Dr Heikki Ikaheimo


Senior Lecturer, Australian Reseach Fellow
School of Humanities & Languages

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Room 321, Morven Brown
Fields: Social Philosophy
Tags: Expanding Knowledge

Heikki Ikäheimo has a PhD from University of Jyväskylä in Finland (2003). While working on his PhD, he spent a semester in University of Muenster, and after his PhD three and a half years as visiting scholar in University of Frankfurt. He came to Australia in 2008 and worked as research fellow at Macquarie University until moving to UNSW in early 2012. He is Australian Research Fellow since July 2011 and works on an Australian Research Council project titled 'The Social Ontology of Personhood - A Recognition-theoretical Account' together with partner investigators from Finland, Germany and Italia.

Research

Heikki Ikäheimo has a PhD from University of Jyväskylä in Finland (2003). While working on his PhD, he spent a semester in University of Muenster, and after finishing his PhD three and a half years as visiting scholar in University of Frankfurt. He came to Australia in 2008 and worked as research fellow at Macquarie University until moving to UNSW in early 2012. He is Australian Research Fellow since July 2011 and works on an Australian Research Council project titled 'The Social Ontology of Personhood - A Recognition-theoretical Account' together with partner investigators from Finland, Germany and Italia. Heikki's interests include Hegel, German idealism, theories of recognition, intersubjectivity, subjectivity, personhood, the differences and similarities of the human life-form with other animal forms of life, social ontology, critical social philosophy, social critique.

Some of Heikki's publications can be downloaded at http://unsw.academia.edu/HeikkiIkaheimo

Publications