Philipp Berghofer is a Post-Doc researcher and lecturer at the Philosophy Department of the University of Graz, Austria. His research focus centers around epistemology, phenomenology, philosophy of physics, and philosophy of science. He was a recipient of a DOC Fellowship of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, funding his PhD project. He received his PhD at the University of Graz in June 2019. For this project he has been rewarded with the Roland Atefie Award by the Austrian Academy of Sciences. In addition to his PhD in philosophy, he also has a Bachelor’s degree in physics.
Philipp is the President of the Austrian Society for Phenomenology, the Book Review Editor of Husserl Studies, and the principle investigator of the project “Quantum Mechanics and Phenomenology: Specifying the Philosophical Foundations of QBism” (funded by the Styrian Research Council). He is the author of the monograph The Justificatory Force of Experiences: From a Phenomenological Epistemology to the Foundations of Mathematics and Physics (Synthese Library, 2022) and the co-editor of the volume Phenomenological Approaches to Physics (Synthese Library, 2020).
You may have heard the rumor that Philipp is the biggest Star Wars fan in the galaxy.