emmy_noether_logo_180Welcome to the webpage of the Emmy Noether Research Group From Perception To Belief and Back Again. The group is led by Peter Brössel and is located at the Center for Mind, Brain and Cognitive Evolution and the Department of Philosophy of the Ruhr-University Bochum. It is generously funded by the German Research Foundation with more than 1,2 million euros.


  • New Visitor Starting in June: James Pryor (NYU) is visiting our group from June 2018 until August 2019.
  • New Member Starting in April: Insa Lawler has just started as a post-doc in our group.
  • Workshop in July: We are hosting the workshop Rationality: Epistemic and Practical Perspectives, which will be held in Bochum on July 9, 2018. Invited speakers are: Amy Flowerree (Cologne/Texas Tech), Clayton Littlejohn (King’s College London), Errol Lord (Pennsylvania), Stefan Mandl (Duisburg-Essen), Susanne Mantel (Saarland), and Thomas Raleigh (Bochum). Organizers are: Insa Lawler (Bochum) and Thomas Raleigh (Bochum).