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Michael Festl

title Dr.
name Michael Festl
institute School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS-HSG)
address SHSS-HSG, Fachbereich Philosophie, Girtannerstrasse 6, 9010 St. Gallen, Switzerland
phone 071 224 3116
e-mail
homepage http://www.unisg.ch/de/Schools/Humanities%20and%20Social%20Sciences/Ueber%20SHSS%20Fachbereiche%20Personen/Philosophie/Mitarbeitende?person=cb643fe4-d5eb-4f2e-8694-cea824fa4f63&name=Michael Geronimo_Festl
publications papers (33)
projects project entries (3)
main focuses Theory of Justice, Pragmatist Epistemology, American Philosophy, Philosophy and Literature, John Dewey
fields of research Theory of Justice, Pragmatism, Political Philosophy
further fields of... Epistemology, Theory of Action, Business Ethics
former positions Since Fall 2013 Permanent Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of St. Gall.

Since Fall 2014 Director of the Dewey-Center Switzerland at the University of St. Gall.

Since Fall 2013 President of the Swiss Philosophical Society.

PhD-Studies "Organization and Culture" Philosophy. Dissertation supervised by Dieter Thomä at the University of St. Gall, Second Supervisor: Axel Honneth (Frankfurt/New York). Graduated (summa cum laude) in September 2013.

PhD-Visiting Student at the Committee on Social Thought of the University of Chicago; invited by Robert Pippin 09/2012 till 08/2013 based on a scholarship from the Swiss National Science Fund.

Research Scholar in June und July 2012 at the International Centre for social and ethical questions at the University of Salzburg, Austria.

Master-Studies "The Modern Age in Europe: History and Literature" at the University of Hagen (graduated February 2014). 

Master Studies in Philosophy, Sociology, and Statistics at the Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich (graduated August 2009).

Master of Arts in Banking and Finance at the University of St. Gall (graduated October 2010).

Bachelor of Honors in Business at the University of Applied Sciences Landshut (graduated August 2006).
awards Scholar of the Swiss National Science Fund in the academic year 2012/13
affiliations President of the Swiss Philosophical Society.

Director of the Dewey-Center Switzerland at the University of St. Gall.

Vice-President Philosophical Society of Eastern Switzerland.

Member of the German Society for Philosophy.