My PhD thesis has recently been awarded the Lilli Bechmann-Rahn Prize by the Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology of Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg.
The blog of the German Society for Women in Philosophy (SWIP) features a post about me and my work ðŸ™‚
Last Tuesday, on February 6th, I finally — and successfully — defended my PhD thesis! I’m relieved and very happy. Now, on to grading a pile of logic exam papers… ðŸ™‚
Today, I will give a talk on Saul Kripke’s seminal “Naming and Necessity” as a part of the lecture series “Werke der modernen Philosophie” (Works of Modern Philosophy) at Erlangen’s Institute of Philosophy. Here’s a poster with all previous and upcoming talks.
I am a philosopher at Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg with a focus on theoretical philosophy, and philosophy of language in particular. Recently, I have finished my dissertation on linguistic vagueness. I obtained a bachelor’s degree in German studies (major) and philosophy (minor) from Heinrich-Heine-University DÃ¼sseldorf in 2008 and a master’s degree in philosophy (major) and linguistics (minor) from Stuttgart University in 2011.…