• 498 Citaties
20052019

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Persoonlijk profiel

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“Past and failed innovations tell us as much about innovation as contemporary successful ones”

Research profile

Krist Vaesen is an Associate Professor in the Philosophy of Innovation, at the department Philosophy & Ethics. Krist has worked on a wide range of topics, including technological normativity, the extended mind hypothesis, the epistemology of cognitive artifacts, the cognitive bases of tool use and experimental philosophy. His current research interests include theories of cultural and technological evolution, foundational issues in human origins research, the philosophy of scientific models (e.g., models of innovation), scientific pluralism, science & research policy, and the history of 20th Century Anglo-American philosophy.

Academic background

Krist Vaesen studied bioscience engineering (1998) and philosophy (2003) at the University of Leuven, Belgium. He obtained his doctoral from TU/e (2008) with a philosophical essay on artifacts and norms. He was a post-doctoral researcher in the NWO-program “Things that make us smart: cognitive artifacts and extended minds” (2008-2012), and was awarded an excellence grant from TU/e’s Executive Board for his work on this program. In 2012, he became an assistant professor in philosophy at TU/e. He obtained a Vidi-grant in 2014 for the program “Darwinizing culture: the status of cultural evolutionary theory as a science” (2014-2019). Since 2015, he has been a research fellow at the Human Origins Group, Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University. In 2018, he became an elected member of the Eindhoven Young Academy of Engineering.

He has published in prominent general science journals (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, PLoS ONE), biology journals (Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B), anthropology journals (Evolutionary Anthropology, Current Anthropology), and philosophy journals (Biology & Philosophy, Philosophy of Science). His research has been covered by various national and international media outlets (Times Higher Education, Volkskrant, Radio 1/VPRO, BNR News Radio, Royal Society’s Chemistry World).

Externe posities

Research fellow, Universiteit Leiden

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Projecten

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Inbreeding, Allee effects and stochasticity might be sufficient to account for Neanderthal extinction

Vaesen, K., Scherjon, F., Hemerik, L. & Verpoorte, A., 27 nov 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 11, 16 blz., e0225117.

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    The national science foundation and philosophy of science's withdrawal from social concerns

    Vaesen, K. & Katzav, J., dec 2019, In : Studies in History and Philosophy of Science. 78, blz. 73-82 10 blz.

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  • 1 Citaat (Scopus)
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    Complexity and technological evolution: What everybody knows? What everybody knows?

    Vaesen, K. & Houkes, W., dec 2017, In : Biology & Philosophy. 32, 6, blz. 1245-1268 24 blz.

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  • 2 Citaten (Scopus)
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    How much would each researcher receive if competitive government research funding were distributed equally among researchers?

    Vaesen, K. & Katzav, J., 8 sep 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 9, blz. 1-11 e0183967.

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  • 10 Citaten (Scopus)
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    On the emergence of American analytic philosophy

    Katzav, J. & Vaesen, K., 4 jul 2017, In : British Journal for the History of Philosophy. 25, 4, blz. 772-798 27 blz.

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  • 6 Citaten (Scopus)
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    Prijzen

    NWO Vidi Award : The Darwinisation of culture

    K. Vaesen (Ontvanger), 2013

    Prijs: NWOVidiWetenschappelijk

  • Activiteiten

    • 4 Genodigd spreker
    • 1 Workshop, seminar, cursus of expositie
    • 1 Redactioneel werk
    • 1 Keynote spreker

    Hoe verandert cultuur?

    Eva Boon (Organisator), Krist Vaesen (Organisator)
    5 apr 2019

    Activiteit: Types deelname aan of organisatie van een evenementWorkshop, seminar, cursus of expositiePopulair

    Acta Biotheoretica (Tijdschrift)

    Krist Vaesen (Lid redactieraad)
    2019 → …

    Activiteit: Types publicaties van collegiale toetsing en redactioneel werkRedactioneel werkWetenschappelijk

    Why and how to reform current science funding practices

    Krist Vaesen (Spreker)
    22 nov 2018

    Activiteit: Types gesprekken of presentatiesGenodigd sprekerWetenschappelijk

    A more egalitarian future

    Krist Vaesen (Spreker)
    18 apr 2018

    Activiteit: Types gesprekken of presentatiesKeynote sprekerWetenschappelijk

    A partly externalist account of the course of 20th-Century Anglo-American philosophy

    Krist Vaesen (Spreker), J.K. Katzav (Spreker)
    24 okt 2017

    Activiteit: Types gesprekken of presentatiesGenodigd sprekerWetenschappelijk

    Knipsels

    Was it 'bad luck'—not ancient humans—that drove Neanderthals to extinction?

    Krist Vaesen

    9/12/19

    1 item van Media-aandacht

    Pers / media: Vakinhoudelijk commentaar

    Models Explore Possible Causes of Neanderthal Extinction

    Krist Vaesen

    6/12/19

    2 items van Media-aandacht

    Pers / media: Vakinhoudelijk commentaar

    Habsburg jaw likely caused by inbreeding, study finds

    Krist Vaesen

    5/12/19

    1 item van Media-aandacht

    Pers / media: Vakinhoudelijk commentaar

    Scientists slam Chinese CRISPR babies research after manuscript released

    Krist Vaesen

    4/12/19

    1 item van Media-aandacht

    Pers / media: Vakinhoudelijk commentaar

    Un nuevo estudio sostiene que la «mala suerte» acabó con los neandertales

    Krist Vaesen

    3/12/19

    1 item van Media-aandacht

    Pers / media: Vakinhoudelijk commentaar

    Scriptie

    How system architecture shapes performance curves: a simulation study of systemic innovation inertia

    Auteur: Zijlstra, F., jun 2017

    Begeleider: Houkes, W. (Afstudeerdocent 1), Alkemade, F. (Afstudeerdocent 2) & Vaesen, K. (Afstudeerdocent 2)

    Scriptie/masterproef: Master

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