Talks

I enjoy going to conferences and presenting and discussing my work. The following lists of talks is just a selection of those talks that I gave most recently or that best reflect my work as a philosopher. For a complete list, please download my CV. If you’d like to learn more about a talk whose slides are not available, please contact me.

Omission Impossible. Why we cannot omit to perform impossible actions

I will be giving a talk at the Experimental Legal Philosophy Conference  “Experimantal and Naturalistic Perspectives on the Philosophy of Law”, to be held  between the 4th and the 6th of June 2018 at Ruhr-University Bochum

Alternative Possibilities and the Action/Omissions Asymmetry

I will be giving a talk at the third Annual Bochum-Rutgers Workshop at Rutgers University in April 2018.

Alternative Possibilities and Moral Responsibility

I will be giving a talk at the Chiron Workshop 2018, 9th Edition Experimental Moral Philosophy. All talks will be available online.

How to watch? 
Thursday, 22th March 2018
https://webconf.unisinos.br/r9o38si7d9k/

Friday, 23th March 2018
https://webconf.unisinos.br/r1r3gagvbtq/

Alternative Possibilities and Moral Responsibility

2nd Biannual Workshop of the Experimental Philosophy Group Germany
16 – 18 November 2018

I discuss whether the lack of alternative possibilities undermines moral responsibility. I focus on the question of whether alternative possibilities play the same role for actions and omissions. I present two experiments.

Symposium: The Pragmatics of Lying

Annual Conference of the European Society of Philosophy and Psychology
14 – 18 August 2017, University of Hertfordshire (United Kingdom)

We argue that the standard definition of lying is insufficient and cannot deal with cases of lying by falsely implicating. Alex Wiegmann and I present experimental evidence that those cases are considers lies.

Omissions, Causal Explanations, and the Underspecification Problem

The Experimental Philosophy of Morality and Causation – Perspektives from Philosophy, Psychology, and Law
13 June 2017, Ruhr University Bochum