Associate Professor of Philosophy
Anja Jauernig (PhD, Princeton 2004) is associate professor of philosophy and a fellow of the Center for Philosophy of Science. Prior to coming to Pittsburgh she taught at the University of Notre Dame (2002-2011). Her research so far has been focused primarily on Kant, Early Modern Philosophy (esp. Leibniz), and philosophy of science. She also has strong interests in aesthetics, 19th and early 20th century German philosophy, and animal ethics.
How to Think about Things in Themselves - An Essay on Kant’s Metaphysics and Theory of Cognition, Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press (forthcoming).
Articles and Chapters
“Kant on Leibniz on sensible and intellectual representations,” to appear in Brandon Look (editor), Leibniz and Kant, Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press (forthcoming).
“The synthetic nature of geometry, and the role of construction in intuition,” in Stefano Bacin, Alfredo Ferrarin, Claudio La Rocca, and Margit Ruffing (eds.), Akten des XI. Internationalen Kant Kongresses 2010 in Pisa, Berlin/New York: Walter de Gruyter Verlag (forthcoming).
“Kant, the Leibnizians, and Leibniz,” in Brandon Look (editor), The Continuum Companion to Leibniz, London/New York: Thoemmes Continuum Press (forthcoming).
“Disentangling Leibniz’s views on relations and extrinsic denominations,” Journal of the History of Philosophy 48.2 (2010): 171-205.
“Leibniz on motion and the equivalence of hypotheses,” The Leibniz Review XVIII (2008): 1-40.
“The modal strength of Leibniz’s principle of the identity of indiscernibles,” in Dan Garber and Steven Nadler (editors), Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy, Oxford/New York City: Oxford University Press (2008), 191-225.
“Kant’s critique of the Leibnizian philosophy: contra the Leibnizians, but pro Leibniz,” in Dan Garber and Béatrice Longuenesse (editors), Kant and the Early Moderns, Princeton: Princeton University Press (2008), 41-63 (and 214-223 notes).
“Must Empiricism Be a Stance, and Could it Be One? How to Be an Empiricist and a Philosopher at the Same Time,” in Bradley Monton (editor), Images of Empiricism: Essays on Science and Stances, with a Reply from Bas van Fraassen, Oxford/New York City: Oxford University Press (2007), 271-318.