David Lambert, M.A.

Doctoral Candidate

Abteilung Philosophie
Universität Bielefeld
Postfach 100131
33501 Bielefeld

Room X-A4-103

Phone: +49 (0) 521 / 106 – 4602
E-Mail: david.lambert@uni-bielefeld.de

Research Project

A pluralistic philosophy of psychiatric research

Research Interests

  • General Philosophy of Science
  • Feminist Epistemology and Philosophy of Science
  • Philosophy and History of Medicine and Psychiatry


Since 10/2021
Doctoral Candidate at the DFG Research Training Group 2073 Integrating Ethics and Epistemology of Scientific Research, Bielefeld University

Master of Arts in History, Economics and Philosophy of Science / Interdisciplinary Studies of Science, University of Bielefeld. Master thesis title: “What philosophy (of science) can say about its objectivity”.

Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and History, Department of Philosophy and History, University of Münster. Bachelor thesis title: “Expertise as a touch-stone: Which epistemological preliminaries are necessary to make sense of an objective notion of experts”.


Keßels, Isabelle; Lambert, David & Quast, Christian (2018): The place of justification in the fabric of testimonial knowledge. In Müller-Salo, Johannes (ed.), Robert Audi: Critical Engagements (Münster Lectures in Philosophy). Cham: Springer. 71–97.


Symposium Talk at the Annual Conference of the British Society for the Philosophy of Science: “The Philosophy of Biology Community as an Epistemic Community – Lessons from Feminist Social Epistemology” (with co-presenter Saana Jukola), 7th July 2022

Symposium Talk at Hi-Phi International Conference: “Towards a Sound Pluralist Stance in Philosophy of Psychiatry”, 23rd June 2022


Winter term 2022/23, Seminar “Wissenschaftlicher Pluralismus“ (=Scientific pluralism‘)

Organised Workshops and Conferences

“Medizinethik und Rassismus in Deutschland – eine Leerstelle” (online workshop), co-organised with S. Agbih, N. Akbulut, S. Jukola, O. Kliche and J. Wenner, Annual Meeting of the AEM (Akademie für Ethik in der Medizin), Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, 22-25 September 2021.

“Niche Construction and Other Mechanisms in Ecology and Evolution” (online workshop), co-organised with M. Kaiser, U. Krohs, B. Nematipour and R. Trappes, Bielefeld University, 2-3 July 2020.

Service to the Profession and Other Activities

Since September 2022
Co-organiser Reading group organiser “Race and Racism in Medicine and Healthcare”

Since August 2022
Co-organiser reading group “Scientific Pluralism”

Since October 2021
Assisting co-organiser Bielefeld colloquium in philosophy of psychiatry

May 2022 – July 2022
Pop-up reading group organiser “The Political Turn in Analytic Philosophy”

January 2022 – March 2023
Reading group organiser “Classics and Gems in Philosophy of Science”

February 2021 – September 2022
Reading group organiser “Race and Racism in Medicine and Healthcare”