Dr. Conrad Heilmann
Conrad Heilmann is an assistant professor in Philosophy of Social Science at the Faculty of Philosophy of Erasmus University. He studied Economics in Hamburg (Germany) and Political Science in Lille (France), before moving to the London School of Economics (UK). There, he obtained an MSc in Philosophy of Social Science and a PhD in Philosophy in 2010, supervised by Richard Bradley, and co-supervised by Katie Steele and Franz Dietrich.
At the London School of Economics, Conrad Heilmann was a graduate member and is now an Associate with the LSE Choice Group. He is also a Research Associate at the LSE Centre for the Philosophy of Natural and Social Science (CPNSS). Conrad Heilmann is a co-founder of the DGL workshop series in 'Decisions, Games & Logic', which started in 2007. He is co-organising the 7th edition, DGL13, held in June 2013 at KTH Stockholm.
Conrad Heilmann is the Managing Director of the Erasmus Institute for Philosophy and Economics (EIPE). He is also the Teaching Director of the Research Master in Philosophy and Economics. Within this field, he is interested in the foundations of decision and game theory, with a particular focus on intertemporal decisions. He also has broader interests in the philosophy of science and social science as well as social philosophy.
From 2012-2016, Conrad Heilmann will run a research project on 'Foundations of Intergenerational Discounting', which is funded by a Marie Curie Career Integration Grant.