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Professor Genia Schönbaumsfeld BA Oxford, MPhil Cambridge, PhD Vienna

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Genia Schӧnbaumsfeld is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Southampton who specializes in Wittgenstein, Epistemology, Kierkegaard and the Philosophy of Religion.

Genia Schönbaumsfeld took up her position at Southampton in 1999.  In 2003 she was awarded a Hertha Firnberg Research Fellowship by the Austrian Science Fund.

She has just completed a new book called The Illusion of Doubt, which came out with Oxford University Press in November 2016.

Genia is Associate Editor of Philosophical Investigations and a Visiting Professor at the University of Regensburg.

 

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Research interests

Genia has just completed a book on scepticism called The Illusion of Doubt, which came out with Oxford University Press in 2016. She works on Wittgenstein, Epistemology, Kierkegaard and the Philosophy of Religion, and has published widely in all of these areas. In 2007 she published A Confusion of the Spheres: Kierkegaard and Wittgenstein on Philosophy and Religion also with Oxford University Press. From 2003-06 she held a prestigious ‘Hertha Firnberg’ research grant awarded by the Austrian Science Fund.

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Epistemology, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind and Epistemology, Wittgenstein and Early Analytic Philosophy, History of Philosophy

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