Matthias Ackermann, M.A.

Doctoral Candidate

DFG-Graduiertenkolleg 2073
Institut für Philosophie
Leibniz Universität Hannover
Lange Laube 32
30159 Hannover
Germany

Room 110

Phone: +49 (0) 511 / 762-14506
E-Mail: matthias.ackermann@philos.uni-hannover.de

Research Project

Causal Inference and Complex Systems: The Case of Climate Models

CV

Since 10/2021
Doctoral Candidate at the DFG Research Training Group 2073 Integrating Ethics and Epistemology of Scientific Research, Leibniz Universität Hannover

10/2020–02/2021
Visiting Student, Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, LMU Munich

2019–2020
M.A. Philosophy and History of Science, University of Bristol
Master thesis: Who’s afraid of retrocausation? A retrocausal explanation of Bell-type correlations

2014–2019
B.A. Philosophy, University of Regensburg
Bachelor thesis: A comparison of two interpretations of quantum mechanics: Everett’s ‘relative-state’ and Rovelli’s ‘relational’ quantum mechanics

Awards

2020
Nominated for the Hanneke Janssen Memorial Prize 2020 for the best master’s thesis in the History and Philosophy of Modern Physics for Who’s afraid of retrocausation? A retrocausal explanation of Bell-type correlations

Service to the profession and other activities

since 2019
Referee for Philosophy of Science

01/2020–12/2020
Deputy Subject Editor Philosophy, Bristol Institute for Learning and Teaching (BILT), Bristol