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## Research Profile

I work in the following areas:

### Foundations of Statistical Inference

- Bayesian vs. frequentist inference
- the inferential role of stopping rules
- interpretation of hypothesis tests
- objective Bayesianism
- model-based vs. data-based statistical inference

### General Philosophy of Science and Formal Epistemology

- confirmation of scientific theories
- epistemology of scientific models
- scientific explanation
- Popper's critical rationalism and modern Bayesianism

### Probability, Decision Theory and Group Epistemology

- foundations of Probability
- paradoxa of probabilistic decision theory
- judgment aggregation
- group decision-making (expertise, deliberation)

### Science and Public Policy

- objectivity and value freedom
- the scientist as policy advisor
- precautionary principle