University Professor Dr. Mechthild Dreyer

Professor of Philosophy, former Director of Medieval Philosophy


Research Specialties:


History of Philosophy

  • History of Medieval Philosophy, Origins and Development
  • Philosophy of the History of Philosophy: Reception of Medieval Philosophy in Early Modern and Modern Periods




Scientific Teaching (Ancient, Medieval, Modern)

  • particularly, the question of the meaning of the rationality of knowledge
  • The Relationship between space and knowledge in the Philosophy of the Latin Middle Ages and in Early Modern Philosophy


The Production of Handwritten Philosophical Texts of the Latin Middle Ages