I am a philosopher of science working on statistical inference, scientific objectivity, and confirmation, causation and explanation in science. Currently I am conducting this work in the framework of an ERC Starting Investigator grant "Making Scientific Inferences More Objective" (msio.wordpress.com).

I have a strong interest in using formal methods (probability in particular) for modeling scientific reasoning, and so some of my work intersects with "classical" formal epistemology, decision theory, and the semantics of natural language (conditionals).

Please see my personal website (www.laeuferpaar.de; you see the chess connection) for f…

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