Stephan Schmid
Assistant Professor

Dr. Stephan Schmid teaches at the Humboldt-University in Berlin, Germany. In his research, he mainly focuses on philosophy of mind and metaphysics of Early Modern and Late Medieval Philosophy. He is also interested in contemporary metaphysics, particularly in questions of modality, causation, and explanation.


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