CV

Above. Graduation ceremony, Munich 2015.



Employment

since 2020 Research Associate, Department of Philosophy, University of Bristol

2018 - 2020 Marie Curie Fellow, Institute for Logic, Language, and Computation (ILLC), University of Amsterdam

2015 - 2018 Junior Research Fellow, Clare College, University of Cambridge


Education

2012 - 2015 PhD in Philosophy, Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, LMU Munich (with highest distinction, summa cum laude)

Dissertation: Type-Free Truth

Supervisor: Hannes Leitgeb

2005 - 2010 Magister Artium in Logic and Philosophy of Science, LMU Munich (best 10% of graduates in the MA degree 2009/2010)

Minor subjects: Philosophy, Mathematics, German Literature

Dissertation: Completeness Proofs in Second-Order Modal Logic

Supervisor: Godehard Link


Academic Visits

2019 University of Bristol

2019 Arché, University of St Andrews

2019 University of Florence

2017 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

2015 Tilburg Center for Logic, General Ethics and Philosophy of Science, Tilburg University

2013 - 2016 University of Buenos Aires


Grants, Funding, and Awards

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions, Individual Fellowship, “The Logical Function of Property Talk”, Oct 2018 - Sep 2020 (EUR 165.598,80)

Research Grant, German Research Foundation (DFG), “Reference Patterns of Paradox” (joint application with L. Picollo), Oct 2016 - Sep 2019 (EUR 177.400,00)

Travel support, University of Florence, May 2019 (EUR 500,00)

Visiting Scholarship, Tilburg Center for Logic, General Ethics and Philosophy of Science, April – May 2015 (EUR 1.500,00)

Visiting Scholarship for Buenos Aires, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Feb – April 2014 (EUR 1.500,00)

Nominated for “Preis für Gute Lehre 2013” (students' award for excellence in teaching, LMU Munich)

PhD Scholarship, MCMP and Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, June 2012 – June 2015 (EUR 54.000,00)

Full refund of tuition fees (for best 10% of graduates in the M.A. Degree 2009/2010) (EUR 2.500,00)


Participation in research projects

since 2020: "Truth and Semantics", funded by ERC. PI: Johannes Stern.

2018 - 2020: "The Logical Function of Property Talk", funded by MSCA. PI: Thomas Schindler.

2016 - 2019: “Reference Patterns of Paradox”, funded by DFG. PIs: Lavinia Picollo and Thomas Schindler.

2013 - 2014: “Truth, Paradoxes, and Modalities”, funded by MINCYT-DAAD. PIs: Eduardo Barrio and Hannes Leitgeb.


Organization of Academic Events

Propositions, properties, sets, and other abstract objects, Amsterdam 7-8 February 2020. 11 invited speakers: Bahram Assadian (ILLC), Tim Button (UCL), Luca Incurvati (ILLC), Oystein Linnebo (Oslo), Yvette Oortwijn (UvA), Maria Chiara Parisi (UvA), Simone Picenni (Bristol), Giorgio Sbardolini (ILLC), Arthur Schipper (UvA), Julian Schlöder (ILLC), Jack Woods (Leeds).

Abstract Objects and Circularity, LMU Munich, 6-7 July 2019. Co-organised with T. Beringer and L. Picollo. 9 invited speakers: Jody Azzouni, Riccardo Bruni, Roy Cook, Catrin Campbell-Moore, Andrea Cantini, Thomas Hofweber, Leon Horsten, Benjamin Marschall, Edoardo Rivello.

PhDs in Logic V, LMU Munich, 8-10 April 2013. Co-organised with M. Sznajder and H.C. Kotzsch. 19 contributed talks and 4 keynote speakers: Mai Gehrke, Andreas Kapsner, Olivier Roy, Thomas Streicher.


Refereeing

Journals and Books:

Analysis, Australasian Journal of Philosophy, Bulletin of Symbolic Logic, dialectica, Ergo, Erkenntnis, European Journal of Analytic Philosophy, Inquiry, Journal of Philosophical Logic, Journal of Symbolic Logic, Logic and Logical Philosophy, Logique et Analyse, Pacific Philosophical Quarterly, Philosophical Studies, Philosophical Quarterly, Review of Symbolic Logic, Springer, Studia Logica, Studies in Logic, Synthese, Theoria, Thought.

Funding Agencies:

FWO (Belgian Research Council), NWO (Dutch Research Council), NCN (National Science Center Poland).

Conferences:

PhDs in Logic V, 2013; 24th Workshop on Logic, Language, Information, and Computation (WoLLIC) 2017; Annual Cambridge Graduate Conference on Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020; Annual Conference of the Dutch Research School of Philosophy (OZSW) 2019; 22nd Amsterdam Colloquium, 2019.




Teaching

Lectures:

Winter term 2019/2020 - Minimalism about truth, 9 lectures á 120 minutes, University of Amsterdam


Lent term 2017/18 - Set theory, 8 lectures á 50 minutes, University of Cambridge

[Topics: Countability and Uncountability, Ordinals and Cardinals, The Cumulative Hierarchy, Paradoxes, Set Theory as Foundations of Mathematics]


Lent term 2015/16 and 2016/17 – Theories (The Frege-Hilbert Controversy), 4 lectures á 50 minutes, University of Cambridge

[Topics: Introduction to the Axiomatic Method, Re-interpretation, Relative Consistency Proofs, Frege v Hilbert, Russell v Poincaré]


Summer term 2014 – Tarski Hierarchies, Grounded Truth, and Predicative Analysis, 3 lectures á 90 minutes, University of Buenos Aires

[Topics: Tarski; Kripke; Coding of Ordinals; Hyperarithmetic Sets]


Summer term 2013 – The Theory of the Infinite: Set Theory and its Philosophy (with Catrin Campbell-Moore), 13 lectures á 90 minutes, LMU Munich

[Topics: Countability and Uncountability, Ordinals and Cardinals, The Cumulative Hierarchy, Skolem’s Paradox, Incompleteness, Metamathematics of Set Theory, The Constructible Hierarchy]


Winter term 2012/13 – Classical Papers in the Philosophy of Language, 13 lectures á 90 minutes, LMU Munich

[Topics: Names, Descriptions, and Indexicals; Truth; Propositional Attitudes; Private Language Argument]


Tutorials:

Winter term 2010/11, 2011/12 and 2012/13 – Logic I, 13 lectures á 90 minutes, LMU Munich

[Topics: Propositional Logic, Truth Tables, Natural Deduction, Predicate logic, Interpretations]


Supervisions:

At the University of Cambridge, I have supervised 25 students (1 on 1 supervisions, 5 meetings with each student, 1 hour each) for Clare College, Christ College, Downing College, Gonville and Caius College, Homerton College, Pembroke College, Sidney Sussex College, Wolfson College, for the following papers:

1A Logic

[Topics: Descriptions, Necessity and Aprioricity, Speaker-Intentions, Indicative Conditionals]

1B Logic

[Topics: Sense and Reference, Deflationism and Correspondence Theory of Truth, Logical Empiricism and Verificationism, Compositionality, the Frege-Hilbert Controversy]

II Philosophical Logic

[Topics: Structuralism, Fictionalism, the Indispensability Argument, Counterfactuals, Modal Logic, Indeterminacy of Meaning, Rule-Following]

II Mathematical Logic

[Topics: Skolem’s Paradox, Second-Order Logic, the Iterative Conception of Set, Gödel’s Incompleteness Theorems, Minds and Machines]


Supervision of individual projects and MA theses (Amsterdam), Examination of MPhil essays (Cambridge); examination of BA and MA essays (Munich, Amsterdam)

Other Academic Experiences

Member of Governing Body (Clare College), Elected Member of College Council (Clare College), Undergraduate Admission Interviews (Clare College), MA defense committee (Amsterdam)


Talks (selection)


Invited Talks:

A Gödel-Russell theory of propositional functions, Workshop: Propositions, properties, sets, and other abstract objects, Amsterdam (NL), February 2020

Towards a minimalist account of number, Workshop: Propositions, properties, sets, and other abstract objects, Amsterdam (NL), February 2020

Numbers and Numerically Definite Quantifiers, Foundational Studies seminar, Bristol (UK), November 2019

Deflationism and the Function of Truth, Conceptual Engineering seminar, St Andrews (UK), June 2019

A Gödelian solution for the class-theoretic paradoxes, Logic seminar, St Andrews (UK), June 2019

New axioms for type-free classes, Logic in London I: workshop on type-free concepts, London (UK), May 2019

Universal classes and unrestricted quantification, LIRa seminar, Amsterdam (Netherlands), May 2019

What are properties?, Logic seminar, Florence (Italy), May 2019

A Graph-Theoretic Analysis of the Semantic Paradoxes, Ouroboros: Formal Criteria of Self-Reference in Mathematics and Philosophy, Bonn (Germany), February 2018

Classes, Why and How, Colloquium in Mathematical Philosophy, Munich (Germany), December 2017

Classes, Why and How, ConceptLab seminar, Oslo (Norway), November 2017

Semantic Deflationism (with L. Picollo), The Structure of Semantic and Modal Reasoning, Munich (Germany), July 2017

Deflationism and Logical Pluralism (with L. Picollo), SILFS 2017, Bologna (Italy), June 2017

Naive Comprehension and Ranges of Significance, Logic and Metaphysics workshop, New York (USA), March 2017

Deflationism and Conservativity, 4th New College Logic Meeting, Oxford (UK), March 2017

Deflationism, Classes, and the Epistemology of Arithmetic, Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics Seminar, Oxford (UK), October 2016

A Type-Free Theory of Classes, CAS Workshop on Truth and Properties: Building Bridges, Munich (Germany), September 2016

A Type-Free Theory of Classes, Workshop on Truth and Rationality, Bristol (UK), June 2016

A Deflationary Account of Classes, 5 Years of MCMP: Quo Vadis Mathematical Philosophy?, Munich (Germany), June 2016

Disquotation and Infinite Conjunctions, Logic Colloquium, Amsterdam (Netherlands), May 2016

A Deflationary Account of Classes, Logic seminar, Cambridge (UK), February 2016

Potentialism and Second-Order Quantification. Response to Sam Roberts, 9th Annual Cambridge Graduate Conference on the Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic, Cambridge (UK), January 2016

Deflationism and the Purpose of Truth, 15th Congress on Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science (CLMPS), Helsinki (Finland), August 2015

Deflationism and the Purpose of Truth, Logic Colloquium, Tilburg (Netherlands), May 2015

A Graph-Theoretic Analysis of the Semantic Paradoxes, Workshop on truth and paradox, Gent (Belgium), April 2015

Truth and Comprehension, Workshop on Truth and Paradox, Gent (Belgium), April 2015

Deflationism and the Purpose of Truth, Workshop on Truth and Paradox, Gent (Belgium), April 2015

Deflationism and the Purpose of Truth, 3rd Reasoning Club Conference, Canterbury (UK), June 2014

Deflationism and the Purpose of Truth, Logic Workshop, Buenos Aires (Argentina), April 2014

Reference-Graphs, Dependency-Games, and Paradox, Logic Workshop, Buenos Aires (Argentina), September 2013

Reference-Graphs, Dependency-Games, and Paradox, Grounding in Semantics and Beyond Workshop, Oslo (Norway), August 2013

Reference, Dependence, and Danger, 2nd Munich-Bristol Workshop, Bristol (UK), July 2013

Truth and Diagonalization, Truth and Paradox Workshop, Munich (Germany), May 2013

Modal Predicates, Logic Colloquium, Munich (Germany), May 2011

Belief Reports, Forum Logic, Munich (Germany), December 2010


Contributed Talks:

A Graph-Theoretic Analysis of the Semantic Paradoxes, 15th Congress on Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science (CLMPS), Helsinki (Finland), August 2015

A Graph-Theoretic Analysis of the Semantic Paradoxes, Logica 2015, Hejnice (Czech Republic), June 2015

Truth and Diagonalization, 4th SOPhiA Graduate Conference, Salzburg (Austria), September 2013

Paradoxes of Truth, 3rd SOPhiA Graduate Conference , Salzburg (Austria), September 2012

Truth, Dependence, and Paradox, 2nd EASLLC Conference, Chongqing (China), August 2012

Truth, Grounding, and Paradox, 1st WfAP Graduate Conference, Vienna (Austria), March 2012