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Curriculum Vitae

Work Experience

2019/20: Visiting Professor, Universität Bonn.

since 2018: Associate Professor for Ancient Philosophy, Ryerson University, Toronto.

2014-2018: Assistant Professor for Ancient Philosophy, Ryerson University, Toronto.

2013: Temporary Professorship for History of Philosophy at Universität Hannover.

2011-2013: Privatdozent at Humboldt Universität Berlin.

2011-2013: Research project (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) on Plato's Forms at Humboldt Universität Berlin.

2010/11: Professor for theoretical philosophy at Humboldt Universität Berlin, replacing Prof. Dominik Perler.

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Education

2010: Habilitation at Universität Leipzig.
Title: "The Four Causes."
Referees: James Allen (Pittsburgh), Christof Rapp (München), Pirmin Stekeler-Weithofer (Leipzig).

2004: PhD at Universität Leipzig (summa cum laude).
Title: "Conscientia bei Descartes" ("Conscientia In Descartes")
Referees: Dominik Perler (Berlin), Pirmin Stekeler-Weithofer (Leipzig), Jürgen Engfer (Leipzig).

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Languages

German: native

English: fluent

Ancient Greek: reading

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Awards and Fellowships

2015: Best paper of the year, Australasian Journal of Philosophy.

2005: Karl Alber prize for PhD thesis.

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Memberships

SAGP - Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy (2016).

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Publications

Books

Aristotle's Four Causes. New York: Peter Lang 2019. link

Conscientia bei Descartes. Freiburg: Alber Verlag 2006.  link

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Journal Articles

"Meta Logou in Plato's Theaetetus", Apeiron, online.  link

"Self-Knowledge, Estrangement, and Social Metabolism". Monthly Review 70(10), March 2019, 40-57. link

"The Man Without Properties". Synthese 194(6), 2017, 1989–2006.

"Instance is the Converse of Aspect". Australasian Journal of Philosophy 93(1), 2015, 3-20. pdf

"'Insofar as' in Descartes' Definition of Thought". Studia Leibnitiana 43(2), 2011, 145-159. pdf

"Kants Modell kausaler Verhältnisse". Kant Studien 102(3), 2011, 367-384.  pdf

"The Four Causes". The Journal of Philosophy 106(3), 2009, 137-60. pdf

"Cartesian Conscientia". British Journal for the History of Philosophy 15(3), 2007, 455-484. pdf

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Book Contributions

"Self-Knowledge by Participation". In: Gyula Klima, Alexander Hall, eds., Consciousness and Self-Knowledge in Medieval Philosophy (Proceedings of the Society for Medieval Logic and Metaphysics, vol. 14). Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018.

"Über die 'Ursachen' von Texten". In: Verena Klappstein, Thomas A. Heiß, eds., als bis wir sein Warum erfasst haben (Grundlagen der Rechtsphilosophie vol. IV). Franz Steiner Verlag 2017, 161-181. 

"Kategorien" / "Konkrete Einzeldinge". In: Markus Schrenk, ed., Handbuch Metaphysik, Metzler Verlag 2017, 86-89 / 128-134. 

"Aristoteles' Beschreibung der ethischen Tugenden". In: Jan Müller & Jens Kertscher, Lebensform und Praxisform. Paderborn: Mentis Verlag 2015, 173-189. 

"Descartes". In: Tina-Louise Eissa & Stefan Lorenz Sorgner, eds., Geschichte der Bioethik. Paderborn: Mentis Verlag 2011, 137-148.  pdf

"Is Causation a Relation?" In: Keith Allen & Tom Stoneham, eds., Causation and Modern Philosophy. Routledge 2011, 188-200. pdf

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Dictionary Entries and Reviews

"Disposition". Hans Jörg Sandkühler et al., ed., Enzyklopädie Philosophie. Hamburg: Meiner Verlag 2010.  pdf

Christian Barth, "Intentionalität und Bewusstsein in der frühen Neuzeit". Philosophische Rundschau, forthcoming.

Catherine Rowett, "Knowledge and Truth in Plato". Philosophical Quarterly 69 (276), 2019, p. 638-641.

Christopher Moore, "Socrates and Self-Knowledge". Philosophical Quarterly 68 (271), 2018, p. 421-424.

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