Prof. Dr. Lutz Wingert

Prof. Dr. Lutz Wingert

Professur für Philosophie

RZ F 2

Clausiusstrasse 59

8092 Zürich


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Research area

Lutz Wingert’s research focuses on ethics, political philosophy, socio-philosophy, epistemology and the philosophy of the human spirit.

Curriculum Vitae

Lutz Wingert has been Professor of Philosophy, Practical Philosophy in Particular, at the Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences since August 2007.

He was born in 1958 and is a citizen of Germany and the European Union.

He studied philosophy, sociology and history in Bielefeld, Germany, and Paris, France. He completed a doctorate in philosophy and was made a professor of philosophy in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

Lutz Wingert worked as a scientific assistant at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany, a fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg Berlin and a research group leader at the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities in Essen, Germany.


Year Distinction
1998 Fellowship at the Institute for Advanced Studies Berlin, Germany
1998 Karl-Jaspers-Award of the Foundation of Lower Saxony, Germany
1996 Deutsche Bank endowed chair, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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Lutz Wingert has published scientific papers on ethics, political philosophy, the theory of human knowledge, the criticism of scientific naturalism and the language-world relationship, as well as introductory publications on the philosophy of science and political issues in western societies.

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