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Thursday, 14 January 2021, 11:00
Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaften, Am Wingertsberg 4, 61348 Bad Homburg

Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaften of Goethe-University
Fellow colloquium | Online

Thomas Schimmer (Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaften)
»The Complexity of Cultural Reality: Simultaneous Normativities and other Lifeworld Structures«

Thomas Schimmer received his doctorate in Philosophy from the University of Mainz with a thesis on »Phenomenological Cultural Criticism and its practical and cultural philosophical perspectives in the works of Edmund Husserl, Martin Heidegger and Michel Henry« (dt.: Phänomenologische Kulturkritik. Praktische und kulturphilosophische Perspektiven bei Edmund Husserl, Martin Heidegger und Michel Henry, Ergon 2018). 2016–2018 he was an academic coordinator of the Research Focus »Cultural Orientation and Normative Obligation« at University of Koblenz-Landau and lecturer at Mainz University. 2019 he co-edited the volume Verbindlichkeit. Stärken einer schwachen Normativität (transcript 2019).
Since 2019 he has been an academic project consultant at the Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaften with a focus on the project »Complexity in Science, Culture and Society«.

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