Talks

(Selection)

Invited Talks

2022

Neural Mechanisms Online Webinar: The Notorious Neurophilosophy of Pain: A Family Resemblance Approach to Idiosyncrasy and Generalizability

Lecture Series ‘Philosophy & Psychopathology of Embodiment in Social Context’ (University Clinics Heidelberg): An Enactive Approach to Acute and Chronic Pain

2021

Colloquium ‘New Developments in Experimental Philosophy’ (University of Zurich): The Folk Concept of Pain: Implication, Cancellability, & Projection

Colloquium ‘Theoretical Philosophy’ (University of Bern): Pain and the Field of Affordances

RUB-UFMG Workshop (online; RU Bochum & Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais): A Multidimensional Phenomenal Space for Pain

Colloquium ‘Cognition and Culture’ (online; University of Exeter): An Enactive Approach to Chronic Pain and Its Treatment (with Dr. Peter Stilwell)

2020

Colloquium ‘Philosophy of Cognition’ (online; TU Berlin): Why Bodily Sensations Still Pose a Challenge to Strong Representationalism

2019

Colloquium ‘Philosophy of Nature and Sciences’ (University of Bonn): Strong Intentionalism and the Issue of Bodily Sensations

Internal Research Meeting ‘New Developments in Experimental Philosophy’ (University of Bern): The Paradox of Pain

2018

GAP  Workshop ‘Mental Representation, Mechanistic Explanation & Situated Cognition’ (University of Cologne): Pain: Why Representationalists Cannot Account for It

PhilSoc Seminar of the School of Philosophy (ANU): The Causal and Functional Roles of Pain

2017

Colloquium of the Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology (University Clinic Essen):
Pain Between Neuroscience and Philosophy

Doctoral Colloquium of the Institute of Philosophy (University of Bern): The Integrative Pattern Theory of Pain

Peer-Reviewed Talks

Upcoming

European Society for Psychology and Philosophy Conference (University of Milan): The Folk Concept of Pain: Complex, Not Paradoxical

Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society ‘Cognitive Diversity’ (online; Toronto): An Experimental-Linguistic Study of the Folk Concept of Pain: Implication, Projection, and Deniability (with Dr. Pascale Willemsen and Prof. Kevin Reuter)

GAP Conference (HU Berlin): The Mysterious Pain Quality

2022

Workshop on ‘Agency, Bodily Perception, and the Self’ (University of Barcelona): Pain, Action, and Agency

2021

Congress of the German Society for Philosophy (online; University of Erlangen-Nürnberg): Pain and the Significance of Action: Motivating and Challenging Imperative Theories

European Society for Psychology and Philosophy Conference (online; University of Leipzig): A Multidimensional Phenomenal Space for Pain: Structure, Primitiveness, & Utility

European Philosophical Society for the Study of Emotions Conference (online; University of Graz): A Taxonomy of Environmentally Scaffolded Affectivity (with Prof. Achim Stephan)

Workshop ‘Minds, Models and Mechanisms: Current Trends in Philosophy of Psychiatry’ (online; University of Saarbrücken): An Enactive Approach to Chronic Pain: Addressing Conceptual, Methodological, and Therapeutic Challenges (joint work with Dr. Peter Stilwell)

Workshop ‘Methodology of Situated Cognition Research’ (online; University of Kassel): The Unificatory Value of Enactivism in Clinical Contexts: An Exemplary Study of Chronic Pain (joint work with Dr. Peter Stilwell)

2020

European Experimental Philosophy Conference (online; University of Prague): The Semantics & Norms of Assertion for Pain Reports (with Prof. Kevin Reuter)

2019

Annual Conference of the Italian Association for Cognitive Sciences (Roma Tre): The Family Resemblances of Pain: A Non-Eliminative Approach

2017

Annual Conference of the Italian Association for Cognitive Sciences (University of Bologna): The Dynamics of Pain

European Society for Psychology and Philosophy Conference (University of Herefordshire): The Dynamic Pattern Theory of Physical Pain – An Empirically Informed Approach

Understanding Value Six Conference (University of Sheffield): The Value of Pain

The Human Mind Conference (University of Cambridge): Challenging the Intentional Approach to Pain: Representationalism and Imperativism (Poster Presentation)

Rudolf-Carnap-Lectures with Frank Jackson (RU Bochum): Challenging the Representational Approach to Pain

2016

European Philosophical Society for the Study of Emotions Conference (University of Athens): Pain and Emotion

2015

European Philosophical Society for the Study of Emotions Conference (University of Edinburgh): Criteria of Rationality and Their Application to Emotions

Talks at Co-organized Workshops

Upcoming

GAP Satellite Workshop ‘Scaffolding and Niche Construction: Conceptualization and Applications’ (HU Berlin): The Dark Side of Niche Construction

2018

Workshop ‘Investigating the Mind: Pain, Emotion & Affective Disorders’ (RU Bochum): A Space for Pain (Paper Discussion)

2017

Workshop ‘The Nature of Pain: An Interdisciplinary Perspective’ (RU Bochum): The Dynamics of Pain

Spring School ‘Social Cognition, Emotion and Joint Action’ (RU Bochum): The Dynamic Pattern Theory of Pain – Neuroscientific Insights and their Theoretical Implications

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