Research Areas
AOS
Philosophy of Language, Epistemology, Formal Semantics
AOC
Logic, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics
Employment
2015-present
Postdoctoral Researcher, FWF project The Fragmented Mind (PI: Marian David), University of Graz
2013-present
Assistant Professor (4year fixed-term), University of Graz
2012-2013
Postdoctoral Fellow, Rutgers University
Funded by DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)
Education
2008-2012
Ph.D. in Philosophy
Arché, University of St Andrews
2001-2007
M.A. (Magister Artium) in Philosophy, Political Science & Comparative Literature, Humboldt-Universität & Freie Universität Berlin
2002-2003
B.A. in Philosophy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Book
Under contract
Unstructured Content. Foundations and Applications of Possible Worlds Content. Editor, with Andy Egan & Peter van Elswyk. Oxford University Press
Publications
2017
The Problem of Semantic Error for Epistemic Contextualism.
With Patrick Greenough. In Routledge Handbook of Epistemic Contextualism. Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa (ed.), Routledge (penultimate draft)
2016
Knowledge, Pragmatics, and Error.
Grazer Philosophische Studien 93. Special issue on `Context-Relativity in Semantics' (ed. C. Gauker), 429-57 (penultimate draft)
2016
Varieties of Centering and De Se Communication.
In About Oneself: De Se Thought and Communication. M. García-Carpintero & S. Torre (eds.), Oxford University Press, pp. 307-40 (penultimate draft)
2015
Wahrheit [Truth].
In Handbuch Sprachphilosophie. N. Kompa (ed.), Metzler Verlag (penultimate draft)
2015
Wahrheitsrelativismus [Relativism about Truth].
In Handbuch Sprachphilosophie. N. Kompa (ed.), Metzler Verlag (penultimate draft)
2013
Selected Talks
2017
Knowledge & Anaphora
  • SMCL Workshop (Hamburg)
Comments on J. Zakkou's Tasty Contextualism
  • G27 Workshop (HU Berlin)
Knowledge & Embedded Implicatures
  • Sprachphilosophie-Berlin Gruppe
  • Vienna-Budapest Early Career Workshop (Wien)
2016
Fragmented Contexts
  • Situations, Information, and Semantic Content Workshop (München)
Embedding Knowledge
  • Leuven Epistemology Group
Context and Mental Fragmentation
  • Zürich Early Career Postdoc Workshop
  • The New York Philosophy of Language Workshop
Knowledge, Pragmatics, and Error
  • BELUX Workshop, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
2015
Structured vs Unstructured Content
  • GAP9, University of Osnabrück/li>
Context, Conversation, and Mental Fragmentation
  • University of Hamburg
  • MCMP Munich
  • Context-Relativity in Semantics Conference, University of Salzburg
What makes a relativist theory relativist (in 2015)?
  • `The Emergence of Relativism' Project, University of Vienna
2014
Structured vs Unstructured Content
  • LOGOS, Barcelona: Semantic Content and Conversational Dynamics Workshop
  • Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
What is Semantic Blindness?
  • European Epistemology Network Meeting, Madrid
2013
Neutralism about De Se Communication
  • University of Maribor, Slovenia
Content, Communication, and the Aims of Semantic Theory
  • Investigating Semantics Conference, Bochum, Germany
Predicates of Personal Taste
  • NYU, Linguistics Graduate Seminar (Prof. Chris Barker)
2012
Varieties of Centering and the Common Ground
  • The New York Philosophy of Language Workshop
  • LOGOS Workshop Centered Content and Communication, Barcelona
  • Ruhr-Universität Bochum
2011
Centered Content in Communication
  • LOGOS Workshop Semantic Content and Context Dependence, Barcelona
De se and Taste Attitudes in Communication
  • Semantics and Philosophy in Europe 4, Bochum
Relativism and Knowledge Ascriptions
  • 34th Wittgenstein Symposium, Kirchberg, Austria
  • Perspectives, Contexts and Relative Truth Conference, Bonn
Centered Assertion, Relativism, and the De se
  • Meaning, Context, and Implicit Content Conference, Cerisy, France
2010
Perspective in Context
  • UC Berkeley, Wolheim Society
Relativism, Semantic Blindness, and Sceptical Paradox
  • Australian Association of Philosophy 2010 Conference, Sydney
  • University of Miami 7th Graduate Conference in Epistemology
Grants & Awards
2016-2019
Grant by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) for research network ``The Semantics and Metasemantics of Context-sensitive Language'', with E. Viebahn, E. Brendel, A. Dinges, D. Gutzmann, N. Kompa, H. Pearson, F. Sode, E. Stei, J. Zakkou
2015-2018
Grant by the Austrian Science Foundation (FWF)``The Fragmented Mind'', with Cristina Borgoni, Marian David and Andrea Onofri, University of Graz
2014-2015
Grant by Land Steiermark for research project "The Fragmented Mind", with Cristina Borgoni and Marian David, University of Graz
2014
University of Graz grant for work on national research project application
2012-2013
DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Postdoctoral Fellowship, Rutgers
06-07/2012
Visiting Fellowship, Ruhr-Universität Bochum (Prof. Markus Werning)
09-12/2010
Philosophical Quarterly Bursary
09-12/2010
Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Travel Grant
06/2010
Russell Trust Award, University of St Andrews
2009-2012
DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) PhD Scholarship
2008-2011
Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) PhD Scholarship (tuition fees)
2008-2011
University of St Andrews PhD Scholarship
2005-2006
Fulbright Scholarship, University of California Los Angeles
Research Projects
2014-2018
The Fragmented Mind, University of Graz (Researcher & Co-Applicant): project website
2012-2013
Subjectivity in Thought and Language (funded by DAAD), Rutgers University (Researcher)
2008-2012
Contextualism & Relativism (funded by AHRC), Arché, St Andrews (Project Student)
2009-2012
Foundations of Logical Consequence (funded by AHRC), Arché, St Andrews (Affiliated Project Student)