mail dot ee
Meos, I. (2011). 10 uut videoloengut: Mis on filosoofia? (35 min), Sokrates (34 min), Platon (51 min), Locke (19 min), Hegel (23 min), Schopenhauer (44 min), Comte (11 min), Peirce (15 min), James (28 min), Spengler (20 min)
Junior Research Fellow Jelena Issajeva MA (Aarhus University) has previously lectured at Lääne-Viru College. Specializing in philosophy of mind and cognitive psychology, she is currently a PhD student at the Ragnar Nurkse School of Innovation and Governance, Chair of Philosophy, where she is investigating the relations between mental imagery and perception. Contacts: jelena dot issajeva at gmail dot com
Jelena Issajeva (2012). "Book Review: A.W. Carus, Carnap and Twentieth-century thought - Explication as Enlightenment." Studia Philosophica Estonica
Jelena Issajeva & Daniel Cohnitz, “The Vienna Circle and Logical Behaviorism”, In preparation.