Dr. Simon Scheller

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E-Mail: simon.scheller(at)uni-bamberg.de
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Seit 10/2019              
Akademischer Rat, Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg

10/2017 - 09/2019    
Post-Doc, Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

10/2014 - 09/2017    
Promotion, Bamberg Graduate School of Social Science, Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg

10/2012 - 09/2014    
M.A. Politikwissenschaften, Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg

10/2011 - 03/2014    
M.Sc European Economic Studies, Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg

B.A. Philosophy & Economics, Universität Bayreuth

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The Strategic Use of Fear Appeals in Political Communication, Political Communication. 2019

Rationality in Context. On Inequality and the Epistemic Problems of Maximizing Expected Utility. Synthese (co-authored with J. Marx and D. Klein). 2018

When Do Groups Get It Right? – On the Epistemic Performance of Voting and Deliberation. Historical Social Research 43(1): 89-109. 2018

Rational Choice and Asymmetric Learning in Iterated Social Interactions – Some Lessons from Agent Based Modeling. In: Marker, Schmitt, Sirsch (eds): Demokratie und Entscheidung. Beiträge zur Analytischen Politischen Theory. Springer, pp. 277–296 (co-authored with Dominik Klein and Johannes Marx).

Democratic Decision Making – A Theoretical Analysis. (Dissertation Thesis), Bamberg: Bamberg University Press. 2018

Mitigating the Problem of Manipulation in the ‘Adjusted Winner’ Procedure. In: Linhart E., Debus M., Kittel B. (eds): Jahrbuch für Handlungs- und Entscheidungstheorie. 2017

Democratic Decision Making – A Theoretical Analysis. (Dissertation Thesis), Bamberg: Bamberg University Press. 2018

Simulating Bargaining Processes with Agent-based Modelling. Marburg: Tectum-Verlag. 2016

  • Kollektive Entscheidungen
  • Rationalität
  • Social Epistemology
  • Agent-based Modeling

“Democratic Decision Making – A theoretical Analysis”

Ausgezeichnet mit dem Promotionspreis des Universitätsbundes beim Dies Academicus 2018.