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I am a philosopher of science with a strong interest in the philosophy of biology, the metaphysics of science, metaphilosophy, and science education. I work as a postdoctoral fellow of the DFG Research Group “Causation and Explanation” at the University of Cologne, Germany.

I studied philosophy, biology, and educational science at the University of Muenster, Germany. In 2012, I received a PhD from the University of Cologne, Germany, with a thesis on “The Ontic Account of Explanatory Reduction in Biology”. I was a visiting fellow at the Center for Philosophy of Science at the University of Minnesota, USA, and I worked as a postdoc at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. I am a coauthor of the paper on “The Metaphysics of Constitutive Mechanistic Phenomena” that is forthcoming in BJPS and I have authored the book “Reductive Explanation in the Biological Sciences” that will appear with Springer.

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