Forthcoming Paper: A Multidimensional Phenomenal Space for Pain

I am glad to announce that my paper “A multidimensional phenomenal space for pain: structure, primitiveness, and utility” is about to be published in Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences.

Publication: Strong Representationalism and Bodily Sensations

My paper “Strong representationalism and bodily sensations : reliable causal covariance and biological function” has been published in Philosophical Psychology.

Publication: Pain, Amnesia, and Qualitative Memory

My paper “Pain, amnesia, and qualitative memory : conceptual and empirical challenges. Commentary on Barbara Montero’s paper ‘What experience doesn’t teach: Pain-amnesia and a new paradigm for memory research'” has  been published in the Journal of Consciousness Studies, 27(11-12), 126-133

Talk: Bodily Sensations & Strong Representationalism

I am pleased to present my work on “Why bodily sensations still pose a challenge for strong representationalism” in the research colloquium ‘Philosophy of Cognition’ at TU Berlin: 17.11.2020, 10:15-11:45 (online).

Publication: Pain Experiences and their Link to Action

My paper “Pain experiences and their link to action: challenging imperative theories” has been published in the Journal of Consciousness Studies, 27(9-10), 104-126.


I am more than pleased to receive in 2020 the gfd-Preis Wilhelm-Hollenberg of the Ruhr University Bochum for outstanding doctoral theses in humanities. This year without official award ceremony.

Talk: European Online X-Phi Conference (20.06.2020)

I am very pleased to present my joint work with Kevin Reuter and Albert Newen at the European Online Experimental Philosophy Conference on “The semantics and norms of assertion for pain reports”.

Conference: Early Career Researcher Workshop in Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science (June & July 2020)

We are pleased to announce that our Third Early Career Researchers Workshop in Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science is taking place online in June and July 2020. Keynote speakers are Rob Rupert (Boulder) and Sanneke de Haan (Tilburg).

Book Publication: Experiencing Pain

In autumn 2020, my book entitled “Experiencing pain” will be published by De Gruyter based on my research of the last five years. In the book, I examine the psychological, neural, causal, and biological properties of pain (experiences) and defend my own family resemblance theory.

Exhibition: ‘Wie wir die Welt sehen: Philosophie und Kognition‘ (Bochum)

In February and March 2020, the Blue Square of the Ruhr University Bochum will host the exhibition ‘Wie wir die Welt sehen: Philosophie und Kognition‘.

New Position: RTG 'Situated Cognition'

I am looking forward to working as a postdoctoral researcher and scientific coordinator in the RTG ‘Situated Cognition’ located at the Ruhr University Bochum and the University of Osnabrück from February 2020 onwards.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact me.