Dr. Lara K. Keuck

Lara K. Kutschenko, Dipl.-MolBioMedDipl.-MolBioMed, Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin

Institut für Philosophie
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Unter den Linden 6
10099 Berlin

Tel.:  030 - 2093 7959
Fax: 030 - 2093 2263

Short CV

  • Since 01/2013 Assistant Lecturer at the Institute of Philosophy of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.
  • Since 06/2012 Participation in the interdisciplinary research project "Dealing Reasonably with Blurred Boundaries".
  • Since 10/2011 Participation in the "Network for Philosophy of the Life Sciences in Germany".
  • 10/2008-12/2012 Research Fellow and Assistant Lecturer at the Institute of History, Philosophy and Ethics of Medicine at Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz.
  • 10/2008-06/2012 Participation in the German-French Doctoral Programme "Culture, Philosophy and Ethics of Medicine" of JGU Mainz and Ecole normale supérieure Paris. Completion of Dr.-rer.-physiol.-thesis in History, Philosophy and Ethics of Medicine at JGU Mainz. Academic supervisors: Prof. Dr. Norbert W. Paul (Mainz) and Prof. Dr. Claude Debru (Philosophy, ENS Paris); title of the dissertation: "Towards an Epistemology of Medical Classification Systems".
  • 02/2011-06/2011 Visiting scholar at the Centre International de Recherches en Philosophie, Lettres, Savoirs (CNRS - ENS), Paris.
  • 10/2003-08/2008 Studies of molecular biomedicine (Diplom) and philosophy in Bonn and Berlin.

Areas of Specialisation

  • Interest-Relative Vagueness, Medical Classification


published under the name 'Lara K. Kutschenko'

  • "How to Make Sense of Broadly Applied Medical Classification Systems:
    Introducing Epistemic Hubs". History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 33 (2011), 583-602.
  • "In Quest of "Good" Medical Classification Systems". Medicine Studies 3,1 (2011): 53-70 (Prize for Philosophy in Psychiatry 2012, awarded from the German Association of Psychiatry, Psychotherapie and Neurology).