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Manfred Harth completed a Masters degree (1998) in logics and philosophy of science and a PhD degree (2000) in philosophy at the LMU Munich, where he also completed a Habilitation (2008). From 2000 to 2002 he took up a postdoc position in the LMU Graduiertenkolleg "Sprache, Mimik und Gestik im Kontext technischer Informationssysteme". From 2002 to 2006 he was research fellow at the Department of Philosophy at the LMU Munich, where he worked in his research project funded by the DFG. Between 2006 and 2009 he took up proxy positions as Assistant Professor at the University of Heidelberg and the LMU Munich. Since 2010 he is working as research fellow at the Department of Philosophy at the LMU Munich in his own DFG project on relativism.
Manfred Harth's research interests are in philosophy of language (truth, relativism, quotation, context-sensitivity, semantics/pragmatics interface), meta-ethics (moral motivation, moral relativism), philosophy of pictures (semantics and pragmatics of pictorial representation).
In 2003 he received the Wolfgang-Stegmüller-Preis of the German Society of Analytical Philosophy for his PhD-thesis.
Recent and Forthcoming Publications
- 2004: "Anführung: Mit Exemplifikation zur Denotation" in Facta Philosophica 6: 223-248.
- 2011: "Quotation and Pictoriality" in Brendel et al. "Understanding Quotation." Berlin, De Gruyter: 195-208.
- 2013: "Is Relative Truth Really Truth?" to appear in dialectica, 20 pages.