I am a junior professor for Theoretical Philosophy at the University of Hamburg. My research centers around decision theory, (formal) epistemology and the philosophy of logic and language. I have a side interest in metaphysics, particularly grounding, and I am currently trying to understand some aspects of Practical Philosophy better  which matter for a theory of rationality.

I have recently started a project entitled “Knowledge and Decision” which looks at various issues at the intersection of epistemology and decision theory (for more, see here). It is funded by the DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) as part of their Emmy-Noether program. It currently comprises four researchers: me, two post-docs and a PhD-student.

I also like conditionals, including counterfactuals. I am very much interested in better understanding their relation to conditional probabilities. For quite a while I have been revising my PhD thesis to turn it into a book manuscript. It came out with OUP in 2017.

In terms of non-academic activities, I like to cook (having turned vegan recently), I follow the rough fate of my favourite football team Werder Bremen closely and I still think I should learn to do some nice wood work. The pictures you see in the header are from a kite-surfing trip to Egypt.