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

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Universität Konstanz

Fachbereich Philosophie

Postfach 9

78457 Konstanz


Freie Universität Berlin

Institut für Philosophie

Habelschwerdter Allee 30

14195 Berlin



I have taught more than 30 courses/lectures at the philosophy departments of the University of Konstanz, the University of Bonn, and Freie Universität Berlin. The courses covered various topics in theoretical philosophy, aesthetics and history of philosophy.  Additionally, I have supervised more than 20 BA- and MA-Theses. 

In 2019 and 2015 I received the LUKS Teaching Award (University of Konstanz).

Courses Taught



Skepticism / Skeptizismus

(winter term 2020) Humboldt-University Berlin

Introduction to epistemology / Kernkurs Erkenntnistheorie

(summer term 2019) University of Konstanz & (summer term 2020) Humboldt-University Berlin.

Logic and formal semantics / Logisch-Semantische Propädeutik 

(winter term 2018) University of Konstanz

Introduction to philosophy of language / Kernkurs Sprachphilosophie

(winter term 2014) University of Konstanz

Undergraduate seminars/ Proseminare

Nelson Goodman's Theory of Symbols / Nelson Goodmans Symboltheorie

(winter 2020) Humboldt-University Berlin

The concept of art / Der Begriff der Kunst

(summer 2020) Humboldt-University Berlin & (winter 2019), University of Konstanz

Descartes: Meditations / Descartes: Meditationen über die Grundlagen der Philosophie 

(winter 2019) University of Konstanz & (summer 2017) Freie Universität Berlin

Meaning in music / Sinn und Bedeutung in der Musik

(summer 2019), University of Konstanz

Dispositions and response-dependency / Dispositionen und Reaktionsabhängigkeit

(winter 2018), University of Konstanz & (summer term 2018) Freie Universität Berlin

Contemporary debates in epistemology / Zeitgenöss. Debatten in der Erkenntnistheorie

(winter 2017) Freie Universität Berlin

Kripke: Naming and Necessity / Kripke: Name und Notwendigkeit

(summer 2020) Humboldt-University Berlin) & (winter 2016), Freie Universität Berlin & (summer term 2014) University of Konstanz)

Non-Cognitivism / Non-Kognitivismus

(winter 2015) Freie Universität Berlin

Conceptual Analysis / Begriffsanalyse

(summer 2015) University of Konstanz

Contemporary debates in philosophy of art / Zeitgenöss. Debatten in der Philosophie der Kunst

(winter 2013) University of Konstanz

The analytic-synthetic distinction / Die Analytisch-Synthetisch Unterscheidung

(summer 2013) University of Konstanz

Speech-act theory / Sprechakttheorie

(winter 2012) University of Konstanz

Philosophy of language / Sprachphilosophie

(summer 2012) University of Konstanz

Skepticism / Skeptizismus

(winter 2011) University of Konstanz

Introdution to the philosophy of mind / Einführung in die Philosophie des Geistes

(summer 2011) University of Konstanz

Russell: Problems of philosophy / Russell: Probleme der Philosophie

(winter 2010) University of Konstanz

Theories of truth / Wahrheitstheorien

(summer 2010) University of Bonn

Graduate seminars/ Hauptseminare

Semantic Relativism and Assessment-Sensitivity

(winter 2020) Humboldt-Universiy Berlin

Aesthetic Judgments / Ästhetische Urteile

(summer 2020) Humboldt-University Berlin

Two-dimensional semantics / Zweidimensionale Semantik

(winter 2019) University of Konstanz

Inference to the best explanation / Schluss auf die beste Erklärung

(winter 2019) University of Konstanz

Kant: Critique of pure reason / Kant: Die Kritik der reinen Vernunft

(summer term 2019) University of Konstanz

Skeptical paradoxes / Skeptische Paradoxa

(winter 2018) University of Konstanz & (summer 2014) University of Konstanz

Epistemic aims and values / Epistemische Ziele und Werte

(summer 2018), Freie Universität Berlin

Crispin Wright: Truth and Objectivity

(winter 2017), Freie Universität Berlin

Relativism and assessment sensitivity

(winter 2016), Freie Universität Berlin & (summer 2011) University of Konstanz

Artefacts / Artefakte

(summer 2016) University of Konstanz

What is art? / Was ist Kunst?

(summer 2015) University of Konstanz

New theories of reference / Neue Theorien der Bezugnahme

(winter 2013) Freie Universität Berlin

Timothy Williamson: The philosophy of philosophy

(summer 2013) University of Konstanz

David Chalmers: The conscious mind

(winter 2012) University of Konstanz

Philosophy of music / Philosophie der Musik

(summer 2012) University of Konstanz

Nelson Goodman: Languages of art

(winter 2011) University of Konstanz

Contextualism / Kontextualismus

(summer 2011) University of Konstanz