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Dr. Thomas METZINGER Professor and Director, Theoretical Philosophy Group, Department of Philosophy, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz; Adjunct Fellow, FIAS - Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main

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from 1978 Studies in Philosophy, Ethnology and Theology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main
  After Doctorate, supported by a scholarship of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes
1982 MA in Philosophy, topic of treatise: "Rationalismus und Mystik"
1985 Ph.D., topic of dissertation: "Neuere Beiträge zur Diskussion des Leib-Seele-Problems", Frankfurt University
1985 Teaching Assignment, European Campus of the University of Maryland, Gießen
1986-1987 Teaching Assignments and Lectureships, Department of Philosophy, Frankfurt
since 1987 Teaching Assistant, Center for Philosophy and Foundations of Science, University of Gießen; Teaching Assignments and Lectureships, Universities of Gießen, Frankfurt and Oldenburg
1992 Appointment as "Hochschulassistent" and Public Servant on time
1992 Habilitation for Philosophy, Justus-Liebig-University Gießen
1993 Appointment as University Lecturer by the dean of the Faculty of History of the Justus-Liebig-University Gießen
1995 Substitution for the professorial Chair of Martin Lang, Department of Philosophy, University of Osnabrück
1996 Substitution for the professorial Chair of Georg Meggle, Department of Philosophy, University of Saarbrücken
1996-1997 Substitution for the professorial Chair of Georg Meggle, Department of Philosophy, University of Saarbrücken
1997-1998 Fellow, Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Bremen-Delmenhorst
1998-1999 Visiting Scholar, Philosophy Department, University of California, San Diego
1999-2000 Substitution for the professorial Chair of Vittorio Hösle, Department of Philosophy, University of Essen
2000 Full Professor for Philosophy of Cognitive Science, International Programme in Cognitive Science, Institute for Semantic Information Processing, Department of Philosophy, University of Osnabrück
since 2000 Full Professor for Theoretical Philosophy, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

Memberships

Gesellschaft für Analytische Philosophie
Gesellschaft für Kognitionswissenschaft
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Philosophie
Board Member, Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness, since 1995
Senior Fellow, McDonnell-Project in Philosophy and the Neurosciences, 2000-2005
Adjunct Fellow, Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, since 2005