University of Konstanz, Germany
Fall Term 2016
Tobias Henschen is Assistant Professor at the Philosophy Department of the University of Konstanz (Germany). He holds degrees in economics and philosophy from the University of Toulouse 1 (France) and the University of Heidelberg (Germany). Before joining the Philosophy Department of the University of Konstanz he was a postdoctoral research and teaching fellow at the University of Heidelberg and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel). His written work covers a broad area that ranges from general philosophy of science to the philosophy of Kant and Heidegger. He published a book on the role of authenticity in science and philosophy as well as articles on causality and laws. While in Pittsburgh, he will be working on a book about causality, problems of causal inference, the role of non-epistemic values, and conceptions of scientific objectivity in macroeconomics.