Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker-Zentrum


Prof. Dr. Reinhard Kahle

Room 2.2 |  Phone: +49-7071-29-75333 |  Office hours: by appointment

Prof. Dr. Klaus Mainzer
(Senior Professor)

Homepage |  Room 3.2 |  Phone: +49-7071-29-70468 | 

Dr. Thomas Piecha
(Academic Staff)

Homepage |  Room 3.2 |  Phone: 07071-4071614 Office Hours: by appointment

Thomas Piecha is a philosopher, physicist and computer scientist. His research interests include proof-theoretic and dialogical approaches in logic, the logical writings of Karl Popper, and the logical and physical foundations of computer science. He is also the managing director of the Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker Center.

Dr. Maël Pégny
(Academic Staff)

Homepage Room 3.3 |  Office Hours: by appointment

Dr. Antje Rumberg
(Academic Staff)

Homepage  Room 3.3  |  Office Hours: by appointment

Antje studied philosophy, mathematics, and English linguistics in Tübingen and obtained her PhD from Utrecht University. Before returning to Tübingen, she held postdoc positions in Konstanz, Stockholm, and Aarhus. Her research is located at the intersection of philosophy, logic, and linguistics. It focuses on modal and temporal logic, especially branching time logics, and deals with themes like the open future, real possibilities, indeterminism, agency, and change.

Dr. Guus Eelink
(Academic Staff)

Homepage |  Room 3.6 |  +49(0)70714071618 |  Office Hours: by appointment

Guus Eelink is a philosopher, who specializes in ancient Greek philosophy. His research interests are in epistemology, the philosophy of language, logic, and metaphysics. His current research and teaching focus on Plato’s EuthydemusRepublicTheaetetus and Sophist and on Aristotle’s Posterior Analytics, Sophistical Refutations, and Metaphysics – especially the themes of truth, falsehood, knowledge, and belief. 

Paulo Guilherme Santos
(PhD student)

Homepage |  Room 3.3 |   Office Hours: by appointment

Paulo G. Santos works mainly on Formal Arithmetic, with a special emphasis on Provability Predicates and Bounded Notions of Provability (such as k-provability).

Dr. Patrick Duerr
(Academic Staff)

Room 2.08 (Doblerstr. 21) |  Office hours: by appointment




Eduardo Skapinakis
(PhD Student)

 Room 3.3 |   Office hours: by appointment


Philipp Stecher
(PhD Student)


 Room 3.3 |  Office Hours: by appointment

Marcel Ertel
(Academic Staff, PhD Student)


Homepage Room 3.3 |  Office Hours: by appointment

Marcel Ertel studied philosophy and history of science at Utrecht University, with a focus on mathematical logic, foundations of mathematics, general philosophy of science, the history of the exact sciences, and modern and contemporary philosophy (Kant, Frege, analytic philosophy, philosophy of mind). His doctoral research at the CFvW center deals with Paul Bernays' philosophy of mathematics and the foundations of mathematics. His research interests also include the relationship of proof theory and set theory, and the history of mathematics and logic.

Aleksandra Rötschke

 Room 3.1 |  Phone: +49-7071-29-75334 |  Office Hours: by appointment

Natalie Clarius
(Research Assistant)

 Room 3.2 |   Phone: 07071-4071614 Office Hours: by appointment

Tamara Köhler
(Research Assistant)

Tamara Köhler focused her studies on American Literature in Tübingen and obtained her PhD in 2024. Since 2021, she's in charge of the Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker Center's social media presence.

Former Team Members

Sheena Fee Bartscherer

(Research Assistant)


Sheena Fee Bartscherer studied Social Sciences (B.A.) at the University of Osnabrück and completed her M.A. in Social Sciences at the Humboldt-University in Berlin. Together with Lauren Cubellis, she is currently working on the project "Negotiating evidence in exceptional times: The malleability of evidence in academic and public discourses regarding Covid-19 vaccinations".

Lauren Cubellis

Akademische Mitarbeiterin 


Lauren Cubellis ist derzeit Volkswagen Postdoctoral Fellow an der Universität Tübingen und wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Robert K. Merton-Zentrum für Wissenschaftsforschung der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Sie promovierte in Anthropologie (Washington University in St. Louis) und machte ihren Master in Public Health (Columbia University). Ihr Forschungsschwerpunkt liegt auf Fragen von Risiko, Krise und Versorgung in der psychiatrischen Praxis.



David Binder


 (PhD Student)

Dr. Klaus Angerer

Member of Academic Staff (2019-2020)

E-Mail: klaus.angererspam

Member of the projekt "Can software be 'responsible'?" funded by the VolkswagenStiftung.

Dr. René Gazzari

Research Assistant (2019-2020)

 Tel.: +49-7071-29-75366

Elias Küchle

Research Assistant (2020-2021)


Dr. Vlasta Sikimić

Dr. Vlasta Sikimić (Member of Academic Staff)

Homepage |  Room 3.6 |  Phone: +49-7071-29-75366 |

Dr. Michael T. Stuart

Member of Academic Staff

Homepage Phone: +49-7071-29-75366 |

Mandy Lüssenhop

Wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft (2021-22)