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

Universität Konstanz

Fachbereich Philosophie

Universitätstrasse 10

78464 Konstanz




I am a philosopher, currently employed as an interim professor (Vertretungsprofessor) at the chair of Theoretical Philosophy, University of Konstanz (substituting for Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Spohn). 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, 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 ...


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 an interim professor at Humboldt-University Berlin next semester (substituting for Prof. Dr. Dominik Perler). 


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!

07/2019: Our paper "I like how it looks but it is not beautiful – Sensory appeal beyond beauty" will be published in Poetics. The paper is a collaboration with cognitve psychologists Prof. Dr. Claus-Christian Carbon and Dr. Claudia Muth.


© 03/2020 by Jochen Briesen