Curriculum vitae

1998

Habilitation at the Philosophisch-Historische Fakultät of Heidelberg University / Venia legendi for Philosophy

1981 - 1988

Promotion (PhD) at the Department of Philosophy of Heidelberg University.

1981

Staatsexamen (final university examination - corresponding to an M.A. degree) in Philosophy and French Language and Literature

SS 1977 - SS 1981

Continuing studies at Heidelberg University

WS 1976/77

Studies at the Université dePoitiers / France

WS 1974/75 - SS 1976

Studies of Philosophy and Romanic Languages and Literature (French and Italian) at Heidelberg University, Germany

since June 2010

Research director of the Moral Agency subsection of the Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature (CSMN)

since 2010

Member of the Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters

since 2008

Member of the Norwegian Academy of Science

July 2007 - June 2010

Director of the Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature (CSMN)

since September 2003

Professor of Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy of Oslo University, Norway

October 2002 - August 2003

Research Lecturer (funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) at the Department of Philosophy at Karlsruhe University, Germany (Project: Objective Validity and Motivational Force of Moral Norms – On Adam Smith's Moral Philosophy)

April 2002 - September 2002

Temporary Chair in Philosophy (replacement of Professor Ursula Wolf at the Department of Philosophy at Mannheim University)

April 2001 - March 2002

Research Lecturer (funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) at the Department of Philosophy at Karlsruhe University, Germany (Project: Objective Validity and Motivational Force of Moral Norms – On Adam Smith's Moral Philosophy)

June 2000 - March 2001

Privatdozentin at the Department of Philosophy at Heidelberg University, Germany

January 2000 - May 2000

Visiting Professor at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia / USA (teaching in English)

October 1999 - December 1999

Temporary lecturer at the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul in Porto Alegre / Brasil (teaching in French and English)

April 1999 - July 1999

Lecturer / Assistant professor at the Department of Philosophy at Heidelberg University, Germany

October 1998 - February 1999

Temporary Chair in Philosophy (replacement of Professor Martin Seel at the Zentrum für Philosophie und Grundlagen der Wissenschaft of the Justus-Liebig Universität Gießen, Germany)

October 1996 - September 1998

Research Lecturer (funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) at the Department of Philosophy at Heidelberg University, Germany

April 1986 - March 1996

Lecturer / Assistant professor at the Department of Philosophy at Heidelberg University, Germany

September 2013 - December 2013

Visiting Professor at the University of Chicago.

March 2011 - April 2011

Visiting Professor at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in Santiago de Chile

February 2010 - March 2010

Visiting Professor at CAPPE at the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia

January 2000 - May 2000

Visiting Professor at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia / USA

October 1999 - December 1999

Temporary Lecturer at the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul in Porto Alegre / Brasil

October 1996 - December 1996

Visiting Scholar at the Department of Philosophy of Columbia University, New York / USA Mentor: Prof. Dr. Arthur C. Danto

October 1990 - September 1991

Visiting Scholar in Cambridge / UK (Fellow Commoner at Churchill College) Mentor: Prof. Dr. Edward Craig

WS 1976/77

Studies at the Université de Poitiers, France

July 2007

Funding of a Centre of Excellence, the Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature (CSMN) by the Norwegian Research Council - in cooperation with the CSMN team.

October 2002

Funding of a Conference on Adam Smith's Moral Philosophy (to be held in June 2003 in Heidelberg, Germany) by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

April 2001

Funding of the Research Project: "Objective Validity and Motivational Force of moral Norms – On Adam Smith's Moral Philosophy" by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

01.10.96 - 30.07.98

Research Grant provided by the Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft

01.10.90 - 30.09.91

Grant of the British Council for the Visiting Fellowship at Churchill College, Cambridge / UK

01.01.83 - 30.06.85

Grant for the PhD provided by the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

01.12.81 - 31.12.82

Grant for the PhD provided by Heidelberg University

September 1978

Grant of the Italian Ambassy in Germany for the Italian Langage Course in Perugia, Italy

April 1978

Member of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (German foundation for the support of highly talanted students)
 

WS 1976/77

Grant of the DAAD for supporting the Studies at Poitiers, France