8 Dec – Fredrik Andersen (HH)

  • Fredrik Andersen
    Håkon Sparre

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Fredrik Andersen (HH)will defend his PhD thesis “ Experience and Theory: A Defense of the Kantian A priori and Kepler’s Philosophy of Science in Light of Modern Space-Time Physics” on 8. December 2017

8 Dec – Fredrik Andersen (HH)

Norwegian title of thesis:

Et forsvar av Kants a priori og Keplers vitenskapsfilosofi i lys av moderne rom-tidsfysikk


Prescribed subject of the trial lecture:
"In defense of a realistic scientific realism: The roles of prediction and explanation"


Time and place for the trial lecture and the public defence:
Friday December 8. 2017 at 12.15.
Festsalen, U215
Norwegian University of Life Sciences, NMBU
Campus Ås


Evaluation committee:

First opponent:
Professor Anjan Chakravartty
University of Notre Dame, Department of Philosophy


Second opponent:
Dr. Thor Sandmel, University of Oslo

Committee administrator:

Professor Frode Kjosavik, NMBU School of Economics and Business



Main supervisor:

Associate Professor Rani Lill Anjum (NMBU)



Professor Arnt Myrstad, The Arctic University of Norway.

Professor Stephen Mumford, NMBU School of Economics and Business/Durham University, UK


 The doctoral thesis is available for public review at the NMBU library.

Thesis number 2017:70

ISSN 1894-6402

ISBN 978-82-575-1466-2

Published 4. desember 2017 - 10:25 - Updated 18. desember 2017 - 8:32