Gregor M. Hörzer
Philosopher

Curriculum Vitae

Languages: German, English


Academic Positions

since 05/2021

Scientific coordinator of the research training group Situated Cognition, Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Osnabrück, Germany.

04/2020-09/2020

Substitute for Prof. Dr. Achim Stephan ("Professurvertretung"), Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Osnabrück, Germany.

since 09/2018

Postdoctoral researcher, Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Osnabrück, Germany.

02/2018-04/2018

Visiting researcher at the Department of Philosophy, Rutgers University, New Brunswick (NJ), USA, funded by the German academic exchange service (DAAD), Hosts: Brian P. McLaughlin, Frances Egan

04/2014-08/2018

Doctoral student (Philosophy, formally: Cognitive Science), Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Osnabrück, Germany.

07/2008-05/2011

Doctoral student (Computer Science), Institute for Theoretical Computer Science, Graz University of Technology, Austria.


Education 

04/2014-08/2018

Doctoral studies in Philosophy (formally: Cognitive Science), University of Osnabrück, Germany - Degree: Dr. phil. (equiv. to PhD), summa cum laude

Thesis title: Understanding Physicalism (Advisor: Sven Walter, Uni Osnabrück; additional referees: Achim Stephan, Uni Osnabrück; Brian P. McLaughlin, Rutgers)

04/2012-07/2012

Erasmus Internship, University of Osnabrück, Germany, funded by the Austrian Academic Exchange Service (OeAD), Hosts: Sven Walter, Achim Stephan

10/2005-02/2014

Combined Bachelor's and Master's studies ("Magisterstudium") in Philosophy, University of Graz, Austria - Degree: Mag. phil. (equiv. to MA), with distinction

Thesis title: On the Relation of Reasons and Causes: A Critical Discussion of Donald Davidson's Theory of Action within the Context of his Anomalous Monism (Advisors: Johann C. Marek, Uni Graz; Sven Walter, Uni Osnabrück; additional referee: Marian David, Uni Graz)

07/2008-05/2011

Doctoral studies in Computer Science, Graz University of Technology, Austria - Degree: Dr. techn. (equiv. to PhD)

Thesis title: Analysis of Neural Data and Models of Neural Networks related to Working Memory (Advisor: Wolfgang Maass, TU Graz; additional referee: Alois Schlögl, IST Austria, Klosterneuburg)

10/2006-06/2008

Master's studies in Telematics (today called 'information and computer engineering', a mixture of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and Mathematics), specializing in Computational Bio- and Neuroscience and Machine Learning, Graz University of Technology, Austria - Degree: Dipl.-Ing. (equivalent to MSc.), with distinction 

Thesis title: Extraction of Information about the Behavioral State of Monkeys from Neuronal Recordings with Methods from Machine Learning (Advisor: Wolfgang Maass, TU Graz)

10/2000-09/2006

Bachelor's studies in Telematics (today called 'information and computer engineering', a mixture of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and Mathematics), Graz University of Technology, Austria - Degree: Bakk. techn. (equivalent to BSc.)