Photo. Portrait of Florian J. Boge.

Jun. Prof. Dr.
Florian J. Boge

Associated Principal Investigator Life Sciences

Florian J. Boge is Professor for Philosophy of Science with a Focus on Artificial Intelligence at the Department of Philosophy and Political Science. He works on issues such as the impact of Machine Learning on scientific understanding, the philosophy of models and simulation, general issues in the philosophy of science and the philosophy of AI, as well as selected topics in the philosophy of physics and epistemic logic. He is the group leader of the Emmy Noether Group UDNN: Scientific Understanding and Deep Neural Networks, funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). Previously, he filled a part time-interim professorship at Wuppertal University and was a postdoctoral researcher in the subproject The Impact of Computer Simulations and Machine Learning on the Epistemic Status of LCH Data of the interdisciplinary DFG research unit The Epistemology of the Large Hadron Collider. He has published in all the key journals for philosophy of science, such as The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Science, European Journal for Philosophy of Science, Synthese, Erkenntnis, and Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science. His PhD thesis Quantum Mechanics Between Ontology and Epistemology was published 2018 as a volume in the European Studies in Philosophy of Science.