Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Social Philosophy/Critical Theory


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Courses in the summer semester 2023:



If you have any questions about my courses, please write to - this makes it easier for me to keep track. This address is also read by my team. If you have a concern that you just want to share with me, you are welcome to write directly to

You can find my grading criteria for term papers and essays here. You can find important advice on academic work in philosophy in this guide from the Department (both in German).



Concerning the supervision of theses:

I am happy to supervise BA and MA theses that are thematically related to the teaching and research at the Junior Professorship for Social Philosophy/Critical Theory. If you're not sure if your planned topic fits, please take a look at the courses listed on this page (above and below) as well as my research interests.

If you do not yet have a confirmation of supervision from me, please first send a request for supervision by e-mail (to, in which you briefly explain the planned topic of your BA or MA thesis.

Please also familiarize yourself with my guidelines for thesis supervision.

Students whom I have agreed to supervise, or whom I am already supervising, can register for office hours here.


Courses taught in previous semesters:


Graduate Courses:

  • Philosophisches Kolloquium [Philosophical Colloquium] (with Prof. Dr. Mirjam Müller) (since SoSe 2021)
  • Charles Mills’ Politische Philosophie [Charles Mills’ Political Philosophy] (SoSe 2022)
  • Philosophie der Sozialwissenschaften [Philosophy of the Social Sciences] (with Prof. Dr. Rahel Jaeggi) (WiSe 2021/22)
  • Utopia or Realism? Methodological Questions of Political Philosophy (SoSe 2021)
  • Kritische Theorie [Critical Theory] (WiSe 2020/21)


Undergraduate Courses:

  • Was ist Rassismus? [What is Racism?] (WiSe 2022/23 and SoSe 2021)
  • Schlüsseltexte der frühen Frankfurter Schule [Key Texts of Early Critical Theory] (SoSe 2022)
  • Michel Foucault: Überwachen und Strafen [Michel Foucault: Discipline and Punish] (WiSe 2021/22)
  • Karl Marx: Das Kapital [Karl Marx: Capital] (WiSe 2020/21)