Edinburgh Research Explorer

Research Interests

Epistemology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Language, Logic

Visiting and Research Positions

2015-Present - Chancellor's Fellow, Philosophy Department, PPLS, University of Edinburgh

Sep 2010 -Aug 2014 - Postdoctoral Fellow, RSSS School of Philosophy, Australian National University, Canberra

Jun 2009 -Jun 2010 - Postdoctoral Fellow, Emmy Noether Research Group, Department of Philosophy, University of Cologne

Oct 2008 -Mar 2009 - Postdoctoral Fellow, Centre of Consciousness, RSSS School of Philosophy, Australian National University, Canberra

Oct 2006 -Sep 2008 - Visiting Research Fellow, Centre of Consciousness, RSSS School of Philosophy, Australian National University, Canberra

Oct 2005 - Sept 2006 - Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, University of Bielefeld, Germany

Qualifications

2003- 2006 - PhD, Thesis "David Lewis: Metaphysik und Analyse", University of Bielefeld, Germany

1996- 2003 - Magister Artium: Philosophy, Neuroscience and Formal Logic, at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat, Munich (1996-1998 and 2000-2001), Free University, Berlin (1998-1999) King's College London, London (1999-2000), University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld (2001-2003)

Teaching

2012 - Foundations Seminar: Decision Theory and Game Theory ANU

2011 - Foundations Seminar: Mental Content ANU

2009-2010 - Decision Theory. Graduate Seminar University of Cologne

2008 -Foundations Seminar: Meta-Logic (with Stephan Leuenberger) ANU

2006 - Basic Issues in Philosophy of Language. Graduate Seminar, University of Bielefeld

2006 - Origins of Analytic Philosophy. Undergraduate Seminar, University of Bielefeld

2005-2006- Theories of Intentionality. Graduate Seminar University of Bielefeld

2005-2006 - Introduction to Epistemology. Undergraduate Seminar University of Bielefeld

2004 - Philosophy of Science, Lecture, Institute of Library Science, Humboldt University, Berlin

Websites

Research outputs

  1. From sensor variables to phenomenal facts

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  2. No interpretation of probability

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Semantic possibility

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

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Research activities & awards

  1. Semantic possibility

    Activity: Academic talk or presentation typesInvited talk

  2. A Humean Interpretation of the Everett Interpretation

    Activity: Academic talk or presentation typesInvited talk

  3. Decision theory in ethics

    Activity: Academic talk or presentation typesInvited talk

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