Research

Publications

Contributions to Journals

    1. Bauer, Alexander Max; Romann, Jan (2021): »Answers at Gunpoint – On Livengood and Sytsma’s Revolver Case«. Philosophy of Science. (peer-reviewed) (forthcoming)
    2. Bauer, Alexander Max (2017): »Axiomatic Foundations for Metrics of Distributive Justice Shown by the Example of Needs-Based Justice«. »forsch!« – Studentisches Online-Journal der Universität Oldenburg 3 (1), pp. 43-60. (Link)
    3. Bauer, Alexander Max (2017): »Axiomatische Überlegungen zu Grundlagen für Maße der Verteilungsgerechtigkeit am Beispiel von Bedarfsgerechtigkeit«. »forsch!« – Studentisches Online-Journal der Universität Oldenburg 3 (1), pp. 23-42. (Link)
    4. Bauer, Alexander Max; Meyerhuber, Malte Ingo (2016): »Über die Frage, ob wir uns dazu entscheiden können, etwas zu glauben – Wider eines idealisierten Verständnisses des doxastischen Voluntarismus«. »forsch!« – Studentisches Online-Journal der Universität Oldenburg 2 (2), pp. 10-21. (peer-reviewed) (Link)

Edited Volumes

    1. Bauer, Alexander Max; Baratella, Nils (eds.) (2021): Oldenburger Jahrbuch für Philosophie 2019/2020. Oldenburg: BIS-Verlag. (forthcoming) (Link)
    2. Bauer, Alexander Max; Meyerhuber, Malte Ingo (eds.) (2020): Empirical Research and Normative Theory – Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Two Methodical Traditions Between Separation and Interdependence. Berlin and Boston: Walter de Gruyter. (Link)
    3. Bauer, Alexander Max; Meyerhuber, Malte Ingo (eds.) (2019): Philosophie zwischen Sein und Sollen – Normative Theorie und empirische Forschung im Spannungsfeld. Berlin and Boston: Walter de Gruyter. (Link)
    4. Bauer, Alexander Max; Baratella, Nils (eds.) (2019): Oldenburger Jahrbuch für Philosophie 2017/2018. Oldenburg: BIS-Verlag. (Link)

Contributions to Edited Volumes

    1. Bauer, Alexander Max; Meyerhuber, Malte Ingo (2020): »Two Worlds on the Brink of Colliding – On the Relationship Between Empirical Research and Normative Theory«. In: id. (eds.): Empirical Research and Normative Theory – Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Two Methodical Traditions Between Separation and Interdependence. Berlin and Boston: Walter de Gruyter. pp. 11-33. (Link)
    2. Bauer, Alexander Max (2019): »Zur Grundlegung empirisch informierter Maße der Bedarfsgerechtigkeit – Zwei Desiderata zwischen normativer Theorie, formaler Modellierung und empirischer Sozialforschung«. In: Bauer, Alexander Max; Meyerhuber, Malte Ingo (eds.): Philosophie zwischen Sein und Sollen – Normative Theorie und empirische Forschung im Spannungsfeld. Berlin and Boston: Walter de Gruyter. pp. 179-220. (Link)
    3. Bauer, Alexander Max; Meyerhuber, Malte Ingo (2019): »Zwei Welten am Rande der Kollision – Zum Verhältnis von empirischer Forschung und normativer Theorie, insbesondere vor dem Hintergrund der Ethik«. In: id. (eds.): Philosophie zwischen Sein und Sollen – Normative Theorie und empirische Forschung im Spannungsfeld. Berlin and Boston: Walter de Gruyter. pp. 13-37. (Link)
    4. Bauer, Alexander Max (2019): »Gerechtigkeit und Bedürfnis – Perspektiven auf den Begriff des ›Bedürfnisses‹ vor dem Hintergrund der Bedarfsgerechtigkeit«. In: Bauer, Alexander Max; Baratella, Nils (eds.): Oldenburger Jahrbuch für Philosophie 2017/2018. Oldenburg: BIS-Verlag. pp. 285-327. (Link)

Prefaces, Introductions, and Epilogues

    1. Bauer, Alexander Max; Baratella, Nils (2021): »Vorwort«. In: id. (eds.): Oldenburger Jahrbuch für Philosophie 2019/2020. Oldenburg: BIS-Verlag. (forthcoming)
    2. Bauer, Alexander Max; Meyerhuber, Malte Ingo (2020): »Epilogue – On Doxa and Aletheia«. In: id. (eds.): Empirical Research and Normative Theory – Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Two Methodical Traditions Between Separation and Interdependence. Berlin and Boston: Walter de Gruyter. pp. 337-342. (Link)
    3. Bauer, Alexander Max; Meyerhuber, Malte Ingo (2020): »Introduction«. In: id. (eds.): Empirical Research and Normative Theory – Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Two Methodical Traditions Between Separation and Interdependence. Berlin and Boston: Walter de Gruyter. pp. 1-10. (Link)
    4. Bauer, Alexander Max; Meyerhuber, Malte Ingo (2020): »Preface«. In: id. (eds.): Empirical Research and Normative Theory – Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Two Methodical Traditions Between Separation and Interdependence. Berlin and Boston: Walter de Gruyter. pp. VII-VIII. (Link)
    5. Bauer, Alexander Max; Meyerhuber, Malte Ingo (2019): »Epilog – Zwischen doxa und aletheia«. In: id. (eds.): Philosophie zwischen Sein und Sollen – Normative Theorie und empirische Forschung im Spannungsfeld. Berlin and Boston: Walter de Gruyter. pp. 221-225. (Link)
    6. Bauer, Alexander Max; Meyerhuber, Malte Ingo (2019): »Einleitung«. In: id. (eds.): Philosophie zwischen Sein und Sollen – Normative Theorie und empirische Forschung im Spannungsfeld. Berlin and Boston: Walter de Gruyter. pp. 1-11. (Link)
    7. Bauer, Alexander Max; Meyerhuber, Malte Ingo (2019): »Vorwort«. In: id. (eds.): Philosophie zwischen Sein und Sollen – Normative Theorie und empirische Forschung im Spannungsfeld. Berlin and Boston: Walter de Gruyter. pp. XI-XII. (Link)
    8. Bauer, Alexander Max; Baratella, Nils (2019): »Vorwort«. In: id. (eds.): Oldenburger Jahrbuch für Philosophie 2017/2018. Oldenburg: BIS-Verlag. p. 5. (Link)

Abstracts, Reviews, and Smaller Pieces

    1. Bauer, Alexander Max (2021): »Christian Neuhäuser – Wie reich darf man
      sein? Über Gier, Neid und Gerechtigkeit«. Zeitschrift für philosophische Forschung. (forthcoming)
    2. Bauer, Alexander Max (2021): »Babylonische Befindlichkeiten – Eine Rezension zu Hans-Helmuth Bruns’ ›Babel in Deutschland‹«. In: Bauer, Alexander Max; Baratella, Nils (eds.): Oldenburger Jahrbuch für Philosophie 2019/2020. Oldenburg: BIS-Verlag. (forthcoming)
    3. Bauer, Alexander Max (2019): »Christian Neuhäuser – Reichtum als moralisches Problem«. Zeitschrift für Ethik und Moralphilosophie 2 (2), pp. 381-385. (Link)
    4. Bauer, Alexander Max (2019): »›Wahrheit ist, was uns verbindet‹ – Den Absolventinnen und Absolventen der Fakultät IV zum Geleit«. In: Bauer, Alexander Max; Baratella, Nils (eds.): Oldenburger Jahrbuch für Philosophie 2017/2018. Oldenburg: BIS-Verlag. pp. 353-357. (Link)
    5. Bauer, Alexander Max (2016): »Empirisch informierte Maße der Bedarfsgerechtigkeit – Zwischen normativer Theorie, mathematischer Formalisierung und empirischer Sozialforschung«. In: Haberstroh, Susanne; Petersen, Susanne (eds.): forschen@studium – Tagungsband. Oldenburg: Behrens Druck- und Verlagsgesellschaft. p. 18. (Link)

Working Papers

    1. Bauer, Alexander Max; Meyer, Frauke; Romann, Jan; Siebel, Mark; Traub, Stefan (2020): »Need, Equity, and Accountability – Evidence on Third-Party Distributive Decisions from an Online Experiment«. FOR 2104 Discussion Paper 2020-01. (Link)
    2. Bauer, Alexander Max (2018): »Sated but Thirsty – Towards a Multidimensional Measure of Need-Based Justice«. FOR 2104 Discussion Paper 2018-03. (Link)
    3. Bauer, Alexander Max (2018): »Monotonie und Monotoniesensitivität als Desiderata für Maße der Bedarfsgerechtigkeit – Zu zwei Aspekten der Grundlegung empirisch informierter Maße der Bedarfsgerechtigkeit zwischen normativer Theorie, formaler Modellierung und empirischer Sozialforschung«. FOR 2104 Discussion Paper 2018-01. (Link)
    4. Weiß, Arne Robert; Bauer, Alexander Max; Traub, Stefan (2017): »Needs as Reference Points – When Marginal Gains to the Poor do not Matter«. FOR 2104 Discussion Paper 2017-13. (Link)
    5. Traub, Stefan; Bauer, Alexander Max; Siebel, Mark; Springhorn, Nils; Weiß, Arne Robert (2017): »On the Measurement of Need-Based Justice«. FOR 2104 Discussion Paper 2017-12. (Link)

Public Writing

    1. Bauer, Alexander Max (2020): »›Was mache ich hier überhaupt?‹ – Experimentelle Philosophie zwischen Lehnstuhl und Labor«. philosophie.ch (Link) and praefaktisch.de (Link).

Talks and Presentations

    1. Need and Responsibility – Experimental Philosophy Investigating Questions of Distributive Justice (September 2021; talk at the 25th Congress of the German Society for Philosophy at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg) (forthcoming)
    2. Need and Responsibility – Experimental Philosophy on Questions of Distributive Justice (spring 2021; talk at the 20th International Conference on Moral and Political Philosophy at the Universitat de les Illes Balears) (forthcoming)
    3. Valides Werkzeug oder bloßes Rechenspiel? Zur moralischen Aussagekraft von Gedankenexperimenten (talk accepted for the 8th Conference for Practical Philosophy at the University of Salzburg in October 2020; conference got cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic)
    4. Need and Responsibility (July 24, 2020; talk at the annual conference of the Society for the Advancement of Behavioral Economics at the National Research University, Higher School of Economics, Moscow; conference moved online due to coronavirus pandemic)
    5. Need and Responsibility – Experimental Philosophy on Questions of Distributive Justice (talk accepted for the 18th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Justice Research at the Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics in July 2020; conference got cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic)
    6. Need and Responsibility – Experimental Philosophy on Questions of Distributive Justice (June 21, 2020; talk at the 1st European Experimental Philosophy Conference at the Charles University in Prague; conference moved online due to coronavirus pandemic)
    7. Types of Need (February 14, 2020; talk at the meeting of the academic assistants of the research group »Need-Based Justice and Distribution Procedures« (FOR 2104) of the German Research Foundation (DFG) at the Jacobs University Bremen)
    8. Need and Responsibility (February 12, 2020; talk at the annual meeting of the research group »Need-Based Justice and Distribution Procedures« (FOR 2104) of the German Research Foundation (DFG) at the Jacobs University Bremen)
    9. Modern Day Ethics Between Empirical Research and Normative Theory (June 16, 2019; talk at the Swedish Congress of Philosophy (Filosofidagarna) at the Umeå Universitet)
    10. Experiments on Needs-Based Justice – When Marginal Gains to the Poor do not Matter (April 5, 2019; talk at the 12th Annual University at Albany Philosophical Association Graduate Conference »Rage Against the Armchair« at the University at Albany, The State University of New York; commented by Sydney Faught)
    11. Empirisch informierte Indizes der Bedarfsgerechtigkeit – Zu dem Versuch, Bedarfsgerechtigkeit zwischen normativer Theorie, mathematischer Formalisierung und empirischer Sozialforschung zu operationalisieren (December 8, 2018; talk at the 10th Doctoral Student’s Symposium of the Austrian Philosophical Society (ÖGP) at the University of Klagenfurt
    12. What Makes a Theory of Justice »Empirically Informed«? On the Possibilities and Impossibilities of Integrating Empirical Research Into Normative Theory (November 22, 2018; talk at the workshop of the academic assistants of the research group »Need-Based Justice and Distribution Procedures« (FOR 2104) of the German Research Foundation (DFG) at the University of Bremen)
    13. Positive Psychologie zwischen empirischer Forschung und normativer Theorie (May 5, 2018; talk at the 3rd conference of the German Society for Positive Psychological Research (DGPPF) at the Ruhr University Bochum; jointly with Malte Ingo Meyerhuber)
    14. »Wahrheit ist, was uns verbindet« (February 16, 2018; address at the graduation ceremony of Faculty IV at the University of Oldenburg)
    15. Comparative and Non-Comparative Justice – An Experimental Investigation in the Domain of Needs-Based Justice (December 14, 2017; talk at the workshop of the academic assistants of the research group »Need-Based Justice and Distribution Procedures« (FOR 2104) of the German Research Foundation (DFG) at the University of Oldenburg; jointly with Nils Springhorn)
    16. Empirische interkulturelle Forschung zur Evaluation von Bedarfsgerechtigkeit vor dem Hintergrund von sozialisationsbedingten Verzerrungen (December 14, 2017; talk at the workshop of the academic assistants of the research group »Need-Based Justice and Distribution Procedures« (FOR 2104) of the German Research Foundation (DFG) at the University of Oldenburg)
    17. Mind the Gap – Zur Vermittlung von normativer Theorie und empirischer Forschung (December 8, 2017; talk at the Karl Jaspers Society in Oldenburg; jointly with Malte Ingo Meyerhuber)
    18. Empirische Forschung und normative Theorie – Eine Problembestimmung (October 28, 2017; talk at the summer school »Empirical Research and Normative Theory« at the »Oldenburg School for the Social Sciences and the Humanities 2017« of the Graduate School for the Social Sciences and the Humanities (3GO) at the University of Oldenburg; jointly with Malte Ingo Meyerhuber)
    19. Grundlagen für Maße der Bedarfsgerechtigkeit – Axiomatische Überlegungen und empirische Untersuchungen (November 22, 2016; talk at the Department of Philosophy’s Colloquium at the University of Oldenburg; jointly with Arne Robert Weiß)
    20. Empirisch informierte Maße der Bedarfsgerechtigkeit – Zwischen normativer Theorie, mathematischer Formalisierung und empirischer Sozialforschung (June 8, 2016; talk at the congress of undergraduate research »forschen@studium« at the University of Oldenburg)
    21. Entwicklung eines empirisch gestützen Maßes der Bedarfsgerechtigkeit – Ein axiomatischer Ansatz (February 12, 2016; talk at the workshop of the research group »Need-Based Justice and Distribution Procedures« (FOR 2104) of the German Research Foundation (DFG) at the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Institute for Advanced Study (HWK) in Delmenhorst; jointly with Mark Siebel)
    22. Mögliche Maße der Bedarfsgerechtigkeit – Überlegungen zu Vektoren und Logarithmen (July 7, 2015; talk at Mark Siebel’s graduation colloquium at the University of Oldenburg)

Organised Events

Philosophisches Kolloquium

summer term 2020 and ongoing; the Department of Philosophy’s Colloquium at the University of Oldenburg; organised jointly with Helena Esther Grass and Tilo Wesche (Link)

featuring contributions by Dagmar Borchers, Gregor Damschen, Michael Hampe, Lisa Herzog, Heiner Klemme, and Christine Zunke

Paradoxien

winter term 2019/2020; lecture series at the University of Oldenburg; organised jointly with Gregor Damschen and Mark Siebel

featuring contributions by Inga Bones, Elke Brendel, Guido Kreis, Paul Näger, Norman Sieroka, and Stefan Uppenkamp

Workshop der wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiter

December 13-15, 2017; workshop of the academic assistants of the research group »Need-Based Justice and Distribution Procedures« (FOR 2104) of the German Research Foundation (DFG) at the Karl Jaspers House in Oldenburg; organised jointly with Maximilian Lutz, Fabian Paetzel, Nils Springhorn, and Arne Robert Weiß

featuring contributions by Meike Benker, Marina Chugunova, Andrew Lawrence Fassett, Jan Philipp Krügel, Maximilian Lutz, Sabine Neuhofer, Manuel Schwaninger, Nils Springhorn, Marc Wyszynski, and Patricia Zauchner, as well as a method workshop with Michael Jankowski

Empirical Research and Normative Theory

September 28-29, 2017; international summer school at the »Oldenburg School for the Social Sciences and the Humanities 2017« of the Graduate School for the Social Sciences and the Humanities (3GO) at the University of Oldenburg; organised jointly with Malte Ingo Meyerhuber and Rea Kodalle (Link)

featuring contributions by Max Agostini, Martijn Boot, Maarten Derksen, Niklas Dworazik, Carlos de Matos Fernandes, Andrea Klonschinski, Jannis Kreienkamp, Marvin Kunz, Bert Musschenga, Elsa Romfeld, Hanno Sauer, Sebastian Schleidgen, Mark Schweda, and Lars Schwettmann, as well as two public lectures by Stefan Müller-Doohm and Philipp Hübl

Ideengeschichte

July 9-10, 2015; workshop at the University of Oldenburg; organised jointly with Maxi Berger and Mark Siebel (Link)

featuring contributions by Gottfried Gabriel, Ernst Müller, and Falko Schmieder, as well as a public lecture by Wilhelm Schmidt-Biggemannan

Das Öffentliche und das Private

January 28-29, 2015; conference at the University of Oldenburg’s Hannah Arendt Centre; organised jointly with Nils Baratella and Johann Kreuzer (Link)

featuring contributions by Oliver Bruns, Thomas Jung, Stefania Maffeis, Roland Reuß, and Christian Schneider