Centre for Ethics – Ethics Research Institute

 
Anton Leist

Prof. emer. Dr.  Anton  Leist
Professor emer. of Practical Philosophy
leist@philos.uzh.ch

Curriculum Vitae

I was born in Munich and studied philosophy, sociology and linguistics at the university of Munich an Frankfurt. Dissertation 1976 in Frankfurt, I spent some time as scientific assistent at the Osteuropainstitut of the FU Berlin during the 80s, habilitation and lectureship in Frankfurt. 1992 I became professor of philosophy at the University of Zurich and head of the Ethics Research Institute. Emeritus since August 2012. In autumn 2012 I taught at the Seoul National University and in spring and summer 2013 at the LMU in Munich.

For more than 30 years I am co-editor of the journal Analyse & Kritik (Analysis & Criticism), a journal for social philosophy. You can find the journal's website here.

My current research

Address

Prof. emer. Dr. Anton Leist
Noldinstrasse 5

D-81545 München

Publications

Scientific articles ordered by topic

Books

Articles

Pragmatism and related topics

Normative ethics

Ethics & behavioral economics

Biomedical ethics

Environmental ethics - ecological justice

Political philosophy

Reviews

Study

Books

Leist2012

J. M Coetzee and Ethics: Philosophical Perspectives on Literature
Editor, together with Peter Singer
New York: Columbia University Press, 2010.

Leist2007

Action in Context
Editor
Berlin / New York: de Gruyter, 2007.

Leist2006

Auguste Forel. Eugenik und Erinnerungskultur
Editor
Zürich: vdf Hochschulverlag, 2006.

Leist2005

Ethik der Beziehungen
Deutsche Zeitschrift für Philosophie - Sonderband (Band 10)
Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2005.

Leist2002

Moral als Vertrag?
Editor
Beiträge zum moralischen Kontraktualismus.
Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2002.

Leist2000

Die gute Handlung
Eine Einführung in die Ethik.
Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, 2000.

Eine Frage des Lebens
Ethik der Abtreibung und künstlichen Befruchtung.
Frankfurt/M: Campus, 1990.

Leist1990

Um Leben und Tod
Editor
Moralische Probleme bei Abtreibung, künstlicher Befruchtung, Euthanasie und Selbstmord.
Frankfurt/M: Suhrkamp, 1990.

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