Roman Heil

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter


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Raum: 2.452
Telefon: 069 798-32769
Anschrift:  Norbert-Wollheim-Platz 1
60629 Frankfurt am Main

Areas of Specialization

  • Epistemology (knowledge-first program, norms of belief, justification-excuse distinction, relation between credences and belief)
  • Theory of practical rationality (norms for practical reasoning, decision theory)
  • Philosophy of language (semantics of knowledge ascriptions)


  • "Finding Excuses for J=K", (2022) in Thought, A Journal of Philosophy. [Link]
  • "Knowledge and Decision" (2022) (with J. Koscholke, P. Rich, M. Schulz) , in Synthese [Link].
  • "Corona und testimoniale Skepsis" (2022) (with M. Schulz), in Wissensproduktion und Wissenstransfer in Zeiten der Pandemie, Hauswald, Rico and Schmechtig, Pedro (eds.), Verlag Karl Alber.


since 04/2022-today

Research Assistant (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter) at the Goethe-University of Frankfurt (Chair: Prof. Alexandra Zinke)


Doctoral Studies at the University of Hamburg

Title: “Knowledge and Rational Action. Why what we know matters for the rationality of what we do”

Supervisors: Prof. Moritz Schulz, Prof. Thomas Krödel | Grade: Summa cum laude

10/2020-03/2022 Research Assistant in the DFG-Project “Knowledge and Decision" at the TU Dresden
11/2017-09/2020 Research Assistant in the DFG-Project “Knowledge and Decision" at the University of Hamburg

M.A. in Philosophy, University of Konstanz

Title: “On the Kinematics of Epistemic Scorekeeping"

Supervisor: Prof. Wolfgang Spohn


Visiting Scholar at Yale University


B.A. in Philosophy (Major) and Sociology (Minor), University of Konstanz

Title: “Meaning Holism and Similarity"

Supervisor: Prof. Wolfgang Spohn



Frankfurt-Cologne Epistemology Workshop, January 27th, 2023.