Teaching

Universität
Bielefeld

2016/17 / Winter term 
“Existieren Elektronen und Gene wirklich? Die Debatte um den wissenschaftlichen Realismus [Do Electrons and Genes Really Exist? The Debate about Scientific Realism]”; advanced course, MA philosophy

2016/17 / Winter term
“Philosophie der Biologie [Philosophy of Biology]“; 1st level course, BA philosophy

Heinrich-Heine Universität
Düsseldorf

2015 / Summer term 
“Metaphysik der Wissenschaften [Metaphysics of Science]”;
1st level course, BA philosophy and BA/BSc General Studies

Universität zu Köln

2015 / Summer term
“Einführung in die Metaphysik [Introduction to Metaphysics]”;
1st level course, BA philosophy

2013/14 / Winter term
“Descartes Meditationen [Descartes’ Meditations]”;
1st level course, BA philosophy

 2011/12 / Winter term
“Philosophie der Biologie [Philosophy of Biology]”;
2nd level course, BA philosophy

Université de Lausanne
EPFL (College of Technology)

2013 / Summer term 
“Philosophy of the Life Sciences”;
advanced course, MA science/engineering

Université
de Genève

2013 / Summer term
Realism, Representation, and Structuralism” (with M. Weber);
advanced course, MA philosophy

2013 / Summer term
“Biological Interest Group” (with M. Weber);
PhD course for philosophers, biologists, and historians of biology

2012/13 / Winter term
“Biological Interest Group” (with M. Weber);
PhD course for philosophers, biologists, and historians of biology

Westfälische
Wilhelms-Universität
Münster

2011 / Summer term 2011
“Die Philosophie Philip Kitchers [The Philosophy Philip Kitcher’s]” (with A. Seide);
advanced course, MA philosophy

2010 / Summer term
“Wie Wissenschaftler die Welt erklären [How Scientists Explain the World]”;
3rd level course, BA philosophy

2009/10 / Winter term
“Warum es so schwer ist, ein Reduktionist zu sein [Why it is so Hard to Be a Reductionist]” (with A. Hüttemann);
advanced course, MA philosophy

2009 / Summer term
“Die Mechanistische Philosophie von den Anfängen bis heute [The Mechanistic Philosophy from the Beginning to Modern Day]”;
3rd level course, BA philosophy

“Evolution kontrovers diskutiert [Evolution under Discussion]”;
1st to 3rd level course, BA/BSc General Studies

2008/09 / Winter term
Einführung in die Wissenschaftstheorie [Introduction to Philosophy of Science]”;
1st level course, BA philosophy

“Was zeichnet Wissenschaft aus? [What Characterizes Science?]”;
1st to 3rd level course, BA/BSc General Studies

2008 / Summer term
“Die Realismusfrage in der Biologie [The Question of Realism in Biology]” (with C. Suhm);
advanced course, MA philosophy

“Einführung in die Reduktionismusdebatte [Introduction to the Debate about Reductionism]”;
3rd level course, BA/BSc General Studies

“Hat Darwin Recht? Die Evolutionsbiologie im gesellschaftspolitischen und wissenschaftlichen Diskurs [Is Darwin Right? The Theory of Evolution in the Social and Scientific Discourse]”; 1st to 3rd level course, BA/BSc General Studies

2007/08 / Winter term
“Einführung in die Philosophie der Biologie [Introduction to Philosophy of Biology]”;
1st level course, BA philosophy

“Probleme der Medizinethik [Problems in Medical Ethics]” (with C. Runtenberg);
advanced course, MA philosophy

2007 / Summer term
“Theoriebeladenheit der Beobachtung [Theoryladenness of Observation]”;
advanced course, MA philosophy