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Academic Staff of the Department of Philosophy

This is a short overview of the academic staff in the department of philosophy. For a more detailed overview, click here.

The Chair of History of Philosophy

Roomet Jakapi
Department of Philosophy
Chair of History of Philosophy
Head of Chair, Associate Professor of History of Philosophy
Jakobi 2-325
History of Philosophy (Early Modern), Philosophy of Religion
Roomet Jakapi
Department of Philosophy
Chair of History of Philosophy
Head of Chair, Associate Professor of History of Philosophy
Jakobi 2-325
Toomas Lott
Department of Philosophy
Chair of History of Philosophy
Research Fellow in History of Philosophy 0.2 p
Jakobi 2-325
History of Philosophy (Ancient), Epistemology
Toomas Lott
Department of Philosophy
Chair of History of Philosophy
Research Fellow in History of Philosophy 0.2 p
Jakobi 2-325
Andrus Tool
Department of Philosophy
Chair of History of Philosophy
Lecturer in History of Philosophy 0.75 p
Jakobi 2-324
History of Philosophy, hermeneutics
Andrus Tool
Department of Philosophy
Chair of History of Philosophy
Lecturer in History of Philosophy 0.75 p
Jakobi 2-324
Karin Kustassoo
Department of Philosophy
Chair of History of Philosophy
Visiting Research Fellow
Jakobi 2-325
History of philosophy, phenomenology, existentialism
Karin Kustassoo
Department of Philosophy
Chair of History of Philosophy
Visiting Research Fellow
Jakobi 2-325

The Chair of Intellectual History

Pärtel Piirimäe
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Intellectual History
Professor of Intellectual History
Jakobi 2-324
European and Estonian intellectual history, Early Modern political and moral thought, the history of international law and natural law, development of early modern state, history of historiography, the formation of regional identities
Pärtel Piirimäe
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Intellectual History
Professor of Intellectual History
Jakobi 2-324
Meelis Friedenthal
Tartu University Library
Research Centre
Associate Professor of the Intellectual History of the Baltic Sea Region 0.5 p
r 297

Department of Philosophy
Chair of Intellectual History
Associate Professor of Intellectual History 0.5 p
Jakobi 2-324
History of European and Estonian intellectual history, history of theology and philosophy, history of universities, history of books, disputations, digital humanities.
Meelis Friedenthal
Tartu University Library
Research Centre
Associate Professor of the Intellectual History of the Baltic Sea Region 0.5 p
r 297

Department of Philosophy
Chair of Intellectual History
Associate Professor of Intellectual History 0.5 p
Jakobi 2-324
Jaanus Sooväli
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Intellectual History
Research Fellow in Intellectual History
Jakobi 2-325
History of Philosophy, History of Estonian Thought, 20th-Century Philosophy
Jaanus Sooväli
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Intellectual History
Research Fellow in Intellectual History
Jakobi 2-325
Eduard Parhomenko
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Intellectual History
Junior Lecturer in History of Philosophy
Jakobi 2-324
History of Philosophy, classical German philosophy, phenomenology
Eduard Parhomenko
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Intellectual History
Junior Lecturer in History of Philosophy
Jakobi 2-324
Juhan Hellerma
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Intellectual History
Visiting Research Fellow
Jakobi 2-323
Juhan Hellerma
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Intellectual History
Visiting Research Fellow
Jakobi 2-323

The Chair of Practical Philosophy

Kadri Simm
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Practical Philosophy
Head of Chair, Associate Professor of Practical Philosophy
Jakobi 2-328
Ethics, bioethics, political philosophy
Kadri Simm
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Practical Philosophy
Head of Chair, Associate Professor of Practical Philosophy
Jakobi 2-328
Margit Sutrop
Institute of Philosophy and Semiotics
Centre for Ethics
Head of Centre
Jakobi 2-332

Department of Philosophy
Chair of Practical Philosophy
Professor of Practical Philosophy 0.5 p
Jakobi 2-332
+372 737 5327
+372 520 7183
Ethics, aesthetics, philosophy of education
Margit Sutrop
Institute of Philosophy and Semiotics
Centre for Ethics
Head of Centre
Jakobi 2-332

Department of Philosophy
Chair of Practical Philosophy
Professor of Practical Philosophy 0.5 p
Jakobi 2-332
+372 737 5327
+372 520 7183
Francesco Orsi
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Practical Philosophy
Associate Professor of Theoretical Ethics
Jakobi 2-326
Ethics, metaethics
Francesco Orsi
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Practical Philosophy
Associate Professor of Theoretical Ethics
Jakobi 2-326
Siobhan Kattago
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Practical Philosophy
Associate Professor of Practical Philosophy
Jakobi 2-328
Political philosophy, existentialism, ethics, ancient philosophy, philosophy of history
Siobhan Kattago
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Practical Philosophy
Associate Professor of Practical Philosophy
Jakobi 2-328
Marek Volt
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Practical Philosophy
Editor 0.5 p
Jakobi 2-326
Aesthetics, philosophy of art
Marek Volt
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Practical Philosophy
Editor 0.5 p
Jakobi 2-326
Mats Volberg
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Practical Philosophy
Research Fellow in Practical Philosophy 0.2 p
Jakobi 2-326
Political Philosophy, Ethics, Philosophy of Education
Mats Volberg
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Practical Philosophy
Research Fellow in Practical Philosophy 0.2 p
Jakobi 2-326
Jay Allen Zameska
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Practical Philosophy
Junior Research Fellow in Philosophy 0.5 p
Jay Allen Zameska
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Practical Philosophy
Junior Research Fellow in Philosophy 0.5 p
Emmi Jennina Kaaya
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Practical Philosophy
Junior Research Fellow in Practical Philosophy
Emmi Jennina Kaaya
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Practical Philosophy
Junior Research Fellow in Practical Philosophy
Andrey Gavrilin
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Practical Philosophy
Junior Research Fellow in Philosophy
Jakobi 2-326
Andrey Gavrilin
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Practical Philosophy
Junior Research Fellow in Philosophy
Jakobi 2-326

The Chair of Philosophy of Science

Endla Lõhkivi
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Philosophy of Science
Associate Professor of Philosophy of Science
Jakobi 2-323
Philosophy of science, social and cultural studies of science, social epistemology
Endla Lõhkivi
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Philosophy of Science
Associate Professor of Philosophy of Science
Jakobi 2-323
Edit Talpsepp
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Philosophy of Science
Research Fellow in Philosophy of Science
Jakobi 2-323
Philosophy of Science (Biology)
Edit Talpsepp
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Philosophy of Science
Research Fellow in Philosophy of Science
Jakobi 2-323
Ave Mets
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Philosophy of Science
Research Fellow in Philosophy of Science
Jakobi 2-323
Philosophy and History of Science and Technology, Epistemology, Philosophy of Law
Ave Mets
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Philosophy of Science
Research Fellow in Philosophy of Science
Jakobi 2-323
Jaana Eigi-Watkin
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Philosophy of Science
Acting Head of Chair, Research Fellow in Philosophy of Science
Jakobi 2-323
Philosophy of Science (social aspects of science)
Jaana Eigi-Watkin
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Philosophy of Science
Acting Head of Chair, Research Fellow in Philosophy of Science
Jakobi 2-323
Riin Kõiv
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Philosophy of Science
Research Fellow in Philosophy
nature-nurture debate, concept of innateness, genetic causation and genetic information, genetic essentialism, biologistic explanations of psychological and cultural phenomena, philosophy of mind (naturalistic theories of content and representation), social constructionism, the philosophy of Ludwig Feuerbach
Riin Kõiv
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Philosophy of Science
Research Fellow in Philosophy

The Chair of Theoretical Philosophy

Bruno Mölder
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Institute of Philosophy and Semiotics
Head of Institute
Jakobi 2-321

Institute of Philosophy and Semiotics
Department of Philosophy
Head of Department
Jakobi 2-321

Department of Philosophy
Chair of Theoretical Philosophy
Professor of Philosophy of Mind
Jakobi 2-321
+372 737 6619
Philosophy of mind, metaphysics
Bruno Mölder
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Institute of Philosophy and Semiotics
Head of Institute
Jakobi 2-321

Institute of Philosophy and Semiotics
Department of Philosophy
Head of Department
Jakobi 2-321

Department of Philosophy
Chair of Theoretical Philosophy
Professor of Philosophy of Mind
Jakobi 2-321
+372 737 6619
Alexander Stewart Davies
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Theoretical Philosophy
Associate Professor of Theoretical Philosophy, Programme Director for Philosophy
Jakobi 2-319
Philosophy of language, epistemology, autonomy, free speech
Alexander Stewart Davies
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Theoretical Philosophy
Associate Professor of Theoretical Philosophy, Programme Director for Philosophy
Jakobi 2-319
Vivian Puusepp
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Theoretical Philosophy
Research Fellow in Theoretical Philosophy 0.5 p
Jakobi 2-328
Philosophy of mind, phenomenology, social cognition
Vivian Puusepp
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Theoretical Philosophy
Research Fellow in Theoretical Philosophy 0.5 p
Jakobi 2-328
Uku Tooming
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Theoretical Philosophy
Research Fellow in Theoretical Philosophy, Programme Director
Jakobi 2-321
Uku Tooming
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Theoretical Philosophy
Research Fellow in Theoretical Philosophy, Programme Director
Jakobi 2-321
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