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Peter Björn Gärdenfors

Peter Björn Gärdenfors, Swedish philosopher, cognitive scientist, educator. Recipient Rausing prize, Lund University, 1996, Prize, Academy Regiæ Scientiarum Upsaliensis. Member of Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Deutsche Academy für Naturforscher, Academy Europaea, Royal Swedush Academy letters, History and Antiquities.

Background

  • Gärdenfors, Peter Björn was born on September 21, 1949 in Degeberga, Sweden. Son of Torsten and Ingemor Gärdenfors.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, Lund University, Sweden, 1974.

    Career

    • Associate professor philosophy Lund University, Sweden, 1980—1988, professor cognitive science, since 1988.

    Membership

    Member of Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Deutsche Academy für Naturforscher, Academy Europaea, Royal Swedush Academy letters, History and Antiquities.

    Connections

    • Children: Dan, Simon, Rebecca, Samuel.
    • father: Torsten Gärdenfors
    • mother: Ingemor Gärdenfors
    • children: Dan Gärdenfors
    • Simon Gärdenfors
    • Rebecca Gärdenfors
    • Samuel Gärdenfors
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    Born September 21, 1949
    (age 67)
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    • 1974
      Lund University
    • 1980 - 1988
      Associate, professor philosophy Lund University
      Sweden