Research

Areas of Specialization

Cognitive Science, Epistemology (incl. Social Epistemology), Philosophy of Science (in alphabetic order)

Areas of Competence

History of Analytic Philosophy, Metaphysics, Philosophical Logic, Philosophy of Language (in alphabetic order)

Publications

Monographs:
(accepted) “Rethinking Bayesian Confirmation Theory”, Springer.
Editions:
(2016) “Cognitive Penetration and Predictive Coding”, with A. Newen and F. Marchi, Special Issue of Consciousness and Cognition.
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles:
(2016) Introduction – Cognitive penetration and predictive coding. Pushing the debate forward with the recent achievements of cognitive science”, with A. Newen and F. Marchi, Consciousness and Cognition 47, 1-5.
(2015) On the Role of Explanatory and Systematic Power in Scientific Reasoning”, Synthese 192 (12), 3877-3913.
(2015) Bayesian Confirmation: A Means With No End”, with F. Huber, British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 66 (4), 737749.
(2015) Keynes’s Coefficient of Dependence Revisited”, Erkenntnis 80 (3), 521-553.
(2014) How To Resolve Doxastic Disagreement”, with A-M. A. Eder, Synthese 191 (11), 2359-2381.
(2014) Assessing Theories: The Coherentist Approach”, Erkenntnis, 79 (3), 593-623.
(2013) The Problem of Measure Sensitivity Redux”, Philosophy of Science 80 (3), 378-397.
(2013) Evidential Support and Instrumental Rationality”, with A-M. A. Eder, F. Huber, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 87 (2), 279–300.
(2008) Theory Assessment and Coherence”, abstracta 4 (1), 57–71.
Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters:
(2013) Correlation and Truth”, in: V. Karakostas, D. Dieks (eds.). Recent Progress in Philosophy of Science: Perspectives and Foundational Problems. Dordrecht: Springer, 41-54.
(2009) Zur Definition von ‘Definition’ ”, with A. Anglberger, in: Analysen, Argumente, Ansätze: Beiträge zum 8. Internationalen Kongress der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Philosophie in Graz.
Encyclopedia Entries:
(commissioned) “Bayesian Epistemology”, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
(2013) “Wahrscheinlichkeit und Erkenntnis”, with A-M. A. Eder, in: T. Bonk (ed.), Lexikon der Erkenntnistheorie. Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft.
(2013) “Kohärenz”, in: T. Bonk (ed.), Lexikon der Erkenntnistheorie. Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft.
Reviews:
(2006) “Rezension: Argumentation in Theorie und Praxis (eds. G. Dorn und G. Kreuzbauer)”, with A. Anglberger et al., in: Kriterion – Journal of Philosophy 20, 31–41.
(2003) “Rezension: Was wir Karl Popper und seiner Philosophie verdanken (ed. E. Morscher)”, with A. Anglberger et al., in: Kriterion – Journal of Philosophy 17, 23–27.