The fact that there is a philosophy department at a federal computing center is a unique affair. It gives us the opportunity to work together with our colleagues from simulation sciences and AI research on questions that concern both philosophy and computational sciences. Currently, these are mainly the epistemic opacity of and trust in models.
In addition to my work at HLRS, I am a visiting professor for philosophy of science and philosophy of technology at RWTH Aachen University. I myself have three thematic research areas:
Methodologically, my work is oriented towards dialectics and phenomenology, and virtue ethics.
Currently, I am concerned with the following questions:
Philosophy of Computational Sciences
Trust in Information
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