Ivo Wallimann-Helmer

Ivo Wallimann-Helmer, Dr.

Postdoc URPPE

Phone: +41 44 63 4 85 03



University of Zurich
URPP for Ethics
Ivo Wallimann-Helmer
Zollikerstrasse 117
8008 Zürich

Areas of Research

Political Philosphy (Theory of Justice, Liberalism, Theory of Democracy), Normative Ethics, Environmental Ethics, Medical Ethics.

Curriculum Vitae

Studies in Philosophy, German Literature and Linguistics in Zurich and Berlin. 2010 completed PhD on the concept of Equality of Opportunity. 2004-2010 several positions as Research Assistant at University of Zurich (Profs. Georg Kohler, Anton Leist, Peter Schaber). Since 2010 research assistant, chair for Practical Philosophy and director of the program Advanced Studies in Applied Ethics. Since 2010 research project on democracy and climate change.




  • Chancengleichheit im Liberalimsus. Bedeutung und Funktion eines überschätzten Ideals, under review with Verlag Karl Alber, Freiburg, Reihe "Praktische Philosophie"