Research Group
in Analytic Philosophy

Max Kölbel

ICREA Research Professor 

Departament de Lògica, Història i Filosofia de la Ciència 

Universitat de Barcelona

Max Kölbel


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LOGOS/Departament de Lògica, Història i Filosofia de la Ciència
Universitat de Barcelona
Montalegre, 6-8, 4ª planta, 4051

08001 Barcelona


Tel: (+34) 93 403 7989

Curriculum Vitae

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Max Kölbel has been a senior member of Logos and an ICREA Research Professor at Universitat de Barcelona since 2008. His main interests are in philosophy of language, metaphysics, epistemology and metaethics. Max has recently led international collaborative research projects on "Semantic Content and Conversational Dynamics" as well as "Semantic Content and Context Dependence". He was also involved centrally in the PERSP project. Currently, he is jointly responsible with Josep Macià for a new research project on "Foundations and Methods of Natural Language Semantics". He participates in the European DIAPHORA Training Network. He is also engaged in a long-term research project on objectivity in thought and language.

Max got his PhD in Philosophy from King's College, University of London (UK), in 1997. He has worked at the Instituto de Investigaciones Filosóficas of the UNAM in México City, at the University of Wales Swansea, in the Philosophy Faculty at Cambridge University (UK) and in the Philosophy Department at the University of Birmingham (UK). He has held visiting positions at, amongst others, the Mercator Research Group, Bochum University, the Philosophy Department, University of Hamburg, and at the Institut Jean Nicod in Paris.

From September 2017, Max will be joining the Institute of Philosophy at the University of Vienna. He will continue to be associated with Logos as a Collaborator.

ORCID-identifier: 0000-0003-0130-5976

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