Peter Janich, German philosopher, Died at 74

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Peter Janich was born on January 4, 1942, in Munich and died on September 4, 2016.

He was a professor of philosophy at the University of Marburg.

Janich studied physics, philosophy, and psychology at the Universities of Erlangen and Hamburg.

Peter Janich attained a doctorate in philosophy in 1969 and during 1969/70 was a guest lecturer at the University of Texas at Austin.

Between 1973-80, Peter was a professor for the philosophy of science of the accurate sciences at the University of Konstanz.

As of 1980, Peter has held the chair for systematic philosophy with an emphasis on theoretical philosophy at the Philipps University of Marburg.

He was the joint founder and representative of the approach of methodical culturalism, a development of the methodical constructivism of the Erlanger school (“Erlanger constructivism”).

Peter Janich developed the concept of Photophysics with Paul Lorenzen and Rüdiger Inhetveen.

Peter Janich passed away 74 years old.