Dr. Maik Niemeck

Maik Niemeck
Foto: Maik Niemeck

Wiss. Mitarbeiter


+49 6421 28-26630 maik.niemeck@ 1 Wilhelm-Röpke-Straße 6
35032 Marburg
W|02 Geisteswissenschaftliche Institute (Raum: 03B05 bzw. +3B05)


Philipps-Universität Marburg Gesellschaftswissenschaften und Philosophie (Fb03) Institut für Philosophie Geschichte der Philosophie

Areas of Specialization

Theories of Subjectivity and Consciousness

Areas of Competence

Philosophy of Mind: Intentionality, Mode/Content-Distinction, IEM, Non-Conceptual Contents, Cognitive Phenomenology, Emotions, Actions
Philosophy of Language: Indexicals, Proper Names, Propositional (esp. De Se) Attitudes
18th-19th Century Philosophy: F.C. Brentano, J.G. Fichte

Short CV

2022 – present Postdoctoral Researcher (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter) at the Chair of Philosophy of Mind, Department of Philosophy, Philipps-Universität Marburg
2022 – present Temporary Lecturer (Dozent) at the Philosophy and Law Department, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
2020 – 2022 Temporary Lecturer (Lehrbeauftragter) at the Departments of Sociology and Philosophy, Philipps-Universität Marburg
2021 Doctor of Philosophy, Philipps-Universität Marburg
2020 – 2021 Research Consultant (Wissenschaftlicher Referent), Philipps-Universität Marburg
2016 – 2019 Research Assistant (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter) in a Project on First-Person Thought, University College Freiburg
2014 – 2023 Research Stays at the University of Notre Dame (2014, 2017), King’s College London (2018) and the University of Liege (2023)
2016 M.A. in Philosophy and Sociology, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
2013 B.A. in Sociology and Philosophy, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg

Grants & Scholarships

2024 Conference Grants, Marburg University Research Academy and Ursula-Kuhlmann-Fonds (with Lisa Zander)
2023 Erasmus+, Teaching Mobility Travel Grant
2021 Conference Grants, Marburg University Research Academy, Project UMR 2027 and Ursula-Kuhlmann-Fonds (main applicant)
2017 – 2019 Various Travel Grants, Project “The First Person – Semantic, Epistemic and Scientific Perspectives” (Baden-Württemberg Stiftung)
2017 Teaching Fellowship, University College Freiburg
2014 Tuition Fee Scholarship, University of Notre Dame (USA)
2014 DAAD Travel-Scholarship
2014 – 2015 Germany-Scholarship (Deutschlandstipendium)
2014 – 2023 Various Travel Subsidies: Czech Academy of Sciences (2014, 2017), University of Cambridge/University of London (2017), University of Fribourg (2017), University of Heidelberg (2022), RUB Bochum (2023)




First-Person Thought – Action, Identification and Experience. Leiden/Paderborn: Brill│mentis.

Edited Volume

forthcoming Self and Affect – Philosophical Intersections. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. (with Stefan Lang)



First-Person Concern. In: Self and Affect – Philosophical Intersections. Stefan Lang and Maik Niemeck (eds.) Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.


Selves and their Affects. In: Self and Affect – Philosophical Intersections. Stefan Lang and Maik Niemeck (eds.) Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. (with Stefan Lang)


Relationalism about the Subjective Character of Experience. In: Personhood, Self-Consciousness, and the First-Person Perspective. Markus Herrmann (ed.). Leiden/Paderborn: Brill│mentis. 3–24.

2022 Revisiting the Argument for Non-Conceptual Self-Consciousness Based on the Meaning of “I”. In: Review of Philosophy and Psychology. Vol. 14 (4). 1505–1523 (2023). Online first: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13164-022-00655-9
2022 Two Problems with Shoemaker’s Regress and How to Deal with Them. In: Phenomenology and Mind. Vol. 22. Special Issue: Mind, Language, and the First-Person Perspective (with contributions from Tim Crane, Søren Overgard and Galen Strawson). 114–123.
2021 Review of Stefan Lang’s “Performatives Selbstbewusstsein”. In: Grazer Philosophische Studien. Vol. 98 (2). 341–348.
2020 Current Accounts of Subjective Character and Brentano’s Concept of Secondary Consciousness. In: Franz Brentano’s Philosophy after Hundred Years – From History of Philosophy to Reism. Fisette, D. & Fréchette, G. & Janousek, H. (eds.). New York: Springer. 55–71.
2020 Review of Gerhard Kreuch’s “Self-Feeling: Can Self-Consciousness be Understood as a Feeling?”. In: Phenomenological Reviews. Online first: https://reviews.ophen.org/2020/06/12/gerhard-kreuch-self-feeling-can-self-consciousness-be-understood-as-a-feeling/?lang=de

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Personal Website: www.maikniemeck.wordpress.com

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