According to citation data from Thompson Web of Science, in 2016 Biosemiotics was the ranked as no. 8 in terms of Impact Factor (0,964) in the category "History & Philosophy of Science".
Monday, 25 September 2017
Today I have been teaching for 6 hours in Examen Philosophicum at Department of social studies - first the sixth lecture, then two seminars. The topic for today´s lecture was political justice.
Friday, 22 September 2017
Today and yesterday I have attended the final, concluding conference of the Estonian-Norwegian research programme. Representatives of some 13 bilateral research projects have been present, including Timo Maran and myself from ours, "Animals in changing environments: Cultural mediation and semiotic analysis". The conference was held on Laulasmaa Spa Hotel in Harju quite close to Tallinn.
Thursday, 21 September 2017
My work plan for University of Stavanger has been adjusted. I will start supervising Joakim Jiri Haaland as PhD student January 1st 2018 (not this autumn). However, next Spring I will lecture for 6 hours and have responsibility (again) for field visits in the course "Welfare state and welfare policy".
Tuesday, 19 September 2017
Today I gave the fifth and final lecture on philosophy of science in the course "Philosophy of science and research methods". Today´s main topic was research ethics.
Our chapter "Familie og fridom. Norsk familiepolitikk i lys av liberal politisk teori" [Family and freedom. Norwegian family policies in light of liberal political theory] is likely to be published in December this year, I´ve been notified. It will appear in the book Barneomsorg på norsk: I samspill mellom hjem og stat [Childcare in Norway: In interplay between home and state], tp be published by Universitetsforlaget.