Mirja Hartimo (PhD from Boston University, 2005) is a post doctoral researcher employed by Norwegian University of Life Sciences. Her interests in philosophy vary from phenomenology and early analytic philosophy to history and philosophy of mathematics. Her area of specialty is Edmund Husserl’s (1859-1938) phenomenology in its mathematical and scientific context. During her year at CAS she will work on the metaphysical consequences of the development of sciences and mathematics for Husserl. Before coming to Norway she has held various positions as researcher and lecturer in Universities of Helsinki, Tampere, and Jyväskylä in Finland where she is originally from.