11/2019 Stefan Fischer and I are organizing a Workshop on Moral Terms, Slurs, and Hybrid Expressivism with David Copp (UC Davies) at the University of Konstanz. 

11/2019  Paper has been accepted

Freie Universität Berlin

Institut für Philosophie

Habelschwerdter Allee 30

14195 Berlin



I am a philosopher living in Konstanz, Germany. I am a "Privatdozent" at Freie Universität Berlin and currently employed as visiting professor (Gastprofessor) at the chair of Theoretical Philosophy, Humboldt-University Berlin (Prof. Dr. Dominik Perler). My main research interests are centered on systematic as well as historical issues in epistemology, philosophy of language, and aesthetics.


I have held positions in the philosophy departments at the University of Bonn, the University of Konstanz, Humboldt-University Berlin and Freie Universität Berlin, where I have completed my Habilitation (post-doctoral degree) in 2019.

In addition to philosophy I am interested in art, music and skateboarding. Between 2004 and 2009

I  composed/played music and recorded various albums with three different projects. You can listen to some tracks herehere, here, and here ...



06/2020: Our paper "I like how it looks but it is not beautiful – Sensory appeal beyond beauty" has been published in Poetics. The paper is a collaboration with cognitive psychologists Prof. Dr. Claus-Christian Carbon and Dr. Claudia Muth.

03/2020: My new book "Ästhetische Urteile und ästhetische Eigenschaften" is in print and will be published by Klostermann in May 2020.

01/2020: I will work as a visiting professor at Humboldt-University Berlin next semester. 


12/2019: I've been invited to give a presentation at the Colloquium of the Institute for Philosophy II, Ruhr-University Bochum. The presentation will be on Jan. 29th and I will talk about: Reichenbach and Meta-Induction.

11/2019: Stefan Fischer and I are organizing a workshop on moral terms, slurs, and  hybrid expressivism with David Copp (UC Davies) at the University of Konstanz.

Date:  8. November 2019. Further information...


10/2019: I have received the LUKS Teaching Award (University of Konstanz). Thank  you!


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