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Dec. 2017 Causal Modeling with Multi-Value and Fuzzy-Set Coincidence Analysis, 5th International QCA Expert Workshop 2017, ETH Zurich.
Nov. 2017 The Inherent Empirical Underdetermination of Mental Causation, University of Stockholm.
Oct. 2017 Razoring Mental Causation non-Sober Style, University of Copenhagen, workshop on Elliott Sober's User's Manual on Ockham's Razors (2015).
May 2017 Boolean Difference-Making: A Modern Regularity Theory of Causation, University of Bergen, the Bergen Philosophy of Science Workshop.
April 2017 Causal Modeling with Multi-Value and Fuzzy-Set Coincidence Analysis, University of Nottingham, Joint Sessions of the European Consortium for Political Research.
Dec. 2016 Boolean Difference-Making: A Modern Regularity Theory of Causation, University of Copenhagen, workshop on Current Issues in Causation.
Sept. 2016 A Bayesian Theory of Constitution, University of Geneva, 2nd Society for Metaphysics of Science conference.
June 2016 The Inherent Empirical Underdetermination of Mental Causation, University of Aarhus, conference on Causality in the Sciences of the Mind and Brain.
April 2016 The Inherent Empirical Underdetermination of Mental Causation, University of Glasgow, workshop of the Glasgow Emergence Project.
March 2016 Bayesian Constitutional Discovery, University of Düsseldorf, GWP.2016.
Sept. 2015 Establishing Constitutional Relations, in Theory and in Practice, University of Düsseldorf, EPSA15.
Sept. 2015 Mutual Manipulability and the Extension of Cognition, University of Osnabrück, GAP.9.
Jan. 2015 When There is More Than Meets the Eye: Model Ambiguities in Configurational Comparative Research, Tilburg University, conference on Qualitative Comparative Analysis - Social Science Applications and Methodological Challenges.
Nov. 2014 Interventionist Remedies Against Causal Exclusion: Attractive But Ineffective, KU Leuven, workshop on Mental Causation: Old Problems, New Solutions?
Nov. 2014 Conceptual Foundations of QCA: From Hume and Mill via Reichenbach and Mackie to QCA, ETH Zürich, 2nd International QCA Expert Workshop.
Nov. 2014 When There is More Than Meets the Eye: Model Ambiguities in Configurational Comparative Research, ETH Zürich, 2nd International QCA Expert Workshop.
June 2014 A Regularity Theoretic Approach to Actual Causation, Center for Qualitative and Multi-Method Inquiry, Syracuse University, IQMR Workshop on Causal Inference for Single Events.
April 2014 The Causal Chain Problem, University of Geneva.
Oct. 2013 Parsimony and Causality, ETH Zürich, 1st International QCA Expert Workshop.
Aug. 2013 Constitutive Relevance, Mutual Manipulability, and Fat-Handedness, University of Helsinki, EPSA 2013.
July 2013 Is It Possible to Experimentally Reveal Non-Reductive Mental Causation?, University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, conference on Causality and Experimentation in the Sciences.
March 2013 Constitutive Relevance and Mutual Manipulability, University of Hannover, GWP 2013.
Dec. 2012 Objectivizing Causal Regularities, University of Bochum, colloquium of the department of Philosophy.
Sept. 2012 Commentary on Tom Gordon: Evaluating Complex Legal Argumentation, University of Konstanz, workshop on Formal Methods in Argument Reconstruction.
Sept. 2012 Is it Possible to Experimentally Reveal Non-Reductive Mental Causation?, University of Konstanz, GAP.8.
July 2012 Is There Possibly an Evidence Based Resolution of the Problem of Causal Exclusion?, Humboldt University Berlin, workshop on the Metaphysics of Mind and Brain: Realization, Mechanisms, and Embodiment.
May 2012 Objectivizing Causal Regularities, University of Konstanz, workshop on the Objective Reality of Causality.
April 2012 Detecting Causal Chains in Small-N Data, University of Antwerp, ECPR Joint Sessions.
Dec. 2011 Identifying Intervention Variables, University of Geneva, workshop on Confirmation, Causation and Probability.
Nov. 2011 Determinism and the Method of Difference, University of Bern, workshop on Causality and Mechanisms in Philosophy of Science.
Nov. 2011 The Causal Chain Problem, University of Düsseldorf, workshop on Explanation, Causality and Unification.
Nov. 2011 The Causal Chain Problem, University of Osnabrück, IKW Forschungskolloquium.
July 2011 Rendering Interventionism and Non-reductive Physicalism Compatible, Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg Delmenhorst, conference on Levels and Causation in Neuroscience.
June 2011 Exhibiting Interpretational and Representational Validity, Humboldt University Berlin.
June 2011 A Regularity Theoretic Approach to Actual Causation, University of Konstanz, workshop with Joseph Halpern.
March 2011 Rendering Interventionism and Non-reductive Physicalism Compatible, University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, workshop on Mechanisms and Counterfactuals.
Feb. 2011 Pros and Cons of Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA), University of Fribourg, workshop on Qualitative Comparative Analysis.
Jan. 2011 Interventionist Causal Exclusion, University of Witten/Herdecke, workshop on Constitutive Explanations and Supervenience.
Dec. 2010 Commentary on Michael Esfeld's Causal Realism, LSE London, ESF workshop on Points of Contact between the Philosophy of Physics and the Philosophy of Biology.
Oct. 2010 Detecting Causal Chains in Small-N Data, University of Rotterdam, EIPE conference on Causality in the Biomedical and Social Sciences 2010.
Sept. 2010 A Regularity Theoretic Approach to Actual Causation, University of Konstanz, workshop on Actual Causation.
July 2010 Causal Assumptions in Causal Discovery, University of Konstanz, CausaProba research colloquium.
July 2010 The Causal Chain Problem, University of Munich, workshop on Concrete Causation.
April 2010 Determinism and the Method of Difference, University of Konstanz, CausaProba research colloquium.
Dec. 2009 Commentary on Jiji Zhang: Interventionism, Determinism, and the Causal Minimality Condition, University of Konstanz, Monthly Mondays.
Oct. 2009 The Logical Form of Interventionism, University of Amsterdam, EPSA09.
Sept. 2009 Interdefining Causation and Intervention, University of Geneva, SOPHA09.
March 2009 An Interventionist Exclusion Argument, University of Konstanz.
Dec. 2008 The Problem of (In)Validity Proofs, University of Bern.
June 2008 Unterdeterminiertheit des Schlusses auf Kausalketten, University of Karlsruhe.
Jan. 2008 Justifying Interventionist Assumptions, Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh, workshop on Causation in the Sciences.
Sept. 2007 The Causal Chain Problem, Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh.
March 2007 The Inference to Chains, workshop on Contemporary Research in Philosophy, University of Lausanne.
Feb. 2007 On Adequate Formalization, research colloquium of the meaning.ch group, University of Bern.
Nov. 2006 Causal Relevance of Negative Factors, workshop on Contemporary Issues in Causation, Karman Center for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, Bern.
Oct. 2006 Quine and Strawson, workshop on Strawson’s Individuals, meaning.ch, University of Bern.
Sept. 2006 Event Identity in Causal Contexts, GAP 6 (6th international congress of the German Society for Analytic Philosophy), Freie Universität Berlin.
Nov. 2005 Problems of an Analysis of the Causal Relation, workshop on Causal Reasoning Based on Observational Studies, Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz und Arbeitsmedizin Berlin..
Jan. 2005 Inferring Causal Complexity, Philosophy of Science research colloquium, University of Bern.