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Niko Strobach is professor for logic and philosophy of language at Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster/ Germany. His main areas of research in theoretical philosophy are logic and metaphysics, especially the philosophy of space and time, and ancient philosophy.

He was born in Brunswick/ Germany in 1969, where he went to school before studying philosophy (and some psychology and political science) in Münster and Edinburgh. A revised version of the PhD thesis he submitted in Muenster in 1995 was published under the title "The Moment of Change" by Kluwer (Dordrecht) in 1998. During his time as Wissenschaftlicher Assistent with Hermann Weidemann (Muenster) and Bertram Kienzle (Rostock) he worked on his habilitation thesis on branching spacetime which he submitted in Rostock in 2005, which won the Wolfgang-Stegmueller award of the German Society for Analytic Philosophy (GAP) in 2006 and was published as "Alternativen in der Raumzeit" [Alternatives in spacetime] in 2007.

He co-founded the Centre for Logic, Theory and History of Science (ZLWWG) in Rostock and worked as a visiting professor in Rostock, Dresden and at Humboldt University Berlin. From 2008 to 2011 he was professor for analytic philosophy at Saarland University. He is a member of the steering committee of ESAP. From 2008 to 2011 he was co-director of IFOMIS in Saarbrücken and a member of the advisory board of MSH lorraine. Since 2001 he has been one of the two editors of the successful series "Einfuehrungen Philosophie" [Introductions to Philosophy] published by Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft Darmstadt.

Niko Strobach is married and likes cooking, travelling and music.