Academic Jobs

From 01.09.2013  

 

Associate Professor in Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, London School of Economics.

From 01.09.2010  

 

Lecturer in Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, London School of Economics.

01.10.2009-09.09.2010  

 

Junior Research Fellow in Philosophy at The Queen's College, University of Oxford.

Other Academic Positions

Since 01.2014  

 

Editor, Review of Symbolic Logic.

Since 07.2012  

 

Associate Editor, European Journal for the Philosophy of Science.

01.09.2011-01.09.2014  

 

Committee Member, British Society for the Philosophy of Science.

01.07.2011-01.07.2014  

 

Management Committee Member, Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science (CPNSS), London School of Economics.

01.07.2011-01.07.2014  

 

Steering Committee Member, Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science (CPNSS), London School of Economics.

From 01.04.2011

 

 

Research Associate of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics.

From 01.09.2010

 

 

Director of the Sigma Club, London School of Economics.

 

Programme Committees:

-- 2014 Philosophy of Science Association (PSA) meeting in Chicago

-- 2014 Interdisciplinary Symposium on Complex Systems

-- Fourth Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA2013 in Helsinki)

-- 17th UK and European Meeting on the Foundations of Physics (at LMU Munich).

-- Fifth Sydney-Tilburg Conference on the Philosophy of Science "The Progress of Science"

-- British Society for the Philosophy of Science Annual Conference 2012, 2013, 2014

Education

Higher Education

 

09.2006-09.2009

 

PhD in Philosophy, Faculty of Philosophy, St. John's College, University of Cambridge, UK. Supervisor: Dr Jeremy Butterfield, Title of thesis "Philosophical Aspects of Chaos: Definitions in Mathematics, Unpredictability and the Observational Equivalence of Deterministic and Indeterministic Descriptions". Passed without corrections.

 

16.06.2006

 

 

Graduation (combined master's and bachelor degree) in Philosophy, Master thesis "On Defining Chaos: Some Philosophical Problems" (grade for thesis: "Excellent") supervised by Prof. Reinhard Kleinknecht and Prof. Paul Weingartner, Degree with highest honours, grade point average*: 1.0

 

24.03.2006

 

 

Graduation (master's degree) in Applied Mathematics, Master thesis "Chaos and Strange Attractors: Formal Treatment and Meaning" (grade for thesis: "Excellent") supervised by Prof. Maximilian Thaler, Degree with highest honours, grade point average*: 1.0

 

08.2005-12.2005

 

 

Visiting graduate student at the Department of Philosophy, Duke University Graduate School, North Carolina, USA

 

09.2003-07.2004

 

 

Stay abroad (Erasmus scholarship) at Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK Diploma in Advanced Study: Courses in applied mathematics and philosophy

 

09.2003-03.2006

 

 

Master's programme in Applied Mathematics with an emphasis in statistics, Department of Mathematics, University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

 

12.08.2003

 

 

Graduation (bachelor's degree) in Mathematics   Bachelor thesis "Mathematical Methods of Image Processing" (grade for thesis: "Excellent") Degree with highest honours, grade point average*: 1.0

 

09.2000-08.2003

 

 

Bachelor in Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

  09.2000-06.2006  

 

Combined Bachelor and Master's programme in Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

 

        *Grades: Excellent (1), Good (2), Satisfactory (3), Sufficient (4), Unsatisfactory (5) 

Courses/Summer Schools

 

21.08.2006-28.08.2006

 

 

Advanced Programming in C/C++, Didact Summer School, Universtiy of Salzburg, Austria

 

13.10.2004-15.10.2004

 

 

Participation in the seminar "Fortress Europe? The EU in a globalized world" Heinz-Schwarzkopf-Foundation Young Europe, Berlin, Germany Scholarship from the Heinz-Schwarzkopf-Foundation

 

11.07.2004-27.07.2004

 

 

Summerschool "Poland Today 2004" Department of Political Science, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland Scholarship from the foundation Politheia

 

17.02.2004-18.05.2004

 

 

Course "Building a Business", Oxford Science Enterprise Centre, Said Business School, Oxford University, Oxford, UK

 

07.2002

 

 

Participation in the International Summer Academy of Fine Arts in Salzburg, Austria, subject area: photography, leading artist: Linda Tröller, scholarship from the Fund for Culture of Salzburg

 

08.2000

 

 

Participation in the International Summer Academy of Fine Arts in Salzburg, Austria, subject area: photography and painting, leading artist: Rivka Rinn, scholarship from the Fund for Culture of Salzburg