The Nordic Network for Philosophical Anthropology

Through an interdisciplinary approach, this network will establish an environment that finds its focus in the question “What is the human being?” - perhaps the most important question of the 21st century.

Questions of the type “What is a human being?” are gaining increasing significance in the various scientific and political discourses of our time.

The Nordic Network for Philosophical Anthropology comprises:

  • Philosophy of the human; i.e. critical reflection upon questions concerning the human being as such
  • Philosophy of anthropology; i.e. critical reflection upon methods and theories within anthropology and anthropological research
  • Anthropological philosophy; i.e. critical reflection upon the impact of anthropological approaches and their findings on philosophical conceptions of human affairs.

Given the interdisciplinary structure of the Network, it will provide research training that enables PhD scholars to design appropriate research projects that will meet the growing request for profound interdisciplinary approaches.

Facts about the project
Project manager

Kevin Cahill, University of Bergen, Norway

kevin.cahill@fof.uib.no

Funding scheme
Researcher networks
Duration
2011-2013