(2015) Thinking about oneself: From nonconceptual content to the concept of a self. MIT Press.

Reviewed by Dan Zahavi in Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews

Journal articles

(2017) “The personal and the subpersonal in the theory of mind debate”. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences. doi:10.1007/s11097-017-9504-4 Link

(2016) “Perception, nonconceptual content, and immunity to error through misidentification”. Inquiry. doi: 10.1080/0020174X.2015.1122548 (with Arnon Cahen). Download paper

(2014) “Neuroscience and the risks of maltreatment”. Children and Youth Services Review 47, pp. 18-26, doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2013.11.002 (with Eileen Munro) Link

(2014) “Self-face recognition: Individual differences and discrepancies associated with mental self-face representation, attractiveness and self-esteem.” Psychology & Neuroscience 7 (2), pp. 65-72 (with Fatima Felisberti)

(2013) “A philosophical perspective on the relation between cortical midline structures and the self”. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 7, doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00536 Link (Open Access)

(2013) “Self-consciousness and nonconceptual content.” Philosophical Studies 163 (3), pp. 649-672 doi: 10.1007/s11098-011-9837-8 (Published online in 2011) Download Paper

(2012) “Selbstbewusstsein als perspektivische Differenzierung”. Pädagogische Rundschau 66 (4), pp. 477-487. Download Preprint

(2012) “Self-consciousness and intersubjectivity.”  Grazer Philosophische Studien 84, pp. 63-89. Download Preprint

(2012) “Towards an integrated theory of self-consciousness.” Introduction to Special Issue on ‘Facets of Self-Consciousness’, Grazer Philosophische Studien 84, pp. v-xvi (with Katja Crone and Anna Strasser). Download Preprint

(2012) “Concepts or Metacognition – what is the issue? Commentary on Stephane Savanah’s ‘Concept possession hypothesis of self-consciousness'” Consciousness and Cognition 21, pp. 721–722. Download paper

(2009) “Neonatal separation stress reduces glial fibrillary acidic protein- and S100β-immunoreactive astrocytes in the rat medial precentral cortex”. Developmental Neurobiology 69 (4), pp. 203-2011(with Giovanni Cirillo, Carlo Cavaliere, Maria Rosaria Bianco, Joerg Bock, Carina Helmeke, Katharina Braun, Michele Papa). Link

(2006) “How can Searle avoid property dualism? Epistemic-ontological inference and autoepistemic limitation”. Philosophical Psychology 19 (5), pp. 589-605 (with Georg Northoff). Link

Book chapters

(forthcoming) “Neurophilosophie”, in: Schürmann, E., Spanknebel, S., Wittwer, H. (Hg). Formen und Felder des Philosophierens. Karl Alber Verlag.

(2015) “Der Selbstbegriff in Philosophie, Neurowissenschaften und Psychiatrie — Zum Spannungsverhältnis von Naturalismus und Normativität.” In: Brücher, K. (Hg.) Selbstbestimmung. Parodos Verlag, Berlin.

(2008) “Das Ich als Illusion? Zum Verhältnis von Neurowissenschaften und Philosophie.” In: Höfer, M. & Rath, D. (Hg..) 50 Entwürfe junger Wissenschaftler für die Welt von morgen.

(2006). “Können wir unser eigenes Gehirn als Gehirn erkennen?” In: Reichertz, J. and Zaboura, N. (Hg.) Akteur Gehirn – oder das vermeintliche Ende des handelnden Subjekts (with Georg Northoff)

Book reviews

(2016) Review of “Mind, Self and Person” by Anthony O’Hear (ed.), Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2016.04.24 Link

(2014). Review of “Immunity to Error through Misidentification” by Prosser, S. & Recanati, F. (eds). Mind 123 (492), 1228-1234.

(2014). Review of “The Self in Question” by Andy Hamilton, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews  2014.07.21 Link

(2013). Review of “Mind and Cosmos” by Thomas Nagel, Science  339 (6125), p. 1277. Link

(2012). Review of “The things we do and why we do them” by Constantine Sandis, Times Higher Education. Link

Edited volumes

(2012) “Facets of Self-Consciousness.“ Special Issue, Grazer Philosophische Studien 84 (with Katja Crone & Anna Strasser) Link


(2011) “Self-consciousness: from nonconceptual content to the concept of a self”. Summa cum laude, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Committee members: Michael Pauen, Ulman Lindenberger, Tobias Rosefeldt)