Jeff Kochan

Employment

Research Fellow (from August 2010). Zukunftskolleg, University of Konstanz.

Visiting Researcher (May 2009 - April 2010). SNSF-Project “Collective Intentionality,” Department of Philosophy, University of Basel.

 

‘Assistent’ (Junior Research Fellow) (Sept. 2009 - July 2010). Chair for Philosophy, University of St. Gallen.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Jan. 2007 - Dec. 2008). Department of Philosophy, University of Alberta.

Sessional Lecturer (2007). Department of Philosophy, University of Alberta.


Education

University of Cambridge. Ph.D. (2005) (History and Philosophy of Science).

University of Cambridge. M.Phil. (1998) (History and Philosophy of Science).

University of Alberta. B.A. (1992) (Philosophy).


Publications

Journal Articles

“Getting Real with Rouse and Heidegger” (forthcoming, 2011). Perspectives on Science.

 

“Latour’s Heidegger” (2010). Social Studies of Science. DOI 10.1177/0306312709360263.

“Contrastive Explanation and the ‘Strong Programme’ in the Sociology of Scientific Knowledge” (2010). Social Studies of Science 40(1): 127-144.

“Realism, Reliabilism, and the ‘Strong Programme’ in the Sociology of Scientific Knowledge” (2008). International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 22(1): 21-38.

“Rescuing the Gorgias from Latour” (2006). Philosophy of the Social Sciences 36(4): 395-422.

Book Chapters

with Hans Bernhard Schmid, “Philosophy of Science” (contracted). Routledge Companion to Phenomenology, eds. Sebastian Luft and Søren Overgaard.

“Popper’s Communitarianism” (2009). In Zuzana Parusniková and Robert S. Cohen (eds), Rethinking Popper (Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science). Berlin: Springer, pp. 287-303.

Discussion Note

“The Exception Makes the Rule: Reply to Howson” (2009). International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 23(2): 213-216.

Review Essays

“Feenberg and STS: Counter-Reflections on Bridging the Gap” (2006). Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 37(4): 702-720. (Review of A. Feenberg, Heidegger and Marcuse: The Catastrophe and Redemption of History, Routledge, 2005.)

“Technological Democracy or Democratic Technology?” (2004). Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 35(2): 401-412. (Review of A. Barry, Political Machines: Governing a Technological Society, Athlone, 2001.)

Standard Review

“On Your Feet, Philosophers!” (2010). Metascience. (Review of S. Fuller, The Sociology of Intellectual Life: The Career of the Mind in and around the Academy, SAGE, 2009). DOI 10.1007/s11016-010-9346-y.