PD Dr. Holger Gutschmidt

Holger Gutschmidt

Holger Gutschmidt studied Protestant Theology, Egyptology, History of Sciences and Philosophy in Goettingen, Heidelberg, Turin (Italy) and at the Protestant Ecclesiastical University of Neuendettelsau (“Augustana-Hochschule”) in the years from 1988 to 1998. 1990/91 Civilian Service. 1998 M.A. in Egyptology. 2003 DrPhil in Philosophy (supervisor Prof Konrad Cramer). 2004-2017 Research assistant (“Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter”) at the Chair of Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, Department of Law, University of Goettingen (Prof Dietmar von der Pfordten). 2013 Postdoctoral qualification (“Habilitation”) in Philosophy. Since then “Privatdozent” at the University of Goettingen.

He has been giving lectures at several German universities (Goettingen, Jena, Halle), was visiting professor at the Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague (2011) and research fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Taiwan (2017).

He published Vernunfteinsicht und Glaube (“Reason and Faith”) on the early philosophy of G. W. F. Hegel (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2007), and Objektive Ideen (“Objective Ideas”) on the Cartesian concepts of idea and reasoning in 17th century philosophy (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck 2014). He is co-editor of Substantia – Sic et Non (Frankfurt am Main: Ontos 2008), a collection of essays in German, English, and French on the history of the concept of “substance”. He is currently writing a book on the development of Hegel’s logic of concept in his Jena period.

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