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Research interests

Philosophy of Mind, Logic and Philosophy of Language, Semantics, psychoanalysis


I teach philosophy of language, linguistic analysis and contemporary philosophy. Recent course topics:

2004: contextualism, mimalism in semantics

2005: contextualism, theories of truth

2006: theories of truth

2007: recent work on the epistemology of disagreement

2008: Theories of truth: mimimalism

2009: The explanatory role of the concept of truth


Current courses

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PhD supervision

  Co-promotor or reader of 8 PhD's at the universities of Tilburg, Antwerp, Gent, Leuven and Paris (Sorbonne)

External positions

(Language and Coraputy)

1 Jan 1998 → …


  • Logic And Philosophy Of Language
  • Philosophy Of Language
  • Philosophy Of Mind
  • Philosophy
  • Semantics
  • Language Analysis

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Research Output 1994 2018

Epistemic Justice: A Principled Approach to Knowledge Generation and Distribution

Geuskens, M., 2018, S.l.: [s.n.]. 222 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisScientific

Open Access

Institutions and the Artworld - A Critical note

Buekens, F. & Smit, J. P., 1 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Social Ontology. p. 53-66 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Scientism and the Argument from Supervience of the Mental on the Physical

Buekens, F., 14 Jan 2018, Science Unlimited? The Challenges of Scientism. Boudry, M. & Pigluicci, M. (eds.). Chicago: Chicago University Press, p. 53-72 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Woord en wereld. Een inleiding tot de taalfilosofie

Buekens, F., 1 Sep 2018, Acco.

Research output: Book/ReportBookProfessional

Gottlob Frege
Philosophy of Language

How to Do Things Without Words: A Theory of Declarations

Smit, J. P. & Buekens, F., Jun 2017, In : Philosophy of the Social Sciences. 47, 3, p. 235-254 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Activities 1995 2011

Logique et Analyse (Journal)

F.A.I. Buekens (Editor of special issue)

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

Waarheid en waarheidsdeugden

F.A.I. Buekens (Speaker)
15 Apr 2006

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

Sopha Conference

F.A.I. Buekens (Speaker)
3 Sep 2006

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

Freuds Vergissing

F.A.I. Buekens (Speaker)
31 Oct 2006

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

Do observational concepts structure the world? Comments on Hans Radder's book 'The world observed/the world conceived'

F.A.I. Buekens (Speaker)
18 Oct 2006

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

Projects 1993 1997

Epistemological aspects of literary interpretations*

Buekens, F.


Project: Research project

Press / Media

Proefvlucht in het luchtledige, interview met J.P.Rondas

Filip Buekens


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment