Teaching

Courses

  • 2018 (winter term) Department of Philosophy, University of Bochum:
    •  Seminar: “Logic for Cognitive Scientists” (in English)
  • 2018 (summer term) Department of Philosophy, University of Bochum:
    •  Seminar: “Introduction of Formal Epistemology” (with T. Raleigh, in English)
  • 2017 (winter term) Department of Philosophy, University of Bochum:
    •  Seminar: “Philosophy of Perception” (full responsibility, in English)
  • on leave until the winter term of 2017
  • 2016 (winter term) Department of Philosophy, University of Bochum:
    •  Seminar: “Logic Online Course” (full responsibility, in English)
    •  Seminar: “Introduction to the Philosophy of David Lewis” (full responsibility, in German)
  • 2015 (summer term) sabbatical
  • 2014 (winter term) Department of Philosophy, University of Bochum:
    •  Seminar: “Logic Online Course” (full responsibility, in English)
    •  Seminar: “Causation, Causal Mechanisms, and Explanations” (full responsibility, in English)
  • 2014 (summer term) Department of Philosophy, University of Bochum:
    •  Seminar: “Karl Popper’s The Logic of Scientific Discovery” (full responsibility, in German)
    •  Seminar: “The Probabilistic Mind — Prospects for Bayesian Cognitive Science” (full responsibility, in English)
  • 2013 (winter term) Department of Philosophy, University of Bochum:
    •  Seminar: “Deontic Logic” (full responsibility, in German)
    •  Seminar: “Conceptual Spaces” (full responsibility, in English)
  • 2013 (summer term) Department of Philosophy, University of Bochum:
    •  Seminar: “Degrees of Belief, Full Belief, and Knowledge” (full responsibility, in German)
    •  Seminar: “Introduction to Early Modern and Contemporary Epistemology” (full responsibility, in German)
  • 2012 (winter term) Department of Philosophy, University of Bochum:
    •  Seminar: “History of Analytic Philosophy: Logical Positivism and Its Critics” (full responsibility, in German)
    •  Seminar: “Logic Online-Course” (full responsibility, in English)
  • 2012 (summer term) Department of Philosophy, University of Mainz:
    •  Seminar: “Social Epistemology” (full responsibility, in German)
    •  Seminar: “Introduction to Modern Logic” (full responsibility, in German)
  • 2011 (winter term) Department of Philosophy, University of Mainz:
    •  Seminar: “The Problem of Reference” (full responsibility, in German)
    •  Seminar: “Introduction to Modern Logic” (full responsibility, in German)
  • 2003 (summer term) Department of Philosophy, University of Salzburg:
    • Tutorial: “Logic II: Predicate Logic” (teaching assistance, in German)
  • 2002 (winter term) Department of Philosophy, University of Salzburg:
    • Tutorial: “Logic I: Propositional Logic” (teaching assistance, in German)

Theses Supervision

PhD-theses:

  • Nina Poth: Rational Learning of Perceptual Concepts in a Similarity Spaces Architecture. on-going at the University of Edinburgh (external supervisor).
  • FilippoVindrola: TheRelevance of Learning to Learn for Epistemology and the Philosophy of Cognition. on-going at the Ruhr-University of Bochum (first supervisor).

M.A.-Theses and M.Sc.-Theses

  • Hyunsuk Lim: The Impacts of Cognitive Penetration of Perception on Epistemology—Making a Case for How Perception Works Based on the Predictive Coding Framework, MA-thesis, completed 2017 (second reader).
  • Nina Poth: A Solution of the Complex-First-Paradox, completed 2016 (first reader).
  • Benjamin Horrig: Inference to the Best Explanation and the Conjunction Fallacy, 2017 (first reader).
  • Alexander Meyer-Schlichtmann: Philosophische Theorien der Information: Eine Argumentation für einen pragmatischen Informationsbegriff, 2014 (second reader).
  • Katharina Mielke: Theorien der Selbstta ̈uschung: Spannungen zwischen

B.A.-Theses

  • Alltagserfahrungen und philosophischer Theoriebildung, 2014 (second reader).
  • Kim Christine Wiefelspütz: “Ich”-Äußerungen und die Theorie der direkten Referenz. 2013 (second reader).
  • Thomas Fritscher: Das Dispositionskonzept der Naturgesetze bei Alexander Bird, 2012 (second reader).