Martin Neumann studied Mathematics, Philosophy and Social Science and received a Ph.D. in 2002 in Philosophy at the University of Osnabrueck with a work on the history of probability theory. From 2003 until 2007 he lectured Methodology and Philosophy of the Social Sciences at the department for Social Sciences at the University of Osnabrueck. 2005/2006 he conduct-ed a research project on the epistemology of social simulation. 2007 – 2009 he worked at Bayreuth University as a research assistant in the Project ‘Emergence in the Loop’ funded by the Future and Emerging Technologies programme of the European Commission. 2009 – 2011 he worked as assistant professor at the Institute for sociology at RWTH Aachen Univer-sity. Currently he is research assistant at the Institute of Information Systems in Business and Public Administration at the University of Koblenz-Landau in the project GLODERS, funded by the 7th framework programme of the European Commission.