Dunja Šešelja is a Professor for Social Epistemology and Reasoning in Science at the Institute for Philosophy II, Ruhr University Bochum, and a member (in the role of an Assistant Professor for Philosophy of Science and Technology, on 25%) of the Philosophy & Ethics Group, TU Eindhoven. She serves as an Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal for Philosophy of Science. Previously, she held visiting professorships at the University of Vienna and Ghent University, and postdoctoral positions at Ghent University, Ruhr-University Bochum, and MCMP, LMU Munich. Her research focuses on social epistemology of science and at the integration of historically informed philosophy of science and formal models of scientific inquiry.
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Rethinking the history of peptic ulcer disease and its relevance for network epistemologyHistory and Philosophy of the Life Sciences (2021)
Some lessons from simulations of scientific disagreementsSynthese (2021)
Exploring scientific inquiry via agent-based modellingPerspectives on Science (2021)
Robustness and idealizations in agent-based models of scientific interactionBritish Journal for the Philosophy of Science (2020)
In Defence of Rationalist Accounts of the Continental Drift DebateJournal for General Philosophy of Science (2020)
Current Educational Activities
- The Project Initiator and the member of the Steering Committee, Research Network Simulations of Scientific Inquiry (funded by DFG, Germany)
- Associate Editor, European Journal for Philosophy of Science
- Member of the Steering Committee, European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA)
- Member of the Steering Committee, Research Network on Logical and Methodological Analysis of Scientific Reasoning Processes.