ACADEMIC POSITIONS

2020 - Assistant Professor, Paderborn University

2020 - Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center of Advanced Studies in the Humanities ‘Human Abilities’, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin 

2018 – 2020 Postdoctoral Fellow in Philosophy, Harvard University

2018 Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, University of Freiburg

2013 - 2015 Graduate Teaching Assistant, University College Freiburg and University of Freiburg

2013 - 2014 Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Philosophy, University of Freiburg

2012 - 2013 Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Philosophy, University of Freiburg


AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

German Philosophy 18 th – 20 th C. (esp. Kant and Heidegger), Early Modern Philosophy (esp. Descartes, Leibniz and Du Châtelet), Female Philosophers


AREAS OF COMPETENCE

Plato, Aristotle, Political Philosophy


EDUCATION

2014 - 2018  PhD in Philosophy, summa cum laude, University of Freiburg

Jan. 2016 - Dec. 16 Visiting Fellow, Harvard University

Mar. 2015 - June 15 Graduate Research Student, University of Oxford

2011 - 2013 M.A. in Philosophy and Politics, summa cum laude, University of Freiburg

2006 - 2013 State examination German Literature, summa cum laude (Teaching Degree equivalent to M.A.), University of Freiburg

2006 - 2013  State Examination Philosophy and Politics, summa cum laude, (Teaching Degree equivalent to M.A.), University of Freiburg


PUBLICATIONS

Books

Die Frage nach dem Verhältnis von Natur und Vernunft in der menschlichen Freiheit in Kants „Die Religion innerhalb der Grenzen der bloßen Vernunft“, Schellings „Über das Wesen der menschlichen Freiheit“ und Heideggers Interpretation derselben Schrift, Eschborn 2014. 

Heideggers Kantauslegung im Lichte des Zeitbegriffs, forthcoming Alber Verlag, 2020.

Articles

Du Châtelet’s Contribution to the Concept of Time. History of Philosophy between Leibniz and Kant, forthcoming in: Epoque Emilienne, Springer 2020.

Transcendental Self-Consciousness as a Constitutive Principle of Objectivity. Transcendental self-consciousness as actus and principium of the understanding in Kant, submitted.

Heidegger’s Analysis of the Critique of Pure Reason in Logic: The Question of Truth in View of the Development of his Concept of Time, i.B. 2020.

The Underlying Epistemic Principles of Du Châtelet’s Institutions de Physique – A Contribution to the Theory of Knowledge, i.E. 2020., submitted.


Reviews

Andrea Reichenberger: Émilie du Châtelets Instiutions physiques. Über die Rolle von Prinzipien und Hypothesen in der Physik, (in English), in: Mathematical Intelligencer 2018.


FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

2020 Postdoctoral Research Fellow of the German Research Foundation (DFG "Rückkehrstipdenium"), Humboldt Universität zu Berlin

2018 – 2020 Postdoctoral Research Fellow of the German Research Foundation (DFG) at the Department of Philosophy, Harvard University 

2014 - 2018 PhD Fellow of the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes), full PhD funding 

2017 Travel Award, Époque Emilienne, Center for the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists, Paderborn University 

2015 - 2016 PhD Fellow of the FAZIT-Foundation. Grant for GSAS Visiting Fellowship at Harvard University 

2016 Research Abroad Fellowship for GSAS Visiting Fellowship at Harvard University, German National Academic Foundation 

2016 Fellow of the Kölner Gymnasial- and Stiftungsfonds. Research Grant for GSAS Visiting Fellowship at Harvard University 

2015 Research Abroad Fellowship for Visiting Graduate Student Fellowship, Oxford University, German National Academic Foundation 

2015 Fellow of the Kölner Gymnasial- and Stiftungsfonds. Research Grant for University of Oxford

2014 Publishing Award, FwPF


TEACHING

W/S 2020 Kant's Aim in the Critique of Pure Reason

W/S 2020 The Early Modern Rationalists, Paderborn University

S/S 2020 The Philosophy of Émilie du Châtelet, with Prof. Dr. Jeffrey McDonough, Department of Philosophy, Harvard University

2019 Key Concepts of the Critique of Pure Reason in German and English Reading Group for Graduate Students and Faculty, Department of Philosophy, Harvard University

2018 The Concept of Time in Martin Heidegger, Department of Philosophy, University of Freiburg

2013 - 2015 An Introduction to Political Philosophy (Plato to Arendt), in English, Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University College Freiburg 

2013 - 2014  Kant’s Analytic of Principles, Co-Instructor, Department of Philosophy, University of Freiburg

2012 - 2013 Main Concepts of Aristotle’s Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, University of Freiburg


TALKS

 

08. Sept. 2021 Du Châtelets Begriff des Prinzips im Vergleich zu Descartes und Leibniz, Arbeitsgruppe für Frauen in der Philosophiegeschichte, XXV. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Philosophie, Erlangen-Nürnberg 
19.-22. Juli 2021  ‘An Analysis of Ideas’ – An Elucidation of Du Châtelet's Newfound Approach to the Determination of Concepts, IAP Konferenz, Paderborn

22. Feb. 2020 The Underlying Principles of Émilie du Châtelet’s Institutions de Physique – Bridging Empiricism and Rationalism, Workshop on Émilie du Châtelet, Harvard University, MA, USA

2017 The Concept of Time in Du Châtelet: History of Philosophy between Leibniz and Kant, Epoque Emilienne. Philosophy and Science from 1700-1750 with a special reference to Emilie Du Châtelet, Paderborn Center History of Women Philosophers and Scientists, Paderborn Germany

2016 Time as Mediator between the A priori and A posteriori in Kant, Annual Congress of the Canadian Philosophical Association (CPA), University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada

2016 Self-Consciousness as Actus and Principium of the Understanding in Kant, Harvard-Yale History of Philosophy Conference, Harvard University, MA, USA

2016 Is Time Truly A priori?, The Philosophers’ Forum Graduate Gateway Conference, University of Missouri, St. Louis, USA

2016 Commentary on Samantha Matherne’s Kant’s Theory of Analogies, Third Biennial Meeting, North American Kant Society, Emory University, Atlanta, USA

2015 Heidegger’s Conception of Time in English Language Research, Studienstiftung, PhD Colloquium, Heidelberg, Germany

2013 Heidegger’s Interpretation of Time in Kant’s Analytic of Principles, PhD Colloquium, Wiesneck, Germany

2010 A Legitimization of Human Rights on the Basis of Kant’s Dignity of Man, Conference on Human Rights and Human Dignity, Beuggen Castle, Germany


OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

2020 Organizer with Jeffrey McDonough of International Workshop on Du Châtelet at Harvard University

2013- 2014 Organizer of the Research Project Time-Travel. Every-day life and experience in historical biographical documents, funded by the Robert-Bosch Foundation

2013  Co-Organizer, Conference and Workshop with John Dunn, University of Cambridge, Why do we need a global history of political thought?, University of Freiburg, Germany


MEMBERSHIPS

Deutsche Gesellschaft für phänomenologische Forschung e.V.

European Society for Early Modern Philosophy 

Kant Gesellschaft e.V.

Martin-Heidegger Gesellschaft

North American Kant Society

Society for the Study of Women Philosophers

Society for the Study of Early Modern Women


LANGUAGES

German: Native

English: Full Professional Proficiency

French: Professional Working Proficiency

Spanish: Elementary Proficiency

Latinum: Certificate of Latin

Graecum: Certificate of Ancient Greek