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Jan Sprenger is the primary investigator on the project. He is professor of Philosophy of Science in the Department of Philosophy at Tilburg University and director of the Tilburg Center for Logic, General Ethics, and Philosophy of Science (TiLPS). After completing a mathematics degree, he gained a Ph.D. in philosophy in 2008 at the University of Bonn, Germany. Jan works mostly in philosophy of science, in particular the foundations of statistical inference, formal epistemology and decision theory. He regularly publishes in journals such as Mind, Philosophy of Science, and British Journal for the Philosophy of Science and he is currently finishing a research monograph “Bayesian Philosophy of Science” (with Stephan Hartmann). For more information, see his personal homepage. You may contact him at j dot sprenger at tilburguniversity dot edu.

Felipe Romero is a postdoctoral researcher on the project (since September 2016). His research interests fall in the domains of philosophy of science, social epistemology, and philosophy of cognitive science. In his current work, he explores the role of the social structure of science on the production, propagation, and correction of scientific error. He is also interested in the metaphysics and epistemology of mechanisms, knowledge ascriptions, and social comparison. He obtained his Ph.D. in the Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology program at Washington University in St. Louis (Summer 2016). For more information, see his personal homepage. You may contact him at f dot romero at tilburguniversity dot edu.

Noah N.N. van Dongen is a Ph.D. candidate on the project (since September 2016). He studied Arts and Culture Studies at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, which got him interested in statistics and research methods. After graduation he taught statistics at Erasmus School of History Culture and Communication and did research on art appreciation from a neuroscientific and cultural sociological perspective. His main interests are the dependencies between how statistics and research methods are and should be used and what could be done to close the gap. You may contact him at n dot djaye at gmail dot com.

Michał Sikorski is a Ph.D. candidate on the project (since September 2015). He completed his undergraduate degree in philosophy at Gdańsk University (Poland). Then he did an MSc at the LOGOS research center at the University of Barcelona. His research interests are philosophy of language and philosophy of science; his MSc thesis develops a probabilistic semantics for indicative conditionals. Michał is especially interested in using probabilistic tools to model aspects of human mental life. You may contact him at m dot sikorski at tilburguniversity dot edu.

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