Gernot Böhme

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Gernot Böhme

Gernot Böhme (January 3, 1937, Dessau) is a German philosopher and author, contributing to the philosophy of science, theory of time, aesthetics, ethics, and philosophical anthropology. He is director of the Institute for Practical Philosophy in Darmstadt since 2005.[1]

Biography[edit]

Böhme studied mathematics, physics, and philosophy at Göttingen and Hamburg, and completed a PhD in 1965 at Hamburg University. As a research scientist he worked at the Max-Planck-Institute with Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker. From 1977 to 2002 he was Professor of Philosophy at Technical University of Darmstadt.[1]

Books[edit]

German
  • 1995 Atmosphäre: Essays zur neuen Ästhetik. Frankfurt am Main
  • 1999 Theorie des Bildes. Fink, München
  • 2001 Aisthetik. Vorlesungen über Ästhetik als allgemeine Wahrnehmungslehre, Fink
  • 2002 Die Natur vor uns. Naturphilosophie in pragmatischer Hinsicht. Kusterdingen
  • 2003 Der Typ Sokrates, Suhrkamp
  • 2005 Goethes Faust als philosophischer Text. Die Graue Edition, Kusterdingen
  • 2006 Architektur und Atmosphäre. München
  • 2008 Invasive Technisierung. Technikphilosophie und Technikkritik. Kusterdingen
  • 2008 Ethik leiblicher Existenz. Über unseren moralischen Umgang mit der eigenen Natur. Suhrkamp, Frankfurt am Main
English translations
  • 2001 Ethics in Context: The Art of Dealing with Serious Questions, Polity
  • 2012 Invasive Technification: Critical Essays in the Philosophy of Technology, Continuum

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