JProf. Dr. Christian Thein

Director of Didactics of Philosophy Specialty


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Areas of Specialty:

  • Problem-based approaches and forming opinions in Philosophy-/Ethics Instruction
  • Philosophical and Sociological Groundwork of the Didactics of Philosophy
  • Philosophical Theories of Education
  • Development of concepts for philosophy instruction in schools
  • Ethics in Secondary Schools


Philosophical Research:

  • History of Philosophy, in particular, German Idealism (Kant, Schelling, Hegel)
  • History of Philosophy (Rezeption)- Phenomenology, Critical Theory, Pragmatism
  • Philosophical and sociological theories of society and culture
  • Nature, Technology- and Aesthetics
  • Social Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Critical Theory, Applied Ethics