Prof. dr. Jos de Mul is professor in Philosophical Anthropology and its History and head of the section Philosophy of Man and Culture. Moreover, he is the Scientific Director of the research institute ‘Philosophy of Information and Communication Technology’. From 2007 until 2010 De Mul was President of the International Association of Aesthetics (IAA) and from 2005 until 2011 he served as vice-president of the International Helmuth Plessner Gesellschaft. So far, he has been quite successful in the acquisition of research funds (e.g. NWO, Australian Research Council, Cassirer Foundation, Dutch Foundation for Literature).
De Mul’s research focuses on the (partly overlapping) domains of philosophical anthropology, philosophy of art and culture, and the philosophy of information and communication technologies. He has published nineteen books and more than hundred eighty contributions to edited books and articles in various scientific journals.