dr. Sander Verhaegh PhD

dr. Sander Verhaegh PhD

Associate Professor

TSHD: Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences
TSHD: Department of Philosophy


Sander Verhaegh is an Associate Professor Philosophy of Science at the Tilburg Center for Logic, Ethics and Philosophy of Science (TiLPS). His research focuses on the history of analytic philosophy, the history of philosophy of science, and the  history of psychology.  He is the principal investigator of the project “Exiled Empiricists: American Philosophy and the Great Intellectual Migration”, funded by an ERC Starting Grant and a Vidi-grant from the Dutch Research Council.

For more information visit his webpage.


- History of analytic philosophy

- History of philosophy of science

- History of psychology



Top publications

  1. Working from Within - The Nature and Development of Quine's Naturalism

    Verhaegh, S. (2018). Working from Within: The Nature and Development of Quine's Naturalism. Oxford University Press.
  2. Women in the history of analytic philosophy

    Peijnenburg, J., & Verhaegh, S. (Eds.) (2022). Women in the history of analytic philosophy. (Women in the History of Philosophy and Sciences; Vol. 15). Springer.
  3. The rise and fall of behaviorism - The narrative and the numbers

    Braat, M., Engelen, J., van Gemert, T., & Verhaegh, S. (2020). The rise and fall of behaviorism: The narrative and the numbers. History of Psychology, 23(3), 252-280.
  4. Logical Positivism - The History of a 'Caricature'

    Verhaegh, S. (Accepted/In press). Logical Positivism: The History of a 'Caricature'. Isis: A Journal of the History of Science Society, 1-24.
  5. The Reception of Relativity in American Philosophy

    Verhaegh, S. (2023). The Reception of Relativity in American Philosophy. Philosophy of Science, 1-27. Advance online publication.

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