Academic Activities

Invited Presentations

11/2017 TBA; Workshop on Knowing – Understanding – Explaining, Dresden, Germany
10/2017 TBA; Workshop on the Epistemic Dynamics of Disagreement, Cologne, Germany
09/2017 No Commitment to the Truth; Conference on Epistemic Rationality: Conceptions and Challenges, Barcelona, Spain
08/2017 TBA; Symposium on Sarah Moss’s book Probabilistic Knowledge, Hamburg, Germany
06/2016 Gerechtfertigt, aber irgendwie auch nicht (translated title: Justified, but somehow not Justified); Workshop on Social Epistemology, Cologne, Germany
06/2016 Consider the Purposes of the Theory of Justification When You Characterize Justification!; Workshop on Philosophical Methods, KWI Essen, Germany (workshop co-organized by me)
07/2015 No Commitment to the Truth; Workshop on Epistemic Consequentialism, Konstanz, Germany (workshop co-organised by me)
05/2015 Uneinigkeit (translated title: Disagreement); Workshop on Epistemic Relativism and Disagreement, Dresden, Germany
12/2014 Evidential Support, Beliefs and Credences; Workshop on Statistical Evidence in Epistemology and the Law, Glasgow, UK
11/2014 Meinungsverschiedenheit und (epistemische) Normativität (translated title: Disagreement and (Epistemic) Normativity); Workshop on Disagreement in Philosophy and the Law, Berlin, Germany
09/2014 Rationality, Normativity, and Implication; Workshop on Norms of Reasoning, Bochum, Germany (workshop co-organised by me)
09/2014 Disagreement and Division of Labour; SOPhiA 2014 (Workshop on Social Epistemology), Salzburg, Austria
07/2014 Rational Belief, Normativity, and Implication; MCMP, University of Munich, Germany
06/2014 What about Closure?; University of Düsseldorf, Germany
05/2014 Zum normativen Status von epistemisch rationalem Glauben (translated title: On the Normative Status of Epistemically Rational Belief); Workshop on New Perspectives of Epistemology II: Epistemic Standards, Aims, and Reasons; Dresden, Germany
01/2014 How to Resolve Doxastic Disagreement (with P. Brössel); MCMP, University of Munich, Germany
12/2011 “The General Argument against Internalism” meets “An Objective Justification of Bayesianism”; MCMP, University of Munich, Germany
11/2011 Die Unterscheidung zwischen Bewertungen und Normen und ihre Bedeutung für die Erkenntnistheorie (translated title: The Distinction between Evaluations and Norms and Its Significance for Epistemology); Department of Philosophy, University of Salzburg, Austria
01/2010 Stable Belief and Knowledge (with P. Brössel); Konstanz-Leuven Series, Leuven, Belgium
06/2008 Leere Logik. Eine Untersuchung zweier Systeme (translated title: Inclusive Logic. A Study of Two Systems); University of Konstanz, Germany

Peer-Reviewed Presentations

08/2017 Getting Rid of Ideal Agents; Ninth European Congress of Analytic Philosophy (ECAP9), Munich, Germany
07/2016 No Commitment to the Truth; European Epistemology Network Meeting 2016, Paris, France
09/2015 Getting Rid of Ideal Agents; International Conference of the German Society for Analytic Philosophy (GAP9), Osnabrück, Germany
07/2015 In Defense of a Credence Interpretation of Probability; British Society for the Philosophy of Science Annual Conference (BSPS Conference), Manchester, UK
07/2014 What about Closure?; European Epistemology Network Meeting 2014, Madrid, Spain
09/2013 How to Resolve Doxastic Disagreement; SOPhiA 2013, Salzburg, Austria
08/2013 Scientific Knowledge as Stable True Belief; European Philosophy of Science Association 13 (EPSA13), Helsinki, Finland
08/2011 Justifying Epistemic Evaluations and Epistemic Norms; 34th International Wittgenstein Symposium 2011, Kirchberg am Wechsel, Austria
06/2011 Epistemic Consequentialism. Against Intuitions in the Field; 9th Congress of the Austrian Society for Philosophy, Vienna, Austria


03/2014 Comments on Kelp’s paper „Understanding, Knowledge and Ability“; Towards an Epistemology of Understanding: Rethinking Justification, Bern, Switzerland
03/2011 Comments on Joyce’s paper “Ambiguity in Value and Imprecision in Belief“; Monthly Monday Meeting, Konstanz, Germany
03/2010 Comments on Easwaran’s paper “Conglomerability Minimizes Expected Epistemic Inaccuracy“; Monthly Monday Meeting, Konstanz, Germany
06/2009 Comments on Novack’s paper “A Defense of The Principle of Indifference“; Formal Epistemology Workshop 2009, Pittsburgh, PA

Conference and Workshop Organisation

07/2017 Workshop on Experience and Updating (organized with P. Brössel, F. Dellsén, and T. Raleigh), Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany. (Speakers: C. Campbell-Moore, D. Gallow, A. Mahtani, L. Moretti, J. Pryor, W.  Schwarz)
06/2017 Workshop on Perception and Justified Belief (organized with P. Brössel and N. Poth), Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany. (Speakers: J. Briesen, K. Farkas, J. Pryor, S. Siegel)
06/2016 Workshop on Philosophical Methods (organized with I. Lawler and R. van Riel), University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany. (Speakers: M. Balcerak Jackson, D. Cohnitz,  C. Dutilh Novaes, A.-M. A. Eder, T. Grundmann, H. Leitgeb, C. Nimtz, T. Williamson)
07/2015 Workshop on Epistemic Consequentialism (organized with J. Briesen), University of Konstanz, Germany. (Speakers: J. Briesen, J. Carr, A-M. A. Eder, C. Elgin, B. Fitelson, C. Littlejohn, J. Schechter, R. Wedgwood)
09/2014 Workshop on Norms of Reasoning (organized with P. Brössel and R. van Riel), Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany. (Speakers: P. Brössel, M. Colombo, I. Douven, A-M. A. Eder, C. Feldbacher, U. Hahn, M. Schulz, D. Šešelja, M. Smith, J. Sprenger, C. Strasser, N. Treanor)

Refereeing for Journals

  • Australasian Journal of Philosophy
  • British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
  • dialectica
  • Episteme
  • Erkenntnis
  • European Journal for Philosophy of Science
  • The Journal of Philosophical Research
  • Philosophical Quarterly
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Synthese

Member of the Program Committee

  • Conference Formal Models of Scientific Inquiry (organized by A.M. Borg, D. Šešelja, C. Straßer, and V. Sikimić); Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany, July 2017.