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Hier finden Sie eine Auswahl der wichtigsten Publikationen unseres Bereichs. Die vollständigen Publikationslisten finden Sie jeweils auf den persönlichen Seiten der einzelnen Teammitglieder.


  • Vosgerau, G. & van Riel, R.: Grundlagen der Logik: Aussagen- und Prädikatenlogik. J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart, 2018.
  • Patrice Soom (2011), Prom Psychology to Neuroscience. A new reductive account.Frankfurt (Main): Ontos-Verlag
  • Vosgerau, G.: Mental Representation and Self-Consciousness. mentis, Paderborn, 2009.
  • Seeger, Max, Thought Insertion, Immunity to Error through Misidentification, and Self-Knowledge, Dissertation 2015


Vosgerau, G. & van Riel, R.: Grundlagen der Logik: Aussagen- und Prädikatenlogik. J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart, 2018.


  • Newen, A. & Vosgerau, G. (Ed.): Selbstwissen, privilegierter Zugang und Autorität der ersten Person. mentis, Paderborn. 2005.
  • Held, C., Knauff, M. & Vosgerau, G. (Ed.): Mental Models and the Mind: Current Developments in Cognitive Psychology, Neuroscience, and Philosophy of Mind. Elsevier, Amsterdam. 2006.
  • Herausgabe eines Sonderheftes von Consciousness & Cognition „Beyond the Comparator Model“ zusammen mit Matthis Synofzik, Band 21, 2012.
  • Hartmann, B.J., Siemens, D. & Vosgerau, G. (Hg.): Biometrie – Sicherheit für den gläsernen Menschen? Schöningh, Paderborn. 2012.
  • Online-Journal Abstracta.

Peer-Reviewed Artikel und Beiträge


  • Taylor, S. & Vosgerau, G.: The Explanatory Role of Concepts. In: Erkenntnis, 02 Jul. 2019. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10670-019-00143-0
  • Taylor, S. D. (2019). Two Kinds of Explanatory Integration in Cognitive Science. In: Synthese. doi: 10.1007/s11229-019-02357-9.


  • Taylor, S. D. and Sutton, P. (2018). A Frame-Theoretic Model of Bayesian Category Learning. In S. Löbner, T. Gamerschlag, T. Kalenscher, M. Schrenk & H. Zeevat (eds.), Cognitive Structures: Linguistic, Philosophical, and Psychological Perspectives, Dordrecht: Springer.
  • Weber, A. & Vosgerau, G.: Brain-Body-Environment Couplings: What Do they Teach us about Cognition? In: Albert Newen, Leon De Bruin and Shaun Gallagher (ed.): The Oxford Handbook of 4E Cognition. Oxford University Press. 405-414.
  • Vosgerau, G.: Vehicles, Contents and Supervenience. In: Philosophy and Society 29, 471-646.


  • Vosgerau, G. & Soom, P.: Reduction Without Elimination: Mental Disorders as Causally Efficacious Properties. Minds and Machines 28, 311-330.
  • Tillas, A.: "On the Redundancies of 'Social Agency'". In J. Leefmann and E. Hildt (Eds.), The Human Sciences after the Decade of the Brain. San Diego, CA: Elsevier.


  • Baston, R. & Vosgerau, G.: "Implicit attitudes and implicit prejudices", Philosophical Psychology 29, 889-903.
  • Gentsch, A., Weber, A., Synofzik, M., Vosgerau, G. & Schütz-Bosbach, S., "Towards a common framework of grounded action cognition: Relating motor control perception and cognition", Cognition 146, 81-89.
  • Vosgerau, G., "Was soll erklärt werden? Funktionalismus, erweiterter Geist und Kriterien des Mentalen", in J.G. Michel, K.J. Boström & M. Pohl (Eds.): Ist der Geist im Kopf? Beiträge zur These des erweiterten Geistes, 83-107.
  • Tillas, A., Vosgerau, G., Seuchter, T. & Zipoli, S., "Can Affordances Explain Behavior?" in: Review of Philosophy and Psychology Vol (), 1-21; DOI: 10.1007/s13164-016-0310-7. 1-21, available as 'Online First': http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13164-016-0310-7
  • Tillas, A. & Vosgerau, G.: „Perception, Action & the Notion of Grounding”, in: V. C. Müller (Ed.), Fundamental Issues of Artificial Intelligence (Synthese Library 377), Springer, Berlin.


  • Soom, P. & Vosgerau, G., "A Functionalist Approach to the Concept of 'Delusion'", Journal für Philosophie und Psychiatrie, www.jfpp.org/113.html
  • Synofzik, M., Vosgerau, G. & Lindner, A., "The experience of free will and the experience of agency: an error-prone, reconstructive process", in W. Glannon, ed., 'Free Will and the Brain: Neuroscientific, Philosophical, and Legal Perspectives', Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK, S.66-79.
  • Tillas, A. & Trafford, J., "Communicating Content". Language and Communication, 40, 1-13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.langcom.2014.10.011.
  • Tillas, A.: "Intuitions and Philosophical Inquiry' in Bueno, O. (Ed.) Synthese Library, Studies in Epistemology, Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science, Synthese-Springer.
  • Tillas, A.: "On the Origins of Concepts", in Christoph Kann, David Hommen, and Tanja Osswald (Eds.) Concepts and Categorization. Paderborn: Mentis.
  • Tillas, A. & Trafford, J., "Intuition & Reason: Re-assessing Dual-Process Theories with Representational Sub-Activation". Theorema. XXXIV/3.
  • Tillas, A., "Language as Grist to the Mill of Cognition". Cognitive Processing 16, Issue 3, 219-243. DOI: 10.1007/s10339-015-0656-2.
  • Tillas, A., "Communicating Content". Language and Communication, 40, 1-13, (with James Trafford). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.langcom.2014.10.011.
  • Vosgerau, G., Seuchter, T. & Petersen, W., "Analyzing Concepts in Action-Frames", in T. Gamerschlag, R. Osswald, W. Petersen (eds.): Meaning, Frames, and Conceptual Representation, Studies in Language and Cognition. Düsseldorf University Press, Düsseldorf.


  • Lindner, N. & Vosgerau, G., "Is joint action necessarily based on shared intentions?", Cognitive Processing 15, 117-119.
  • Tillas, A., "How do Ideas Become General in their Signification?" in Edouard Machery, 2014 Jesse Prinz, and Jurgis Skilters (Eds.) The Baltic International Yearbook of Cognition, Logic and Communication, Vol. 9, Kansas: New Prairie Press.
  • Vosgerau, G. & Voss, M., "Authorship and control over thoughts", Mind & Language 29, 534-565.


  • Auf der Straße, A., "Truths are Valuably, Truth isn't", Abstracta 7, 23-37.
  • Seeger, M., "Commentary on Martin & Pacherie. Out of nowhere: Thought insertion, ownership and context-integration". Consciousness and Cognition 22, 261-263.
  • Synofzik, M., Vosgerau, G. & Voss, M., "The experience of agency: an interplay between prediction and postdiction", Frontiers in Psychology 4, URL: "http://www.frontiersin.org/Journal/Abstract.aspx?s=253&name=consciousness_research&ART_DOI=10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00127", DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00127
  • Translated into Italian: (2014) "L'esperienza dell' agentività: un intergioco fra predizione e retrodizione", Sistemi Intelligenti 26 (1), 39-55.



  • Seeger, M., "A Critique of the Incentives Argument for Inequalities". Kriterion 25, 40-52.
  • Seuchter, T., "A New Approach on the Grounding of Abstract Concepts". Kriterion Journal for Philosophy 25, Nr.1, pp.53-63.
  • Vosgerau, G., "Varieties of Representation", in A. Newen, A. Bartels, E. Jung (Ed.): "Knowledge and Representation", CSLI Publications, mentis, 185-209.


  • Seeger, M., "Experimental Philosophy and the Twin Earth Intuition." Grazer Philosophische Studien 80, 237-244
  • Patrice Soom, Christian Sachse and Michael Esfeld, "Psycho-neural reduction through functional sub-types", in Journal of Consciousness Studies, 17, pp. 7-26. http://www.academia.edu/1240092/Psycho-neural_reduction_through_functional_sub-types" external="1"
  • Vosgerau, G. & Synofzik, M., "A Cognitive Theory of Thoughts", American Philosophical Quaterly 47, 205-222.
  • Vosgerau, G., "Memory and Content", Consciousness & Cognition 19, 838-846.
  • Michel, Jan G., Weber, A., (et al.), Searle's Biological Naturalism - A Typology. in Franken, D., Karakus, A., Michel, Jan G. (Eds.): John R. Searle: Thinking about the Real World. Frankfurt am Main, ontos, 73-86.
  • Seidel, M. & Weber, A., Trivial, Platitudinous, Boring? Searle on Conceptual Relativism. in Franken, D., Karakus, A., Michel, Jan G. (Eds.): John R. Searle: Thinking about the Real World. Frankfurt am Main, ontos, 143-162.


  • Synofzik, M., Vosgerau, G. & Lindner, A., "Me or not me - An optimal integration of agency cues?", Consciousness & Cognition 18, 1065-1068.
  • Vosgerau, G., "Stufen des Selbstbewusstseins: Eine Analyse von Ich-Gedanken", Grazer Philosophische Studien 78, 101-130.


  • Synofzik, M., Vosgerau, G. & Newen, A., "Beyond the comparator model: A multifactorial two-step account of agency", Consciousness & Cognition 17, 219-239.
  • Synofzik, M., Vosgerau, G. & Newen, A., "I move, therefore I am: A new theoretical framework to investigate agency and ownership", Consciousness & Cognition 17, 411-424.
  • Vosgerau, G., Schlicht, T. & Newen, A., "Orthogonality of Phenomenality and Content", American Philosophical Quaterly 45, 309-328.


  • Vosgerau, G. & Newen, A., "Thoughts, Motor Actions, and the Self", Mind & Language 22(1), 22-43.