Prof. Dr. Jens Harbecke
Jens Harbecke (Witten/Herdecke) holds a professorship for Theoretical Philosophy and Philosophy of the Social Sciences. His research focuses on constitutive, mechanistic, and computational explanations in economics and the cognitive sciences. He also works on questions about causality and the metaphysics of mind and on counterfactual and regularity theories of causation. Within the GeSiMEx Project, his focus is on simplicity measures in mechanistic and constitutive explanations and the development of a heuristics for mechanistic model choice.