Prof. Dr. David P. Schweikard


+49 461 805 2480
+49 461 805 2144
Gebäude Helsinki
HEL 130
Auf dem Campus 1a
Post code / City
24943 Flensburg


Philosophisches Seminar

Consultation hours

Mi 09-10 Uhr (Bitte um Anmeldung per E-Mail)


No Title Type Semester
540001a Einführung in die theoretische Philosophie Seminar Spring semester 2019
2232081a Social Justice in the European Union Seminar Spring semester 2019
543063a Normative Challenges and Ethical Questions Seminar Spring semester 2019
543039a Political and Social Philosophy Prüfung Spring semester 2019
540103a Prüfung Schweikard Prüfung Spring semester 2019

Academic Positions

Academic Positions

from 04/2016

Junior Professor, European Political Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Europe-University Flensburg

11/2009 – 03/2016

Assistant Professor (Akademischer Rat (auf Zeit)), Department of Philosophy, University of Münster

03/2012 – 08/2012

Post-Doc Researcher, SNF-project "Collective Intentionality – Phenomenological Perspectives", University of Basel/Switzerland (on leave from the Universtiy of Münster)

09/2011 – 12/2011

Visiting Scholar, Department of Philosophy, Columbia University (Hosts: Katja Vogt and Joseph Raz)

10/2005 – 10/2009

Assistant Professor (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter), Department of Philosophy and Institute for Ethics in the Life Sciences, University of Köln

04/2005 – 09/2005

Research Assistant (Wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft), Department of Philosophy, University of Duisburg-Essen

01/2005 – 03/2005

Visiting Student Research Collaborator, Department of Philosophy, Princeton University (Host: Philip Pettit)

10/2004 – 12/2004

Research Scholar, Department of Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh (Host: Robert Brandom)

04/2003 – 10/2004

Assistant Professor (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter), Department of Philosophy, University of Münster




PhD in Philosophy (Dr. phil), University of Cologne

PhD-Thesis: Der Mythos des Singulären –Eine Untersuchung der Struktur kollektiven Handelns [The Myth of the Singular – A Study of the Structure of Collective Action]

Referees: Prof. Dr. Michael Quante, Professor Dr. Thomas Grundmann


M.A. (Magister Artium), Philosophy, Communication Studies and Sociology

M.A.-Thesis: Freiheit oder System? – Zur Sozialphilosophie bei Hegel und Luhmann [Freedom or System? – On Social Philosophy in Hegel and Luhmann]

Examiner: Prof. Dr. Ludwig Siep


Studies of Philosophy, Communication Science, Sociology and Mathematics at the Universities of Karlsruhe, Münster and Padova/Italy

Areas of specialization and competence

  • Ethics & Political Philosophy
  • Social Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Action
  • Philosophy of Social Science
  • Nineteenth Century Philosophy

Areas of competence

  • History of Practical Philosophy
  • Social and Virtue Epistemology
  • Aesthetics of Jazz