Thomas Sturm is ICREA Research Professor in philosophy and history of science at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), and Affiliated Researcher at the Wilhelm Wundt Center for Philosophy & History of Psychology, Universidade Federal Juiz de Fora (Brazil).
Before joining ICREA in 2014, he held positions at Marburg, the University of California at San Diego (UCSD), the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences & Humanities (BBAW), the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, and the UAB‘s Dept. of Philosophy (Ramón y Cajal Scholar, 2009-2014). Since 2019, he is a senior member of LOGOS, the leading group in Analytic Philosophy in Barcelona, and a member of the Academia Europaea.
His work centers on three related areas: Kant’s philosophy, theories of rationality, and the relations between philosophy and history of science.
He is the author of Kant und die Wissenschaften vom Menschen (2009), and How Reason Almost Lost Its Mind: The Strange Career of Cold War Rationality (2013, (with P. Erickson, J. Klein, L. Daston, R. Lemov & M. Gordin). Numerous articles in journals such as Erkenntnis, Kant-Studien, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, Synthese, Philosophical Psychology, History of Psychology, or Journal of the History of the Behavioural Sciences.
Researcher ID: C-6548-2015
Email: Thomas.Sturm [at] uab.cat