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Stern, Reuben

Dr. Reuben Stern

Postdoctoral Fellow


Mailing Address:
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Fakultät für Philosophie, Wissenschaftstheorie
und Religionswissenschaft
Lehrstuhl für Wissenschaftstheorie
Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1
D-80539 München

Ludwigstr. 31
Room 129
D-80539 München



Further Information

Most of Reuben's work relates to the philosophy of science, the philosophy of action, decision theory, or epistemology.
He especially likes to think about the epistemology of causation and its relation to practical rationality and scientific explanation.

Recent Publications

  • “Causal Explanatory Power,” British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, forthcoming (with Benjamin Eva).
  • “The Many Ways to Achieve Diachronic Unity,” forthcoming in J. Bermudez (ed.) Self Control and Rationality: Interdisciplinary Essays, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
  • “A Causal Understanding of When and When Not to Jeffrey Conditionalize,” Philosophers' Imprint, forthcoming (with Ben Schwan).
  • “Interventionist Decision Theory,” Synthese, forthcoming.
  • “Diagnosing Newcomb’s Problem with Causal Graphs,” forthcoming in A. Ahmed (ed.) Newcomb’s Problem (Classic Philosophical Arguments), Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
  • “The Frugal Inference of Causal Relations,” British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, forthcoming (with Malcolm Forster, Garvesh Raskutti, and Naftali Weinberger).
  • “Systems without a Graphical Causal Representation,” Synthese, 2014, 191:1925–1930 (with Daniel Hausman and Naftali Weinberger).