For information on the items published by the Department of Philosophy, please visit the websites of the individual academic staff.
Past and present research projects conducted in the Department of Philosophy:
Postdoctoral project by Carl David Mildenberger funded by the Basic Research Fund of the Research Committee of the University of St. Gallen: “Morals and Non-Ideal Markets”. Duration 2017-2019.
Postdoctoral project by Emmanuel Alloa funded by the Basic Research Fund of the Research Committee of the University of St. Gallen: “Transparency and Its Discontents.” Duration 2016-2018.
PhD project by Satiaseelan Naidoo funded by the National Research Foundation, South Africa: “Function and Dysfunction in Organizations.” Duration 2015-2018.
PhD project by Maria Dätwyler funded by the Swiss National Research Foundation: “Crisis as a path to self-positioning: a study od exemplary debates in philosophy vis-à-vis neuroscientific challenges from the perspective of a sociology of scientific knowledge.” Duration 2014-2018.
Research project by Christoph Henning, Patricia Holder, Franz Schultheis, and Dieter
Thomä funded by the Basic Research Fund of the Research Committee of the University of St. Gallen: “Creativity as Occupation: Sociology and Philosophy of Working Life in Visual Art and Design.” Duration 2013-2014.Christoph Henning’s postdoctoral project funded by the SNSF, entitled “The Political Philosophy of Perfectionism”, duration 2009-2012.
The 2011 Metzler Verlag publication of an interdisciplinary compendium on the topic of “Happiness” (edited by Dieter Thomä/Christoph Henning/Olivia Mitscherlich-Schönherr) .
The Metzler Verlag publication in 2003 of a Heidegger compendium (edited by Dieter Thomä).
Work, Ageing and Welfare: Philosophical Perspectives, duration 2006-2013, project part of the scope of the University research focus SCALA (St.Gallen Centre for Ageing, Welfare and Labour Market Analysis).
2006 - 2008 Dr. Michael Schefczyk
2006 - 2009 Dr. Christoph Henning
2009 - present Dr. Diana Reimers
2009 - present Michael Festl.
Participation in research alliances “Subjectivity and Cultural Order” und “Employment World Transformation” in the profile area “Cultures – Institutions - Markets” (KIM) at the University of St.Gallen.
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