I’m a graduate student at HHU, interested in philosophy of mathematics and philosophy of science.

In particular, I am interested in understanding how extra-mathematical values, such as aesthetic merits and social conformity, are involved in mathematical practices.

Also, I like Wittgenstein.

Curriculum Vitae

Full Higher Education

2016 – 20

Master of Arts in Theoretical Philosophy, HHU
„Wittgenstein’s Family Resemblance. Conceptions and Ramifications“
35.000 words, supervised by Markus Schrenk & David Hommen

2012 – 16

Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy & History of Arts, HHU

„Die Schönheit der Mathematiker [The Mathematician’s Beauty]“
15.000 words, supervised by Alexander Becker & Markus Schrenk

Scholarship & Bursaries

2019

Travel Bursary of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, HHU, for the participation in the 6th International Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science and Technology (CLMPST)

2017 – 18

Scholarship of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung). While receiving the scholarship, I succesfully applied for several travel bursaries for the participation in international conferences.

Publications

2021
  • „Wittgensteins Begriff der Familienähnlichkeit. Interpretationen von 1960 bis heute.“ In Wittgenstein und die Philosophiegeschichte, edited by Dennis Sölch and Bernard Ritter. Freiburg: Verlag Karl Alber. (with Markus Schrenk)

Employment History

2020 – Present

Research Fellow, Department for Philosophy, HHU

2019 – Present

Web Administrator, Amnesty Service gGmbH

(100% subsidiary of Amnesty International Germany e.V.)

2016 – 20

Graduate Assistant, Department for Philosophy, HHU

2014 – 16

Student Assistant, Department for Philosophy, HHU

Talks

2021
  • „Mathematical Knowledge as Social Knowledge?“
    To be given at the 32nd Novembertagung on the History and Philosophy of Mathematics

  • „Social Dimensions of Mathematical Knowledge? Lessons From Mathematical Practice“
    To be given at PSGC2021 “From Theory to Practice”

  • „The Epistemic Role of Social Values in Mathematics“
    Salzburg, SOPhiA

2019
  • „Are Computer-Assisted-Proofs Really Complex?“
    Strasbourg, 30th Novembertagung on the History and Philosophy of Mathematics

  • „Differences and Similarities in the Notion of Family Resemblance“
    Sofia, 130 years Ludwig Wittgenstein: 1889-2019

  • „Computers and the King’s New Clothes. Remarks on Two Objections Against Computer Assisted Proofs in Mathematics“
    Prague, 6th International Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science and Technology (CLMPST)

  • „Are Computer-Assisted-Proofs Really Complex? Complexity, Simplicity and Insight in Mathematics“
    Bonn, Simplicities & Complexities

  • „Konzeptionen von Sprache und Wahrheit bei Nietzsche und Wittgenstein“
    Düsseldorf, Wittgenstein und die Philosophiegeschichte

2018
  • „The Mathematician vs. the Computer. On the Surprising Dislike for Computer-Assisted Proofs in Mathematics“
    Salzburg, SOPhiA

  • „Computer-Assisted Proofs and the Question of Complexity vs. Beauty in Mathematics“
    Brussels, Masterclass in the Philosophy of Mathematical Practice

  • „Ästhetik der Mathematik?“
    Bochum, Colloquium of the Chair for History and Philosophy of Science (Helmut Pulte)

  • „Is Mathematics Beautiful? A Non-reductive View on Aesthetic Judgements in Mathematics and Science“
    Bucharest, Graduate Conference on History and Philosophy of Science

  • „Schöne Mathematik? Funktion und Bedeutung ästhetischer Werte in der mathematischen Forschung“
    Gießen, dia:logos

2017
  • „Aesthetic Values in Mathematical Inquiry“
    Salzburg, SOPhiA

Organised Conferences

2021
  • „Logic and its Philosophy“, Virtual Mini-Workshop in Celebration of UNESCO World Logic Day. HHU, co-organised with Sara Ipakchi.
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2020
  • „Axiomatics: Ancient and Contemporary Perspectives“, 31st Novembertagung on the History and Philosophy of Mathematics. Humboldt University of Berlin, co-organised with Tiago Hirth, Deborah Kant, Deniz Sarikaya, Tobias Schütz, Anna Kiel Steensen, and Benjamin Wilck.
    Homepage
2019
  • „Mathematical Cultures, Values and Norms“, 30th Novembertagung on the History and Philosophy of Mathematics. University of Strasbourg, co-organised with Gatien Ricotier, Tiago Hirth, Deborah Kant, Rosie Lev-Halutz, Nicolas Michel, and Benjamin Wilck.
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  • „On What There Isn’t. Imagination, Impossibilities & Counterfactual Reasoning“,
2nd Düsseldorf Graduate Workshop for Philosophy. HHU, co-organised with Till Gallasch, Sara Ipakchi and Jessica Struchhold.
    Homepage
2018
  • „What Do We Do When We Do Metaphysics?“,
1st Düsseldorf Graduate Workshop for Philosophy. HHU, co-organised with Till Gallasch, Sara Ipakchi and Jessica Struchhold.
    Homepage

Contact

Institut für Philosophie
Heinrich-Heine-Universität
Universitätsstr. 1
40225 Düsseldorf