About

Zukunftskolleg Universität Konstanz

Currently, I am Junior-Professor for the Philosophy of Perception and Knowledge and director of the Emmy Noether Research Group “From Perception to Belief and Back Again“. My professorship as well as my research group are located at  the Department of Philosophy II and the Center for Mind, Brain, and Cognitive Evolution at the Ruhr-University Bochum.

Previously, I held positions at the Departments of Philosophy at the Universities of Mainz and Konstanz. In addition, I held numerous visiting positions at the University of Leuven, the University of California at Berkeley, the Northern Institute of Philosophy at the University of Aberdeen, Tilburg University, the University of Salzburg, the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, and Pittsburgh University. I successfully completed my PhD studies at the University of Konstanz in May 2012. Before that I studied Philosophy (major) and Mathematics (minor) at the Universities of Erfurt, Konstanz, and Salzburg.

News:

  • We host a workshop on Concept Learning and Reasoning in Conceptual Spaces in Bochum in October (24th&25th). Invited speakers are:
    • Igor Douven (Paris)
    • Peter Gaerdenfors (Lund)
    • Yasmina Jraissati (Beirut)
    • Martha Lewis (Amsterdam)
  • Information about the Emmy Noether research group “From Perception to Belief and Back Again” can be found here.
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