Faculty

The scientific study of thinking requires expertise from a wide range of scientific fields, including evolutionary biology and anthropology, neuroscience and neuroinformatics, developmental and experimental psychology, cognitive linguistics, and philosophy. In the foundation’s faculty, all the disciplines pertinent to the study of thinking are represented by leading scientists in their respective field.

 
  • Prof. Dr. Harald Atmanspacher, Theoretical Physics, Institute for Frontier Areas of Psychology and Mental Health, Freiburg, Germany

  • Prof. Dr. Evan Balaban, Cognitive and Behavioral Neurosciences, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

  • Prof. Dr. Peter Bandettini, Neuroscience, Biophysics, Laboratory of Brain and Cognition, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda

  • Prof. Dr. Yan Bao, Psychology, Department of Psychology, Peking University

  • Prof. Dr. Niels Birbaumer, Medical Psychology, Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Tübingen, Germany; University of Trento, Italy

  • Prof. Dr. Per Aage Brandt, Cognitive Semiotics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, US

  • Prof. Dr. Michael von Brück, Religious Studies, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany

  • Prof. Dr. Lin Chen, Cognitive Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

  • Seán Cleary, Corporate Strategy, Development Economics, LEAD International, UK; Parmenides Foundation, Pullach/Munich, Germany

  • Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Fikentscher †, Anthropology of Law, Economics, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Germany

  • Prof. Dr. Günter von Kiedrowski, Bioorganic Chemistry, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany

  • Prof. Dr. Guenther Knoblich, Social Cognitive Neuroscience, CEU; Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

  • Prof. Dr. Imre Kondor, Theoretical Physics, Eötvös University, Budapest

  • Prof. Dr. Georg Kreutzberg †, Neuroscience, Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology, Martinsried, Germany

  • Prof. Dr. George Lakoff, Cognitive Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley, US

  • Prof. Dr. Nikos Logothetis, Neurobiology, Department of Physiology of Cognitive Processes, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tuebingen, Germany

  • Prof. Dr. Yoshihiro Miyake, Computational Intelligence, Systems Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

  • Prof. Dr. Ulises C. Moulines, Philosophy of Science, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany

  • Prof. Dr. Albrecht von Müller, Philosophy, Parmenides Center for the Study of Thinking, Pullach/Munich, Germany

  • Prof. Dr. Julian Nida-Rümelin, Philosophy, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany

  • Prof. Dr. Rafael Núñez, Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego, US